Operations Assistant

Based in Washington, DC

UNITE HERE Local 25 represents 7,500 hotel and casino workers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and has been fighting for justice in the hospitality industry for nearly 80 years. We are currently seeking applications for the position of Operations Assistant.

Operations works closely with the union’s organizing department as well as departments throughout the organization on information management and analysis, program and project management, database management and input, and logistics.


  • Commitment to social justice;
  • 1 - 2 years of applicable work experience preferred;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Ambition to take initiative and responsibility for assigned projects;
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally;
  • Cooperative attitude and the ability to learn quickly;
  • Interest and ability to quickly learn database programs, FileMaker a plus;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly MS Excel.

Areas of Responsibility include (but not limited to):

  • Assisting with the daily operations of the Organizing department;
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date data in complex databases;
  • Managing multiple projects from planning to completion;
  • Planning and executing logistics for campaigns, events, and picket lines;
  • Developing database reports and tools for analysis;
  • Analyzing data and providing executive and managerial staff with reliable recommendations;
  • Training staff on how to use technology and troubleshooting problems;
  • Drafting plans to Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of work procedures;
  • Coordinating work for the union’s website and social media.

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Excellent benefits and retirement package

Application instructions
Applicants must include a résumé and cover letter. The cover letter should be clear and concise and explain the specific reasons for your interest in the position, and specify with appropriate explanation which of each of the listed qualifications you possess, and which ones you do not possess.

To Apply
The cover letter, résumé, references and additional materials should be emailed to: careers@dchotelworkers.org.

UNITE HERE Local 25 is an equal opportunity employer. All persons regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender expression, religious affiliation or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply. People of color, women, and members of the LGTBQI community are strongly urged to apply.

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