United Steelworkers

United Steelworkers

Project Field Organizer
Higher Education

Based in Pittsburgh, PA


United Steelworkers International Union seeks an enthusiastic, mission-driven, and available Project Field Organizer for Pittsburgh-based campaign in the higher-education sector.

Pay commensurate with experience. Generous benefits. Applicants must have own vehicle and a valid driver’s license. Position is immediately available.

USW is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and bilingual people are encouraged to apply, as well as those with prior experience in higher-education and/or professional-employee organizing.

Job Description
The Project Field Organizer (PFO) will work on a team to develop effective winning strategies in an organizing campaign. A successful applicant should have a strong commitment to building the labor movement, be able to perform effective house calls, have experience running group meetings with employees, successfully identify and develop workplace leaders, have adequate skills maintaining and updating campaign charts and database, and the ability and skills to work independently. 1-5 years’ experience in higher education or professional-employee organizing is preferred.

Extra consideration will be given to applicants with a strong labor background; relevant experience in similar campaigns, including building committee, developing campaign messaging, and independently running other aspects of a campaign; and expertise in Microsoft and Google products, as well as maintaining and building databases.

To Apply
Submit résumés and cover letters to Ryan Fairley at: rfairley@usw.org.

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