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UAW - United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America International Union

UAW
United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement
Workers of America International Union

 

Senior Organizer
Organizing Department

 

The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is a 400,000-member-strong, progressive, militant union with one of the largest and most diverse memberships in North America. Our members are employed in a range of workplaces, from multinational corporations to small manufacturers and state and local governments to colleges and universities, hospitals and private non-profit organizations.

The UAW is seeking a seasoned Senior Organizer. This role involves strategizing, mentoring, and working closely with a team of dedicated staff and members to support workers in winning their union, first contracts, and building collective power.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers;
  • Build one-to-one relationships with workers and establish trust;
  • Identifying and develop leaders to guide and lead their campaign;
  • Conduct individual and group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing
  • campaigns;
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take collective public action;.
  • Work with a campaign lead or campaign director to win an organizing election campaigns for units of 500 or fewer
  • Lead and drive large department or units of scaled organizing campaigns.
  • Willingness to engage with and adopt new organizing strategies
  • Develop campaign materials such as raps, leaflets, and emails

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-3 years of union organizing experience
  • An unwavering commitment to building a fighting, member-led union.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team;
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan;
  • Effective and persuasive communications skills;
  • Basic writing and computer skills;
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits;
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and manage time and priorities.
  • Good listener, strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated track record of winning NLRB organizing elections or contract campaigns at the local or national level.
  • Demonstrated track record of making and following through on work plans and working well in a diverse team.
  • Ability to prep and run effective meetings.
  • Demonstrated track record of engaging and involving workers and members in campaigns that push what can be won.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends and extensive travel, if necessary

Successful candidates will exhibit discerning judgment, exemplary people skills, and adept writing capabilities. The ideal candidate is both a team player who can collaborate with an enthusiastic staff and a self-driven individual versed in time and task management.

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, qualifications, or requirements associated with the role.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
The UAW offers a competitive starting salary along with best-in-class health, retirement, and paid time off benefits. This position is represented by the UAW Staff Council.

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please click on the link below and be prepared to provide the following:

https://uaw.us/organizing-job-application

  • A current résumé reflecting qualifications for this position, including months and years of employment.
  • A cover letter or short letter of application (500 words or less) which specifically explains how your experiences and accomplishments have prepared you to work with the UAW to win big, bold campaigns.
  • A minimum of 2 (two) references as well as your professional relationship to them.

The UAW is dedicated to promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that our collective strength is amplified when all voices are represented. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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