Research and Outreach Manager : District of Columbia

Department for Profession‚Äčal Employees, AFL-CIO

Department for Profession​al Employees, AFL-CIO

Research and Outreach Manager

Based in Washington, DC

The Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO (DPE) seeks a creative and motivated individual with strong research, writing, and interpersonal skills to serve as its Research and Outreach Manager.

DPE is a coalition of 24 national unions representing more than four million professional and technical employees. DPE’s affiliate unions represent professionals in education and healthcare; science, engineering, and technology; legal, business, and management; media, entertainment, and the arts; and public administration. More information about DPE is available on our website:


  • Propose, develop, and update research in policy areas affecting professional and technical employees;
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of data, including data related to labor markets, unions, and economic conditions;
  • Create and update fact sheets and reports;
  • Assist with outreach to labor and non-labor organizations;
  • Write content for DPE’s website and social media channels;
  • Prepare/compile materials for meetings;
  • Assist with meeting logistics; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field (advanced degree preferred);
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the labor movement;
  • Evidence of strong analytical, writing, and speaking skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex information clearly in varied written and oral formats;
  • Proficiency in utilizing statistical information for policy analysis and advocacy;
  • Demonstrated excellent computer research skills, including familiarity with government databases, including Bureau of Labor Statistics and Census Bureau resources;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and with a team.

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary between $65,000 and $80,000 depending on experience. Benefits include comprehensive health and dental plan, defined benefit pension, 401(k), paid sick leave, and vacation and paid holiday schedule.

Work Location: This job is located in downtown Washington, DC, and is easily accessible by public transportation.

To Apply: E-mail a résumé, cover letter, writing sample, and three professional references (references should include name, job title, email address, and phone number) to: No phone calls please.

Deadline: September 7, 2018

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.

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