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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/1/2020 11:34 AM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title: (Union) Organizing Coordinator I                                                   Grade: MGT B, Starting Salary: $75,415/YR Location:  Washington, D.C./ Maryland/ Virginia   Organization Overview:   The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose:   The Organizing Coordinator is responsible for representing and assisting the International Union in carrying out its overall organizing programs with special emphasis on a particular Division industry.  S/he is also responsible for helping to manage multiple organizing campaigns and/or major elements of the SEIU Division Organizing Program; organizing resources offered to locals and/or projects and assisting with overall management of field administration.   Primary Responsibilities: - Supervise, lead, assign, and evaluate staff, including developing individual work plans with staff and overseeing their implementation and evaluation. - Design and implement staff training and development plans and programs. - Recruit, interview and recommend hiring staff. - Review and make recommendations on appropriate allocation of International Union staff and resources. - Formulate and administer organizing plans and campaign budgets including strategic planning, budget development and office administration. Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget. - Works with Regional Organizing Coordinators to coordinate Division organizing goals with the Organizing and Field Services Regional Program. - Integrates organizing plans with all other headquarter and Field Services programs. Works cooperatively in collaboration with other SEIU local union and International Union staff. - Maintain day-to-day contact with SEIU leadership; works independently to integrate strategies. - Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the department. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health  benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.  Contacts: Include SEIU staff, elected leadership; local union leaders; and staff and members; International Union staff and officers.  Change to Win staff; state federation and central labor council leaders and staff; staff of other unions; public officials; and key staff; and leaders.   Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Strategic Campaign Coordinator and works independently.   Qualification Requirements:   Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.   Experience: At least three (3) years of supervisory experience and five (5) years' of directly related work experience.    Equivalency: A combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:   - Thorough knowledge of labor program planning and development. - Working Knowledge of strategies and techniques used by SEIU to organize and lead division workers. - Knowledge of unions and their issues. - Working Knowledge of bargaining, organizing, and organizational management - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make formal presentations and write advocacy papers. - Ability to use personal computer. - Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines. - Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometime political situations. - Ability to conduct training sessions. - Ability to communicate political and policy priorities to SEIU members.     Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the work required to complete the assignment, such as field assignments. Long and extended hours and travel required.     Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.       SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2945
Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/28/2020 9:56 AM)
SEIU (Services Employees International Union) Job Title:  Airport Organizing Coordinator I                            Grade: MGT B - Starting Annual Salary:  $75,415  Job Location: Las Vegas, NV                Organization Overview:    The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose:   The Airport Organizing Coordinators are responsible for representing and assisting the International Union in achieving its overall organizing program goals with special emphasis on the particular Property Services Division, Industry of Airports.   Primary Responsibilities: - Drives and manages multiple locations or large scale Airport Organizing Campaigns or major elements of the SEIU Property Services Division - Airports Organizing Campaign to include organizing resources offered to locals and/or projects and assisting with overall management of field administration. - Assists in formulating strategic airport campaign plans, including developing strategy, comprehensive campaign planning, narrative and message development, budget development and campaign office administration. - Coordinates and executes airport field campaign plans. - Supervises, leads, assigns, and evaluates Organizing Field Staff, including developing individual work plans and overseeing their implementation and evaluation. - Administers appropriate disciplinary action such as developing corrective performance plans or recommends terminations if necessary, in coordination with the Field Director and/or Airport Campaign Director. - Recruits, interviews and recommends for hire, new staff in coordination with Airports Campaign staff. - Designs and implements organizing training and development plans designed to build effective teams to win union campaigns. - Reviews and makes recommendations and requests for appropriate allocation of International Union Staff, Local Union Staff and other resources. - Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget with proper approval from appropriate Airport Campaign Staff. - Works with other Organizing Coordinators, Division leadership, Local union leadership and/or allies to coordinate Property Services Division or National or Local airport campaign organizing goals. - Integrates airport campaign organizing plans with all other SEIU programs and strategic priorities. - Works  in collaboration with other SEIU Local Union and International Union staff. - Maintains regular contact with and reporting to SEIU leadership while working independently to achieve organizing and other strategic goals. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.   Contacts: SEIU staff and others related to airport organizing issues.   Direction and Decision Making: This position may report to a Property Services Division Coordinator II, Coordinator III, Campaign Director and/or Property Services Division Director while work independently.   Qualification Requirements:   Experience: At least three (3) years of supervisory or team management experience and five (5) years of organizing campaign experience to include: - Working knowledge of organizing planning, development and execution processes and best practices required. - Working knowledge of strategies and tactics used by SEIU to organize, develop and lead workers that win union campaigns required. - Working knowledge of team or organizational management and leadership skills. - Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. - Working knowledge of unions and collective bargaining units. - Writing campaign plans, reports and other relevant documents. - Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel and Voter Activation Network databases (NGP VAN). - Supervising, developing and managing organized teams made up of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Working effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometime political situations. - Creating and conducting  training sessions and staff development plans. - Effectively and objectively evaluating staff and assisting  in developing a proactive corrective performance plan.   Physical Requirements: Must be available to work long and irregular hours, weekends and travel, potentially over large geographic areas.  The position often requires temporary assignments away from home.  Work is generally performed both in an office setting and in the field, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments.    SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2941
Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/29/2020 11:38 AM)
SEIU (Services Employees International Union) Job Title:  Airport Organizing Coordinator I                            Grade: MGT B - Starting Annual Salary:  $75,415  Job Location: Phoenix, AZ                Organization Overview:    The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose:   The Airport Organizing Coordinators are responsible for representing and assisting the International Union in achieving its overall organizing program goals with special emphasis on the particular Property Services Division, Industry of Airports.   Primary Responsibilities: - Drives and manages multiple locations or large scale Airport Organizing Campaigns or major elements of the SEIU Property Services Division - Airports Organizing Campaign to include organizing resources offered to locals and/or projects and assisting with overall management of field administration. - Assists in formulating strategic airport campaign plans, including developing strategy, comprehensive campaign planning, narrative and message development, budget development and campaign office administration. - Coordinates and executes airport field campaign plans. - Supervises, leads, assigns, and evaluates Organizing Field Staff, including developing individual work plans and overseeing their implementation and evaluation. - Administers appropriate disciplinary action such as developing corrective performance plans or recommends terminations if necessary, in coordination with the Field Director and/or Airport Campaign Director. - Recruits, interviews and recommends for hire, new staff in coordination with Airports Campaign staff. - Designs and implements organizing training and development plans designed to build effective teams to win union campaigns. - Reviews and makes recommendations and requests for appropriate allocation of International Union Staff, Local Union Staff and other resources. - Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget with proper approval from appropriate Airport Campaign Staff. - Works with other Organizing Coordinators, Division leadership, Local union leadership and/or allies to coordinate Property Services Division or National or Local airport campaign organizing goals. - Integrates airport campaign organizing plans with all other SEIU programs and strategic priorities. - Works  in collaboration with other SEIU Local Union and International Union staff. - Maintains regular contact with and reporting to SEIU leadership while working independently to achieve organizing and other strategic goals. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.   Contacts: SEIU staff and others related to airport organizing issues.   Direction and Decision Making: This position may report to a Property Services Division Coordinator II, Coordinator III, Campaign Director and/or Property Services Division Director while work independently.   Qualification Requirements:   Experience: At least three (3) years of supervisory or team management experience and five (5) years of organizing campaign experience to include: - Working knowledge of organizing planning, development and execution processes and best practices required. - Working knowledge of strategies and tactics used by SEIU to organize, develop and lead workers that win union campaigns required. - Working knowledge of team or organizational management and leadership skills. - Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. - Working knowledge of unions and collective bargaining units. - Writing campaign plans, reports and other relevant documents. - Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel and Voter Activation Network databases (NGP VAN). - Supervising, developing and managing organized teams made up of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Working effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometime political situations. - Creating and conducting  training sessions and staff development plans. - Effectively and objectively evaluating staff and assisting  in developing a proactive corrective performance plan.   Physical Requirements: Must be available to work long and irregular hours, weekends and travel, potentially over large geographic areas.  The position often requires temporary assignments away from home.  Work is generally performed both in an office setting and in the field, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments.    SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2948
Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/29/2020 11:37 AM)
SEIU (Services Employees International Union) Job Title:  Airport Organizing Coordinator I                            Grade: MGT B - Starting Annual Salary:  $75,415  Job Location: Charlotte, NC                Organization Overview:    The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose:   The Airport Organizing Coordinators are responsible for representing and assisting the International Union in achieving its overall organizing program goals with special emphasis on the particular Property Services Division, Industry of Airports.   Primary Responsibilities: - Drives and manages multiple locations or large scale Airport Organizing Campaigns or major elements of the SEIU Property Services Division - Airports Organizing Campaign to include organizing resources offered to locals and/or projects and assisting with overall management of field administration. - Assists in formulating strategic airport campaign plans, including developing strategy, comprehensive campaign planning, narrative and message development, budget development and campaign office administration. - Coordinates and executes airport field campaign plans. - Supervises, leads, assigns, and evaluates Organizing Field Staff, including developing individual work plans and overseeing their implementation and evaluation. - Administers appropriate disciplinary action such as developing corrective performance plans or recommends terminations if necessary, in coordination with the Field Director and/or Airport Campaign Director. - Recruits, interviews and recommends for hire, new staff in coordination with Airports Campaign staff. - Designs and implements organizing training and development plans designed to build effective teams to win union campaigns. - Reviews and makes recommendations and requests for appropriate allocation of International Union Staff, Local Union Staff and other resources. - Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget with proper approval from appropriate Airport Campaign Staff. - Works with other Organizing Coordinators, Division leadership, Local union leadership and/or allies to coordinate Property Services Division or National or Local airport campaign organizing goals. - Integrates airport campaign organizing plans with all other SEIU programs and strategic priorities. - Works  in collaboration with other SEIU Local Union and International Union staff. - Maintains regular contact with and reporting to SEIU leadership while working independently to achieve organizing and other strategic goals. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.   Contacts: SEIU staff and others related to airport organizing issues.   Direction and Decision Making: This position may report to a Property Services Division Coordinator II, Coordinator III, Campaign Director and/or Property Services Division Director while work independently.   Qualification Requirements:   Experience: At least three (3) years of supervisory or team management experience and five (5) years of organizing campaign experience to include: - Working knowledge of organizing planning, development and execution processes and best practices required. - Working knowledge of strategies and tactics used by SEIU to organize, develop and lead workers that win union campaigns required. - Working knowledge of team or organizational management and leadership skills. - Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. - Working knowledge of unions and collective bargaining units. - Writing campaign plans, reports and other relevant documents. - Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel and Voter Activation Network databases (NGP VAN). - Supervising, developing and managing organized teams made up of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Working effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometime political situations. - Creating and conducting  training sessions and staff development plans. - Effectively and objectively evaluating staff and assisting  in developing a proactive corrective performance plan.   Physical Requirements: Must be available to work long and irregular hours, weekends and travel, potentially over large geographic areas.  The position often requires temporary assignments away from home.  Work is generally performed both in an office setting and in the field, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments.    SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2949
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/21/2020 10:13 PM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union)  Job Title: Assistant Director, Meetings, Travel, and Events  Grade: Mgt F; Annual Salary- $118,669 /YR Location: SEIU HQ, Washington, DC   Organizational Overview:  The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose: The Assistant Director works closely with the Director of Meetings, Travel, and Events (MTE), managing the travel systems including the online booking systems, managing the dedicated offsite travel agents, negotiating travel discount programs, and coordinating with the travel management companies.  The position also supports the strategic meetings management program of the International Union; manages registration systems and travel policies; and works directly with suppliers and offsite planners.   Primary Responsibilities:   - Manage pre, onsite, and post logistics for assigned meetings and events, including creating requests for proposals, site selection, contract negotiation; developing hotel specifications; selecting food and beverage; arranging off site events; and supervising additional meetings on which the meeting planners work directly  - Negotiate, review and approve vendor contracts associated with SEIU meetings, events and conventions including, but not limited to, virtual event technology, ground transportation, venues, audio-visual needs, security and catering orders ensuring that the SEIU is exposed to the lowest risk possible, while appropriately managing logistics - Provide cost analysis projections to SEIU departments, including alternative options, for determining venues/suppliers for each assigned function, meeting or event - Serve as an onsite registration manager for assigned meetings, conferences and conventions when requested - Create online registration websites and maintain all aspects of the registration system when necessary - Manage and administer the online booking tool to ensure compliance with SEIU travel policy - Manage technical implementations for managed travel and meetings program  - Coordinate work of dedicated travel agents on special meeting requests  - Point of contact with requests for assistance and information on travel policies, procedures, and assistance with MTE technology - Train dedicated meeting planners ensuring program goals and service levels are sustained; train staff and volunteers on registration system and set registration policies when necessary - Negotiate collective national discounts with travel vendors leveraging the spend and buying power of SEIU, affiliates and allied organizations - Manage all aspects of implementations related to onboarding locals to the transient program and all new meeting planning technology - Work with appropriate SEIU staff on meeting and event operations, inclusive of A/V, IT, shipping, print, web copy, and social media - Develop and maintain working relationships with our affiliates and other allied organizations and provide regular communications regarding trends, changes and updates in meeting and travel industries  - Cultivate and maintain relationships with various suppliers, including hotels, airlines, transportation providers and convention and visitor bureaus, etc. - Assist in the budgeting process providing the Director with data to support the budget - Assist with creating department work plans with measurable goals  - Stay abreast of meetings and travel industry trends, technological advancements and alternative meeting approaches - Other duties as assigned.   Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k)retirement savings plan.   Contacts: International Union senior-level and department staff and affiliates; hotels, airlines, meeting and travel management, and technology companies, convention and visitor bureaus, and other vendors.   Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Director of Meetings, Travel and Entertainment. Must have ability to manage own work and the work of others without supervision. Requires a high level of judgment and initiative. Must exercise discretion and maintain strict confidentiality in completion of all work functions.   Qualification Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in field relevant to the travel industry or hospitality management with at least five (5) years of managing a large, complex non-profit travel program; meeting planning experience, experience negotiating with major vendors and managing contracts; experience with technical implementations; OR, a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:  - Experience liaising with external vendors: travel agencies, hotels, airlines, rental car companies, Amtrak, external meeting management services, catering, managed private car services, etc. - Proficiency with SAP Concur® T&E platform - Proficiency with Cvent event management, marketing and attendee engagement software or similar Meeting Management Services technology. - Ability to adapt and integrate new technology trends - Ability to develop, manage, evaluate and implement successful meetings and transient travel online systems and policies - Experience preparing and managing budgets - Ability to manage staff, coordinate multiple projects and meet established timelines - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make presentations - Ability to provide guidance and assistance to all levels of staff travel and meeting needs, within the union - Skill in the use of computers including the use of budget, project management, meeting and presentation software (MS Excel, Decision Source, or other TMC, CAD programs, and MS Visio, to create detailed schematics) - Knowledge of how hotels function, meeting room arrangements/set-ups, food and beverage, billing, when and how to obtain supplier services such as A/V, shipping, decorator, etc. - Ability to negotiate contracts including, but not limited to, hotel, ground transportation, catering, security, and A/V companies - Ability to successfully manage, coordinate, and plan complex and virtual meetings, events and conventions with over 2,000 people - Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with all business partners - Proven networking capability;   Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting.  Long and extended hours, including weekend work, and frequent travel required. Valid driver’s license required.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications (and a cover letter (highly recommended). The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer      
ID
2020-2967
Job Locations US
Posted Date 7 days ago(7/28/2020 8:20 PM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title: Senior Software Engineer (Backend Python JavaScript Developer)                          Grade: UUR III - Salary: $92,632 / YR                                                                      Location: Remote   Organization Overview:  The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose: The Backend Python JavaScript Developer is responsible for both software architecture and writing, deploying, and maintaining code. As a member of the Analytics and Engineering Team within the Data Systems and Analytics (DSA) Department, you will work with Engineering Team colleagues to develop a membership system, texting platform, and other critical software.   Primary Responsibilities:   The principal responsibility of the Senior Software Engineer will be to contribute to the Data Systems and Analytics department’s membership system software development and texting platform by writing code.   The Senior Software Engineer will also perform a wide range of duties assigned by the International Union, including but not limited to the following: - Assist the Senior Data Architect in interpreting architectural needs into working software, including leading code review and explaining new concepts to other members of the Engineering team - Execute projects under the guidance of the Data Systems and Analytics department leadership and in collaboration with internal teams and external stakeholders - Review and debug code - Document the progress of software development - Advise SEIU on software development best practices and appropriate technologies - Perform other duties as required to support the department and its mission Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health  benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. This position is part of a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and as such the incumbent is bound by the language of said agreement and party to all benefits, dues and requirements associated with being a member of a union and the (CBA).   Contacts: SEIU staff and others related to software issues.   Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Senior Data Architect in the Data Systems and Analytics Department.   Qualification Requirements:   Experience: At least 4 years' of directly related work experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:   - 4+ years of experience working primarily in Software developing - 3+ years of experience with Python 3 (3.6+ preferred) including familiarity with concepts like: async/await, Type Hints, dataclasses, WSGI, ASGI, functools, itertools - Thorough knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming concepts and Software Patterns - Experience with moderate to large codebases and microservices - Strong knowledge of MySQL, Flask, an ORM such as SQLAlchemy or Peewee (2.x preferred) - Strong understanding of REST API Development including familiarity with concepts like: Query Parameters, Error Handling, JSON, OpenAPI/SwaggerUI, REST Verbs - Ability to learn and troubleshoot NodeJS - Experience in an Agile Environment, preferably using JIRA   Preferred Skills - Experience with: pytest, AWS (EKS, S3, EC2, MSK, Aurora, EBS, Lambda), Kubernetes, Redis, Marshmallow, Pydantic, FastAPI/Starlette, Faust, Kafka, Helm, Gitlab-CI, NodeJS 8.10+, React 15.6+, thinky, knex - Familiarity with Analytics, Streaming ETL, and/or Member Data Management Concepts - A high level of judgment, leadership, and commitment to the goals of SEIU and its leaders - Knowledge of labor unions and their operations is helpful   Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting.  Occasional extended hours and travel required.   Probationary Period: Twelve (12) months.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.   Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.    
ID
2020-2937
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 11 months ago(9/18/2019 5:59 PM)
SEIU Local 49 Job Title: Bilingual Union Organizer—Internal Organizing Grade:  Annual Salary Range is $51,896 to $90,038/YR Location:  Portland, Oregon and Southwest Washington   Organization Overview: The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Primary Responsibilities: - Identify, recruit, and develop work-site leaders and move workers into action. - Develop and implement effective contract campaign plans. - Motivate and inspire workers to build their union in the face of heavy employer opposition. - Analytical skills necessary to interpret contract language, investigate and process grievances, prepare contract proposals and bargain, and assist in joint employer/union committees. - Engaging workers to support our union’s political program and our external organizing program. - Lead & conduct demonstrations, pickets, marches, trainings, meetings, and other events/actions. - Working long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekend and travel. - Work in an environment of supportive and challenging supervision that focuses on both winning for our members and developing staff’s skills and potential as an integral part of what we do. - Work on a team that builds the most possible power for our members and conduct internal organizing campaigns that require you to stretch your skills and grow as an organizer. - Developing work-site leaders’ skills to do all of the above. Benefits:  SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.   Contacts: SEIU staff and others related to Organizing issues.   Qualification Requirements:   Experience: - Minimum one year of experience in mobilizing or recruiting others in a union or comparable social justice organization and a minimum of 6 months experience working in an internal setting, to include internal union experience: contract enforcement, bargaining, and experience with grievance procedures. - Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile for work use. - Computer literacy - Bilingual (Spanish) required. - Must be willing to travel regionally and nationally for extended periods of time. - Passionate dedication to improving the quality of life of working people and enthusiasm to participate in a wide range of activities including external organizing and politics. - Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, including the ability to successfully relate to people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. - Enthusiasm and energy for working with worker leaders to develop their confidence, hope, and skills as worksite leaders. - Ability to solve problems creatively and think on your feet. - Must have strong judgment and strategic sense. - Must be able to perform successfully in both independent and team settings; - Must be able to succeed in an environment of accountability in meeting the goals of the campaign and Union. - Must be willing to participate in a strong program of staff development that fosters and challenges you to develop your skills, experience, and leadership. SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2019-2843
Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 11 months ago(9/18/2019 6:43 PM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title: Communications Director             Salary: $60,267 – $87,808/YR Location: Portland, OR (LOCAL 49)   Organization Overview:  The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Overview about SEIU LOCAL 49: SEIU Local 49 represents a diverse group of 15,000 healthcare and property service workers throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. Our members include: hospital and healthcare workers, security officers, janitors and workers in manufacturing and other industries. The continued growth of our union reflects an aggressive approach to organizing and community engagement on key progressive issues, paired with a longstanding dedication to improving the wages, benefits and working conditions of working families. Local 49 is part of the Service Employees International Union(SEIU),oneofthe largestand fastest-growing unions inthe United States. Purpose: This position directs internal membership communications, external media communications, and new organizing communications through print, digital, paid and earned media to achieve social and economic justice for working people and their families. Primary Responsibilities: - Develop and oversee communications and design in print, digital and earned media that builds activism to improve the lives of workers. - Supervise media coverage for our union and build relationships with media that generate positive coverage of our Mission. - Provide effective direction to consultants, partner organizations and others. - Train members and staff on best practices in communication. - Work collaboratively with union leaders and staff around key issues and campaigns to translate a vision of our union’s work into written and digital communications projects. - Identify opportunities to publicly communicate workers’ stories and experiences. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k)retirement savings plan.   Qualification Requirements: Strategic Planning and Content Development: - Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated success in strategic messaging. - Ability to write and develop a communications plan that includes digital, written, paid, and earned media to a variety of audiences. - Distill complex information to create short and relevant messages to a target audience. - Manage content on various platforms including website and social media. - Appreciate beautiful design, understand fresh approaches and have a knack for smart copy. - Manage up and laterally to develop and implement communications plans. - Ability to work with working-class membership from diverse backgrounds. - Strong strategic planner, able to drive toward multiple deadlines with various departments and goals. - Strategically prioritize tasks to maximize time without sacrificing quality. - Develop systems to track details accurately. - Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends. Earned and Paid Media: - Experience drafting and writing earned media communications such as press releases, advisories, public statements and media talking points. - Experience working with members of the media. - Experience prepping people for press statements, interviews and public appearances. - Good general knowledge of political events and current affairs. Supervision: - Experience supervising staff and managing vendors--consultants, mail, social media, etc.  - Actively invites feedback and can quickly implement it to create new and interesting content and gives meaningful and thoughtful feedback to staff. - Manages to a deadline and budget. Equity and Inclusion:  - Commitment to social, economic and racial justice. - Demonstrated energy and excitement to work with low-income people, people of color, and people who identify as LGBTQ. - Written and/or spoken Spanish not required but highly desired.   Physical Requirements: Weekend and evening work is required, as is the ability to walk and canvass for extended periods of time during campaigns. Comp time for most weekend work.   Application Requirements: Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and two samples of writing and two samples of design work.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2019-2845
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/6/2020 8:44 PM)
SEIU Benefit Funds (Service Employees International Union)       Job Title: Contributions Compliance Manager Grade: E, Annual Salary: $109,156.00 Location:  Washington, D.C.   Organization Overview:  The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the health care spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose: The Contributions Compliance Manager ensures that all contributions to the defined benefit plans (US and Canada) administered by the SEIU Benefits Funds are following contribution requirements of the plans, ERISA, the IRC, relevant collective bargaining agreements, and other governing documents. This position oversees the collection, posting and reconciliation of all employer contributions and is responsible for the reporting and collection of delinquencies. This position also oversees the collection and compliance of all collective bargaining agreements and participation agreements that require contributions to the plans.   Primary Responsibilities:  - Oversee all functions and responsibilities of the Assistant Contributions Compliance Manager - Oversee the tracking, posting, and collection of contribution and ensure that the contributions are properly credited to employer and participants’ accounts, working directly with Legal Counsel as needed  - Oversee and monitor the collection of collective bargaining agreements and participation agreements and ensure that the negotiated language is following legislative requirements and Plan rules, working directly with Legal Counsel as needed  - Handle all matters relating to withdrawal liability  - Monitor, create and provide reports to the Executive Director and the Trustees   - Handle all matters related to non-discrimination testing  - Travel to employer or local union sites when necessary to make presentations on pension funds or to resolve collective bargaining issues  - Oversee the preparation of the pension adjustments to be included on the T-4 Forms for the Canadian defined benefit plans  - Oversee the collection, recording, and maintenance of participant and beneficiary information   - Create and implement policies and procedures, as needed  - Work with Fund actuaries to prepare reports for valuations and other matters  - Work with the - Payroll Review Manager to oversee the tracking, posting, and collection of audit delinquencies and ensure that the delinquencies are properly credited to employer and participants’ accounts - Perform other duties as assigned in support of the SEIU Benefit Funds - Travel may be required (up to 25%). Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to Assistant Executive Director and works independently.   Qualifications Requirements:             Passing Scores for Test Certifications: Microsoft Excel (Intermediate) and Microsoft Word (Intermediate).   Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or other related field, six (6) years of collections/compliance experience and four (4) years management experience or a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school with relevant experience   Or a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:  - Thorough knowledge of ERISA and relevant Internal Revenue Code (IRC) sections - Knowledge of multiemployer pension plans - Ability to analyze reports and implement positive change - Ability to review, revise and implement processes to increase efficiencies of department operations - Well-developed interpersonal and communications skills including the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing - Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to manage several staff members - Strong organizational skills. - Ability to produce work accurately and thoroughly. - Ability to maintain flexible attitude and approach toward assignments while actively participating and supporting a team environment. - Ability to simultaneously track the progress of numerous projects and reports - Ability to design and implement short- and long-term tasks and goals for the department - Strong diplomatic, discretionary and problem-solving skills - Must maintain ethical conduct. - Advanced skills in the use of databases, spreadsheets and word processing software, including Microsoft Office Suite. - Experience using ISSI Ultra, SQL, and Hyland OnBase a plus. Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments.      Employee Benefits:  Employer paid healthcare, employer paid pension plan, optional 401(k) plan, transportation benefits, and telework available.     Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting.  Overtime required as necessary.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.   Probationary Period: Sixteen (16) calendar weeks.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
ID
2020-2956
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/20/2020 4:48 PM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title: Deputy Director of Government Relations, Partnerships Grade : MGT G Annual, Salary: $127,092 Location: Washington, DC Organization Overview: The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we  leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come. Purpose: The Deputy Director of Government Relations, Partnerships is responsible for assisting the  Director of Government Relations and senior leadership to oversee the partnerships and alliances for the Service Employees International Union. The work aims to build a more just society, including efforts to raise wages and build power for working people, to win racial justice, to reform our immigration system and to take on the impact of excessive corporate power on our democracy, economy and environment. Primary Responsibilities: - Work with the Director of Government Relations, SEIU Officers and local unions to develop and drive the union’s legislative and policy platform and agenda at all levels with a broad set of organizational partners. - Coordinate with key strategic partners on campaigns and state/local infrastructure, including other labor unions, advocacy organizations and community organizing networks. - Manage budgeted funds - Support strategic campaigns led by external partner organizations, build new formations based on campaign needs and develop long term partnership plans with core allies. - Act as spokesperson and representative for SEIU with allied partner organizations. - Assist the Director of Governmental Relations with the development of departmental  staff and organizational equity work, including planning staff meetings, training and development. - Manage or represent Department on union-wide projects, such as virtualand in person annual member and staff conferences or conventions. - Executes other duties and special projects as assigned in support of the work of the department and/or SEIU. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k)retirement savings plan. Contacts:All SEIU Staff and Departments, state council and local union political directors and leaders, federal and state political leaders, policy analysts and other coalition partners and allies. Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Director of Government Relations and works independently to  complete work on behalf of the Department and/or SEIU. Qualification Requirements: ● Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in political science, public policy, public relations or related field or equivalent experience. ● Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in legislative and policy work, union leadership,  organizing or campaign related work. ● Knowledge of public policy legislative process on a federal, state and local level, and a  proven ability to advocate for legislative and policy change with the government. ● Knowledge of the labor movement and its partners and allied movements. ● Proven ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on a variety of levels. ● Experience with issue organizing or political campaigns. ● Excellent organizational, strategic planning and time management skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities in a timely manner and keep track of a variety of projects. ● Ability to analyze issues, define problems and propose creative solutions in political and legislative environments. ● Excellent oral and written communications skills, and ability to make presentations, plan and develop materials and conferences (including leadership and staff training). ● Ability to inspire confidence in others with personal authority, leadership skills and a  collegial work style. Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments. Travel and long and extended hours required.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications (and a cover letter (highly recommended). The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
ID
2020-2965
Job Locations US-CO
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2020 12:54 PM)
Colorado WINS Job Title: Digital Organizer - Colorado WINS Annual Salary  - Between $54,000 and $64,000/YR Location: Colorado (Denver and other locations in Colorado)   Organization Overview:   Be part of making organizing history in Colorado.      Colorado just joined the ranks of 36 states that have collective bargaining right for public employees.  Colorado WINS is looking to build a statewide team to organize 28,000 state employees in a game-changing campaign to win new investment in public services and the workers who provide those services.  We need an energetic organizing director to lead the work of organizing state employees and help to build a powerful statewide organization.  The organizing director will lead an organizing team that is working to build membership and leadership in Colorado WINS.    Colorado WINS is a joint affiliate of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  Our union is leading the work for all people to have unions, no matter the job that they do.  We are state employees who come from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith.  We provide essential public services. We are fighting for a just society where all families and communities can thrive, and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose: The Digital Organizer is part of a statewide organizing team that is working to build membership and leadership in Colorado WINS. The Digital Organizer will use online to offline worker organization to advance the program of the union.   Primary Responsibilities:  - Build a broad base of state employees who engage other state employees in the program of the union - Recruit and develop member organizers and an online organizing committee to build the membership and leadership of state employees. - Build online to offline engagement in actions, lobbying, communicating with other state employees etc. to build membership and leadership in Colorado WINS - Develop the leadership of members to organize, advocate, lead actions, educate the public, and engage in political action. - Engage labor and community allies in supporting Colorado WINS campaigns. - Move elected leaders to invest in public services and the state workforce.   Qualification Requirements: - At least two (2) years of related work experience required, including work using social media platforms - Knowledge of labor strategies and tactics used to organize and lead workers. - Knowledge of unions and their issues. - Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines. - Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and members in complex and sometimes in political situations - Ability to communicate political and policy priorities to members. - Strong writing, research and communication skills.   - Strong listening, training, and facilitation skills.   - Ability to work independently, navigate obstacles, discern priorities, meet competing deadlines and handle multiple projects.   - Strong database management skills that inform analysis of the base and strategy. - Available to work variable hours including nights, weekends and holidays.   - Must have car, car insurance, and a valid driver’s license.   Salary and Benefits: Salary range is between $54k to $64k per year, including a generous benefits package.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications (and a cover letter is highly recommended). The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for Colorado WINS to include an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   Colorado WINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2959
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/30/2020 1:50 PM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title:  Director of Human Resources            Grade: MGT H - Annual Salary: $136,114 Location: Washington, DC (HQ)   Organization Overview:   The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Primary Responsibilities:   - To ensure that SEIU is positioned to achieve its members’ vision, a search is underway for a Director of Human Resources (D-HR) to serve as a strategic partner in developing and implementing solutions that both meet the challenges of a 21st century workforce and closely supports SEIU’s vision for a just society.   - The position of D-HR is responsible for several functional areas relating to the administration, coordination, evaluation and supervision of the Human Resources Department. The position requires substantial experience managing the human resources functions of a large and complex organization that is campaign-oriented and fast-paced. The D-HR will be responsible for leading the HR team and providing expert advice to senior management regarding all HR matters and will be relied on by staff at all levels of the organization to provide their HR expertise. - The D-HR will lead a process to enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce progressive HR policies and procedures for the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization across multiple locations, campaigns and departments.  The D-HR must have experience creating and maintaining a workplace environment that fosters a strong and inclusive team culture, and draws on the strength of the diversity of the staff. - S/he/they will lead the HR team to deliver excellence and efficiencies in all aspects of the Union’s day-to-day and overall HR operations including, but limited to:  compliance, benefits management, compensation planning, policy setting, performance evaluations, employee relations, HRIS management, staff experience and culture, onboarding and exit interviews, leadership development, and training.  The D-HR is expected to remain current on regulations, laws, industry trends and best practices; and to keep the organization compliant by advising management and making timely changes in practices and policies. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health  benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.  Contacts: SEIU staff and others related to HR issues.   Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer.   Qualification Requirements:   Education: The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Organizational Development, or a related field.   Experience: At least ten years' of directly related experience in Human Resources with a minimum of five years in a leadership role; HR certification preferred.  S/he/They will possess demonstrable experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:   - employee relations - employment law - compensation - organizational planning - recruitment - organization development and employee engagement The position requires someone with demonstrated ability to think strategically, assessing risks, and streamlining processes and procedures. The successful candidate will be a leader with the poise, knowledge, and communication skills to be a trusted partner and maintain effective relationships with employees at all levels.   Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting.  Some travel and extended hours required.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
ID
2020-2935
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/22/2020 9:54 AM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title: Director of Operations                     Grade: MGT I, Annual Salary:  $145,744 Location: SEIU HQ, Washington, DC   Organizational Overview: The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.   Purpose: This position reports to the Chief of Staff.  The Director of Operations oversees the daily operations of the Union, safeguards the effectiveness of the International Union’s operations, and provides the operational support necessary to achieve the International Union’s strategic goals. The Director of Operations’ role requires a thorough knowledge of labor union operations and compliance requirements, and manages departments that oversee Administrative Services, Logistics, Meetings and Travel, and SEIU’s IT Help Desk. The position has additional diverse responsibilities and may include the management and coordination of special projects of varying complexity, assigned at the discretion of the Chief of Staff’s office.   Primary Responsibilities:  - Develop, design, and document International Union operational procedures, protocols, and systems; draft and recommend organizational policies and procedures to meet the International Union’s operational needs in coordination with appropriate leadership team members - Manage limited administrative personnel resources to maximize their effectiveness and contributions - Anticipate the operating and systems needs of the International Union; make appropriate recommendations for necessary investments to ensure successful continuation of the International Union’s internal systems and operating capacity - Oversee enforcement of International Union operating systems and controls - Maintain direct oversight of IT Help Desk, Meetings and Travel, Logistics, and Administrative Services departments, and work in close collaboration with the Finance Department and the Chief Financial Officer’s office - In coordination with the Administrative Services department, provide oversight of all International Union-owned offices and management of those offices, including tenant/landlord negotiations, and holding a seat on the board of 1800 Massachusetts Avenue Corporation. - Other responsibilities as assigned by the Chief of Staff’s office. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k)retirement savings plan.   Contacts:  Includes International Union staff, elected leadership, International Union officers, local union leaders and staff, staff of other non-SEIU unions, vendors, and consultants.   Direction and Decision-Making:  This position reports to the Chief of Staff’s office and works with a high degree of independence. Must be able to work with senior-level International Union staff and local union elected leaders in complex and often politically sensitive situations. Must have ability to manage own work and the work of others without supervision. Requires a high level of judgment and initiative. Must exercise impeccable discretion and maintain strict confidentiality in completion of all work functions.   Qualification Requirements:  A minimum of 10 years’ experience in union, political, or issue-based campaign work; at least seven (7) years of which served in a senior leadership role with a focus on organizational operations and/or administration with staff supervisory responsibility (preferably in a local union).   OR   Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in labor relations, public administration, political science, liberal arts or related degree and a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:  - Demonstrated experience leading all aspects of organizational operations, preferably in a union or campaign environment - Ability and desire to work with staff from diverse backgrounds and identities and to promote and foster a working atmosphere of mentorship, respect, inclusion, and integrity - Proven track record of creative problem-solving and developing solutions that push innovative boundaries - Excellent oral, written, and listening communication skills across a variety of constituencies - Demonstrated ability to lead and influence diverse, cross-functional teams - Established record in recruiting, mentoring, developing, and supervising staff - Demonstrated ability to work both as part of a high-functioning executive team and as an independent contributor. - Knowledge and understanding of modern project management techniques - Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet established deadlines - Ability to respond well to changing priorities and urgent situations - Commitment and capacity to maintain the highest level of integrity, judgment, confidentiality and discretion in leading, and in managing information and resources - Proficient in the use of personal computer, including MS Office suite of programs - Strong and proven decision-making and action planning abilities - Strong organization, planning and analytical skills - A thorough understanding of the constitutional authority and responsibilities of the International Union with respect to its local unions. Physical Requirements:   Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours and travel required.   Application Requirements: A resume and cover letter are required for all applications. The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
ID
2020-2968
Job Locations US
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/28/2020 10:38 AM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title:Field Coordinator  - "Together We Rise Up" Program                                                  Grade: MGT C - Salary: $84,466/YR                                     Location: Remote   Organization Overview:  The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose: The Field Coordinator provides programmatic assistance to local unions in order to meet their goals for recruiting and recommitting union members to win on all union priorities, and to support the transformation of locals to unions that can thrive in any environment.   Primary Responsibilities: - Work directly with local unions to develop approaches to maintaining and growing their member density, expanding their political reach, and modernizing their systems and practices. - Work with local unions to meet the 2020 Together We Rise (TWR) goals on contract campaigns, new member experience, and political strength. - Test ideas and share proven strategies that serve as the model for member engagement and leadership development. - Coach and mentor local union staff as needed. - Assess the organizational development needs of local unions and make available IU resources for locals to access. - Perform other duties as required to support the program’s mission. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health  benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.    Contacts: The Together We Rise Oversight Committee; SEIU Local leaders, staff and members; International union staff and departments.   Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Together We Rise (TWR) Field Leads.   Qualification Requirements:   Experience:  Minimum of five (5) years of directly related experience in demonstrating progressively greater responsibility in a union, political or issue-driven environment; 3 years of experience in developing members and staff leaders, implementing and evaluating programs; organizing in a union, political, or community context.   Physical Requirements:  This position will require work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments. Travel and work beyond traditional business hours is required.   Application Requirements:  A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into a long-term career plan.    Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  
ID
2020-2906
Job Locations US-CO
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2020 12:58 PM)
Colorado WINS Job Title: Office Manager - Colorado WINS Annual Salary  - Between $54,000 and $64,000/YR Location: Pueblo, Colorado   Organization Overview:   Be part of making organizing history in Colorado. Colorado joined the ranks of 36 states that have collective bargaining rights for public employees.       Purpose: This position is responsible for directing and coordinating the administrative work for Colorado WINS.  Manage large quantities of materials, data, and records and serves as lead on special projects, conferences, workshops or other specialized programs.   Primary Responsibilities:  - Receives correspondence for executive director; routes mail or responses to appropriate party and follows-up for completed actions. - Manages member intake - Maintains director’s calendar; screens visitors and callers and answers inquiries involving established procedures or routine matters. - Manages the paying of bills and making disbursements. Processes deposits. - Works with Executive Director to manage an annual audit and related governmental filings on a timely basis.  - Reconciles deposits with membership lists and flags any problems around non-receipt of dues, problems with data for reconciling deposits, missing information related to dues collection.  - Maintains software programs relevant to local union operations; integrates data; provides data for programs and produces reports. - Processes payroll and accounting services including working with a vendor on these if needed.  - Controls administrative functions within the local including budget, leave reports, orders and maintains supplies and files. - Trains other support staff and distributes administrative support activities when applicable. - Performs other duties as required to support Colorado WINS.   Qualification Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of progressive administrative experience.   Equivalency: Graduation from high school or equivalent and seven (7) years of progressive administrative experience.   - Thorough knowledge of effective office procedures and practices. - Knowledge of unions or other advocacy groups. - Ability to analyze problems, collect data and make sound, logical conclusions. - Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work and supervise others. - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. - Ability to develop proficiency in software package(s) required by the locals. - Ability to type 65 wpm. - Skilled use of Microsoft Office: Word Intermediate, Excel Intermediate, and PowerPoint Intermediate; and QuickBooks for Nonprofits   Salary and Benefits: Salary range is between $54k to $64k per year, including a generous benefits package.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications (and a cover letter is highly recommended). The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for Colorado WINS to include an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   Colorado WINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2960
Job Locations US-CO
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2020 12:47 PM)
Colorado WINS Job Title: Organizing Coordinator  - Colorado WINS Annual Salary  - Between $60,000 and $70,000/YR Location: Colorado (Denver and other locations i Colorado)   Organization Overview:   Be part of making organizing history in Colorado.      Colorado just joined the ranks of 36 states that have collective bargaining right for public employees.  Colorado WINS is looking to build a statewide team to organize 28,000 state employees in a game-changing campaign to win new investment in public services and the workers who provide those services.  We need an energetic organizing director to lead the work of organizing state employees and help to build a powerful statewide organization.  The organizing director will lead an organizing team that is working to build membership and leadership in Colorado WINS.    Colorado WINS is a joint affiliate of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  Our union is leading the work for all people to have unions, no matter the job that they do.  We are state employees who come from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith.  We provide essential public services. We are fighting for a just society where all families and communities can thrive, and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose: The Organizing Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Organizing Director in carrying out the organizing programs.  The Coordinator is responsible for helping to manage major elements of the Local’s organizing program.   Primary Responsibilities:   - Supervise, lead, assign, and evaluate staff, including developing individual work plans with staff and overseeing their implementation and evaluation. - Design and implement staff training and development plans and programs. - Recruit, interview and recommend hiring staff. - Review and make recommendations on appropriate allocation of staff and resources. - Formulate and administer organizing plans and campaign budgets including strategic planning, budget development and office administration.  - Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget. - Integrates organizing plans with all local union programs.  - Maintain day-to-day contact with SEIU leadership; works independently to integrate strategies. - Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the local.   Qualification Requirements;   - At least one (2) year of supervisory experience and three (3) years of related work experience required.  - Ability to train and develop new organizers - Thorough knowledge of labor organizing planning and development. - Knowledge of strategies and tactics used to organize and lead workers, including managing data, organizing reports, and organizer turf.  - Knowledge of unions and their issues. - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make formal presentations and write advocacy papers. - Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines. - Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and members in complex and sometimes in political situations. - Ability to conduct training sessions. - Ability to communicate political and policy priorities to members.   Salary and Benefits: Salary range is between $60K - $70K per year, including a generous benefits package.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications (and a cover letter is highly recommended). The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for Colorado WINS to include an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   Colorado WINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2958
Job Locations US-CO
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2020 1:01 PM)
Colorado WINS Job Title: Organizing Director -  Colorado WINS Annual Salary  - Between $70,000 and $80,000/YR Location: Colorado (Denver and other locations in Colorado)                                                                              Organization Overview: Be part of making organizing history in Colorado.      Colorado just joined the ranks of 36 states that have collective bargaining right for public employees.  Colorado WINS is looking to build a statewide team to organize 28,000 state employees in a game-changing campaign to win new investment in public services and the workers who provide those services.  We need an energetic organizing director to lead the work of organizing state employees and help to build a powerful statewide organization.  The organizing director will lead an organizing team that is working to build membership and leadership in Colorado WINS.    Colorado WINS is a joint affiliate of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  Our union is leading the work for all people to have unions, no matter the job that they do.  We are state employees who come from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith.  We provide essential public services. We are fighting for a just society where all families and communities can thrive, and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose: The Organizing Director will lead an organizing team that is working to build membership and leadership in Colorado WINS. We need an energetic Organizing Director to lead the work of organizing 28K state employees and help to build a powerful statewide organization.    Primary Responsibilities:  - Works as part of the union’s senior leadership team to develop and implement a long term strategic growth plan - Leads planning, strategy, and implementation of all organizing drives - Develops political and community support for organizing campaigns - Work with the SEIU Public Sector Division to carry out organizing program - Coordinates work with internal organizing staff and officers - Hires, trains, supports and oversees organizers - Supervises staff in developing and maintaining organizing committees, including training, guidance, oversight and accountability of staff in performance of their duties - Coordinate the development of a member organizing committee - Organize actions, petition drives, membership blitzes - Other duties as required   Qualification Requirements: - At least three years’ experience running organizing campaigns - Three years supervisory experience, supervising a team of organizers. - Ability to train and develop new organizers - Thorough knowledge of labor organizing planning and development. - Knowledge of strategies and tactics used to organize and lead workers, including managing data, organizing reports, digital organizing, and organizer turf. - Knowledge of unions and their issues. - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make formal presentations, and conduct trainings. - Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Experience with supervision, team building and leadership development - Excellent verbal and written skills - Experience with VAN and other organizing databases - Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines. - Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and members in complex, political situations. Salary and Benefits: Salary range is between $70k to $80k per year, including a generous benefits package.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications (and a cover letter is highly recommended). The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for Colorado WINS to include an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   Colorado WINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2961
Job Locations US-NH-Concord
Posted Date 5 months ago(3/6/2020 1:33 PM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title:  Organizing Manager                Grade:  L31 -  Annual Pay: $71,752.51- $103,215.84 Location: Concord, NH (Local 1984)   Organization Overview:   The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Purpose:     Responsible for planning organizing campaigns and other actions local-wide campaigns and be able to direct assigned staff to carry out this plan. Supervise staff in their efforts to  organize new jurisdictions and/or organize internally. To provide services including, identify and develop rank & file leaders, perform field visits, provide education and training to    leaders and members, to do related work as required.   Primary Responsibilities:   - Coordinates and supervises the organizing activities of the organization at all levels. Supervises and assists subordinate organizers and field staff when assigned. Responsible for formulation of policy, strategy, research, campaigns, training, implementation and maintenance of the Association’s Organizing Program. - Represents the organization on matters before the Public Employee Labor Relations Board, and the National Labor Relations Board, including preparation and submission of petitions for election, briefs and pleadings etc., affecting organizing efforts. Represents the organization before the Executive and Legislative branches of state, county or municipal government and other official bodies regarding organizing efforts. - Responsible for Campaign Organizing Plan development, implementation, coordination and monitoring, overseeing and lead a team of field staff and member-organizers to achieve specified organizing goals. - Coordinates staff work loads, program responsibilities, training, communications and other related duties with the President and other designated staff or management personnel. - Assists the Chair of the Organizing Committee to ensure Chapter Elections are conducted in accordance with Federal Law and Association Policy and Constitution.  Works with the Chair of the Organization Committee to determine the necessity of dissolving chapters in Accordance with Association Policy and Constitution. - Responsible for submitting annual department budget and monitoring of same.  - Attends meetings of chapters, committees, the board, the council and the convention and any other relevant body as required to inform and educate the membership and the public on the policies and programs of the association. - Responsible for conducting and winning representation votes, maintaining accurate worksite (building and worker) information, and track worker assignments. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health  benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic   partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.  Contacts: SEIU staff and others related to organizing issues.    Direction and Decision Making: This position works under the general supervision of the Chief Operating Officer.    Supervision Exercised: Directly supervises reviews and evaluates the work product and activities of organizing staff.  Exercises some supervision over clerical regarding special projects, the completion of correspondence, and dissemination and gathering of information     Qualification Requirements:   Education: Four years of college education.   Experience: Four years of practical experience as an Organizer. Proven ability to work with Local Union Leaders or any combination of education and experience, plus five years in a supervisory position. A high level of judgment, leadership and commitment to the goals of the SEA, SEIU Local 1984 along with experience that would provide the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:   - Excellent written and verbal communications skills a must. - Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting. - Computer competency (Microsoft Office Suite) preferred. - Must be able to work independently with elected leaders.  - Experience in all elements of an organizing campaign, internally and externally, including leading staff, staff supervision, planning, and budgeting. Special Qualifications:   - Requires a driver’s license, auto insurance and automobile. - Willingness to work irregular and long hours and attend required evening and weekend meetings. - Knowledge of NHPELRB and NLRB rules and regulations - Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel, and Access Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the work required to complete the assignment, such as field assignments. Long and extended hours and travel required.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.      ***********************************   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2020-2923
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 9 months ago(11/7/2019 8:02 AM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title:  Regional Director, Southern California  {Committee of Interns and Residents  (CIR)}       Annual:  $90,000-$100,000/YR                                    Location: Los Angeles, CA (Local 1957 CIR)   Organization Overview:  The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.    Overview of the Committee of Interns (CIR): The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) is the largest House Staff Union in the United States. We are a local of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), representing over 17,000 resident physicians who are dedicated to improving residency training and education, advancing patient care, and expanding healthcare access for our communities. CIR’s mission is to empower our nation’s interns, residents and fellows to fight for excellence for our patients.   Purpose: The Southern CA Regional Director drives and implements CIR’s national agenda at the regional level, developing a regional political and policy program, values-based programming, and assistance with the Union’s organizing program.   Primary Responsibilities: - Oversee membership engagement in the region’s hospital worksites, development of member leaders, negotiation and enforcement of the collective bargaining agreement and development of strategic relationships within the hospital and the community. - Supervised worksite organizers and other staff. - Develops, plans and leads campaigns to address workplace issues affecting our members, patients, or healthcare workers. - Develops and maintains member leader development, membership engagement, and organizes members around contract enforcement at the worksite - Leads collective bargaining in private and public sector chapters through the development of the bargaining team, researches proposals and trains staff on the process. - Provides written communications and reports quarterly to Members, Union Leaders,  Executive Board and CIR staff, as needed - Tracks and maintains accurate records and databases for existing and incoming members. - Supervises, develops and ensures organizing staff are achieving local, statewide and national goals. - Leads and coaches Organizers in membership sign up,  in a challenging open shop environment. Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k)retirement savings plan.   Qualification Requirements:   Experience: Four (4) years or more of organizing experience in the labor movement with 2 years of experience managing and supervising staff, to include: - Collective bargaining, contract enforcement, and grievance procedures - Excellent communication skills to connect with highly-educated professionals in pursuit of a common goal - Managing conflict and adversarial situations. - Developing, leading and supporting Organizers on the implementation of strategic campaigns. - Working independently, meeting deadlines and juggling a large workload in a fast-paced campaign environment - Balancing time in the field and day to day administrative work - Possess a valid driver's license and a car; regional travel by car is required - Flexible working outside normal business hours, ability to work in the evenings and weekends, as needed. Application Requirements: A resume and cover letter are required.  Cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for CIR, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.   SEIU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 
ID
2019-2868
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/24/2020 11:31 AM)
SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title: Senior Campaign Communications Specialist        Grade: PS-3, Salary:  $80,004.02/Yearly Location: SEIU HQ, Washington, D.C.   Organization Overview: The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.     Summary: The Senior Campaign Communications Specialist is responsible for the development and implementation of communications plans for various campaigns including organizing, political action, bargaining, and other activities.  May help lead Local Union Communications Staff and Specialists in developing and coordinating public relations, media relations and general communications support for campaigns and other Union projects.   Primary Responsibilities:   - Provides high-level strategy recommendations and assists in the development of strategies to improve the public image and visibility of SEIU and various locals. - Develops, plans and directs communications strategies and calendars for various campaigns within the International and various locals. - Writes op-eds, background pieces, fact sheets, press kit materials, leaflets and other collateral materials as needed for various campaigns. - Assists various locals in the development and coordination of communications strategies for campaign projects. - Writes talking points, statements, letters to the editor, copy for flyers, speeches and other written materials as needed. - Develops and coordinates a network of local union communications representatives as needed for various campaigns. This coordination may include media training and other support. - Provides support for International officers or local officers attending campaign or other events. - Monitors media coverage of various campaigns, maintains clipping files, makes recommendations on ways to improve media coverage. - Provides background briefings for International and Local Union Officers, field staff and union members; coordinates event logistics and interviews (i.e. videography, still photography, advisories, news releases, stage-setting collateral, etc.) - Develops and implements pro-active earned media outreach, as well as the targeting and placement of paid advertisements to support various campaigns and political action. - Performs other duties as required to support the department and its mission.   Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.   Contacts: Include SEIU staff and other experts on campaign communications issues.   Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to an Assistant Director of Campaign Communications and the incumbent works independently.   Qualification  Requirements:   Education: Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, English or another related field.   Experience:  - Minimum of four (4) years of work experience in media relations, public affairs, or campaign communications including all aspects of literature production process; or, a graduate degree with course work in communications or related field and two (2) years’ experience in media relations, public affairs, or campaign communications including all aspects of literature production process. Equivalency: A combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities: - Thorough knowledge of labor movement or other advocacy initiatives - Performing proactive media outreach, maintaining good working relationships with journalists, and generating positive media coverage. - Effective communications, both orally and in writing. - Taking initiative and work independently. - Working with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometimes political situations. - Act on and organize time with extreme independence. - Multi task, handling multiple "priority" projects simultaneously and meeting established deadlines. - Proficient use of personal computers including using the Internet and MS Office Suite  applications - Pro-actively performing media outreach. - Developing effective “Media Pitches” to various outside journalistic outlets. Desired:  - Thorough knowledge of electronic and print media systems; knowledge of advertising techniques preferred. - Knowledge of organizing and political campaign strategies preferred Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours and travel may be required.   Probationary Period:  36 weeks.   Application Requirements: A resume is required for all applications (and a cover letter (highly recommended). The cover letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the applicant’s long-term career plan.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
ID
2020-2954