IUE-CWA, Industrial Division of the Communications Workers of America

Industrial Division of the Communications Workers of America

Senior Campaign Lead for External Organizing
Atlanta Region or Midwest Region

Based in Atlanta, GA Region or Midwest Region


Senior Campaign Lead Job Description
The IUE-CWA is the Industrial Division of the Communications Workers of America (CWA). We represent a force of over 40,000 active workers united collectively to seek dignity on the job and a secure future for ourselves, our children, and all future generations.

IUE-CWA is looking for a senior organizer in the greater Atlanta region OR Dayton, OH/Midwest to help lead a team through industry-changing union campaigns. The work requires significant evening and some weekend work, in addition to strategic planning and input to help steer our on-the-ground and virtual organizing efforts both locally and with international partners. Ideal candidates have a breadth of experience in organizing on union and community campaigns, data management, and team leadership.

The main goals of this campaign are as follows:

  • Establish worker committees at designated organizing targets at manufacturing facilities throughout the greater region.
  • Train and develop workers to take on leadership roles in their committees and in campaigns.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee all stages of an organizing campaign – from establishing committees through election.

This is a one-year assignment with the potential to develop into a long-term position. Competitive pay and benefits, commensurate with experience.

A Senior Campaign Lead may be employed in support of an organizing, political or legislative campaign or another CWA-led movement building project. The Senior Campaign lead must be able to direct and lead a broad campaign. The position would report to the appropriate Administrative Staff.

Job Qualifications

  • At least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Have at least 5 years of demonstrated campaign experience in external union organizing.
  • Have demonstrated commitment to economic and social justice and the labor movement.
  • Have advanced communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours, and travel away from home/office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and prioritize strategy and tactics, analyzing what is effective
  • Lead and direct campaign work
  • Develop and manage a campaign budget
  • Identify and work with CWA Locals and community partners
  • Write and fully communicate a campaign plan and develop campaign metrics
  • Accountable for all aspects of the campaign and work to objectives/metrics, directing the work of others towards these goals, and producing regular reports
  • Develop training materials and train locals, staff, and community partners
  • Responsible for six (6) month campaign evaluation
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Specifications:

  • Wages: $89,726 - $116,182 Annually. Range based on experience/qualifications.
  • Competitive Benefits Package

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit résumé and cover letter to:

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