Strategic Campaigner/Researcher (NY)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $48,000
Maximum: $54,000

Published

07/13/2018

Address

25 Broadway
9th Floor
NEW YORK
NY
10004
United States

Description

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.


Preferred Qualifications

 Demonstrated success requesting and obtaining public records in NY State under FOIL

and/or FOIA.

 Familiarity with a variety of research methods including experience reviewing voluminous

public documents for patterns/information pertinent to an labor/worker center organizing

drive.

 Strong writing skills including the ability to explain highly technical information to a non-

technical audience.

 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

people.

 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.





Benefits

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

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Application Process

This position is available starting October 1st. Please email your cover letter and resume

tookhwaja@jobstomoveamerica.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.


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