American Federation of Musicians of the United States & Canada, AFL-CIO

American Federation of Musicians of the United States & Canada, AFL-CIO

National Organizer

Based out of the AFM’s NYC Headquarters


Position: National Organizer
Employment Date: ASAP
Location: NYC Office
This position requires considerable travel throughout the United States and Canada.
Salary Range: $60,000.00-$70,000.00 plus full employee benefit package: medical, dental, and vision plans and retirement program.
Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled

The American Federation of Musicians represents professional musicians playing in orchestras, bands, clubs, motion picture/television, and theater—both on Broadway and on tour throughout the United States and Canada in 177 local unions. The International Union seeks an Organizer to help coordinate internal and external organizing nationally and with our locals.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Community and/or labor organizing experience.
  • Broad understanding of the critical issues and problems facing entertainment workers and unions nationally.
  • Commitment to social justice and movement building.
  • The ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member.
  • The ability to develop and lead organizing campaigns.
  • The ability to direct the day-to-day activities of other staff, member organizers, and volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
This is not a 9 to 5 job. There will be considerable travel throughout the United States and Canada; the national organizer will be based out of the NYC headquarters. Some weekend work will be necessary. The successful candidate will be expected to develop organizing strategies as well as plan and help lead organizing campaigns of the AFM.

The AFM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

The AFM is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please email cpellegrino@afm.org. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and résumé to Cynthia Pellegrino, HR Manager, at jobs@afm.org no later than February 23, 2024.

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