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Organizing Coordinator (Detroit)

Based in Detroit, MI


SEIU Local 1 has been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and fighting for economic, racial, immigrant, and environmental justice! We are now hiring an Organizing Coordinator in Detroit to assist Local 1 in organizing new members within its jurisdiction and to directly assist the Director of Organizing with the day–to–day operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing and leading teams of staff and members to carry out campaign plans.
  • Writing and implementing individual staff development plans.
  • Leading staff by example, setting high standards of performance and holding organizers accountable to results.
  • Creating and managing winning campaigns in coordination with the appropriate departments and union officers.
  • Developing campaign plans for multiple companies, regions, and staff teams.
  • Developing campaign messages, and implementing plans with community allies.
  • Articulating a positive vision of the project and of the union.
  • Participating in creating the overall plan to move the union forward.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Labor Relations, Economics, Political Science or equivalent work experience.
  • At least five (5) years of experience developing and overseeing large field campaigns and managing teams of organizers.
  • Excellent oral and written advocacy skills, including public speaking experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice.
  • Willingness to travel, work long, irregular hours, nights, and weekends.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, desktop publishing, and database software.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus.
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter at http://seiu1.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2kqigc7gnvt

Local 1 is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, people of color, those with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community are especially encouraged to apply.

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