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CMRJB - Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United/SEIU

CMRJB
Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United/SEIU

 

Lead Cannabis Industry Organizer

Based in Denver, CO

 

Workers United is an International Union with a rich history of organizing manufacturing, distribution and service workers in the US and Canada. We are now spearheading the effort to organize cannabis workers in Colorado and throughout the Midwest, and we are looking for a talented Lead Organizer to join our team!

Qualifications. A qualified candidate must be:

  • A proven leader and a skilled listener
  • An effective communicator – oral and written (Ability to speak Spanish a big plus)
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • Capable of building relationships with member organizers and workers from diverse backgrounds
  • Willing to travel extensively as needed (both statewide and regionally)
  • In possession of valid driver’s license
  • 100% committed to social, economic and racial justice
  • Someone with at least 3 years of organizing experience (labor, student, political, community etc.) required. 2-3 years of union organizing experience strongly preferred
  • A creative fighter who is committed to winning and not afraid to hustle

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Moving workers to action through one-on-one conversations and in meetings
  • Helping craft and implement winning campaign plans
  • Accurately gauging worker support for a campaign
  • Maintaining and/or supervising the maintenance of charts and campaign data systems
  • Producing quality written campaign materials
  • Building, motivating and maintaining worker committees
  • Executing leverage based, non-NLRB strategies to help workers win union representation
  • Leading contract campaigns and assisting with collective bargaining
  • Building both industry and political alliances in order to advance our pro-worker agenda

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable based on experience
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Generous car allowance

To Apply
Submit a résumé and cover letter to Boyd McCamish at: bmccamish@cmrjb.org.

The Chicago and Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, people of color, those with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community are especially encouraged to apply.

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