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Digital Co-ordinator (full-time)

Are you a digital native with a keen eye on the latest digital campaign methods and tactics?

The Australian Services Union is tens of thousands of workers who have united across Community and Disability Services, Public Transport and Water, Airlines, Shipping, Travel and IT. From our historic Equal Pay campaign to pioneering working conditions across the public and private sectors, we are an active, progressive union – we fight to win.

We are looking for a flexible, motivated and organized Digital Co-ordinator with experience in digital communications and member management systems, analytics and reporting to join our team as we begin a major upgrade to our CRM in 2020.

Essential:
• Understanding of the digital ecosystem with the ability to learn campaign, web and email tools quickly.
• Familiarity with content management systems, WordPress, NationBuilder etc.
• Experience with updating and maintaining websites and social media channels including the Facebook family of apps and associated reporting tools, Google Analytics and FB Ads Manager.
• Experience using CRM + CMS and email marketing systems (e.g. NationBuilder, Salesforce, Mailchimp and WordPress), as well as a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
• Familiarity with digital tools such as Survey Monkey, Zapier and Mailchimp and SMS and campaign telephony tools, such as Callhub, Hustle etc.

Desirable:
• Experience with Union CRMs such iMIS, Stratum.
• Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite.
• Experience in a relevant field such as consumer insights, marketing strategy, brand development, online fundraising, membership strategy.

Responsibilities:
• Operate one of the most engaged email lists in the union movement, manage our website CMS, CRM and integration tools.
• Work within a small, flexible team to support our members and win campaigns. Collaborate with the Design and Communications Officer on all aspects of digital marketing strategy, campaigns and projects.
• Understand and contribute to digital strategy and offer insights to optimise digital communications and ensure campaigns are effective.
• Day to day digital support for union leadership, organisers and members to achieve union objectives.

The position offers an attractive salary ($77,373 to $82,967 plus 10% superannuation) and generous working conditions.

Please address your application to Natalie Lang, Secretary, Australian Services Union, NSW & ACT (Services) Branch, PO Box 1865, Strawberry Hills 2012, or email your application to Louise Craig lcraig@asu.org.au with the subject line ‘Digital Co-ordinator’ by 5.00pm Wednesday 4 March 2020. Please include your CV and a statement addressing the requirements above.

Legal Officer – TWU

Legal Officer – Transport Workers’ Union of New South Wales

Job description
The Transport Workers’ Union of New South Wales represents tens of thousands of men and women in the State’s aviation, oil, waste management, gas, road transport, passenger vehicle and freight logistics industries.

We are currently seeking an experienced legal officer to join our team. The role will report directly to the TWU’s Chief Legal Officer and will be based out of our Minchinbury office.

In this role you will:
• Prepare and provide legal advice to union officials and members on a range of industrial issues
• Manage your own matters within a busy legal case load including unfair dismissals, bargaining related applications and industrial disputes
• Prepare applications, evidence and written submissions to, and advocate on behalf of the TWU and its members in, the Fair Work Commission, NSW Industrial Relations Commission, and courts including the Federal Circuit Court and Local Court
• Assist in developing and maintaining industrial instruments including state awards, contract determinations and enterprise agreements
• Prepare submissions to, and appear before, parliamentary inquiries
• Attend meetings from time-to-time with members, officials, members of parliament, other unions, or employers as a representative of the TWU
• Contribute to political strategy aimed at promoting the interests of TWU members
• Other duties as required

Selection criteria:
We are seeking a candidate with:
• Legal qualifications
• At least two years post admission or equivalent experience in similar roles
• Well-developed research, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Good organisation and administrative skills
• The ability to work under pressure, prioritise and multi-task
• A strong commitment to labour values
• A sound understanding and working knowledge of the Fair Work Act 2009 and the Industrial Relations Act 1996 (NSW)
• Prior experience working for a trade union or in an in-house role with exposure to industrial relations or employment law (not essential but will be well regarded)
Generous salary commensurate with experience, RDOs and 14% superannuation. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a commitment to union values to work in a dynamic and challenging role.

HOW TO APPLY
Please forward your written application and resume via email to Gavin Webb, Chief Legal Officer, at gavin.webb@twunsw.org.au

POSITION VACANT

Membership Services Coordinator,

Membership Services Team

Permanent Full-time

$98,648.00 per annum + 12 RDOs + 5 weeks annual leave + Christmas shut down

The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) in association with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation New South Wales Branch (ANMF NSW Branch) seeks a Membership Services Coordinator to join our Membership Services team on a permanent full-time basis.

The purpose of the position is to drive innovation, engagement and effectiveness of a dynamic membership system as well as inspire and coach the Membership team to deliver superlative member service, and seek creative solutions to support the broader functions of the NSWNMA. 

We are looking for a dynamic team leader to transform our membership services area.

If you are a solutions-focused, people person with a commitment to trade union values and experience in inbound and outbound calling and membership systems, we would love to hear from you.

To be considered for this role you require:

 Essential:

  1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of membership systems
  2. Excellent analytical skills
  3. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and think laterally
  5. Ability to manage a high-volume workload and delegate as required
  6. Experience in leading, supervising, motivating and developing staff to achieve team and Association goals
  7. Demonstrated commitment to the trade union movement

How to apply for this position

Click here to apply for this position online. Your application must briefly address each point of the selection criteria found in the Membership Services Coordinator position description.

Applications close Sunday, 23 February 2020.

NSWNMA / ANMF NSW Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that fosters a diverse workplace.

Lead Organiser Clubs – UWU

Lead Organiser Clubs

The United Workers Union is seeking a highly motivated Lead Organiser, to lead our NSW Clubs Team

This role is based in Sydney, where we have offices close to central Sydney and in Western Sydney.

About United Workers’ Union

United Workers’ Union is a powerful member-led union whose sole purpose is to serve the collective interests of members in workplaces and communities by winning significant and long lasting gains.

The Union is driving change by growing union membership, developing leadership amongst our members, encouraging active member participation in the union, building and enforcing standards in our sectors, and campaigning both politically and in the community.

As a union with a proudly diverse membership, we are committed to equity and inclusion; and continuing to build a union that is truly representative of the workers we cover. We strive to ensure that every member’s voice can be heard and create opportunities for participation from members with diverse backgrounds in all activities/functions of the Union. We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

The United Workers Union is proudly affiliated with the Australian Labor Party.

Key Responsibilities

The NSW Clubs Lead Organiser will work with a dedicated team of organisers in NSW which is revitalising organising across Clubs. This work one piece of work within a larger team that is championing innovation and learning through new organising approaches.

The Clubs Lead Organiser will:
• Turn strategic organising/campaign plans into operational plans to build sustainable organisation and contribute to achieving the Objects of the Union.
• Lead a team of Organisers to implement organising/campaign plans ensuring membership growth; member leadership and participation; and winning industry power.
• Lead the bargaining strategy in key workplaces and negotiate Enterprise Agreements.
• Provide required reporting on all matters related to the implementation and operation of organising/campaign plans.
• Assess and support the development of Organisers; delegates and members.
• Ensure that the Union’s values of equity, diversity and inclusion are upheld and promoted.

Key Selection Criteria

The Lead Organiser demonstrates:

• A passion and drive to improve workers’ lives and achieving the goals of the Union.
• Experience in union organising and campaigning;
• Experience in organising strategy development and planning;
• Experience in leading a team;
• Leadership development, including motivating and educating others;
• Excellent communication, messaging and rapport building skills;
• Excellent negotiation skills

To perform this job you will also be required to have or obtain and maintain:

• A valid driver’s licence; and
• Right of Entry Permits

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, which will include:

• Salary commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience;
• A motor vehicle or motor vehicle allowance;
• 16% superannuation
• 6 weeks annual leave with an additional 25% leave loading

To Apply

Please send your resume, together with a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to Julie Korlevska, Deputy Director (People, Culture and Change) at julie.korlevska@unitedworkers.org.au.

For further information about the role, please contact Julie on (02) 8204 7267.

Closing Date

Completed applications must be received by COB, Monday, 17 February 2020.

Organiser Logistics – UWU

Organiser Logistics 

The United Workers Union is seeking a highly motivated Organiser in Sydney, NSW.

Candidates with experience in union or related organising and campaigning will be highly regarded.

About United Workers’ Union

United Workers’ Union is a powerful member-led union whose sole purpose is to serve the collective interests of members in workplaces and communities by winning significant and long lasting gains.

The Union is driving change by growing union membership, developing leadership amongst our members, encouraging active member participation in the union, building and enforcing standards in our sectors, and campaigning both politically and in the community.

As a union with a proudly diverse membership, we are committed to equity and inclusion; and continuing to build a union that is truly representative of the workers we cover. We strive to ensure that every member’s voice can be heard and create opportunities for participation from members with diverse backgrounds in all activities/functions of the Union. We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

The United Workers Union is proudly affiliated with the Australian Labor Party.

Key Responsibilities

• Build active and sustainable organising structures that contribute to achieving the Objects of the Union.
• Create and work to organising plans ensuring membership growth; member leadership and action; and winning industry power.
• Assess and support the development of delegates and members
• Ensure that the Union’s values of equity, diversity and inclusion are upheld and promoted.

Key Selection Criteria

An Organiser demonstrates:

• A passion and drive to improve workers’ lives and achieving the goals of the Union.
• Good communication, messaging and rapport building skills;
• An ability to develop members, including motivating and educating others;
• An ability to participate in the unions political and social justice agenda;
• An ability to plan and organise work and achieve outcomes.

Candidates with experience in union or related organising and campaigning will be highly regarded.

To perform this job you will also be required to have or obtain and maintain:

• A valid driver’s licence; and
• Right of Entry Permits

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, which will include:

• Salary commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience;
• A motor vehicle or motor vehicle allowance;
• 16% superannuation
• 6 weeks annual leave with an additional 25% leave loading

To Apply

Please send your resume, together with a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to Julie Korlevska, Deputy Director (People, Culture and Change) at julie.korlevska@unitedworkers.org.au.

For further information about the role, please contact Julie on (02) 8204 7267.

Closing Date

Completed applications must be received by COB, Monday, 17 February 2020.


Part-Time Outbound Helpdesk Officer – AMWU

AMWU Helpdesk: Part-Time Outbound Helpdesk Officer

The AMWU is seeking an Outbound Helpdesk Officer for our national members Helpdesk. This part-time position involves making outbound calls to members of the AMWU in support of various union campaigns and speaking to our members about their membership and the key issues they face at work.

The AMWU Helpdesk is located at the Union’s national office in Granville NSW and is an integral part of our Union. The AMWU Helpdesk provides ongoing support, advice and assistance to our members in workplaces nationwide. Our campaigns aim to build the strength of our Union and support our officials to organise, represent and advocate for the needs and rights of our members.

The successful candidate should have experience working in an outbound contact centre role, be passionate about the trade union movement and provide exceptional service to our members. They will require a confident and professional phone manner. They will be organised. They will have well developed written and verbal communication skills and be competent across computer, phone and administrative functions.

Hours of work
The hours of work for this position are 16 hours per week, from Monday to Thursday, 4pm – 8pm.
Availability across all four days is required.

Our organisation
The AMWU is one of the largest manufacturing trade unions in Australia. We represent workers in the metals trades, printing, paper industry, vehicle industry, food and confectionary industry as well as technical trades and professions.

The AMWU Helpdesk is located at the AMWU National office in Granville NSW.

The AMWU Helpdesk is an integral part of our Union, which provides ongoing support, advice and assistance to our members in workplaces nationwide.

The opportunity
The position is a part-time fixed term contract of 12 months and is offering an hourly rate of $32.41 per hour, plus 10.5% super.

Successful candidates will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.

Selection criteria
Successful applicants should have a commitment to the principles of trade unionism and be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Previous experience in a similar customer service or outbound contact center role
  • A high standard of customer service and confident phone manner
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work well in a team, and foster a mature and supportive team culture
  • Has a positive attitude and is motivated and solution focused
  • Ability to remain flexible, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Has advanced internet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook) skills
  • Quick keyboard and typing skills
  • Tertiary qualifications or study in industrial relations, law, social sciences, economics or equivalent experience is desirable.

Application close date
Applications for the position are to be received by close of business on 18/02/2020 and should include a copy of your resume with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your suitability for the role.

Please forward to the AMWU Senior Helpdesk Officers: Matthew Gilfillan and Stephen Phan
Email: helpdesk@amwu.org.au

OR

Post:
AMWU Senior Helpdesk Officers
AMWU
PO Box 160
GRANVILLE NSW 2142

Please contact the AMWU Senior Helpdesk Officers: Matthew Gilfillan and Stephen Phan on 1300 732 698 Australian Manufacturing Workers Union for further information regarding the position.

The AMWU is an equal opportunity employer

Advocate – FSU

Advocate – Job Share 6 day fortnight – Finance Sector Union

General Overview
The Finance Sector Union is the union for one of the biggest and fastest growing industries in Australia. We organise workers across Australia’s bank, insurance, credit union and superannuation employers. We play a vital role of empowering our members to work together and campaign to secure dignity and respect at work. Our members fight for and deliver improved working entitlements in an evolving industry

We have an exciting opportunity in our New South Wales/ACT office based in Sydney for an Advocate. This is a job share position, the successful applicant must be able to work 3 days per week preferably Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Job Description
Working as part of the Advocacy team, our Advocates are responsible for providing members with high quality advice and support in disputes, including representing members to management and negotiating solutions to problems.

Selection Criteria:

Essential experience and qualifications
• Extensive work experience in a trade union or similar not for profit organisation.
• Demonstrated experience appearing before the Fair Work Commission and an understanding of issues facing the finance industry would be an advantage.
• Represent members’ grievances directly with employers.
• Provide accurate information and/or advice to members on industrial rights and entitlements.
• Excellent presentation, interpersonal, negotiation, written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning and the ability to problem solve and come up with creative solutions.
• Strong time management and personal organisational skills, including the ability to perform work within specified timeframes.
• The ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment

Desirable
• Demonstrated experience representing employees with workplace grievances’.
• Knowledge of contemporary industrial relations issues and practices.

Applications must address all the above selection criteria.

Salary
Salary range for the Advocate position can be provided on request. The FSU also offers excellent working conditions including employer superannuation contributions of 15%.

The Finance Sector Union is an equal opportunity employer. Indigenous and LGBTIQ folks are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further information, contact Jason Hall on (07) 8229 6543 or email jason.hall@fsunion.org.au

Applications to
Jason Hall
Finance Sector Union
GPO Box 9893
Adelaide SA 5001

Email: jason.hall@fsunion.org.au

Closing date
5pm Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Communications Manager – NSWTF

Communications Manager

NSW Teachers Federation

ABOUT US:

The New South Wales Teachers Federation is the registered trade union representing NSW public school teachers in pre-schools, infants, primary and secondary schools and TAFE Institutes. The NSW Teachers Federation looks after a multiplicity of issues on behalf of teachers. It also regards public education as a strong foundation for a sure future. Thus, it campaigns for betterments for all students who attend public schools so that they will receive a quality education.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Federation is recruiting a temporary Communications Manager for a 24 month period to the organisation.

ABOUT YOU:

To be considered you will need to clearly demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Proven ability to develop and execute communication strategies that advance organisational goals
  • Experience developing/managing the development of high-quality communications across multiple platforms including print publications, web, social media, and email
  • Computer skills, including a minimum of Advanced MS Office and Adobe suite and knowledge of database applications
  • Experience managing staff to build their capacity to develop high-quality content for target audiences
  • Attention to detail, planning and organising skills and the ability to work in high pressure situations with conflicting priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels including difficult people/members as appropriate
  • Respect for sensitivity and confidentiality of issues handled
  • Commitment to unionism
  • Demonstrated awareness of WHS policies and procedures
  • The ability to learn Federation Rules, policies and procedures and apply these as appropriate
  • A degree or diploma would be highly regarded, as would equivalent experience in a similar role

HOW TO APPLY

Send your application including a cover letter that addresses the requirements as listed, and a current resume to Sophie Fovargue, Human Resources Manager at: sfovargue@nswtf.org.au, using the subject line: Communications Manager application via EthicalJobs.

Legal Officer, Professional Services Team – NSWNMA

Legal Officer, Professional Services Team
Permanent Full-time 

$124,242 – $158,774 per annum commensurate with experience + Superannuation + 12 RDOs + 5 weeks annual leave + Christmas shut down

The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) in association with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation New South Wales Branch (ANMF NSW Branch) seeks a Legal Officer to join our Professional Services Team on a permanent full-time basis.

In this role you will:
• Recruit members to the NSWNMA
• Appear in the role of advocate on behalf of the NSWNMA and its members before the Coroner’s Court, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (“NMC”) and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“NCAT”).
• Provide legal advice to the members of the NSWNMA in relation to professional conduct, coronial proceedings and matters related to their registration
• Assist the NSWNMA officers with legal advice on behalf of members, including disciplinary issues and professional conduct
• Provide representation to members and/or brief counsel in matters before:
– Coroners’ Court
– NCAT
– Professional Standards Committees
• Conduct legal and professional seminars as required
• Instruct legal counsel on behalf of the members from time to time
• Provide legal advice as required to the Elected Officers
• Actively participate as a member of the Professional Services team
• Provide a quality legal service to our members
• Improve own professional skills and knowledge relevant to the position

To be considered for this role you require:

Essential criteria
• Legal qualification and experience practising in law
• Experience in advocacy and case management
• A capacity to critically analyse and master a large volume of complex material
• Demonstrated experience in the preparation of detailed submissions and report writing
• A self-motivated person who is able to work independently as well as in a team and is able to meet deadlines and manage several issues simultaneously
• Demonstrated public speaking experience and presentation skills
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• A clear understanding and commitment to trade union principles
• Knowledge of contemporary legal, nursing and health industry standards
• Well-developed information technology skills with proven competence in the application of Microsoft Office suite
• Commitment to trade union movement

Desirable criteria
• Nursing or health industry professional qualification and experience

How to apply for this position:
Click here to submit your application online. Your application must briefly address each point of selection criteria found in the Legal Officer position description.

NSWNMA/ANMF NSW Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fosters a diverse workplace.

Applications close Friday, 28 February 2020.

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