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SEIU Local 205

Project Field Organizer

Based in Nashville, TN


SEIU Local 205 is seeking the immediate hire of a Project Field Organizer who will serve as the foundation for building a worker led member recruitment campaign. The Project Field Organizer will be responsible for moving the Local’s organizing plan to educate, recruit, train and mobilize workers through use of both in person and digital organizing.

This is a full-time, temporary position located in Nashville, Tennessee and requiring a commitment through December 2023 with the possibility of an extension depending on the needs of the campaign. This position reports to the Local Organizing Director.


  • Identify, recruit, and train member leaders to build a campaign that meets the goals outlined by the Local’s organizing plan
  • Provide member leaders with the positive leadership, culture, resources, and guidance required to succeed during each phase of the campaign
  • Manage and participate in phone banks, site visits, and peer-to-peer texting for the purpose of recruiting new members, identifying new leaders, and mobilizing workers
  • Ensure the accurate and reliable entry of data throughout the campaign
  • Provide the Local Organizing Director with quantitative and qualitative reports as part of an ongoing evaluation of the program's success
  • Perform other duties as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous field experience strongly preferred
  • VAN proficiency is required
  • Strong knowledge of Google Suite, basic computer literacy, and access to a reliable laptop
  • Experience with digital and relational organizing tools is helpful as well as peer-to-peer texting
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work long, irregular hours including nights and weekends in a fast-paced, metrics-driven work environment
  • Ability to work both independently and in team settings
  • A valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and an ability to travel as needed
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

This is a temporary, full-time position. The nature of the work requires that you be based in Nashville, TN with the ability to travel throughout Tennessee as needed. There is a salary range of $3,600 to $4,700 per month with compensation being commensurate with experience. Fully paid health insurance is included as well as a $475 per month car allowance, $40 per month cell phone stipend, and a generous leave package.

SEIU Local 205 is an equal opportunity employer. A diverse staff is at the core of our campaign’s values, and something we believe necessary for success. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

How to Apply:
Interested parties should send a résumé and contact information by email to Jessica Stewart at: jstewart@seiu205.org.

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