Colorado WINS

Colorado WINS

Organizing Coordinator

For covering Colorado


Be part of making organizing history in Colorado.

Colorado just joined the ranks of 36 states that have collective bargaining right for public employees. We are looking to build a statewide team to organize 28,000 state employees.

The Organizing Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Organizing Director in carrying out the organizing programs. The coordinator is responsible for helping to manage major elements of the local’s organizing program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise, lead, assign, and evaluate staff, including developing individual work plans with staff and overseeing their implementation and evaluation.
  • Design and implement staff training and development plans and programs.
  • Recruit, interview and recommend hiring staff.
  • Review and make recommendations on appropriate allocation of staff and resources.
  • Formulate and administer organizing plans and campaign budgets including strategic planning, budget development and office administration.
  • Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget.
  • Integrates organizing plans with all local union programs.
  • Maintain day-to-day contact with SEIU leadership; works independently to integrate strategies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the local.

Experience and Qualifications

  • At least one (2) year of supervisory experience and three (3) years of related work experience required.
  • Ability to train and develop new organizers
  • Thorough knowledge of labor organizing planning and development.
  • Knowledge of strategies and tactics used to organize and lead workers, including managing data, organizing reports, and organizer turf.
  • Knowledge of unions and their issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make formal presentations and write advocacy papers.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines.
  • Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and members in complex and sometimes in political situations.
  • Ability to conduct training sessions.
  • Ability to communicate political and policy priorities to members.

Salary range is between $60-70K per year, including a generous benefit package.

To Apply
To apply for this position, email your information to: info@cowins.org.

Colorado WINS is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity — women, people of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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