Full-time Organizer
Alaska Public Employees Association


The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the Alaska Public Employees Association are seeking a full-time organizer to work with elected local leadership to facilitate membership activism, build internal organization, and identify and develop worksite leaders.

Position Description: This is a full-time, project organizer position. Yearly total compensation for is $50,000 per year with a comprehensive benefits package. Position will be based in Fairbanks or Anchorage and will require some travel throughout Alaska. Irregular work hours, including evenings and weekends will be required.

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Primary duties will include:

  • One-on-one internal organizing, including mapping the workplace, having conversations with potential, new, and current members of the local;
  • Identifying, recruiting, and training potential leaders;
  • Keeping detailed notes and managing confidential data;
  • Supporting the local campaign planning process; and
  • Motivating members and setting an example in organizing and meeting commitments.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Union organizing experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong interest in and commitment to unions and the labor movement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral communication, listening, motivational skills, and attention to detail
  • Computing skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and databases

Local applicants preferred.

Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community and other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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