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Vacancy Notification Strategic Campaigning - National Industrial Officer Melbourne

General Overview
Were you outraged by the revelations in the Banking Royal Commission?

Are you interested in working to improve the finance industry?

The Finance Sector Union has been the only voice of workers during the Royal Commission into misconduct in the finance industry. The FSU is the union for worker in the finance industry and has been working hard to call out the cultural problems and pay systems that have led to the misconduct uncovered by the Royal Commission.

We have an exciting opportunity in our National Office based in Melbourne for a National Industrial Officer.

We’re looking for someone who is clever and well organised and who is prepared to think outside the square and who is up for a challenge. This National Industrial Officer role is focused on campaigning and organising workers, preparing and implementing national strategies. There will be very little technical or advocacy work so if you love strategic thinking and campaigning and would prefer not to appear in tribunals, this job may be right for you!

Selection Criteria:

Essential Experience and Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for trade unionism and/or social justice.
  2. Demonstrated experience in campaigning and working with volunteers.
  3. The ability to develop, coordinate and implement industrial and social campaigns that include community engagement.
  4. The ability to identify matters around which diverse groups of workers can rally.
  5. The skill to undertake enterprise and other bargaining negotiations.
  6. Writing of letters, emails, member bulletins as well as campaign plans and engaging content to attract a diverse range of finance workers.
  7. Writing of submissions and campaign materials as required.
  8. Knowledge of contemporary campaigning practices and the ability to transfer these practices into an industrial arena.
  9. Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  10. Excellent written communication skills.
  11. Strong time management and personal organisational skills, including the ability to perform work within specified timelines.
  12. Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment.


  1. Experience working for a trade union or similar not for profit organisation.
  2. Campaigning experience and experience working with volunteers.
  3. Experience writing and implementing national campaign plans.

Applications must address all the above selection criteria.

Salary for the National Industrial Officer position can be provided on request. FSU also offers excellent working conditions including employer superannuation contributions of 15%.

The FSU is an equal opportunity employer.

For further information, contact Julia Angrisano on (02) 9320 0063 or Julia.angrisano@fsunion.org.au

Applications to
Julia Angrisano
Finance Sector Union
GPO Box 9893
Melbourne VIC 3001

Email: Julia.angrisano@fsunion.org.au

Closing date: 5.00pm Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Authorised By: Julia Angrisano, National Secretary

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