Pennsylvania State Education Association
Pennsylvania State Education Association

Organizing / Communications Specialist

Based in Indiana, PA


PSEA is a labor organization representing 178,000 members who work in school and skilled nursing settings. We have been advocates for excellence in education since 1852. PSEA has a position for a field-based Organizing/Communications Specialist located in Indiana, PA.

We are seeking individuals with strong labor credentials, excellent organizing skills and experience, and superior communications skills/expertise. The individual in this position works with other labor relations specialists to motivate and engage school employees, other members, and the community around work-related issues of concern and support for public education. Experience working in a labor environment, a non-profit association, electoral or legislative campaigns or education is preferred. Successful candidates must possess the ability to motivate and engage individuals, and demonstrate excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to work in a team setting, promote membership, develop plans to deal with campaigns and crises, and foster positive relationships with the news media. Successful candidates will have a solid understanding of digital tools and databases and their application to organizing including but not limited to, peer-to-peer texting, online forms and event registration, virtual phone banking, data tracking and reporting using databases such as the VAN, and various social media platforms.

The position requires a consistent physical presence in our Indiana, as well as Johnstown offices. Evening and occasional weekend work is also required. The minimum educational requirement is a bachelor’s degree. PSEA offers a comprehensive benefit package PTO, pension, employer-paid medical insurance, dental and vision and an excellent starting salary.

For a complete job description, please visit our website at www.psea.org/jobs.

To Apply:
Résumés and cover letters should be sent to jobs@psea.org no later than June 14th.


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