UFCW 21 Communications Representative

We are seeking a motivated, skilled and enthusiastic person to join our team at UFCW 21. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to work in UFCW 21’s Communications Department.

Building a Movement for the 21st Century – UFCW 21 is the largest private sector union in Washington State with over 45,000 members working in grocery stores and retail, health care and other industry jobs.  UFCW 21 is led by our President and Secretary-Treasurer and large Executive Board comprised from our membership which is among the youngest and most diverse in the labor movement.  We are committed to building a powerful union that fights for economic, political and social justice in our workplaces and communities. Visit  www.ufcw21.org for more information about our union. 

Successful candidates should meet the below job requirements:

 

Design and Production: Ability to use Adobe’s InDesign software to create documents for publication working from concept to finished product. Willingness to use in-house production equipment.

 

Copy Writing and Editing: Strong copy writing and editing skills to effectively create original materials to be printed and emailed, and published on the web/social media. Also provide editing support for other staff.

 

Mail, email and web publishing: Ability to use (or learn to use) in-house mailing machinery, email publishing formats, and web-based editors to send and publish communications content. Must be able to use database to execute these mailings.

 

Video: Skills (or ability and desire to learn) to produce in-house video.

 

Team Leader: UFCW 21 is a strong team style work-place. Each person has a job to do and we all work together as a team to accomplish our overall mission. The Communications Representative would work closely with others throughout the organization as well as the Communications Department team. This position will require applicant to be able to work independently, in a team, and as a leader depending on the specific task.

 

World View: Our view is that we can change the world for the better. We are not naïve about the challenges in creating that change, yet we know it can be done. We seek a candidate who also has this perspective and has a background in unions or other progressive organizations that demonstrate that commitment.

 

Salary/Benefits: Salary DOE; includes generous health care and other benefits. This position is a union job represented by OPEIU Local 8.  

 

Email resume & letter of interest to: jobs@ufcw21.org

 

Deadline: Open until filled; interviews will begin as early as August 1, 2015.

 

UFCW 21 is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring and advancing personnel with a particular emphasis on the advancement of women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and others from traditionally under-represented populations. Further, we are committed to working with allied organizations which do the same.

 

 

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