Road Transport Campaign Coordinator

The Transport Workers’ Union of Australia (TWU) is one of Australia’s leading campaigning Trade Unions. The TWU exists to give transport workers a powerful voice in support of social and economic justice. In early 2014 the TWU National Leadership endorsed an ambitious plan for growth.

We are seeking an experienced Union campaigner to oversee our road transport campaign, which aims to hold major clients responsible for their supply chains. 

The successful candidate will have at least five years experience in a campaigning role in an organising Union.

Tasks will include:

  • Overall responsibility for Road Transport Campaign Planning and Implementation.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to improve wages and conditions and achieve membership growth for the Union.
  • Manage a programme including community campaigning and maximizing member growth from Major Bargaining.
  • Manage the work of a team of campaigners, including the provision of mentoring, evaluation and staff development.
  • Liaise with the Communications, Research and Legal teams of the Unions to ensure success for Road Transport campaigns.
  • Build effective working relationships with state branches of the TWU.
  • Contribute to leadership projects as directed by the Chief of Staff.

This is a senior role in one of Australia’s leading campaigning Trade Unions. Applications welcome from candidates with the required experience and a passion for human rights.

To apply, forward a Cover Letter and up-to-date CV to Dermot Ryan, Chief of Staff, Transport Workers’ Union of Australia by email: jobs@twu.com.au

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Dermot Ryan, Tel: 02 8114 6500.

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Transport Workers' Union of Australia

Closing Date

Friday, February 27, 2015

Closing Time

06:00 PM


388-390 Sussex St
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Dermot Ryan

Contact Email

Contact Phone

02 8114 6500

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