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National Organizer
May be worked from any location


US Labor Against the War (USLAW) seeks a dynamic and experienced organizer to lead USLAW’s national campaign work, to provide assistance to affiliates, design and implement new strategies for organizing and mobilizing Peace and Justice committees and local USLAW chapters, and develop and maintain relationships with organized labor while ensuring that affiliates are active and full participants.  USLAW labor affiliates and potential affiliates.  This job is currently part-time with the goal of fundraising it to full-time.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support to existing local labor-based Peace and Justice/Solidarity Committees and to labor liaisons to USLAW, including assistance with goals [and] objectives, fundraising plans, and campaign strategies.
  • Identify and reach out to potential new labor affiliates in priority cities as identified by USLAW leadership and National Coordinator.  Work with Steering Committee members and others active in USLAW to  help identify local  labor affiliate prospects and to coordinate with them on outreach and follow through.
  • Lead organization-building workshops as part of USLAW’s training program.
  • Solicit and/or write occasional articles about local group accomplishments.
  • Help the National Coordinator organize and/or coordinate calls, video conferences, and meetings among affiliates.
  • Contribute to the vision and direction of the USLAW network.
  • Represent the organization in meetings of local affiliates and potential affiliates, allies and potential allies with oversight from National Coordinator
  • Support USLAW-wide fundraising efforts.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and events.
  • Attend board meetings as requested.
  • Perform other organizing-related tasks as requested by the leadership.
  • Primary responsibility for maintaining, assessing, and contacting affiliates for affiliation fees

EVALUATION:
The work will be evaluated based upon this job description, the specific goals and objectives established, and the person’s contributions in meeting the overall goals and objectives of the organization.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • At least five years of experience in the labor movement, with preference given to labor organizing experience.
  • Commitment to economic social justice.
  • Strong writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong time management and planning skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Public speaking experience preferred.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  
The National Organizer reports to and works with the National Coordinator.

To Apply, email to info@uslaboragainstwar.org

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