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WSR - Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network

WSR
Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network

 

Campaign Coordinator

Based in New York City, NY
(remote locations allowed – with option for Washington, DC)

 

Organizational Overview
The Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network (WSRN) focuses on ending abuses against workers in corporate supply chains in the United States and globally. Network members are committed to a worker-driven social responsibility model that prioritizes enforcement of legally binding agreements and worker leadership in the design and implementation of social responsibility programs.

The WSRN is part of a global coalition of organizations, including trade unions and NGOs, that is working to address the impacts of the pandemic on garment workers, through the Pay Your Workers – Respect Labour Rights campaign. This position will work exclusively on that effort.

Position Overview and Responsibilities
The Campaign Coordinator will support the global campaign by helping develop and execute campaign plans, drafting communications materials, and liaising with dozens of labor, human rights, and other civil society organizations in the United States and internationally to inspire activism to advance the campaign goals.

The WSRN is anchored by Partners for Dignity and Rights (PDR). All WSRN staff are employed and supervised by PDR; work priorities for this position will be set by the garment sector members of the WSRN Coordinating Committee.

This is a grant-funded position with two years of guaranteed funding. Extension of the position is possible, depending on grant renewal. This position can be based out of PDR’s New York office or conducted remotely. There may also be an option for this position to be based out of an office in Washington, D.C.

Qualities Sought

  • Knowledge of and experience in the field of international workers’ rights
  • Experience working effectively with grassroots and partner organizations
  • Experience successfully navigating complex partnerships, and ability to connect with a wide range of diverse constituencies
  • Track-record of leading and/or implementing projects including planning, execution, and evaluation of lessons learned
  • Expertise in conceptualizing creative, effective campaign actions, both online and offline
  • An outstanding facility to effectively communicate with public audiences, especially through digital and media outlets, and public speaking
  • Skills in graphic design and messaging development for campaigns
  • Experience working with journalists and as a media spokesperson
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing deadlines

The following qualities would be helpful to have but are not required:

  • Experience living and working overseas, especially in a garment-exporting region
  • Fluency in languages other than English

How to Apply: Please send your résumé, a cover letter explaining why this position interests you, a brief writing sample such as a press release or campaign communication, and a graphic design sample to jobs@wsr-network.org with the subject line: “Campaign Coordinator.” No phone calls will be accepted about this position.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Application review will begin on October 1, 2021.

Start Date: As soon as feasible.

Salary: $69,780 per year with a generous benefits package including fully paid employer health insurance, retirement match program, childcare/family care reimbursement, dependent expense stipend, medical and transportation reimbursement and student loan assistance.

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