STRATEGIC RESEARCH POSITIONS for Union Organizing Campaigns
Ambitious and exciting union organizing campaigns are seeking strategic researchers in New Orleans and Washington DC.
Labor, environmental, and community activists/researchers looking for a career change, investigative reporters with an interest in labor, graduates of business or MBA programs with labor sensibilities, progressive academics, recent college graduates interested in a career in organized labor, lawyers with a public interest background, and other progressive activists are all encouraged to apply.
QUALIFICATIONS Work experience with labor unions, public interest organizations, or community-based groups.
Educational background in economics, law, business, labor studies, urban planning and geography, public administration, environmental and community health studies, history, or journalism.
Experience with quantitative and qualitative research, including financial analysis, industry research, corporate research, and/or issue research; ability to plan, research, write and edit quality research projects.
Experience and desire to thrive in challenging campaign atmosphere; ability to work on numerous assignments at once and to successfully meet tight deadlines.
Excellent computer and analytical skills, including facility with database design and management and on-line databases.
Strong commitment to the labor movement and desire fight for social justice.
To apply send resume and writing sample to:
AFL-CIO Department of Corporate Affairs OI-SR-WD Search Committee
815 16th Street, NW, Suite 405 Washington, D.C. 20006.
Or email same to: corpaff at aflcio.org (attached files should be in Word Perfect for the PC or in ascii)
No phone calls please.
Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.