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United Steelworkers

United Steelworkers


Project Field Organizers

Based in Pittsburgh, PA


United Steelworkers International Union seeks enthusiastic, mission-driven, and available Project Field Organizers for organizing campaigns in higher education. This project is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Pay commensurate with experience. Generous benefits. Applicants must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license. Positions are immediately available.

USW is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and bilingual people are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as those fluent in Mandarin or with prior organizing experience in higher education.

Job Description
Project Field Organizers (PFOs) shall work as part of a staff team to learn how to develop effective winning strategies in an organizing campaign. A successful applicant should have a strong commitment to building the labor movement and be able to work with community allies. They must also be able to build one-on-one relationships with workers and educate them about the benefits of unionization. They should have strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate, lead, and build strong working relationships with workers. PFOs should be able to work independently within a team environment and maintain meticulously updated databases. Applicants with 1-3 years’ experience with union organizing preferred.

Extra consideration will be given to applicants with a labor background; relevant experience in similar campaigns, including building committee, developing campaign messaging, and independently running other aspects of a campaign; and expertise in Microsoft and Google products, as well as maintaining and building databases.

To Apply
Submit résumés and cover letters to Ryan Fairley at: rfairley@usw.org.

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