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United for Respect

United for Respect


Research Analyst
Retail Accountability Campaigns

Work Remotely
(NY/NJ, Washington DC, or Bay Area CA preferred)

 

United for Respect (UFR) is a national organization of working people employed by the country’s largest retail corporations. Through scaled leadership development and base-building, UFR’s growing network is challenging major corporations, private equity firms, and policymakers to provide family-sustaining jobs for all working people. We leverage technology — social media and our digital platform, WorkIt — to bring the retail workforce into a shared community of support and advocacy. Learn more about UFR’s core programs here: united4respect.org.

UFR seeks a Research Analyst to conduct industry tracking, corporate research and data analysis in support of our retail industry accountability campaigns at Walmart and Amazon.

UFR is committed to building a more just and family-sustaining retail industry. We organize and activate retail workers employed by the largest retail corporations in the world to fight for respect and better working conditions. We believe raising standards at Walmart and Amazon will influence change across the industry, improving the lives of millions of workers in the United States.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Research Director, the Research Analyst will:

  • Conduct strategic corporate research to advance our campaign objectives and change public narrative.
  • Track the activities, policies, and public disclosures of Walmart, Amazon, and other key retail companies.
  • Monitor relevant industry trends including COVID-19 policies, tech innovation, and legal/regulatory oversight.
  • Analyze impact of corporate policies and industry standards on Black, Latinx, other POC, and women workers.
  • Conduct individual and corporate research; at times working in close collaboration with member-leaders and alliance partners.
  • Provide research support for campaign actions, press events and testimony for public hearings.
  • Participate in the development of strategic research and campaign strategy, under the direction of senior campaign staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 years of experience doing corporate accountability research
  • Enthusiastic commitment to worker and community leadership
  • Strong commitment to racial, economic, and social justice issues
  • Excellent research, writing, communication, analytic and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to utilize information from and about workers, employers, economic / financial research on company or industry to inform and develop campaign strategies.
  • Familiarity with corporate research, financial analysis, employment law or investigative journalism
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at a time and work in a fast-paced campaign environment
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to and work with diverse groups of people as well as an understanding of the daily challenges faced by low-income communities of color.
  • Familiarity with earned media and digital strategies.
  • Ability to work varied hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus, but not required.
  • Comfortable with a remote work culture.

Salary range is $65,000 – $85,000 dependent on experience and location, with excellent health coverage and other competitive benefits. UFR is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to equity.

People of color; women; immigrants; gender queer, trans and gender variant people; LGBTIQ+ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UFR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Location: National (remote). NY/NJ, Washington DC, or Bay Area CA preferred.

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