UFCW Local 1445

UFCW Local 1445

Field Organizing Director

Based in Dedham, MA


UFCW Local 1445 in Dedham, MA is looking for a qualified candidate to fill this open position: this is a F.A.I.R. bargaining unit position

Job Description

  • Lead external and some internal organizing campaigns under the supervision of the local union’s leadership.
  • Identify and assess organizing drives within an industry.
  • Meet goals and deadlines stablished by the local’s leadership.
  • Develop and oversee implementation of external and internal organizing campaigns. Individual organizing drive or industry lead organizing drives.
  • Develop and oversee implementation of a comprehensive internal organizing program to achieve leadership development goals and increase membership in the union.
  • Utilize data management adopted by the local union to track and evaluate progress and coverage of the local union’s organizing drives and its organizers.
  • Responsible to make sure organizers are reporting daily activities. Utilize data management adopted by the local union to track organizers daily activities and time allocations.
  • Design strategies and structures to engage union members and build leadership identification, recruitment and development in organizing campaigns.
  • Run organizing training with the organizing staff at the office as well as on the field in order to develop organizers in different areas.
  • Communicate and mobilize throughout home visits, digital platforms, social media and other platforms to better engage workers and organizers.
  • Develop communication and information materials to communicate with workers and communities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Office Outlook, and membership databases. Knowledge of Apple software and operating system is a plus.
  • Participate in labor activities to support other UFCW locals, community groups and other unions
  • Ability to travel outside of state to attend conferences, trainings to improve current knowledge or develop new skills or knowledge.
  • Ability to travel outside of state for assignments working in collaboration with UFCW International.
  • Bilingual is a plus
  • Other tasks as assigned

Salary: $70,000

To Apply
Interested candidates should email their résumés to President Fernando Lemus at: FLemus@UFCWLocal1445.org, or fax résumés to the president’s attention at: 781-461-0677.

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