Career Opportunities at UDW

The United Domestic Workers of America (UDW)/AFSCME Local 3930 seeks skilled, passionate, and dependable individuals to fill the following available positions. All positions open until filled. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Summary:

To provide clerical support as well as receptionist support to the assigned county office.

UDWA Overview:

UDWA Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 care providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of member, provider and staff
  • Interact with members, providers, staff and visitors.
  • Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate staff member.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
  • Sign for and distribute UPS/FedEx or similarly delivered packages.
  • Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to copying, faxing, mailing and
  • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Programs: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Office Publisher.
  • Collect and maintain inventory of office equipment and supplies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate.
  • Good writing, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and general administration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, telephone systems, calculators and copiers.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Bilingual a plus.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

Job Summary: 

Under the direction of the Director & Assistant Director of Internal Operations, as well as the Regional Manager and the Lead Union Representative, the Union Representative will grow the member driven union by building local and state power for workers.

 

UDWA Overview:

UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 100,000 home care providers in 21 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and executing campaigns, including but not limited to, political elections, contract negotiations and statewide legislative agenda.
  • Mobilize workers around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers.
  • Solicit memberships through orientations, AIMS, membership meetings, new member house visits and special events.
  • Attend IHSS Orientations and execute regional IHSS growth plans.
  • Develop social justice, civic and community power through local political, human rights and health & welfare councils.
  • Encourage and lead participation in political activities that hold elected officials accountable to working families.
  • Build external relationships with the community, county officials and workers to drive campaigns, develop the union and increase public awareness.
  • Identify, mentor and develop member leaders through the leadership academy, councils and bargaining institute.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with members, identifying their abilities and potential contributions to the union.
  • Carefully manage and maintain membership data to track and develop member activists, leaders and member participation.
  • Work collaboratively to identify effective communication systems to reach members and providers.
  • Assist in creating print and digital communications including leaflets, flyers, photos and social media posts.
  • Provide vital member provider assistance.

Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive union or comparable experience.
  • Knowledge of labor rights, contract language, and lobbying skills.
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver presentations to small and large groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, VAN, Organizer and UDW database
  • Work effectively in team settings, as well as independently.
  • Ability to successfully manage and direct teams including member volunteers.
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends and travel as needed.
  • Bilingual skills strongly preferred, particularly in the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian and Assyrian.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Must comply with UDWA’s Driver Policy.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, climb stairs and walk for extended periods of time.  The employee must have visual perception, the ability to hear and speak.   The employee is frequently required to utilize arms, hands and fingers.  The employee must be able to withstand extreme heat, moderate noise and ability to work outdoors. Employee should be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

Employee must be able to perform duties and responsibilities in an office environment, private homes, community spaces and public outdoor spaces.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org
In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930

c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

Job Summary: 

Under the direction of the Director & Assistant Director of Internal Operations, as well as the Regional Manager and the Lead Union Representative, the Union Representative will grow the member driven union by building local and state power for workers.

UDWA Overview:

UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 100,000 home care providers in 21 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and executing campaigns, including but not limited to, political elections, contract negotiations and statewide legislative agenda.
  • Mobilize workers around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers.
  • Solicit memberships through orientations, AIMS, membership meetings, new member house visits and special events.
  • Attend IHSS Orientations and execute regional IHSS growth plans.
  • Develop social justice, civic and community power through local political, human rights and health & welfare councils.
  • Encourage and lead participation in political activities that hold elected officials accountable to working families.
  • Build external relationships with the community, county officials and workers to drive campaigns, develop the union and increase public awareness.
  • Identify, mentor and develop member leaders through the leadership academy, councils and bargaining institute.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with members, identifying their abilities and potential contributions to the union.
  • Carefully manage and maintain membership data to track and develop member activists, leaders and member participation.
  • Work collaboratively to identify effective communication systems to reach members and providers.
  • Assist in creating print and digital communications including leaflets, flyers, photos and social media posts.
  • Provide vital member provider assistance.

Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive union or comparable experience.
  • Knowledge of labor rights, contract language, and lobbying skills.
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver presentations to small and large groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, VAN, Organizer and UDW database
  • Work effectively in team settings, as well as independently.
  • Ability to successfully manage and direct teams including member volunteers.
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends and travel as needed.
  • Bilingual skills strongly preferred, particularly in the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian and Assyrian.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Must comply with UDWA’s Driver Policy.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, climb stairs and walk for extended periods of time.  The employee must have visual perception, the ability to hear and speak.   The employee is frequently required to utilize arms, hands and fingers.  The employee must be able to withstand extreme heat, moderate noise and ability to work outdoors. Employee should be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

Employee must be able to perform duties and responsibilities in an office environment, private homes, community spaces and public outdoor spaces.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org
In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930

c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

UDWA Overview:
UDWA Home Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 care providers in 45 counties in California. Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Job Summary: 

Under the direction of the Director & Assistant Director of Internal Operations, as well as the Regional Manager and the Lead Union Representative, the Union Representative will grow the member driven union by building local and state power for workers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and executing campaigns, including but not limited to, political elections, contract negotiations and statewide legislative agenda.
  • Mobilize workers around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers.
  • Solicit memberships through orientations, AIMS, membership meetings, new member house visits and special events.
  • Attend IHSS Orientations and execute regional IHSS growth plans.
  • Develop social justice, civic and community power through local political, human rights and health & welfare councils.
  • Encourage and lead participation in political activities that hold elected officials accountable to working families.
  • Build external relationships with the community, county officials and workers to drive campaigns, develop the union and increase public awareness.
  • Identify, mentor and develop member leaders through the leadership academy, councils and bargaining institute.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with members, identifying their abilities and potential contributions to the union.
  • Carefully manage and maintain membership data to track and develop member activists, leaders and member participation.
  • Work collaboratively to identify effective communication systems to reach members and providers.
  • Assist in creating print and digital communications including leaflets, flyers, photos and social media posts.
  • Provide vital member provider assistance.

Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive union or comparable experience.
  • Knowledge of labor rights, contract language, and lobbying skills.
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver presentations to small and large groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, VAN, Organizer and UDW database
  • Work effectively in team settings, as well as independently.
  • Ability to successfully manage and direct teams including member volunteers.
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends and travel as needed.
  • Bilingual skills strongly preferred, particularly in the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian and Assyrian.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Must comply with UDWA’s Driver Policy.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, climb stairs and walk for extended periods of time.  The employee must have visual perception, the ability to hear and speak.   The employee is frequently required to utilize arms, hands and fingers.  The employee must be able to withstand extreme heat, moderate noise and ability to work outdoors. Employee should be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

Employee must be able to perform duties and responsibilities in an office environment, private homes, community spaces and public outdoor spaces.

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930

c/o Human Resources

4855 Seminole Drive

San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

UDW Overview: UDW/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 home care and family child care providers across California. Founded in 1979, UDW is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Job Summary: UDW seeks a communications specialist and staff writer to amplify the voices of home care providers, family child care providers, and America’s working families. This position’s primary objective is to develop and execute our union’s internal, member-to-member communications as well as assist with communications for our union’s child care arm, CCPU-UDW. The right person for this job is an excellent storyteller with a demonstrated commitment to racial justice, economic justice, and social justice. This position can be based anywhere in California with ability to travel throughout the state.

Salary Range: $52k-70k per year.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Draft all written internal and member-to-member communication for UDW including blog posts, email and text message blasts, newsletters, brochures, leaflets, flyers, post cards, letters, social media content, member stories, video scripts, and general talking points.
  • Interview workers, member leaders, and union leaders and document their stories and perspectives in writing.
  • If bilingual, interview workers in their first language and translate their stories into English.
  • Update and write engaging content for UDW’s social media accounts and online communities.
  • Attend CCPU-UDW planning meetings, and assist CCPU-UDW communications coordinator with various communications needs including member-to-member communications (newsletters, email blasts, text messages, website messaging, etc.) and external communications (press, talking points, etc.) as well as developing content for social media and the web. Relay CCPU-UDW communications needs to other department staff who will assist you with these projects.
  • Assist Public Information Officer with press-related and event communications, including press outreach, prepping workers for interviews, and other speaking engagements as needed.
  • Create and maintain UDW’s worker story bank.
  • Create and obtain content for marketing materials such as member profiles and photos.
  • Research and obtain background information to support the creation of written materials.
  • Tailor written content to different audiences.
  • Communicate complex material in a manner that is easily understood.
  • Maintain message consistency across a variety of platforms.
  • Proofread marketing and outreach materials.
  • Track project timelines and tasks.
  • Help coordinate the translation of materials into multiple languages.
  • Support other activities related to UDW’s internal and external communications programs.
  • Attend and cover UDW events, including taking photos and video, talking to members, and posting to social media.
  • Assist with other communications projects such as video editing, prepping members for interviews and public speaking, and more.
  • Assist with and/or lead communications trainings for UDW members and/or staff.
  • Support other activities related to UDW’s internal and external communications programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, particularly the ability to take complex material and make it accessible to a broad audience.
  • Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Able to handle numerous projects at the same time and work independently.
  • Commitment to racial, social, and economic justice.
  • Well-organized, attentive to detail, and able to follow verbal instructions.
  • Creative with an eye for design.
  • Software: MS Office Suite, Adobe CS, and other graphics or design programs as needed.
  • Film editing experience a plus.
  • Experience reaching out to press and obtaining media coverage a plus.
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours, sometimes including weekends, to complete projects and support campaigns.
  • Willingness to travel, as needed.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable car.

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

UDWA Overview: UDWA Homecare Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 homecare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Job Summary:  United Domestic Workers of America (UDW/AFSCME Local 3930) seeks an Executive Assistant to the Communications Director to assist with the day-to-day management of the department and to amplify the voices of home care providers, family child care providers, and America’s working families. The right person for this job is organized and detail-oriented, collaborative, and has a commitment to economic and social justice.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General administrative support for the Communications Director and department.
  • Department scheduling including managing the department Zoom account, sending meeting invites, and keeping track of important upcoming events and engagements
  • Creation and distribution of meeting agendas and notes for departmental meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Assist director with creation of departmental documents, reports and presentations.
  • Arrange departmental travel, create detailed travel itineraries, and process resulting expense reports.
  • Coordinate the translation of projects, graphics, documents and online content
  • Compile, organize, and prepare reports on communications-related data (e.g. survey results, story submissions).
  • Work with vendors and UDW field staff to coordinate the printing and mailing of UDW communications, flyers, field materials, etc.
  • Order materials for UDW events and campaigns.
  • Catalogue photos, release forms and other UDWA communications projects.
  • Work with field staff to identify and vet UDW members to participate in communications opportunities.
  • Order materials and supplies for communications office, UDW events and campaigns.
  • Attend UDW’s member-facing events and assist with setup, taking photos, interviewing members, and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with event planning, logistics, tracking event vendors, and other related projects.
  • Prepare, edit and format documents (ad requests, memos, letters, presentations, etc.) to support the communications team.
  • Support other activities related to UDWA’s internal and external communications programs as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 1-3 years experience in administrative or communications field
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Able to handle numerous projects at the same time and work independently
  • Labor, community, political or student organizing experience
  • Software: MS Office Suite and Adobe Design Suite
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese a plus
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours to complete projects and support campaigns
  • Willingness to travel, as needed
  • Valid driver's license and reliable car.

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

UDWA Overview: UDWA Homecare Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 homecare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Job Summary: UDW/AFSCME Local 3930 seeks a Digital Communications Strategist to amplify the voices of home care providers and America’s working families. The right person for this job will have a commitment to economic and social justice, and work with our team to create worker-centered communications.  We are looking for someone to help us build our online community and take our online presence to the next level.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate delivery of email blasts, texts, and Hustle campaigns to union members and non-members as requested by field staff, with accuracy and in a timely manner.
  • Draft content for emails and text messages.
  • Own the full email and SMS production process (e.g., planning, development, scheduling, testing, etc.).
  • Segment lists and target communication strategies based on behaviors.
  • Develop communication content and design formatting and layout; collaborate with design team on graphics.
  • Manage Action Network, Mobile Commons, Hustle and other technology systems used to create, generate, and distribute email and SMS campaigns.
  • Develop and optimize automated email and SMS campaign flows.
  • Coordinate data collection across digital platforms to keep membership records updated and accurate.
  • Develop and manage initiatives and contests that organically grow email and text message databases.
  • Create and maintain reporting on email and SMS campaigns that measure effectiveness and organizational impact; provide regular reporting to leadership on metrics, trends, and strategy.
  • Collaborate cross-departmentally to develop effective email and text communications calendar.
  • Monitor and maintain data quality within the email and text message platform’s databases.
  • Attend and cover UDW events, including taking photos and video, talking to members, and posting to social media.
  • Assist with other communications projects as needed such as press outreach, prepping members for interviews and public speaking, and more.
  • Assist with or lead communications trainings for UDW members and/or staff.
  • Support other activities related to UDW’s internal and external communications programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 3+ years email marketing platform/marketing automation experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, particularly the ability to take complex material and make it accessible to a broad audience.
  • Ability to run and manage multiple digital campaigns at once (e.g., texting campaigns, eblast campaigns, digital ad campaigns, etc.)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite products (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), Sketch, and InVision a plus
  • Analytical, solution-seeking mindset
  • Commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Superior understanding of digital marketing strategy and best practices
  • Working knowledge of HTML & CSS and latest versions of applicable programs (Windows/Mac OS)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and ensure timelines are met.
  • Self-starter who is highly detail-oriented and an enthusiastic team player
  • Ability to work with highly technical cross-functional teams and thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Software, apps, platforms: MS Office Suite, Adobe CS (or similar), WordPress, Action Network, Mobile Commons, Hustle, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese a plus
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours, sometimes including weekends, to complete projects and support campaigns.
  • Willingness to travel, as needed.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable car.

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

Job Summary: United Domestic Workers of America (UDW/AFSCME Local 3930) seeks a Communications Specialist to amplify the voices of home care providers and America’s working families. The right person for this job will have a commitment to economic and social justice, and work with our team to create worker-centered communications. This position is primarily focused on the production of graphic design and printed materials and includes coordination of event-based communications. We are looking for someone who is creative and has experience developing effective visual and written communications. This position is based in San Diego or Sacramento.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use visual storytelling to strengthen and inform department’s strategic objectives.
  • Develop digital and print marketing and outreach materials such as brochures, leaflets, posters, newsletters, and mailers.
  • Design graphic assets and original content for social media and web, as well as fulfill other digital and print design needs using Adobe Creative Suite and similar design tools.
  • Work with vendors to produce, print, and mail printed materials and union swag.
  • Coordinate monthly and ongoing mailings like our quarterly newsletter and keep evergreen materials updated.
  • Serve as a point person for sourcing materials and obtaining cost estimates from vendors.
  • Obtain accurate membership lists for mailings and material distribution.
  • Coordinate the translation of materials into multiple languages.
  • Coordinate photography when needed for UDW projects and events and keep Flickr or related photo accounts organized and updated.
  • Create and obtain content for marketing materials such as member profiles and photos.
  • Assist with proofing all materials before printing or publishing.
  • Catalogue print projects, photos, release forms and other UDW communications projects.
  • Order materials for UDW events and campaigns, and department office supplies.
  • Attend and cover UDW events, including taking photos and video, talking to members, and posting to social media.
  • Execute event communications, including visuals, materials, video, photography, and social media.
  • Assist with other communications projects such as video editing, press outreach, prepping members for interviews and public speaking, and more.
  • Assist with or lead communications trainings for UDW members and/or staff.
  • Support other activities related to UDW’s internal and external communications programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 3+ years’ experience in graphic design and/or communications work
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, particularly the ability to take complex material and make it accessible to a broad audience.
  • Ability to apply brand identity standards, typography, illustration, photography, color, and other components to create effective print and digital materials.
  • Ability to use design thinking in tandem with department’s strategic vision and priorities.
  • Ability to create in-house illustrations a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to create effective and visually appealing graphic design.
  • Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Able to handle numerous projects at the same time and work independently.
  • Commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Well-organized, attentive to detail, and able to follow verbal instructions.
  • Creative with an eye for design and typography.
  • Mastery in Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office Suite. Knowledge of Canva and other design programs as needed.
  • Photography and art direction skills a plus.
  • Film editing experience a plus.
  • Experience reaching out to press and obtaining media coverage a plus.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese a plus.
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours, sometimes including weekends, to complete projects and support campaigns.
  • Willingness to travel, as needed.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable car.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

To Apply for This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn: Human Resources

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