Job Opportunities

AUSTIN

Census 2020 Community Lead Canvasser

Job Opening: Census Lead Community Canvasser (Austin)

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is looking for an exceptional leader to manage a team of 10 – 12 phone bankers  who will be conducting 2020 Census outreach in neighborhoods and communities at risk of being undercounted in the 2020 Census in the Travis County area. 

 

The ideal candidate will have deep connections and understanding of the communities Workers Defense Project organizes, community and/or labor organizing experience, and be committed to building worker power to create a more just economy for working families. We are seeking a

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Census 2020 Community Phone Banker

Job Opening: Census Community Phone Banker (Austin)

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking part-time community phone bankers to conduct 2020 Census outreach communities at risk of being undercounted in the 2020 Census in the Travis County area. This is a temporary position through June 2020. 

 

The ideal candidate will have deep connections and understanding of the communities Workers Defense organizes, community and/or labor organizing experience, and be committed to building worker power to create a more just economy for working families. We will be conducting phone calls to encourage our community to participate

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Communications Director

JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas, or Houston, TX 

 

Workers Defense is seeking a full-time Communications Director to develop and execute WD’s overall communications strategies that complement and enhance ongoing and future grassroots organizing and fundraising campaigns. 

 

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of planning and executing comprehensive communication and digital strategies in a fast-paced campaign environment. He or she will be committed to getting results and able to handle a heavy workload. The communications director will work directly with WD members and allies and be deeply

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Better Builder Oversight Coordinator

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Better Builder Oversight Coordinator Job Description, Austin TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Better Builder Oversight Coordinator to lead the monitoring, oversight and certification conducted by WDP’s Better Builder® Program. Through policy change and community education, WDP’s Better Builder®️ Program seeks to improve conditions in the Texas construction industry by uplifting real estate developers and governmental entities who adopt a platform of workplace standards including living wages, OSHA-safety training, workers’ compensation coverage, local hiring goals, and independent, third-party monitoring.

 

The Better Builder Oversight Coordinator is an

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DALLAS

Communications Director

JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas, or Houston, TX 

 

Workers Defense is seeking a full-time Communications Director to develop and execute WD’s overall communications strategies that complement and enhance ongoing and future grassroots organizing and fundraising campaigns. 

 

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of planning and executing comprehensive communication and digital strategies in a fast-paced campaign environment. He or she will be committed to getting results and able to handle a heavy workload. The communications director will work directly with WD members and allies and be deeply

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HOUSTON 

Campaign Manager

JOB OPENING:  CAMPAIGN MANAGER in HOUSTON, TX

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED.

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Campaign Manager in Houston, TX.

The Houston Campaign Manager will coordinate worker-led campaigns in city and state legislative advocacy and voter engagement activities for WDP as well as lead electoral strategies in Houston for Workers Defense Action Fund, WDP’s affiliated 501c4 organization. The Campaign Manager is responsible for engaging low-wage workers in organizing efforts to win better working conditions for construction workers and managing the voter engagement strategy. WDP’s policy priorities are to strengthen wage and safety protections

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Communications Director

JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas, or Houston, TX 

 

Workers Defense is seeking a full-time Communications Director to develop and execute WD’s overall communications strategies that complement and enhance ongoing and future grassroots organizing and fundraising campaigns. 

 

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of planning and executing comprehensive communication and digital strategies in a fast-paced campaign environment. He or she will be committed to getting results and able to handle a heavy workload. The communications director will work directly with WD members and allies and be deeply

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