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Who We Are

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is a labor union that represents 1.3 million hard-working men and women in the U.S. and Canada. We are a 501(c)(5) nonprofit organization that believes in the power of ordinary people coming together to improve their lives and make a lasting difference for all working people.

Why UFCW?

As the largest private sector labor organization, we are looking for candidates to join our team who will bring innovative methods and cutting edge ideas to help grow our diverse membership base, support workers’ rights and brand the UFCW as the union for workers in the grocery, retail, packing and processing, health care, cannabis and winery and distillery industries. Ideal candidates will bring their strong knowledge base and expertise to expand the UFCW’s reach across multiple industries with the goal of making our union family stronger.

The UFCW is headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C. but staff work closely with local unions to organize and support our members across the U.S. and Canada.

Below are current UFCW International job openings. The UFCW is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.

To apply, please visit the link listed in the job description.

 


Open Positions

Content Strategist

The Content Strategist develops content for use across UFCW’s social media platforms and websites. This role has significant responsibility for finding new and creative ways to use video, graphics, and text to express UFCW’s brand, voice, and message on both public and private platforms. The Content Strategist will also develop content with the goal in mind of expanding the union’s online influence and engagement among our members and our industries (retail, grocery, meatpacking, distillery, and others).


Digital Organizer

The team seeks an outgoing Digital Organizer to accelerate UFCW’s organizing communications with workers online and in the field. This is an opportunity for an experienced professional to take the lead in building our union’s digital organizing program and further developing strategy to reach and develop relationships with potential members. The ideal candidate for this role will bridge traditional organizing with digital savvy to reach new audiences in innovative ways.


HR Information Systems Specialist

The HR Information Systems Specialist oversees the configuration, administration, and maintenance of the Human Resources Office information systems (HRIS). The Specialist serves as a technical point of contact for our HRIS applications and assists with ensuring data integrity by addressing real time data issues, testing system changes, and continually analyzing data flaws for process improvement opportunities.


Instructor

The International Chemical Workers Union Council seeks applications for the position of Instructor at its Center for Worker Health and Safety Education, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Instructors teach emergency response and hazardous waste classes in Cincinnati and at various national locations. Topics include the use of personal protective equipment, rights and responsibilities, resources, hands-on spill response, and other related topics to the membership of twelve participating organizations.


Political Coordinator

The Political Coordinator, in coordination with local unions, is responsible for building electoral, legislative, fundraising, and activist programs under the direction of the Director.


Servicing Representative (ICWUC)

Servicing Representatives work throughout the country to organize new members, provide representational service to local affiliates, build public support for the union and issues important to its members, and provide training and guidance to affiliate leaders and members.


Organize and unionize your workplace

Are you and your coworkers ready to negotiate together for bigger paychecks, stronger benefits and better lives? If you are, the steps to joining the UFCW are simple.

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