Our Union » Employment

To be considered

For each position of interest, please send a separate email with an attached cover letter and resume to: recruiting@afscme.org.

Also, include the position title, and if you are a current member of an AFSCME Local, in the subject line of your email.

Assistant PEOPLE Coordinator

Department: Political Action
Location:Washington, D.C.
Grade:USU Grade 6
Salary:Starts at $62,126
Benefits:List of benefits
Posting Date:December 19, 2018

This position is responsible for assisting the Political Action Department in implementing programs that support the political action objectives and fundraising goals of AFSCME.

Duties:

  • Provides operational support to the department,and assists with PEOPLE fundraising campaign activities. 
  • Assists with strategic development of the PEOPLE program including affiliate programs, IU initiatives, digital and other fundraising programs.
  • Under the direction of the Assistant Director, works directly with affiliate leaders and staff to develop, implement and track PEOPLE programs.
  • Responsible for producing reports on fundraising activities as requested.
  • Represents AFSCME at various conferences and meetings for the purpose of promoting PEOPLE programs and drives.
  • Assist with development and production of program materials, including pamphlets, flyers, training materials, clothing items and more.
  • Works across departments, including data and analytics to ensure proper tracking of program participants, and communications, to implement digital solicitation and maintenance programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in Labor Relations, Political Science or Government.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of related work experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of unions and their political action and fundraising activities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and supervise administrative staff.
  • Must be able to complete assignments and meet departmental deadlines.
  • Knowledge of applications and computer software associated with digital communications, databases, spreadsheets, documents, presentations, and other office suite programs. 
  • Strong writing and oral communications skills.  Knowledge of FEC laws and regulations.
  • Proven effectives in public speaking, campaign plan-writing and budgeting, running meetings, and holding training seminars.
  • Ability to work under pressure within tight 

Please submit resume and cover letter to recruiting@afscme.org.

Get the latest from AFSCME

Get mobile updates

By providing your cell phone number you consent to receive calls (including recorded or autodialed calls, or texts) at that number from AFSCME and its affiliated labor, political and charitable organizations on any subject matter. Your carrier’s rates may apply. You may modify your preferences at: www.afscme.org/tcpa.

Get news & updates from AFSCME