IAPE - Independent Association of Publishers’ Employees, Local 1096 TNG-CWA

Independent Association of Publishers’ Employees
Local 1096 TNG-CWA

Full Time

Based in New York City, NY

The Independent Association of Publishers’ Employees (IAPE) Local 1096 TNG-CWA is seeking a New York-based Mobilizer for a one-year term to support the local’s campaign for a new collective bargaining agreement.

The mobilizer will report to the President and will work with other union leaders across the U.S. and Canada to help build out a structure benchmarked by member engagement. Some travel is required. The position offers a competitive salary and great benefits.

IAPE is a labor union representing more than 1,200 members, including journalists at The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. It is a local of The NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with local leadership to develop a strategic mobilizing plan that will include actions to be taken at individual locations and across membership
  • Build and train network of regional mobilizing coordinators and location mobilizers envisioning a 10:1 or 12:1 ratio
  • Identify, train and develop member leaders and strong internal committees
  • Work with union president to develop training programs on union rights and collective bargaining
  • Help plan and coordinate other regular events in support of the collective bargaining campaign


  • 1-3 years labor organizing experience required; additional experience working in media sector and understanding of journalism a strong plus
  • A strong commitment to building a diverse and member-driven union
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities; must be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and writing skills
  • Ability to work irregular hours, long evenings and occasional weekends
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently perform administrative tasks necessary for the mobilizing campaign (producing organizing materials, maintaining confidential databases, drafting and disseminating campaign correspondence, etc.)\

To Apply
Please email résumé with cover letter to: Yogita.patel@iape1096.org.

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