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SEIU Local 32BJ Hiring for Multiple Research Positions

Research Analyst, Based in Newark, NJ 

32BJ SEIU is one of the largest and most dynamic labor unions in the East coast, with over 163,000 members in 11 states and Washington, DC. The Union is at the forefront of building the nation’s labor movement, supporting progressive candidates for elected office and moving a broad policy agenda, including campaigns to guarantee living wages, promote responsible development and expand access to health care. Its parent organization, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is the nation’s largest labor union.

32BJ’s Research Department plays a vital role in the Union’s organizing campaigns by conducting corporate research, developing, and implementing strategies and tactics to advance campaign goals. Work includes tracking real estate trends and key industry players, performing industry, company and individual research. We have a vacancy for a Research Analyst in our Newark, NJ office.

Skills and Qualifications:

·     2-3 years of relevant work experience

·     Strong commitment to progressive social change and activist/labor movement experience

·     Strong technical research skills and ability to apply research to development of strategic organizing campaigns

·     Familiarity with corporate research, financial analysis, employment law or investigative journalism

·     Experience with a variety of computer-based research tools and good quantitative skills

·     Excellent writing ability

·     Excellent political and internal organizational skills

·     Ability to work well under tight deadlines and in a team environment

·     Enthusiastic commitment to strengthening the labor movement

Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

32BJ offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes employer-paid medical and dental plans for full-time staff and their qualified dependents.

32BJ is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

To Apply
Please send a résumé and letter of interest, and a brief writing sample to: 
HR@seiu32bj.org. Please use “Research” in the Subject line of your email.

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Researcher, based in Washington, DC

SEIU Local 32BJ is looking for a strategic researcher, to be based in the Capital Area. The Research Department plays a vital role in the Union by conducting corporate research, industry analysis, and developing and implementing strategies and tactics to advance the union’s agenda. 

Are you looking to build a career fighting for economic justice?  Do you love investigating tough questions, and do you have the tenacity and commitment to stick with a campaign until you win?  If you answered “yes” to these questions, we’d love to hear from you.

The Service Employees International Union (“SEIU”) Local 32BJ is looking for a strategic researcher, to be based in the Capital Area.  32BJ SEIU is the largest property service union in the country with 163,000 members across twelve states and the District of Columbia.  Our membership includes cleaners, doormen, porters, maintenance workers, window cleaners, security officers, superintendents, and theater and stadium workers.  32BJ members come from 64 countries and speak 28 different languages, but are united in a single fight for fairness and decency for the region’s working families.

The Research Department plays a vital role in the Union by conducting corporate research, industry analysis, and developing and implementing strategies and tactics to advance the union’s agenda.  Work includes tracking real estate trends and key real estate players, performing industry analysis, company and individual research, providing contract costing analysis and other support for collective bargaining, and conducting public policy research. 

Requirements include:

·     Strong commitment to progressive social change;

·     Strong technical research and quantitative skills;

·     Experience with a variety of computer-based research tools;

·     Excellent written and verbal communication;

·     Ability to work well under tight deadlines and in a team environment;

·     Strong work habits and ability to work independently;

·     Project management experience;

·     Familiarity with the labor movement, community organizing, corporate or political research, financial analysis, employed law, and/or investigative journalism.

Spanish fluency a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and opportunity for advancement.  An excellent benefits package includes employer-paid medical and dental insurance for employees and their qualified dependents, pension and paid vacation leave.

Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.  Local 32BJ is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send a resume, letter of interest and a brief writing sample to HR@seiu32bj.org.   Please use “Research” in the Subject line of your email.

32BJ is affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), a union that is 2.1 million members strong and growing.  Please see http://www.seiu32bj.org for more information about 32BJ SEIU.

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Lead Researcher

New Development Campaign

SEIU Local 32BJ

The Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ is looking for a seasoned, activist researcher who has experience in the labor movement, community organizing, journalism or political work to support the campaigns of one of the most progressive and effective unions in the country. 32BJ’s Research Department plays a vital role in the Union’s organizing campaigns by conducting corporate research and developing and implementing strategies and tactics to advance campaign goals.

We are recruiting for a Lead Researcher on our New Development Campaign in New York City that ensures that new residential development in the city brings good jobs. Work includes tracking real estate trends and key industry players, prepping union officers for negotiations, performing industry, company and individual research, and leading, developing, and mentoring less experienced researchers.

Requirements:

·     5+ years of relevant work experience

·     Strong commitment to progressive social change and activist/labor movement experience

·     Strong technical research skills and ability to apply research to development of strategic organizing campaigns

·     Familiarity with corporate research, financial analysis, employment law or investigative journalism

·     Experience with a variety of computer-based research tools and good quantitative skills

·     Excellent writing ability

·     Excellent political and internal organizational skills

·     Ability to work well under tight deadlines and in a team environment

·     Experience in leading strategic campaigns in support of organizing and/or bargaining, including the development of campaign strategy

·     Ability to lead, mentor and supervise staff within a labor or progressive community organization a plus.

32BJ offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes employer-paid medical and dental plans for full-time staff and their qualified dependents as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

32BJ is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Please send a resume and letter of interest, and a brief writing sample to:  HR@seiu32bj.org.  Please use “Research” in the Subject line of your email.