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SEIU Local 1

SEIU Local 1


Ohio Field Coordinator

Based in Columbus, OH


Summary & Job Description
SEIU Local 1 has been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and fighting for economic, racial, immigrant and environmental justice.

We are hiring a Field Coordinator for Ohio to help build and sustain internal field operations, and to manage external organizing campaigns. This position requires extensive travel.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Director, Research and other departments to:
  • Develop plans for both internal and external campaigns that will move the union forward.
  • Develop campaign messages, and implement plans with community allies.
  • Coordinate data; help maintain accurate information.
  • Work with organizers in the field to:
  • Articulate a positive vision of the project and of the union.
  • Coach organizers in managing crisis, executing campaigns plans, field activities, member leader and activist development, and general member engagement.
  • Assess organizer strengths and areas of development. Write, implement and monitor individual staff development plans.
  • Conduct staff check-ins.
  • Lead staff by example by setting high standards of performance and hold organizers accountable for results.

Job Requirements

  • At least five (5) years of experience developing and overseeing large Union campaigns and managing teams of organizers.
  • Excellent oral and written advocacy skills, including public speaking experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice.
  • Willingness to travel, work long, irregular hours, nights, and weekends.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, desktop publishing, and database software.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus.
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable.
  • Full benefits package including employer-paid health insurance, dental, pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Car allowance, tuition reimbursement and other benefits.

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