Research Analyst

Based in Los Angeles, CA


Our research and politics team conducts research to develop and carry out campaigns focused on winning economic, environmental, and housing justice for low wage, primarily immigrant hospitality workers.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct local and field research on public policy issues related to wages and workplace conditions, housing, and environmental justice.
  • Communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of people and organizations, including community organizations, company officials, customers, government staff, elected leaders, investment funds, etc.
  • Work with UNITE HERE Local 11 members, organizers and other staff, elected leaders etc.; assist in moving campaigns forward through organizing, leading actions, and canvassing.

Desired Qualifications include:

  • Passion for, and commitment to, fighting for workers' rights
  • BA degree or relevant research and/or activist experience (labor, political, urban planning, or community/campus)
  • Strong analytical, writing, computer and interpersonal/organizing skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively, to work long and sometimes irregular hours.
  • Familiarity with database and word processing software
  • Ability to effectively manage a workload with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Reliable car and driver’s license

UNITE HERE Local 11 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. People of Color are highly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Please send your résumé/cover letter to Danielle Wilson at danielle.wilson@unitehere11.org.

Current UNITE HERE Local 11 Research Analysts have worked in the past as community and union organizers, urban planners, journalists, teachers, and researchers elsewhere.

Salary: $990/week to $69,831/year, commensurate with Experience.
Location: Los Angeles or Orange County, CA; Phoenix, AZ; San Antonio, TX

Benefits: UNITE HERE Local 11 offers a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, retirement funds (noncontributory 401k and defined benefit pension), and generous paid time off.

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