New York, New York - Posted on: Tuesday 04/01/14


H.E.A.T. Assistants work under the direction of H.E.A.T. System Supervisors, and spend much of their time meeting and working with the union's members in the hotels where they work. This is the best way to learn about what our union does and the industry conditions affecting the workers we represent.



- Demonstrated commitment to social justice;

- Ability to motivate and inspire others;

- Ability to communicate respectfully and comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds;

- Ability to multitask, work efficiently, and be well organized;

- Willingness to work long hours, often on short (or immediate) notice;

- Willingness to handle a wide range of constantly changing responsibilities;

- Thorough attention to details;

- Resourcefulness and talent for problem-solving;

- Ability to learn quickly and grow into positions of greater responsibility;

- Ability to handle physically and mentally demanding assignments;

- Integrity;

- Persistence and determination;

- Loyalty to the organization;

- Reliability;

- Good judgment;

- Cooperative attitude.

Extra consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following:

- Bachelor's degree;

- Bilingual (in addition to English), especially in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Russian, Polish or Bengali;

- Strong computer skills and the ability to quickly learn new computer programs;

- Ability to write persuasively, clearly, and concisely;

- Experience developing and maintaining databases;

- Knowledge of FileMaker Pro;

- Graphic art and design skills;

- Web design and development experience;

- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (especially Flash);

- Talent for photography and/or videography;

- Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects;

- Experience working in the hotel, restaurant, hospitality, or other service industries.

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Please Send resume, references, and cover letter to: careers@nyhtc.org