International Brotherhood of Teamsters

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Research Analyst
Strategic Research and Campaigns Department

Based in Washington, DC


The Teamsters Strategic Research and Campaigns Department conducts research on a broad range of industries and companies and develops research products and analyses to inform the union’s growth, organizing, and strategic campaign goals. Strategic research is a crucial component of both the campaigns implemented by the department, and the organizing goals of the union.

Position Description:
We are looking for a Research Analyst to conduct industry and corporate research to inform strategy in organizing and contract campaigns. Research analysts develop expertise in industries of interest and apply the department’s research and campaigns model to understanding major corporations and Teamster employers. Research includes financial performance, business strategy, collective bargaining history, and competitive environment, as well as significant data collection and analysis projects.

Research analysts work closely with campaign staff in the department and provide research support for ongoing campaigns. Research analysts also write reports and prepare presentations of their analyses and recommendations, and collaborate as assigned with staff in the Organizing Department and Local Union officers. Travel may be required to complete certain projects.

Applicants for the research analyst position must have experience in industry, corporate, or policy research. Ability to manage and manipulate large data sets in Access and Excel, analyze raw data, and build relational databases is sought. Knowledge of ArcGIS, Salesforce, or other data management platforms is also preferred. A strong commitment to the goals and values of the labor movement is essential. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position include excellent benefits, including pension, 401(k), and 100% employer-paid premium for health & welfare.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Degrees in social sciences, labor relations, business, finance or related fields preferred.
  • One to two years of experience minimum in research, preferably corporate or industry research.
  • One to two years of experience minimum in the labor movement preferred.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and résumé to: humanresources2@teamster.org. No phone calls, please.

The IBT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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