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Senior Coordinator, Labor Relations (Temporary)

Tides Foundation

Tides Foundation

United States · Remote
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

About Tides

Tides is a nonprofit and philanthropic organization committed to advancing social justice. We work across the social sector to shift power to communities of color and other groups historically denied power. Centering equity and justice in everything we do, we collaborate in deep partnership with movement leaders, nonprofits, donors, foundations, and corporations to amplify the impact of their work by providing services like fiscal sponsorship, donor advised funds, grant making, and a variety of innovative solutions. Learn more at tides.org.

The Role

The Senior Coordinator, Labor Relations is integral to labor negotiations. The Senior Coordinator supports negotiations by gathering information in response to requests for information, analyzing data in preparation for negotiation sessions, and preparing proposals for negotiations as directed by the management team. The Senior Coordinator ensures comprehensive and detailed documentation of all negotiation sessions, materials, and agreements. The Senior Coordinator partners closely with internal and external legal counsel and reports directly to the Senior Director, Talent.

This is a temporary role. The duration of the role will be contingent upon the timeline for contract negotiations and is not anticipated to extend beyond January 2025.

What You Will Do

The Senior Coordinator, Labor Relations will:

  • Maintain and, upon demand, produce detailed records of all correspondence and proposals between parties.
  • Ensure compliance with all timelines and applicable requirements as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
  • Provide input to assist in the development and deployment of Tides’ labor relations proposals and effective negotiations.
  • Interact with a wide range of people in a professional, proactive and courteous manner.
  • Partner with internal and external legal counsel to draft relevant correspondence.
  • Identify and analyze relevant data to inform proposals and produce comprehensive reports for the bargaining team.
  • Interface with administrative staff to ensure timely scheduling of bargaining sessions.
  • Draft regular updates for senior leaders at the direction of management bargaining team.
  • Provide ad hoc analytical and reporting support to Talent Management team.

What You Will Bring

  • Strong analytical and reporting skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and navigate complex situations with tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to anticipate problems, problem-solve, and know when to escalate issues promptly.
  • Excellent organization skills, detail-oriented and ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to work independently and partner with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Education & Experience

  • 5 years of similar labor relations and reporting experience.


Tides is committed to providing a competitive compensation package. We value pay equity and account for factors such as your location within the U.S., your skills and your relevant experience, and we will not ask for your salary history. Your starting salary will fall into one of three ranges, depending on your location:

  • National market: $72,000 - $90,000 (Most U.S. states)
  • Moderate market: $78,600 - 98,300 (Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. metro areas)
  • High market: $88,000 - $108,000 (New York City & San Francisco metro areas)

Please note the above geographic areas are examples and not a complete list. Our Talent Acquisition team will review your application and confirm your placement within this structure at the beginning of the interview process.

Application Instructions

Please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter. Your cover letter should express why you’re a great candidate for this role, and your motivation for joining our team at Tides.

Application Deadline: Tuesday July 17 at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time

Life at Tides

Working at Tides connects you with world-class teammates, enduring relationships, and an inspired sense of purpose - while our employee benefits support our team’s talent and well-being. Our hybrid work model supports staff who are based all across the United States, in addition to maintaining our offices in New York & San Francisco.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We look forward to reviewing applications from all qualified jobseekers. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the LGBTQIA+ communities. No applicant will be discriminated against because of their race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we encourage and will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Applicants with Disabilities

Reasonable accommodations will be made so that all who are interested may participate in our interview process. If you are in need of an accommodation, please advise in writing at the time you apply.