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Writers Guild of America, East

Writers Guild of America, East
WGAE


Organizer

Based in New York City, NY

 

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) is a labor union representing professional writers of television shows, movies, digital, TV and radio news programs and documentaries, and content for new media platforms. We keep the public informed and entertained!

We are accepting applications for committed individuals who want to be Union Organizers.

Key Job Responsibilities
Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to members and potential members.
Coordinating with existing workplace leaders on organizing plans.
Identifying and developing new workplace leaders to participate in organizing efforts.
Conducting job site/group meetings with members and potential members to discuss organizing efforts.
Communicating with members and potential members calls.
Coordinating with members and potential members to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
Mobilizing in support of a contract campaign or industry wide initiatives

Job Requirements

  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Sharp communications skills.
  • Basic writing and computer skills.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required.

To Apply:
All interested applicants should send a résumé, cover letter, and references to: jmolito@wgaeast.org.

We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including but not limited to employer paid health insurance, defined benefit pension plan.

This position is covered by a staff union contract with the USW.

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