job: campaign researcher, no salary info

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Thu Apr 5 17:41:10 CDT 2007


From: "David Dolecki" <ddolecki at unitehere.org>



UNITE HERE is currently recruiting full-time Research Analysts (aka 
Campaign Researchers)  to research, develop strategy and run campaigns 
to win justice and better treatment for workers in low-wage, service 
sector jobs throughout North America.

Atlantic City, NJ; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles/Orange Co, 
CA; Mississippi; New York City, NY; San Francisco, CA ; Seattle, WA and 
Washington, DC.

UNITE HERE is leading the fight to organize thousands of low-wage 
workers - many of them African-Americans, Latino and Asian immigrants, 
and women - in hotels, casinos, industrial laundries, institutional 
cafeterias, airport concessions, and apparel manufacturing, 
distribution, and retail facilities. Our union, with over 450,000 
members, is at the forefront of battles for workers rights, immigration 
reform, living wages, and quality jobs in many cities throughout North 
America. UNITE HERE needs talented researchers to join in the struggle 
to organize the unorganized in these industries.

Positions are available in several major cities throughout the United 
States and Canada. Some positions are with the International Union, and 
some are with Local Unions/Affiliates.

Current available positions include:

    * Atlantic City, NJ. Senior Research Analyst position with UNITE 
HERE International Union to develop national campaign in casinos and 
gaming division.  
    * Chicago, IL. Research Analyst and Senior Research Analyst 
positions with the International Union to work on organizing projects in 
the food service and  hotel industries. Senior Research Analyst position 
with the International Union to develop national campaign in casinos and 
gaming division.
    * Las Vegas, NV. Research Analyst position with the largest local 
affiliate of UNITE HERE, the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, which 
represents almost 60,000 workers in the gaming, food service and laundry 
industries, to work on campaigns to organize non-union workers and 
continue to improve the standards for existing members.
    * Los Angeles/Orange County.  Research Analyst position based with 
Local 681 (Anaheim) and working closely with Local 11 (Los Angeles) to 
develop and carry out campaigns to organize non-union workers and 
continue to improve standards for existing members.
    * Mississippi. Research Analyst or Senior Reseach Analyst position  
with UNITE HERE International Union working on organizing projects in 
the gaming industry.
    * New York City. Research Analyst and Senior Research Analyst 
positions with UNITE HERE International Union  to work on organizing the 
unorganized and building the power of workers in hotel and food service 
industries.
    * San Francisco, CA.   Research Analyst or Senior Research Analyst 
position with the International Union to work on organizing hotel and 
service workers throughout Northern California, with a primary focus on 
new development.
    * Seattle, WA.  Research Analyst or Senior Research Analyst position 
with the International Union to work on organizing workers throughout 
the Pacific Northwest, with a primary focus on new development
    * Washington, DC. Research Analyst positions with the International 
Union to work on organizing the unorganized and building power for hotel 
workers.

Positions are also available from time to time in other locations.

Qualifications for International Union positions include:

    * Commitment to fighting for workers' rights and activist experience;
    * BA Degree, preferably in economics, business or labor studies or 
relevant research and/or organizing experience (labor, political or 
community);
    * Strong analytical, writing, computer and interpersonal skills;
    * Creativity, dedication, and motivation;
    * Willingness to travel and to work long hours;
    * Familiarity with database and word processing software;
    * Ability to effectively manage a caseload with competing priorities 
and deadlines.

Research Analyst job responsibilities (International Union) include:

    * Research companies using a wide variety of sources, including 
published databases, on-line and Internet sources as well as 
informational interviews with union, industry and financial sources;
    * Conduct local and field research on companies and industries;
    * Develop corporate analysis and adapt it for various audiences 
(e.g. staff, workers, stockholders, the public);
    * Develop and implement campaign strategies and tactics;
    * Develop expertise in certain key UNITE HERE industries;
    * Interact with workers on organizing and contract campaigns;
    * Work with UNITE HERE organizers, regional staff and elected leaders.

Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. Some 
positions may require substantial travel. Salary is commensurate with 
experience. Positions include excellent benefits. Current UNITE HERE 
research analysts have worked in the past as community and union 
organizers, urban planners, journalists, teachers, and researchers 
elsewhere.

To apply:
Please complete on-line application information (including resume and 
cover letter) at http://jobs.unitehere.org/analystapp.php.

 

 

David Dolecki

Strategic Affairs Dept/WRO Office Manager

UNITE HERE Western Regional Office

243 Golden Gate Ave

San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone:  415-553-3282

Fax:  415-621-6820

www.unitehere.org

 




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