External Organizing Coordinator
Based in Los Angeles, CA
WHO WE ARE:
SEIU 721 is a dynamic and fast growing labor organization recognized as one of the largest and strongest unions of publicly funded employees in the nation. We represent over 85,000 members and have over 200 staff employees covering 6 counties in Southern California, including Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties and numerous cities in these regions. Our members provide public services in diverse fields, including health care, social services, special districts, private non-profits, libraries, courts, parks and recreation, public works and mental health. They care for the sick, protect the quality of the drinking water, keep records in the courts, administer benefits for poor people, maintain the libraries, help run the jails, protect our communities' most vulnerable members, maintain the streets, work with parolees, groom and maintain the beaches, and provide many other services to keep counties and cities running.
The External Organizing Coordinator will lead field operations and co-lead overall strategic planning for major external organizing campaigns or multiple small campaigns. She/he must work collegially with the Organizing Department’s senior leadership team to develop and implement external organizing plans. An Organizing Coordinator is responsible for the success of her/his team. She/he will direct the work of lead and entry-level organizers; guide staff development; guide lead organizers on effective management of their teams; identify and develop candidates for promotion; recommend and implement discipline. Responsible for preparing work plans, calendars, files, reports and other records. This is not a 9 to 5 job - long and varied hours, with early morning, evening and weekend work, as necessary. This is an exempt position.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Mail, fax or e-mail a cover letter, detailed resume, two-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:
Human Resources Department SEIU Local 721
1545 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90017
Fax: (213) 401-1787
To be considered, your resume or cover letter must show how you meet each of the job requirements listed above.
SEIU Local 721 is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. SEIU Local 721 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces zero tolerance policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.
Position will remain open until filled.
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