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MARJB - Mid-Atlantic Regional Joint Board, Workers United

MARJB
Mid-Atlantic Regional Joint Board, Workers United


Full-Time Organizer

Based in Mid-Atlantic Region
(Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia)

 

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Joint Board, Workers United is hiring a full-time Organizer to build power in the workplace for unorganized and represented workers.

Applicants with the following experience or abilities are being sought:

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage workers;
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers, educating them about the Union;
  • Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead their campaign;
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing campaigns;
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action;
  • Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns;
  • Engaging workers in broader union efforts to bring pressure to bear on the industry as a whole.

Applicants should have previous experience in union or community organizing. A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required.

Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work long hours, nights, and weekends;
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team;
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan;
  • Effective communications skills;
  • Basic writing and computer skills; proficiency in office is a plus; on social media is a must;
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits;
  • Fluency in a second language, Spanish preferred.
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.

The MARJB encourages people of color, women and differently abled people to apply.

Compensation:
We offer a competitive salary based on experience. Our full benefits package includes employer-paid family health, dental and vision plans, and a weekly travel allowance. This is a salaried position.

To Apply:
Please send an email to: rhess@marjb.org. Include your résumé and a short statement about your interest in this position.

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