Job Opportunity: Dept for Professional Employees

The Department for Professional Employees, a coalition of two dozen national unions, is looking for a new Research and Outreach Manager.

The job, located in downtown Washington, DC, involves researching policy areas affecting professional and technical employees. As a manager, you will be responsible for proposing, developing, and updating such research. You will analyze data both quantitatively and qualitatively, then produce fact sheets and reports.

Your team will expect you to prepare materials for meetings and assist with logistics. You will also reach out to labor and non-labor organizations alike via numerous channels, including the department’s website and social media.

A qualified applicant ideally has an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, though an advanced degree is preferred. You must have at least three years working in the labor movement and demonstrate evidence of strong communication skills, both written and orally. You must display familiarity with government databases, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Census Bureau resources.

The salary range is $65,000 to $80,000, depending on experience. Benefits include medical and dental, a defined benefit pension, 401(k), paid sick leave and paid vacation.

To apply, email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three professional references (which include name, job title, email address, and phone number) to by September 7th.