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Organizing Coordinator

Based in Portland, OR
 

Oregon and Southwest Washington’s union of 13,000 hospital and clinic workers, security officers and janitors is conducting a search for candidates for a staff leadership position.  SEIU is leading the fight for a just and vibrant society for all Oregonians, and is committed to building a 21st century union. We seek a highly experienced, dynamic leader who will work with talented member leaders and staff to organize the unorganized.

Organizing Coordinator: Responsible for running the day to day of organizing campaigns through leadership development of staff and worker leaders.
Eligible applicants for the position should have: five or more years of union organizing experience; demonstrated success as a supervisor, including training and developing staff and a history of holding staff, leaders, and self accountable to high standards of performance; the ability to work effectively with other departments within the union and with minimal supervision; and a demonstrated commitment to organizational equity and inclusion.  Private sector organizing experienced preferred.  Must be willing to travel regionally and nationally for extended periods of time.

People of color, women and multilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation range is based on experience, $64k-94k annually. Send a cover letter and resume to Kristin Perreault, Organizing Director, SEIU Local 49 kristinp@seiu49.org by December 8, 2017.

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