Policy and Campaigns Support Officer - full time or job share

Location
WC1B, London
Salary
39,773 pa rising incrementally to £41,187 pa including London Weighting
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. We bring together more than 5.5 million working people who make up our 48 member unions. We support unions to grow and thrive, and we stand up for everyone who works for a living. Join us.

Policy and Campaigns Support Officer – Rights, International, Social and Economics Department

RISE.06.19

Grade 6 £39,773 pa rising incrementally to £41,187 pa including London Weighting

Permanent full-time – or job share *

35 Hours per week – we are happy to talk flexible working

Congress House, London, WC1B 3LS

The Rights, International, Social and Economics Department sits at the heart of the TUC.

We work with trade unions to provide expertise in employment rights, build international solidarity, campaign for an economy that delivers decent work and living wages, and help develop social policy that can ensure that all workers have a better standard of living. 

What Experience, Skills, Knowledge and understanding do you need?

  • You’ll enjoy helping to collate statistical, economic and other information for use in campaigns and reports
  • You’ll be experienced in writing briefings, reports and blogs
  • You’ll share the concerns of the trade union movement and have a passion for and understanding of current issues in employment rights, equality and diversity, economic and social affairs and politics

If this is you, then take a look at our job description and person specification.

*Job share applicants should apply with job share partners.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates, who are underrepresented at this grade in the TUC.  If this is you and you’re interested in the post, we would be happy to brief you either at a session on Thurs 28th March 2019, 5.30 pm to 7 pm at Congress House or by contacting  Geoff Tily, Senior Policy Officer, on gtily@tuc.org.uk  If you’d like to attend the briefing session please email jobs@TUC.org.uk by 12 noon Tuesday 26th April 2019

The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12 noon Monday 1st April 2019.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an Assessment day on Tuesday 9th April followed by interviews on Friday 12 April 2019

If you haven’t heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

TUC staff enjoy a good benefits package including final salary pension scheme and other benefits.  The TUC values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and from within and outside of the trade union movement.  We’re happy to talk flexible working.

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