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Coordinator - Campaigns and Organising

SA Unions

SA Unions is South Australia’s united trades and labour council, the peak voice for the South Australian union movement. The council collectively represents approximately 160,000 union members in industries right across SA, from hospitality to the public sector, from construction to policing, from nurses and ambulance officers to abattoir workers and teachers.

Role description

The Campaigns and Organising Coordinator works with the Secretary and multiple stakeholders across the South Australian union movement, and key government and industrial stakeholders, to execute campaigns which advance SA Union’s strategic interests. This role also supports SA Unions’ network of committees, facilitating their connection with the development of SA Unions policy and campaigns.

The Campaigns and Organising Coordinator will work with union members, workplace leaders and union officials from across the diverse industries and occupations represented by SA Unions to support growth strategies, cross union and industry campaigning.

You will be responsible for developing engaging and informative campaign content that is both written and visual that will appeal to a wide range of audiences across a variety of communication channels including digital ie website, social media.

The applicant must have strong communication skills and can interpret data to progress our goals.

Experience in union campaigning including the development of strategy and union member organising is essential. Experience building alliances, dealing with government and media is valuable.

Full position description available on request.

Selection Criteria

  • Experience in developing and delivering successful organising and industrial campaigns including online campaigns.
  • Experience using digital tools to inspire mass numbers of people to take part in online activism.
  • Can develop engaging and informative campaign content that is both written and visual to advance SA Unions’ campaigns and strategic goals.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all affiliate unions to SA Unions and other progressive organisations to support growth strategies, cross union and industry campaigning.
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary industrial relations.
  • A high degree of initiative, creativity and self-drive, with proven ability to collaborate.
  • Experience in representing members in workplace negotiations and political advocacy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to produce high quality plans and reports.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to union values and integrity.
  • Familiarity with union coverage and priorities in South Australia.

Salary and conditions

Permanent – Full Time

Reporting to the Secretary, SA Unions

Employment conditions subject to the SA Unions Enterprise Agreement

Salary: $96,000 range, negotiable based on experience.

Flexible working arrangements and attractive leave entitlements including 12 rostered days off per year, Christmas shutdown leave and 4 weeks annual leave.

Whilst the position is based in the Adelaide CBD, staff have access to remote working options.

The position is not elected and reports to the Secretary.

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