Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

Assistant Researcher

Based in Los Angeles, CA

The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters represents over 48,000 union carpenters in Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado. We are seeking a motivated and hardworking researcher to join our team. The ideal candidate is curious, creative, and committed to the principles of trade of unionism.

Recent grads and professionals are encouraged to apply. Experience in union and community organizing and political campaigning is preferred but not required.


  • Conduct industry, corporate, economic, and political research using a wide variety of sources.
  • Investigate, organize, and analyze data related to working conditions in the construction industry.
  • Prepare and maintain new development tracking system for projects in our markets.
  • Support organizing campaigns using traditional and non-traditional research methods.
  • Use research findings to support communication strategies and develop communications materials.
  • Write, edit, and curate compelling content for social media channels and email blasts.
  • Work on special projects/research as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using social media and email for advocacy.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks and complete them in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
  • Strong computer skills including familiarity with database and word processing software.

We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package.

The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability.

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Alexis Olbrei at aolbrei@swcarpenters.org.

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