Union Organiser

Organisation

United Voice -Victoria

General Overview

United Voice (formerly the Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous Union) is a union organisation of over 120,000 Australians, united by our belief in the dignity of work and the right to fair and just treatment at work. We are an active union in the workplace, community and in politics, and are passionate about organising to achieve positive social change based on the values of fairness, compassion and equity.

United Voice members are people of diverse races, genders and ages and do essential work in hundreds of different industries, sectors and occupations. The main industry groups in Victoria are Early Childhood Education and Care, Manufacturing, Cleaning, Hotels, Casino, Ambulance and Security.

Job Description

The Role:

Full Time/Permanent

A union organiser’s main focus is to grow union membership, density and leadership by employing a variety of union building techniques which cover skill in sign up, systematic member contact, messaging and objection handling.

The incumbent in this role will have:

-Excellent communication and influencing skills
-An understanding of the Labour movement.
-Confidence and interest in talking to people
-Ability to build rapport with a range of different people
-Drivers licence now or soon

For the full position description and further details about the role please read the information package that will be sent out as part of the application process.

Essential Experience and Qualifications

Experience in one of the following; unions, community service, social justice, student or other activist campaigns, volunteer work or a relevant social sciences, industrial relations or related degree.

Salary

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Benefits include generous superannuation, income protection and 6 weeks annual leave with a 25% loading.

Closing Date

2013-11-07

Closing Time

05:00 pm

For further information

Contact Name

Andrew Jones

Contact Address

Please send your expression of interest for this role to Andrew Jones, Organising Director, United Voice, c/o [email protected]

A proforma and an information package will be emailed back to you within five working days.

The information package will provide you with all the information that you need to know about the role and how to apply.

Contact Phone

n/a

Contact Email

[email protected]