Washington Fair Trade Coalition seeking new director

The following is from the WFTC:

(Nov. 29, 2021) — The Washington Fair Trade Coalition is seeking an experienced organizer to lead its coalition work in Washington state.

The WFTC State Director / Trade Justice Organizer will work with labor, environmental, food justice, public health, family farm, data and privacy, consumer and other social justice organizations to educate and mobilize community leaders and constituents toward meaningful changes to US trade policy. Our work largely happens in western Washington, but the WFTC has a few partner organizations in eastern Washington as well.

Current Campaigns

●  A campaign to waive COVID vaccine intellectual property at the World Trade Organization (the so-called “TRIPS” waiver)

●  A climate and international courts campaign around the keystone pipeline Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)  case

●  On-going campaigning around labor rights in Mexico and the implementation of the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) labor commitments

For more information about the qualifications, responsibilities and compensation for this position, or to apply for the position, see the job posting at Idealist.org.

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