Union Organiser - ACT Branch

Union Organiser - ACT Branch


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.

About United Voice

United Voice Victoria is powerful member-led union driving change by growing union membership and density, growing the union rank and file leadership, growing the participation of members in the union, driving and enforcing standards in our sectors, and campaigning in the community and politics.

We Offer

  • Helping some of Australia’s most undervalued workers stand up and win respect
  • Working alongside some of Australia’s best organisers in a union that pioneered organising and campaigning in Australia
  • Opportunity to be part of creative and hard-hitting campaigns that change lives
  • Six week’s annual leave and 12% superannuation

You are 

  • Excellent in communicating and influencing
  • Able to build rapport with a range of different people
  • Computer literate and have the ability to learn the organisation’s technology tools
  • Confident and interested in talking to people

Key Tasks 

  • Signing up workers to the union
  • Delivering a systematic message to members
  • Identifying potential leaders amongst members
  • Updating the union’s databases with the results of your work
  • Meeting reasonable targets set with the Organising Director

Selection Criteria - Essential

  • Passion for the union movement
  • Confidence and interest in talking to people
  • Good written communication skills
  • Driver’s license
  • Capable of obtaining a Right of Entry Permit

Selection Criteria - Desirable

  • Fluency in a language other than English
  • Work experience in an industry covered by United Voice
  • Prior union or campaign organizing experience


Competitive salary of $64k-$71k commensurate with experience, plus motor vehicle allowance of $14,491. Benefits include 12% superannuation, 6 weeks annual leave, 25% loading.

Full time for an initial period of 12 months

To Apply

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 Applications Close

14th November 2018

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