Higher Education Organizers
Northeast Regional Organizing Project

Based in Washington, DC

Job Description:
This is a full-time position for the Northeast Regional Organizing Project. Applicants will work on exciting DC-based organizing campaign with the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees. Organizers are responsible for all aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and increasing and sustaining motivation of organizing committee and activists. This project is a joint venture with the American Federation of Teachers.


  • Knowledge, experience and background indicating capabilities in organizing
  • Demonstrated commitment to empower workers through the labor movement
  • At least 1 year of previous labor and/or community organizing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to take direction and work in a team
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and leadership abilities
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as required
  • Competency in common office and communications software and technology
  • Able to participate in blitz activity that may be in a location other than the home assignment.
  • In possession of an email and text-capable mobile phone

Applicants must be flexible with regards to geography/be willing to relocate.

The ideal candidate will be available to start immediately.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and mobilize workers
  • Participate in daily and weekly meetings to discuss progress and plan activities
  • One-on-one visits, site visits, meetings, and other interaction with potential members
  • Identify and develop new leaders and activists
  • Organize and facilitate meetings
  • Create communication pieces including flyers, emails and social media
  • Record assessments and other data collected on a daily basis
  • Take direction on daily and weekly activities to grow membership and accomplish goals

Salary and benefits:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Health benefits, 401k and vacation are included.

How to Apply:
Please submit cover letter and résumé by clicking on the link provided below –

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity and all are encouraged to apply.

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