Professionals Australia: Organiser (Sydney)

Professionals Australia
Professionals Australia (PA) is a contemporary and innovative union, advancing the industrial interests of professionals throughout Australia.  Our members include engineers, scientists, pharmacists, managers, IT professionals and game workers.

Our purpose is to make a positive difference to our members’ working and professional lives by working hard to gain greater respect, recognition and reward for the essential professional services they deliver.

We are currently recruiting for an Organiser to join our dedicated and energetic NSW/ ACT team.  If you have strong communication skills and have a passion for supporting people to build power at work, then this role will suit you.

About the job

Key responsibilities & functions

  • Planning and delivering organising activities in existing and new workplaces
  • Increasing PA membership
  • Building workplace representative and organising structures
  • Motivating, coaching and developing the skills of members and workplace leaders to campaign, negotiate and act collectively on workplace issues
  • Engaging in enterprise bargaining negotiations
  • Communicating with members and providing them with advice and information on industrial relations issues
Conditions of Employment

The entry level salary for the position is $84,000 (plus superannuation).  A higher rate of pay will be dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

All PA staff have access to flexible working arrangements, including working from home options, and attractive leave entitlements.

People from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply for this job

For more information, including a copy of the position description and selection criteria, please contact Vicky Palmer, Executive Assistant at

Applications close 5pm Friday 2 August 2024.

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