National OrganizerPayYourWorkers Campaign Website
The Pay Your Workers US Campaign is seeking a National Organizer to lead nationwide student organizing in solidarity with garment worker unions. For information about the global campaign, endorsed by more than 280 civil society organizations including unions in the US and around the world, please see: https://payyourworkers.org/ and https://www.nikesteals.com/.
Position Overview and Responsibilities
The National Organizer will have the following responsibilities:
- Lead outreach in-person on campuses and in communities, in-person as well as digitally, to students and youth organizations to mobilize activism in solidarity with garment worker unions
- Lead and coordinate worker tours, including presentations at universities, throughout the United States
- Facilitate meetings among students and other activists to plan actions in support of garment worker unions
- Generate campaign content for both online and offline actions, including demonstrations, petitions, and letter deliveries
- Plan and execute in-person actions at retail locations and on college campuses
- Coordinate international delegations of students for exchanges with workers and organizers in major garment-producing countries
To be successful in this job:
- You are extremely organized and responsive
- You have at least two years of experience as an organizer – either with student groups, unions, grassroots organizations, or within social movements
- You’re excited about traveling frequently to meet with students and other activists around the country, and ready to be on the road up to half time
- You have the ability to mobilize, inspire, and connect with diverse groups of progressive college students and community activists
- You’re excited about conducting cold outreach to student organizations and faculty members, making new contacts, and building relationships on the phone and in-person
- You’re comfortable speaking publicly about worker rights issues
- You have strong campaign writing skills
Compensation: This is project-based work requiring a full-time commitment. The minimum rate for this position will be $4200/month, with the possibility of significantly higher compensation for a candidate with substantial experience.
Term: This is initially a two-year role, with the goal of making the role permanent contingent upon available funding.
Location: Remote, anywhere in the United States.
Start Date: As soon as feasible.
How to Apply: Please send a brief cover letter explaining why this opportunity interests you and a resume to email@example.com. Application review will start on July 14, 2023, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.