International Brotherhood of Teamsters

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Research Analysts
Strategic Research and Campaigns Department

Based in Washington, DC

The Teamsters Strategic Research and Campaigns Department conducts research on a broad range of industries and companies and develops research products and analyses to inform the union’s growth, organizing, and strategic campaign goals. Strategic research is a crucial component of both the campaigns implemented by the department, and the organizing goals of the union.

Position Description:
We are looking for Research Analysts to conduct industry and corporate research to inform strategy in organizing and contract campaigns. Research analysts develop expertise in industries of interest and apply the department’s research and campaigns model to understanding major corporations and Teamster employers. Research includes financial performance, business strategy, collective bargaining history, and competitive environment, as well as significant data collection and analysis projects.

Research Analysts work closely with campaign staff in the department and provide research support for ongoing campaigns. Research analysts also write reports and prepare presentations of their analyses and recommendations, and collaborate as assigned with staff in the Organizing Department and Local Union officers. Travel may be required to complete certain projects.

Applicants for research analyst positions must have experience in industry, corporate, or policy research. Ability to manage and manipulate large data sets in Access and Excel, analyze raw data, and build relational databases is sought. Knowledge of ArcGIS, Salesforce, or other data management platforms is also preferred. A strong commitment to the goals and values of the labor movement is essential.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The IBT offers a robust benefits package including a 100% employer-paid health & welfare plan, FICA reimbursement, pension, and 401(k).

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Degrees in social sciences, labor relations, business, finance or related fields preferred.
  • Minimum one to two years of experience in research, preferably corporate or industry research.
  • Minimum one to two years of experience in the labor movement preferred.

Application Process:
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, 1-2 page writing sample, and 3 references to: humanresources2@teamster.org. No phone calls please.

The IBT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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