SEIU Local 32BJ

Temporary Political Organizer
District 615

Based in Boston, MA


32BJ SEIU is one of the largest and most dynamic labor unions in the East coast, with over 175,000 members in 11 states and Washington, DC.  The Union is at the forefront of building the nation’s labor movement, supporting progressive candidates for elected office and moving a broad policy agenda, including campaigns to guarantee living wages, promote responsible development and expand access to health care.  Its parent organization, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is the nation’s largest labor union.

The Temporary Political Organizer is based in Boston, Massachusetts and is responsible for aspects of the Union’s political work in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  This position will begin ASAP and is expected to run to December 31st, 2022.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Mobilizing, training, and educating member leaders and activists for electoral activity including candidate screenings, door knocking, and phone-banking;
  • Support the defense of the newly passed MA driver’s license bill through a decline to sign campaign, by training volunteers and engaging in education of the public;
  • Facilitate Social Justice Leadership Academy member trainings;  
  • Supporting contract and organizing campaigns, including elected turn-out for rallies, press events and targeted owner activity;
  • Supporting the Union’s federal legislative campaigns by reaching out to offices in support of our key legislative priorities;

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years’ experience in labor, political, or community organizing;
  • Ability to implement effective political and electoral programs;
  • Knowledge of legislative processes;
  • Experience working on electoral campaigns and managing field programs;
  • Excellent communications skills and experience building strong working relationships with stakeholders across the Union;
  • Fluent written and oral Spanish preferred but not required;
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends, and to travel as needed.

The gross weekly pay for this position is $1,135.  Staff are paid every Friday for the previous week’s work.

To Apply:
Please email a résumé and letter of interest to Candis Tall, Political Director, HR@seiu32bj.org.  Please use “Temp Political Organizer” in the subject line of your email.  When applying be sure to indicate where you saw this job posting

Please note 32BJ has implemented a Covid vaccine mandate.  Bona fide religious and ADA exemptions are permitted with additional safety measures.

32BJ is an inclusive and diverse organization, committed to advocating for social, racial and economic justice. We promote diversity and strongly encourage applications from people who believe in our mission. We strongly encourage women and people of color to apply.

For more information on 32BJ SEIU, visit www.seiu32bj.org.

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