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Organizer

New York City, NY


WGA-East Description
The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) is a labor union representing professional writers of television shows, movies, digital, TV and radio news programs and documentaries, and content for new media platforms. We keep the public informed and entertained! Our membership also includes producer-writers, graphic artists, researchers, and desk assistants at certain broadcast TV and radio news organizations.

We are accepting applications for committed individuals who want to be Union Organizers.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to members and potential members.
  • Coordinating with existing workplace leaders on organizing plans.
  • Identifying and developing new workplace leaders to participate in organizing efforts.
  • Conducting job site/group meetings with members and potential members to discuss ongoing organizing efforts.
  • Communicating with members and potential members outside the workplace through home visits and phone calls.
  • Coordinating with members and potential members to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
  • Mobilizing in support of a contract campaign
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Sharp communications skills.
  • Basic writing and computer skills.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including but not limited to employer paid health insurance, defined benefit pension plan. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Email: Jmolito@wgaeast.org

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