RESEARCH 1 POSITION

UNITE HERE Local 11 is hiring for a Research 1 position. Accepting applications now!

OPEN POSITION: RESEARCH ANALYST 1, CORPORATE RESEARCH

UNITE HERE is known throughout the labor movement for innovative and effective research, and impressive grassroots mobilization of workers and community allies to win justice for low-wage workers in the service-sector (specifically, in hotels, gaming, food service, laundry and apparel manufacturing and retail).  Through organizing and winning good contracts, UNITE HERE members have made hundreds of thousands of traditionally low-wage jobs into good, family-sustaining, middle class jobs. UNITE HERE boasts a diverse membership – largely Latino and Asian immigrants and African Americans – with a majority being women.  

Research Analyst job responsibilities 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 analysis and adapt it for various audiences (e.g. staff, workers, shareholders, the public).
* Develop expertise in UNITE HERE industries.
* Work with UNITE HERE members, organizers, and regional staff, as well as community members and elected leaders.

Desired Qualifications include:

· Activist experience and commitment to fighting for workers’ rights
· BA Degree, preferably in economics, business or labor studies or relevant research and/or organizing experience (labor, political or community)
· Strong analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills
· Willingness to travel and to work long hours
· Familiarity with database and word processing software
· Ability to effectively manage a workload with competing priorities and deadlines, and thrive in a fast-changing, emerging set of circumstances where it will be necessary to work independently and take initiative.

For more information: Francis Engler at fengler@unitehere11.org