Full-Time Organizer
East Baton Rouge Federation of Teachers

Based in Baton Rouge, LA

This is a full-time organizing position located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Organizers are responsible for a variety of aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and for recruiting and sustaining motivation of organizing committee members and activists.


  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • In possession of an insured vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be motivated, responsible, organized, professional and detail oriented
  • Able to work with individuals different from one’s self and be an effective, collaborative team member
  • Able to accept constructive feedback and direction from campaign supervisor
  • Dedicated to social and economic justice, and public education
  • Experienced in community, student, labor, or environmental activism is a plus for organizer position.
  • Union organizing experience is preferred

Applicants must be flexible with regards to geography and/or be willing to relocate. Duties may require extensive travel around the state and possible travel outside the state.


  • Organize and mobilize workers
  • Attend daily and weekly meetings with supervisors, colleagues, and leaders to discuss progress and plan activities.
  • One-on-one visits, site visits, meetings, and other interaction with members and potential members
  • Write work plans, reports, and member communications as needed
  • Enter assessments and other data collected in a database on a weekly basis
  • Occasionally, be assigned to other parts of the state or country as required
  • Take directions from supervisor on daily and weekly activities to grow AFT membership and accomplish goals.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Health benefits, 401k, and vacation are included.

Please submit your cover letter, résumé and at least three references by clicking on the link provided below –

Equal Employment Opportunity and all are encouraged to apply.

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