Applicants must be based in New York City
Jobs to Move America New York (JMA-NY) is seeking aStrategic Campaigner/Researcher in New
York City to work with the New York Campaign Director and Community Organizer on JMA-NY's
Transparency, Accountability, Opportunity Campaign.
About Jobs to Move America
Jobs to Move America (JMA) is a national organization working to ensure that public investment in
transportation in cleaner, more efficient transit systems supports quality American manufacturing
jobs, and generates career opportunities for historically underrepresented workers in the industry, as
well as those facing barriers to employment.
Demonstrated success requesting and obtaining public records in NY State under FOIL
Familiarity with a variety of research methods including experience reviewing voluminous
public documents for patterns/information pertinent to an labor/worker center organizing
Strong writing skills including the ability to explain highly technical information to a non-
Proven expertise with excel and/or other spreadsheet programs.
Must be able to understand and describe the behavior of business organizations, financial
institutions, and/or other large, complex institutions from the perspective of working
Must be familiar with New York State politics.
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide array of constituencies including elected
officials,agency staff, and members of the public.
Ability to effectively manage a workload with competing priorities, collaborate as part of a
team, and work in a deadline driven environment.
EXTRA CONSIDERATION will be given for candidates who:
Identify as persons of color, women, veterans, or formerly incarcerated persons and/or have
hadexperience working with more than one of those groups.
Have experience working in the labor movement.
Have experience working as a community organizer.
Fluentspeaking a language other than English.
Have experience with a workforce-reentry and/or pre-apprenticeship program.
Terms of EmploymentThe salary range for the position is $48,000 - $54,000. JMA offers
full family health benefits, retirement, and generous time off.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
This position is available starting October 1st. Please email your cover letter and resume
firstname.lastname@example.org with “Campaigner” in the subject line. Applicants who
do not meet the minimum requirements will not receive a response. All Candidates will be
expected to complete a research assignment. No phone calls, please.
JMA is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, and
women are strongly encouraged to apply.