Organiser, Sydney 20170116

Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance is the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and collaborative union team, working in our Sydney office. We are looking for an Organiser with experience working for a trade union, or in an equivalent role.

Key duties include:

  • Maintaining and building membership levels and union influence
  • Identifying areas of potential membership and developing appropriate strategies to recruit
  • Building and maintaining the unions’ presence and influence within our workplaces
  • Assist with negotiations for enterprise agreements
  • Providing advocacy where appropriate, negotiation and representation in the workplace or at conciliation conference on matters of pay and conditions, conflict resolution and other matters as appropriate
  • Training and skills transfer to delegates and leaders

Preferred attributes:

  • Recruitment, conversation and leader development skills
  • Advocacy, negotiation and dispute resolution skills
  • Strategy, planning and structured organising skills
  • Industrial relations experience, including working knowledge of agreements, awards and contract interpretation
  • Strong communication skills and ability to play a leadership role among members and leaders
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Commitment to trade union principles and workers’ rights.

You will work predominantly on campaigns across the media sector, as part of an energetic team as well as being able to independently manage workload and exercise initiative.

Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience.

Applications close on Thursday 26th January. Please forward your curriculum vitae and covering letter marked attention to Allison Purdy at members@meaa.org

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Closing Date

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Closing Time

05:00 PM


245 Chalmers St
Redfern, NSW 2016

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Contact Name

Jennifer O'Brien

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