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9 Nov 2018

Full-Time Retail Sector Union Organiser

FIRST Union –  Christchurch City, Canterbury

Job Description


Applications are invited for the position of a full-time organiser for FIRST Union, based in Christchurch and working in the Retail sector.

We invite both internal and external applicants.

The geographical area for organising is the Christchurch and Rolleston areas.

The objective of this position is to deliver excellent outcomes for members by way of advocacy, servicing and campaigning. The successful applicant will be able to develop and maintain a high level of union member engagement and activity, effective delegates, be able to negotiate employment agreements, and solve employment related problems.

The successful applicant will have good one-to-one and group communication skills and have a strong commitment to giving workers the opportunity to be part of a union. Experience as a union delegate, union organiser, and/or an activist in community campaigns is desirable. Applicants must have a strong commitment to the trade union movement.

FIRST Union is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and CV to: Sue Vincent:

The applications will close at 5 pm on Friday 16th November 2018.

Any enquires about the vacancy should be directed to: [email protected]

Paul Watson
Southern Region Secretary
DDI 03 366 5517 M 021618395
0800 863 477

Job Expired November 23, 2018

Job Categories: Advocacy/Lobbying. Job Types: Full-Time.

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