Lead Organizer
Fast Food Justice

New York City, NY

Fast Food Justice, a new model of worker and community empowerment, is launching operations throughout NYC.  We have an opportunity for an experienced lead organizer to join our campaign and help build a platform for fast food workers and their communities.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Lead Organizer will oversee a team of organizers and develop programs to engage thousands of fast food workers across the industry in NYC.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with fast food workers and community members to enforce New York City and state legislation that improves industry working conditions;
  • Develop and train organizing staff;
  • Identify and develop worker and community leaders;
  • Plan and run meetings of workers and community members;
  • Move thousands of fast food workers and community members to become involved.

Requirements include:

  • An in-depth understanding of organizing based on prior work experience;
  • Three to five years of organizing experience, including experience leading a team;
  • The ability and willingness to travel, and to work long hours, including weekend work as needed;
  • Strong and effective verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Advanced writing and computer skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Experience and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • A car and a valid driver’s license.

Fluency in a second language – Spanish, Bengali, or Haitian Creole – preferred.

Fast Food Justice offers a competitive salary and a benefits package.

People of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Qualified candidates may send a resume and letter of interest to lisa@fastfoodjustice.org.

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