This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and energetic union, representing screen crew workers in the MEAA’s Entertainment, Crew and Sport section.
The role is based in our Melbourne office.
We are looking for an organiser who is an all-rounder, a problem solver and preferably has experience in the arts and/or entertainment industry.
Key duties include:
Providing advice to members on industry and enterprise agreements and resolving workplace issues
Working with the ECS Director to undertake industry wide and site specific campaigns to build membership and influence
Negotiating with employers and other industry stakeholders
Operational planning and implementation
Recruiting and mobilising union members
Identifying, developing and working with union activists and leaders
Strong communication skills and ability to play a leadership role amongst members
Working knowledge and/or experience within the arts and entertainment industry
Proficient in organising frameworks
Ability to identify and utilise opportunities and resolve problems
Advocacy, negotiation or dispute resolution skills
Industrial relations experience, including working knowledge of agreements and awards
The preferred candidate would have experience in arts/entertainment and/or organising experience with a proven ability to manage industrial and organising priorities.
The role involves intermittent evening and weekend work.
A commitment to trade union principles and workers’ rights is essential.
Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience.
The position is based in Melbourne with a package dependent on skills and experience, plus 10.5% employer contribution to superannuation. You will also be entitled to five weeks annual leave each year plus an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.
Applications close on Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 5pm. Please forward your curriculum vitae and covering letter to email@example.com