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Airports Campaign Director

Los Angeles, CA


The Service Employees International Union is the nation’s fastest growing labor organization with over 2 million members. SEIU is on the cutting edge of progressive activism, building the power in low income communities of color to fight on major social justice issues such as the Fight for $15, income inequality and immigration. 

The Property Services Division of SEIU is home to the Airport Workers United, Justice for Janitors and Stand for Security campaigns, national campaigns to organize thousands of workers.  United Service Workers West (USWW) represents 45,000 janitors, security officers, airport workers and other service workers across California. USWW represents over 6,000 contracted airport service workers between LAX, SFO and California’s major secondary airports. 

SEIU USWW has a Campaign Director position available immediately, based in Los Angeles.

Job Description

LAX is USWW’s flagship fight in SEIU’s national drive to organize the lowest paid airport workers in our nation’s largest airports. Airport workers are leading the fight to make our major airports engines for prosperity for airport workers, their families and the surrounding communities. The Director will lead non-union and internal worker organizing, bargaining and representation and public campaign strategy for the division as part of the national Airport Workers United campaign. Workers include outsourced TSA screeners, cabin cleaners, skycaps, wheelchair agents and security officers. The workforce is highly diverse, including immigrants from Latin America, Africa and the Pacific Rim 

Qualifications

  • Prior experience developing and leading major strategic comprehensive campaigns across large geographies.
  • Prior experience leading campaign managers, leads and front-line organizers.
  • Prior experience leading both contract and non-union organizing campaigns.
  • Prior experience with high level relationships with large employers, elected and community leaders. 

TO APPLY: Send cover letter & resume to andrew.gaitan@seiu-usww.org 

SEIU is an equal opportunity employer.

Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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