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Teamsters Joint Council #9

Teamsters Joint Council #9


Union Organizer

Based in Charlotte, NC


Teamsters Joint Council # 9 is a coalition of four (4) Local Unions that cover North and South Carolina. Teamsters is a progressive labor organization that seeks a dynamic, committed individual who will support workers through organizing, collective bargaining and advocacy.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead organizing campaigns with workers who are interested in forming a Union
  • Identify pro-union workers through house calls, phone calls, leaflets, social media, etc.
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action
  • Develop organizing skills of member organizers
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers
  • Work to involve community allies in organizing campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Prior union or other organizing (community/political) experience, preferred
  • Sharp communications skills
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, manage time and priorities
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to work effectively in team settings
  • Ability to speak Spanish, preferred

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary ($45,000 to $52,000), commensurate with experience
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, 401K, paid vacation
  • Company car

To Apply:
Send cover letter and résumé to brianball@teamsters61.com with the subject line Union Organizer.

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