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Massachusetts Jobs with Justice Workers Rights Organizer

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Published 20 days ago

December 14, 2020
November 27, 2020
At least $48,100

Massachusetts Jobs with Justice (www.massjwj.net) is seeking a regional organizer whose focus will be on workers rights. (Other regional organizers on our team focus on a general geographic region and lead on immigrant rights, public health, racial justice, and public education.) Regional organizers share in our regional & organizational campaigns and lead specific issue-based coalitions or campaigns. Regional organizers coordinate and carry out the overall work of the organization, including coalition building, campaigns, communications and administration of our community labor coalition in Massachusetts. Our Workers Rights organizer will have a unique opportunity to lead on a legislative campaign.

The Organizer will work with Massachusetts Jobs with Justice staff, partners, and activists to carry out the work of our organization and participate fully in the planning and implementation of our workplan as outlined by our Steering and Executive Committee. The Organizer will work under the supervision of our Co-Executive-Directors based in our headquarters in Boston and in Springfield, Mass.


The Organizer’s work will include, but not be limited to, the following responsibilities:

·    Do outreach to and build relationships with community organizations, student groups, faith-based groups, and unions, etc. to build coalitions and collaborations with JWJ campaigns as well as support on their events and campaigns.

·    Work with labor and community organizations to integrate JWJ work into overall building of workers' movement including connecting work of our campaigns to other organizing, bargaining, and community struggles as appropriate.

·    Do direct outreach to workers as well as regular one on one conversations with local leaders.

·    Facilitate local unions & allies developing goals & strategy of campaigns.

·    Facilitate regular coalition and campaign meetings.

·    Plan and implement campaign events and actions.

·    Ensure outreach to elected officials as needed.

·    Ensure outreach to relevant news media to obtain earned media coverage of our campaigns and issues.

·    Perform public speaking and writing to explain campaign goals.

·    Maintain online communications, including email and social media.

·    Execute fundraising plan in region.

·    Collaborate with JwJ staff and Executive Board to develop work plans, campaign plans, and fundraising plans.

·    Serve as point person in National Jobs with Justice campaigns as appropriate.

 Desired qualifications for applicants:

· Excellent communication and organizational skills

· Demonstrated commitment to social, economic, and racial justice, and building working class power

· Familiarity with Massachusetts political and organizing landscape

· Familiarity with Massachusetts immigrant rights organizing landscape and immigrant populations and communities

· Ability to relate to the diverse membership of our coalition, from organizational decision-makers to workers and activists

· Ability to travel to meetings throughout Massachusetts

· 2 or more years of labor or community organizing experience

Massachusetts Jobs with Justice (www.massjwj.net) is seeking a regional organizer whose focus will be on workers rights. (Other regional organizers on our team focus on a general geographic region and lead on immigrant rights, public health…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

This is a union-represented position. Salary is based on experience and set within parameters of our collective bargaining agreement. The salary range for this position is $48,100 per year, and will be based on applicable years of related experience. Jobs with Justice provides a competitive benefits package that includes paid vacation, medical, dental, retirement and professional development benefits.

This is a union-represented position. Salary is based on experience and set within parameters of our collective bargaining agreement. The salary range for this position is $48,100…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in Spanish or Portuguese preferred but not required. Women, people of color and immigrants are highly encouraged to apply.

Bilingual in Spanish or Portuguese preferred but not required. Women, people of color and immigrants are highly encouraged to apply.

Location

375 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02122

How to Apply

Accepting rolling applications until position is filled. Please send in a resume, a cover letter, and two professional references to search@massjwj.net.

In your cover letter, you must address your Familiarity with Massachusetts organizing landscape and your experience in community and labor organizing, particularly your racial justice organizing or organizing around racial justice.

Accepting rolling applications until position is filled. Please send in a resume, a cover letter, and two professional references to search@massjwj.net.

In your cover letter, you…

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