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Northern Mining & NSW Energy

NSW South Western




Western Australia

We’re hiring! Growth & Campaigning Organiser, Mackay

September 23, 2020

Do you have what it takes to become part of a highly motivated and dedicated team of Union organisers that are at the forefront of industrial organising? This is a Mackay based fulltime position, working within the Queensland mining and associated communities.

The CFMEU, Mining and Energy Division’s Members work in underground and open cut coal and metals mines, the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, the petrochemical industry, coal ports and iron ore mining and transportation.

Responsibilities and Duties:

You will participate in planning, implementing, and review of targeted organising campaigns.

Duties will include, probing targets, setting up campaigns, developing organising committees, systematic contact of workers and members, developing workplace actions and developing effective workplace relationships.

You must be self-motivated, have a genuine desire to work with others and help workers within our industries. You will report to the National Organising Director and will work in closely with District, liaising with responsible officials about work undertaken

Key Selection Criteria – Experience & Qualifications

You will need to be enthusiastic, energetic and have a flair for creativity enabling you to do a challenging job in a difficult environment.

You will have demonstrated a working commitment to trade unionism either through being a delegate or organiser within a union. The role requires excellent listening skills combined with concise verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

You will have the ability to lead, motivate, develop and mobilise workers, members, workplace activists and delegates and will have experience in being able to effectively analyse problems and develop strategies to deal with them.

Good written communication and computer skills are required, including social media.

A current Australian driver’s license is essential.

We are looking for someone who will be flexible to undertake additional functions as required and be able to work in other locations.


Salary package ranges from $100,000 to $115,000 plus generous benefits, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Additional Information:

To be considered for the role applicants are required to address the key selection criteria as outlined and by submitting a cover letter with your resume.

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