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Senior Organizer, SEIU Local 500

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Job Category: Local 2

Requisition Number: SENIO002500

Type: Full-Time

Location: Rockville | MD | 20850 | USA



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SEIU, Local 500 is a progressive labor union, organizing and representing over 20,000 workers in the public service in Maryland and Washington, DC. We are a proud affiliate of Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the fastest-growing union in North America. We have an immediate opening for a Senior Organizer.


The Senior Organizer will work under the direction of the Director of Organizing and Strategic Campaigns and/or Digital Organizing Manager.


At SEIU Local 500, if you are a senior organizer, you are at the nerve center of the organization. Our union has multiple organizing campaigns underway at all times. You will be leading campaigns for a union with a proven track record for not only winning campaigns, but bargaining agreements that are changing the face of this industry.


If you are experienced at winning organizing campaigns, leading and developing staff, and initiating political action, and you want to work for a union that will give you a level of organizing experience like no other can, we have an opportunity for you!


Qualifications and Education

  • College degree preferred, high school diploma required, and a minimum of three to five years' experience in external labor organizing or comparable experience working for a non-profit organization.
  • An applicant for this position must have a demonstrated track record of developing and leading: organizing committees, contract action teams, special projects, strategic campaigns, staff, leadership development programs, and political action.
  • An applicant must have led worker trainings, supported worker-led committees and organized direct actions.
  • Previous experience with the labor movement or other advocacy organizations preferred.
  • Excellent written, analytical, and verbal communication skills, basic computer knowledge, and a willingness to work long, often irregular hours necessary.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
  • Successful candidates will have a deep commitment to social justice, cultural diversity, an unwavering enthusiasm for bold social change work, and inspiring workers to power in their work place.
  • Candidates must be able to inspire, challenge and develop workers into leaders, to lead teams and effectively communicate with others.
  • Passion for your work is a must.

This is a WBNG bargaining unit position. SEIU Local 500 offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits including 100% employer-paid health benefits (95% of the cost difference for dependents), 100% employer-paid pension, a generous paid leave policy, and the experience of a lifetime.

TO APPLY: If you think you might be the candidate we are looking for, if you love winning organizing campaigns and helping organizers learn their craft, please email your resume and cover letter to:HumanResources@seiu500.org. Please, no calls.


Local 500 encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. Local 500 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.




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Job Category: Local 2

Requisition Number: SENIO002500

Type: Full-Time

Location: Rockville | MD | 20850 | USA



Description


SEIU, Local 500 is a progressive labor union, organizing and representing over 20,000 workers in the public service in…

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  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

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Rockville, MD, United States

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