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Political Organiser – UWU

date advertised 19/02/2020




Position

The United Workers Union is seeking to employ a Political Organiser, in 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.

Overview of the role

This role will spread across the United Workers Union political strategy, with the organiser taking on a range of responsibilities including engaging members in politics, leadership development, supporting members in lobbying and engaging in election campaigns.

This position will involve out of hours work, field work, and travel for extended periods of time. 

This is a flexible position. We are open to a number of part-time positions or a full time position for the right candidates

Key Responsibilities

  • Recruit new members to the union and to the political program;
  • Support organisers in recruiting members to the political program;
  • Develop and support leaders in the political program;
  • Engage with and connect members with community campaigning;
  • Support members at political conferences and ensure United Workers Union members have the opportunity to engage in policy/conference motions relevant to the union’s interests.
  • Assist with the organisation of lobbying at all levels of government;
  • Engage in electoral campaigning for United Workers Union target seats across the country; and
  • Implement other strategies and campaigns as developed by the Executive Director and National Coordinators of the Political Power Portfolio
  • Ensure that the Union’s values of equity, diversity and inclusion are upheld and promoted.

Key Selection Criteria

A Political Organiser demonstrates:

  • A passion and drive to improve workers’ lives and achieving the goals of the Union.
  • A capacity to organise within the Australian Labor Party
  • Ability to motivate and educate union members and potential members;
  • Ability to participate in the unions political and social justice agenda;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience as an organiser preferred ;
  • Experience in political organising preferred but not essential;
  • Experience in election campaigning preferred but not essential;;
  • Ability to work flexible arrangements;

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;
  • 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 selection criteria, to Erin Watt, National Political Coordinator – Member Engagement, NSW/ACT Political Coordinator erin.watt@unitedworkers.org.au

For further information about the role, please contact Erin on 0409 450 062

Closing Date

Completed applications must be received by 5:00pm, 29 February 2020.





Industrial Lawyer – FAAA

date advertised 17/02/2020



Industrial Lawyer

Employer: FAAA International
Work type: Full time
Classification: Industrial Lawyer
Sector: Not For Profit (NFP), Union.
Location: Mascot, NSW
Salary: 120K plus super

Our Organisation: The FAAA (Flight Attendants’ Association of Australia) – International Division is a boutique union servicing International cabin crew from Qantas, Jetstar international and Virgin International. Our team promotes, protects and defends our members industrially and provides real time support and advice. Our membership is one of the fastest growing of unions in Australia. With growth, we require another high performing industrial lawyer to join our small team. We operate as a diverse inclusive organization in our recently renovated offices close to public transport and Sydney’s domestic airport in Mascot, NSW.

As our Industrial lawyer you will:

• Support union official / union delegates preparation for and negotiations for claims including Enterprise Agreements
• Prepare and negotiate claims including Enterprise Agreements
• Advocate the Association’s position in matters before the Fair Work Commission and other tribunals and courts
• Prepare communication for members including newsletters, bulletins and magazine articles on relevant industrial issues
• Interpret industrial agreements and give advice to FAAA representatives and members where necessary on industrial matters
• Coordinate and attend consultative meetings and other industrial meetings with airline management in conjunction with union delegates
• Represent individual members in grievances
• Monitor and report to the Association on industrial trends and employers’ policies and practices
• Monitor and advise the organisation on government industrial policies and legislation which will affect the FAAA and its membership
• Have knowledge about compliance to ROC and FWC governance requirements (desirable)
• Support and coordinate delegate networks and campaigns around industrial legal issues (highly desirable)

The Position requirements for this role are:

• A strong commitment to union values and trade unions
• Well-developed research, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Knowledge of and competence in the application of the federal legislative environment
• Ability to prepare and articulate a position formally at a tribunal, court, mediation or meeting
• Admitted to practice law in Australia
• Proficiency in Microsoft applications
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Unison membership database or other organisational database (highly desirable)
• Union growth or campaigns experience (highly desirable)

Please send cover letter and CV to Bruce Roberts – bruce@faaa.net
Applications will be considered upon receipt and closed when the position is filled.




Industrial Officer – FAAA

date advertised 17/02/2020



Industrial Officer

Employer: FAAA

Work type: Full time

Classification: Industrial Officer

Sector: Not For Profit (NFP), Union.

Location: Mascot, NSW

Salary: 95k plus super

Our Organisation: The FAAA (Flight Attendants’ Association of Australia) is a boutique union servicing International and domestic cabin crew from all Australian airlines.  Our team  promotes, protects and defends our members industrially and provides real time support and advice. Our membership is one of the fastest growing of unions in Australia. With growth, we require another high performing industrial officer to join our small team. We operate as a diverse inclusive organization in our offices close to public transport and Sydney’s domestic airport in Mascot, NSW.

As our Industrial officer you will:

  • Develop and coordinate delegates and delegate networks
  • Support or lead Delegate preparations for enterprise bargaining and support or lead negotiations.
  • Support or lead preparations and negotiations for industrial claims and disputes
  • Prepare communication for members including newsletters, bulletins and magazine articles on relevant industrial issues
  • Interpret industrial agreements and give advice to FAAA representatives and members where necessary on industrial matters
  • Coordinate and attend consultative meetings and other industrial meetings with airline management in conjunction with union delegates
  • Represent individual members in grievances
  • Monitor and report to the Association on industrial trends and employers’ policies and practices
  • Monitor and advise the organisation on government industrial policies and legislation which will affect the FAAA and its membership
  • Have knowledge about ROC and FWC governance requirements (desirable).

The Position requirements for this role are:

  • A strong commitment to union values and trade unions
  • Well-developed research, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of and competence in the application of the federal legislative environment
  • Ability to prepare and articulate a position formally at a tribunal, court, mediation or meeting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Unison membership database or other organisational database (desirable)Union growth or campaigns experience (highly desirable)

Please send cover letter and CV to Bruce Roberts – bruce@faaa.net

Applications will be considered upon receipt and closed when the position is filled.



Industrial Lawyer Graduate (2 Years Experience) – FAAA

date advertised 17/02/2020


Industrial Lawyer (Graduate to 2 years’ experience)

Employer: FAAA

Work type: Full time

Classification: Industrial Lawyer

Sector: Not For Profit (NFP), Union.

Location: Mascot, NSW

Salary: 55K plus super

Our Organisation: The FAAA (Flight Attendants’ Association of Australia) is a boutique union servicing International cabin crew from all Australian airlines.  Our team promotes, protects and defends our members industrially and provides real time support and advice. Our membership is one of the fastest growing of unions in Australia. With growth, we require another high performing graduate industrial lawyer to join our small team. We operate as a diverse inclusive organization in our offices close to public transport and Sydney’s domestic airport in Mascot, NSW.

As our Industrial lawyer you will:

  • Interpret industrial agreements and give advice to FAAA representatives and members where necessary on industrial matters
  • Represent individual members in grievances
  • Coordinate and attend consultative meetings and other industrial meetings with airline management in conjunction with union delegates
  • Prepare communication for members including newsletters, bulletins and magazine articles on relevant industrial issues

The role has potential for future growth for self-starters looking to:

  • Develop experience as advocates for the Association in matters before the Fair Work Commission and other tribunals
  • Research and advise the organisation about industrial trends and employers’ policies and practices
  • Research and advise the organisation on government industrial policies and legislation which will affect the FAAA and its membership
  • Research and advise about compliance to ROC and FWC governance requirements
  • Develop knowledge about delegate networks and campaigns around industrial legal issues

The Position requirements for this role are:

  • A strong commitment to union values and trade unions
  • Well-developed research, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of and competence in the application of the federal legislative environment
  • Admitted to practice law in Australia
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Advocacy skills (desirable)
  • Unison membership database or other organisational database (desirable)
  • Union growth or campaigns experience (highly desirable)

Please send cover letter and CV with “Graduate Industrial Lawyer” in the subject line to Bruce Roberts – bruce@faaa.net

Applications will be considered upon receipt and closed when the position is filled.


Organiser, Public Health – HSU

date advertised 17/02/2020



 The Health Services Union NSW/ACT/QLD is a strong, growing union with over 41,000 members that aims to use its collective power to build a fair and just society through improving conditions for our members in the health and aged care industry.

The HSU is currently hiring for an Organiser in Public Health Regional Division.  The position will initially be working within the Murrumbidgee district, however HSU Organising staff may be directed to change work locations.

Job Description

  • Recruit workers to the HSU;
  • Build activism amongst union members and mentoring members into leadership
    positions;
  • Visit public hospitals, public imaging, public pathology and public practices across Sydney, NSW.

Essential Experience and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to trade union values
  • High level written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with, and develop the skills and confidence of members and delegates, with a strong focus on recruiting new members and delegates
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise work to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ability to work semi-autonomously
  • Demonstrated initiative, drive and resilience in an ever-changing environment
  • A sound knowledge of the industrial relations system, collective bargaining and individual industrial instruments
  • Computer literacy and keyboard skills
  • A current driver’s licence is essential

Please note that some travel throughout the State, an occasional overnight stay away from home and flexibility in start and finish times are an expectation of the role

The HSU encourage applications for this role from current workplace delegates, experienced Organisers, people of all genders, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. Experience as an Organiser is not necessarily required as we will support the right applicant to develop the required skills.

If interested, send your resume and cover letter to:  hr@hsu.asn.au, using the subject line: Organiser Public Health.

Applications close:  COB 21 February 2020

ONLY APPLICANTS WITH THE RIGHT TO WORK IN AUSTRALIA WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE


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 Sydney 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.


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