IBEW, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers


Research Analyst
Research Department

Based in Washington, DC

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is seeking a Research Analyst to join its Research Department.

The candidate will work independently to produce research that supports the union’s organizing and bargaining efforts. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter and fast learner with strong research and writing abilities and a commitment to workers’ rights.


Major duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Research individuals and companies using a wide variety of sources, including databases, on-line sources, and industry publications
  • Conduct company and industry analyses and adapt them for a variety of audiences
  • Perform comprehensive research on labor, economic, corporate, and industry topics
  • Analyze financial statements, economic statistics, and wage and employment data
  • Research and write reports on the economy, industry trends, corporate finances, trade issues, and other labor-related topics.


  • A B.A. or B.S. degree and at least one year of relevant research and/or organizing experience
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and written communication skills and excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of strategic campaign approaches, labor law, corporate finance and governance, and economics with an understanding of relevant regulatory and public policy issues
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities
  • Creative problem-solving and analytical-thinking skills as well as the ability to contribute new ideas and incorporate feedback

To Apply
Submit résumé and cover letter to: Personnel@ibew.org.  Applications will be evaluated as they are received. 

About the IBEW
The IBEW represents approximately 775,000 active members and retirees who work in a variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads, and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and is a strong advocate for social and economic justice.

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