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Organiser - Online to Field - Brisbane / Adelaide

United Workers Union

The United Workers Union is seeking a highly motivated Organiser (Online to Field). This role can be based in either Brisbane or Adelaide.

Candidates with experience in union or related organising and campaigning will be highly regarded.


United Workers’ Union is a powerful member-led union whose sole purpose is to serve the collective interests of members in workplaces and communities by winning significant and long-lasting gains. The Union is driving change by growing union membership, developing leadership amongst our members, encouraging active member participation in the union, building and enforcing standards in our sectors, and campaigning both politically and in the community.

As a union with a proudly diverse membership, we are committed to equity and inclusion; and continuing to build a union that is truly representative of the workers we cover. We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people and women.


This is an exciting new opportunity to organiser both in the workplace and online. You will be expected to;

  • Build active and sustainable organising structures that contribute to achieving the Objects of the Union;
  • Create and work to organising plans ensuring membership growth; member leadership and action; and winning industry power;
  • Assess and support the development of delegates and members;
  • You live and breathe the internet, and are excited about online to offline organising;
  • Working in digital campaigns, organising and supporting political agendas;
  • You have a way with words, and can translate complex workplace announcements into galvanising communication;
  • Ensure that the Union’s values of equity, diversity and inclusion are upheld and promoted.


An Organiser demonstrates:

  • A passion and drive to improve workers’ lives and achieving the goals of the Union;
  • Good communication, messaging and rapport building skills;
  • Produce creative online and offline content to mobilise members and supporters;
  • Write engaging communication for a broad range of audiences;
  • Help to manage social media channels, websites, and our email program;
  • An ability to develop members, including motivating and educating others;
  • An ability to participate in the unions political and social justice agenda;
  • An ability to plan and organise work and achieve outcomes.

Candidates with experience in union or related organising and campaigning will be highly regarded.

To perform this job, you will also be required to have or obtain and maintain:

  • A valid driver’s licence; and
  • Right of Entry Permits
  • Immunisation against COVID-19 or have a medical exemption


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, which will include:

  • Salary commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience;
  • 16% superannuation
  • 6 weeks annual leave plus 25% leave loading

next steps

For further information about the role, please email hr@unitedworkers.org.au, using the subject line: Organiser - Online to Field - Brisbane / Adelaide enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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