TSSA represents people working in transport and travel. Our vision is to be a well-organised and effective trade union where our members are at the heart of everything that we do. We are now involved in an ambitious growth project ? our organising teams are focused on building bigger and stronger workplaces, where members have the power to challenge and create change, to ensure they are respected in their workplace and able to address inequalities.
We have a vacancy for two Organisers, one to join our London and South Organising Team and one to join our Equalities, Education and Projects Team. We are looking for individuals who will work with us to inspire, support and develop workplace leaders. Is this you?
London and South Team - Your strategic and flexible role will be to identify, plan and pursue organising and campaigning opportunities within the companies and members that you will be responsible for in the London and South of England region. You will be able to provide leadership in collective and individual negotiations and represent members to ensure that TSSA wins its bargaining and organising agenda. You will recruit new members into the union as well as develop members, activists and branches so they can play an active role in the union.
Equalities, Education and Projects Team - Your strategic and flexible role will be to identify, plan and pursue organising and campaigning opportunities within the projects that you will be responsible for in London and the South of England. You will recruit new members into the union as well as develop members, activists and branches so they can play an active role in the union. You will be a leader for promoting equalities within the workplace and in TSSA and work with strategic partners within the community to promote union organising aims as well as our policies on public transport.
The skills we are looking for: You will have excellent leadership skills. You will be a seasoned campaigner with the ability to project plan. You will understand and be able to implement the theory of union organising. We are looking for creative thinkers who are strong team-players who can problem solve and influence others. Your interpersonal skills and self motivation will result in strategic relationships that lead to union growth.
Salary: £37,564 (on an incremental scale that can rise to £46,121 over a period of five years) plus London Weighting of £5,018
Location: Euston Hours: 34 hours a week with elements of travel and unsocial hours
TSSA offers all employees a generous annual leave entitlement and defined benefit pension scheme. TSSA is an equal opportunities employer striving to maintain and grow our diverse workplace community. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We are a family friendly employer and pro-actively support staff with disabilities. We are proud to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion.
Find out more about working for TSSA, our application and assessment process and the role of an Organiser by coming along to our job applicant?s information evening on Tuesday 30th March 6pm-7pm ? please register your interest in attending by emailing email@example.com
To apply please download an application form and information pack from our website (www.tssa.org.uk) or e-mail a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. CVs will not be considered. Closing Date: Monday 5th June at 11am. Shortlisted candidates will be assessed on either the 19th or 20th June 2017 in London.