Senior Campaign Lead
CWA Political Department

Based in Washington, DC
(covering Arizona and Texas)

The Political Department at CWA has been expanding its political program in all capacities for the past five years, including member leadership development, PAC fundraising, volunteer recruitment, and member-to-member engagement and IE capacity. We are looking for someone to lead the development of a long-term strategic plan focused on building up political capacity with retirees and also building a long term strategy for power building in target regions of the country that will have significant national political impact in years to come.

This person will work closely with the Political Director to build and execute a plan that incorporates our staff and rank and file political organizers into strategic plans for the states of Arizona and Texas. This is an amazing opportunity for anyone who wants to help further build one of the most radical and militant rank-and-file programs in Labor.

Job Qualifications

  • At least a bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Have at least 5 years of demonstrated campaign experience in either worker organizing, political or legislative work, corporate campaigns and/or movement building
  • Have demonstrated commitment to economic and social justice and the labor movement
  • Have advanced communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours and may involve travel away from home/office
  • Job Responsibilities
  • Plan, develop and prioritize strategy and tactics, analyzing what is effective
  • Leads and directs campaign work
  • Develop and manage a campaign budget
  • Identify and work with CWA locals and community partners
  • Write and fully communicate a campaign plan and develop campaign metrics
  • Will be accountable for all aspects of the campaign and work to objectives/metrics, directing the work of others towards these goals and producing regular reports
  • Develop training materials and train locals, staff and community partners
  • Responsible for six (6) month campaign evaluation
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

  • Wages: $83,728.85 - $108,415.42
  • Benefits and other terms as per described in the Memorandum of Agreement
  • This position will not be used to replace regular full time CWA Staff Representatives or District Organizing Coordinators or in lieu of hiring regular full time staff for permanent positions/vacancies.

Interested candidates please submit résumé to human_resources@cwa-union.org

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