Below are six job openings available in Washington, DC, which will allow you to apply your talents, while helping out a union and showing solidarity with workers across industries:
The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees has a paid internship opportunity in its communications department. The job involves creating branded materials for use in print and online. Compensation is $15 per hour for roughly 20 hours a week.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and link or PDF of your portfolio with your application to LinMartin@afscme.org.
The Alliance for Retired Americans is on the lookout for a digital communications specialist. Applicants will develop digital strategies and outreach campaigns to help the organization grow. This is a salaried position with pay commensurate with experience.
To apply send a resume, cover letter, and work samples to Lisa Cutler email@example.com
The United Food & Commercial Workers International Union is seeking a Spanish language press secretary to develop and implement strategic media and messaging programs. This is a salaried position; pay is commensurate with experience.
To apply send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to https://www.dcjobs.com/j/20691494
The United Food & Commercial Workers International Union is also looking for a Senior Social Media Manager. This position takes direction from the Communications Department. It entails managing online communities, increasing engagement, and managing digital measurement and monitoring. This is a salaried position where pay is commensurate with experience.
To apply send cover letter, resume and writing sample to https://www.dcjobs.com/j/21719720
Unite Here, a labor union for hospitality workers, has a job opening for a press secretary. The position involves using the media to lift up the work of the union and win strategic campaigns. Work includes drafting news releases, talking points, fact sheets, and other documents.
To apply send a resume, cover letter, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Press Secretary” in the subject line.
The NewsGuild is on the lookout for a highly experienced director to lead its communications program. The position involves overseeing the writing, development, and promotion of communications between the union and the public. This is a salaried position. Pay is commensurate with experience.
To apply send a cover letter, CV/ resume, and acceptable salary range to Kristina Harrison at email@example.com using the subject line “Communications Director application.”