CMRJB - Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United/SEIU

Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United/SEIU


Lead Union Organizers

Based in Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN;
Columbus, OH; or Milwaukee, WI

Workers United is an International Union with a rich history of organizing manufacturing, distribution and service workers throughout the US and Canada. We are now gearing up for exciting campaigns in the Midwest and looking for talented Lead Organizers to join our team!

Qualifications. A qualified candidate must be:

  • A proven leader
  • Able to motivate and lead a small team of organizers and a worker Organizing Committee.
  • An effective communicator – oral and written (Bilingual big plus)
  • A skilled listener
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • Capable of building relationships with member organizers and workers from diverse backgrounds
  • Willing to travel extensively as needed
  • In possession of valid driver’s license
  • 100% committed to social, economic and racial justice
  • Someone with at least 3 years of Organizing experience (labor, student, political, community etc.) required. 2-3 years of union organizing experience strongly preferred
  • Comfortable with taking calculated risks

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Mentoring, developing and leading new organizers
  • Moving workers to take action through one-on-one conversations and meetings
  • Helping craft and implement winning campaign plans
  • Assisting individual organizers to create and follow a professional development plan
  • Accurately gauging worker support for a campaign
  • Maintaining and/or supervising the maintenance of charts and campaign data systems
  • Facilitating staff, organizing committee and shift meetings
  • Building tactical relationships with community allies and other labor groups as needed
  • Producing quality written campaign materials


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable based on experience
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Monthly car and cell phone allowances.

To Apply
Submit a résumé and cover letter to Boyd McCamish at: bmccamish@cmrjb.org.

The Chicago and Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United 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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