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SEIU Local 925

SEIU Local 925


Organizer

Based out of Seattle, WA

 

We are looking for an Organizer who is excited to build power with and for working families of all backgrounds, races, and genders. Are you that person?

About us:
The Service Employees International Union Local 925 (SEIU 925) is 17,000 working people united to improve our jobs and our communities. We are education workers and public sector workers across Washington state. We are childcare providers, K-12 classified staff, higher education workers, adjunct professors, public defenders and county employees.

Applicants should have a passion for social justice organizing and the mission of SEIU Local 925. The work will mostly be based in the Seattle area, but may include other turf. This is a full time position working with a diverse membership based out of Seattle. A driver’s license and a car is required.

Job Opening: Organizer
Identify, recruit, and develop strong worker leaders, and be a resource while they form new unions in their worksites. Identify and develop new organizing campaigns that support current 925 membership.

To Apply:
Send Résumé, Employment References and Cover Letter to:

Sarah Bright
SEIU Local 925
1914 North 34th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
sbright@seiu925.org

Deadline to apply: Open February 1, 2021 and until filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Organizer performs a wide range of duties, including:

  1. Identify, recruit, and develop worksite leaders.
  2. Develop and lead growth organizing campaigns (remotely during the current crisis)
  3. As part of a team, assist in developing strategy and tactics for building power in worksites. Work with team members to develop innovative techniques for organizing in a remote setting.
  4. Plan and implement training of organizing committee leaders.
  5. Participate in public policy activity such as legislative and political work.
  6. Represent the Union in community and labor coalition activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ability to inspire and motivate workers, Member Organizers and staff.
  2. Ability to work independently.
  3. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  4. Ability to exercise high level of judgment.
  5. Ability to work well with diverse people.
  6. Computer, database, and remote technology capability preferred.

Women, people of color and individuals who speak multiple languages are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation:
Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Starting pay depends on experience, with a minimum of ~$55,000/year. Benefits include fully employer-paid family health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, a generous leave package, car allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU Local 925 and the staff union contract.

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