Student Organiser 2058


Professionals Australia is a trade union for Engineers, Scientists, Managers, Architects, Pharmacists and other professions.

We are growing our membership and strength among young professional employees by working with them while they study at universities and after graduation. We are using new and innovative methods to reach and engage these students and young professionals.

Job description:

The Professional Development Coordinator is a role focused on increasing the membership of the union through the coordination and delivery of a guest lecture program at Victorian universities. The guest lecture program is the primary means by which students become members of the union and benefit from its services. The PDC will also assist with the delivery of professional development services to working members in the early years of their career. This is a role for a person who is keen to build union membership among young employees in non-traditional ways. The role will also require some involvement in traditional campaign activities to support organisers.

This is a great opportunity for a confident and energetic person to commence a career making a difference in the lives of working people. The successful applicant will need to enjoy working in a structured way and as part of a team supporting the principles of trade unionism.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Excellent communication and member relationship skills,
  • Sound organisational and time management skills, and attention to detail in work,
  • Demonstrated high level public speaking ability,
  • Demonstrated experience in systematic phone-based organising contact campaigns,
  • The ability to quality absorb and repackage large volumes of information,
  • The ability to use social media tools for professional communication and learning, and
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Demonstrated commitment to union values


Remuneration will depend on relevant experience and formal training and development will be provided.

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Professionals Australia

Closing Date

Friday, December 15, 2017

Closing Time

05:00 PM


163 Eastern Rd
South Melbourne, VIC 3205

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Contact Name

Sharelle Herrington

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