Communications Workers of America

Communications Workers of America
District 1


Senior Campaign Lead

Based in Buffalo, NY
(travel required – Utica, NY and Elmira, NY)

The Senior Campaign Lead will be employed in support of an internal or external organizing campaign, legislative campaign or another CWA movement building project. The primary assignment initially will be in support of an internal organizing, mobilization project in an existing CWA Local in preparation for and during a contract campaign in Utica, NY. A Senior Campaign Lead must be able to develop elements of a campaign plan and execute them.

Reports To:
The position would report to CWA Upstate New York Area Director Debora M. Hayes and a District 1 Organizing Coordinator


Buffalo, NY 14210
821 Elk Street Suite B

Travel Required (Utica, NY and Elmira, NY)


  • Starting at $70,000 and based upon experience
  • Excellent Benefit Package

Job Qualifications:

  • Have at least five (5) years of demonstrated campaign experience in either worker organizing, political or legislative work.
  • Have demonstrated commitment to economic and social justice and the labor movement.
  • Have advanced communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours and may involve travel away from home/office.

Responsibilities When Employed in a Campaign:

  • Plan, develop and prioritize strategy and tactics, analyzing what is effective.
  • Leads and directs campaign work.
  • Develop and manage a campaign budget.
  • Identify and work with CWA Locals and community partners.
  • Write and fully communicate a campaign plan and develop campaign metrics.
  • Will be accountable for all aspects of the campaign and work to objectives/metrics, directing the work of others towards these goals and producing regular reports.
  • Develop training materials and train locals, staff and community partners.
  • Responsible for six (6) month campaign evaluation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply:
Send résumés to Debora M. Hayes, Area Director at: dhayes@cwa-union.org.

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