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Teamsters Joint Council #9

Teamsters Joint Council #9


Union Organizer

Based in North Carolina/South Carolina
(prefer to have someone in Charlotte, NC area)


Teamsters Joint Council #9 is a coalition of four (4) Local Unions that cover North and South Carolina. Teamsters is a progressive labor organization that seeks a dynamic, committed individual who will support workers through organizing, collective bargaining, and advocacy.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead organizing campaigns with workers who are interested in forming a Union
  • Identify pro-union workers through house calls, phone calls, leaflets, social media, etc.
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action
  • Develop organizing skills of member organizers
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers
  • Work to involve community allies in organizing campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Prior Union organizing experience preferred. Candidates with Community/Political organizing experience will be considered.
  • Willing to conduct house visits and work site visits.
  • Ability to work independently, manage time and priorities.
  • Sharp communications skills.
  • Strong writing and computer skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
  • Background check required.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary ($50,000 – $52,000), commensurate with experience
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, vision, dental, life insurance, 401k, vacation time
  • Car provided

To Apply:
Send cover letter and résumé to brian@teamsters61.com with the subject line Union Organizer.

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