Internal Organizer

Washington, DC - Posted on: Tuesday 04/01/14


This is a supervisory position. Internal Organizers may be assigned to work on short- or long-term projects and be given areas of responsibility that include, but are not limited to:
Internal and External Organizing • Contract Enforcement • Member Mobilization
Political Action • Operations • Supervision


- Willingness to spend a significant amount of time training with the New York Hotel Trades Council in New York City

- 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, Vietnamese, and Amharic

- Ability to write persuasively, clearly, and concisely

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

- Knowledge of FileMaker Pro

- Experience developing and maintaining databases

- 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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