Organiser Job

An exciting opportunity to implement the Organising and Campaigning plans of the ACTU.

Key responsibilities

This will involve implementing the national campaign within specific electorate/s, including:

• developing a deep understanding of the electorate

• identifying and recruiting activists

• working with local union affiliates

• organising activists and volunteers

• organising and implementing actions

• recruiting and organising members

• working with key community allies

• organising and implementing voter persuasion campaigns

• implementing all on the ground aspects of the national campaign

Key Selection Criteria

- Commitment to and passion for the values of the Australian union movement

- High level organising and/or campaigning skills, in particular demonstrated ability to build and support groups of activists

- Highly developed verbal and written skills, with the ability to explain complex information in a clear and articulate fashion.

- Demonstrated capacity to develop, plan and deliver on campaign objectives.

- Capacity to provide insight into the ongoing development of a successful campaign strategy.

- Highly developed organisational and time management skills enabling the capacity to work consistently under pressure and to meet deadlines.

- Demonstrated capacity to work well with others in a team environment & to provide leadership.

- IT and social media literacy

- Capacity to exercise judgement, discretion & initiative within a politically sensitive environment.

- Demonstrated ability to maintain positive working relationships with local TLC's and affiliates.

- Capacity to work long and irregular hours and travel regularly and to relocate to a designated region if necessary.

Salary appropriate to skills and experience, 15% superannuation and other excellent conditions apply. Note: Please note this role will be based in the Perth metropolitan area, Western Australia.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role please call Emma Kingdon on 0439 623 500.

Please forward applications by no later than 5pm Friday19th May to ekingdon@actu.org.au

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