Vacancies

Communications Advisor – Publications and Media

 The PSA is the largest union in New Zealand and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 150 staff throughout the country. We have more than 67,000 members working in central and local government, health and community services. The focus of the PSA is to advance the rights and conditions of members through building collectivity in the workplace.  The PSA takes a strategic approach to building unionism.

The PSA has a vacancy for a  Communications Advisor – Publications and Media  to join our 4-person communications team. This is a full-time, permanent position based in our Wellington office.

The primary role of the Communications team is to take a responsive approach to providing strategic and tactical communications and related materials to inform and educate members and build the union’s reputation with the wider community based across a range of campaigns, projects and events related to activity such as industrial bargaining.

This is a stimulating and busy position that requires someone who is highly motivated, has a high level of political awareness, an understanding of the role of unions in a democratic society and the skills to make an important contribution to the PSA’s organising work. We are looking for someone who can work well with other members of the communication team and with other PSA staff.

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is committed to honouring Te Tiriti O Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori will therefore be an advantage.

The PSA is also an EEO employer.

Please download the following documents if you wish to apply:

https://www.psa.org.nz/vacancies/job description

https://www.psa.org.nz/application form

For any queries you can contact Liz Byron, Executive Assistant to the National Secretaries on 04-816 5036.

 Applications close 5.00pm on  Friday 26 October 2018.  Completed applications can be emailed to liz.byron@psa.org.nz or posted to Liz Byron, EA to National Secretaries, PO Box 3817, Wellington 6140.

Union Organiser

The PSA is the largest union in New Zealand and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 140 staff throughout New Zealand. We have over 67,000 members working in central and local government, health and community services.  

The focus of the PSA is to advance the rights and conditions of members through a strategic partnership approach. Organisers work with members and delegates and engage strategically to build union organisation to achieve the best results for PSA members.

The PSA has a 12-month fixed term organiser position available in the Hamilton office.  This is a full-time position.

 We are looking for people with:

  • A commitment to the work of trade unions.
  • An ability to improve the quality of PSA members’ working lives.
  • The capability to build durable working relationships with members, employers, government and industry representatives.
  • The skills to develop and support members and delegates in dealing with issues impacting on their working lives.
  • Excellent communication, advocacy and leadership skills.
  • An ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is committed to honouring Te Tiriti O Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori will therefore be an advantage.

The PSA is also an EEO employer.

Please download the following documents if you would like to apply:

https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/Uploads/Application-for-Employment-form.doc

https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/vacancies/organiser-role.pdf;

https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/vacancies/Competencies.pdf

Completed applications should be emailed to trish.mckinnon@psa.org.nz or posted to Trish McKinnon, PSA, PO Box 3817, Wellington 6140.

Applications close 9am Wednesday 24 October 2018.

 

Growth Team - Recruiter

The PSA is the largest union in New Zealand and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 140 staff throughout New Zealand. We have over 67,000 members working in central and local government, health and community services.  

The focus of the PSA is to advance the rights and conditions of members through a strategic partnership approach.

The PSA has one full time, fixed term recruiter role available for 12 months based in Auckland.

Some travel is required.

We need an enthusiastic person with a proven track record in a sales environment, who also has a good understanding of and commitment to trade unionism. The ability to promote the value of unionism and to customise that to create good union recruitment is vital. Being adaptable, a quick thinker and well informed are also necessary attributes.

The key tasks are to recruit over the phone, and to recruit at worksites where the PSA has coverage. Group presentations, and helping site delegates to recruit, are additional features.

The successful candidate will be a team player and will be able to work well with our industrial staff in supporting recruitment programmes in organisations across all of our sectors.

Applicants need to portray a positive representation of the PSA and our values at all times:

-          champion members’ interests

-          decent treatment and justice, embracing diversity and challenging inequality

-          seek solutions that improve members’ working lives

-          encourage participation from members.

Applicants also need to negotiate access to worksites and will need to work with local PSA delegates in approaching potential members at their place of work.

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is committed to honouring Te Tiriti O Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori will therefore be an advantage.

The PSA is an equal employment opportunity employer.

If you would like to apply, please complete the attached application for employment form and forward with a cover letter and CV to trish.mckinnon@psa.org.nz or post to Trish McKinnon, PSA, PO Box 3817, Wellington 6140.

Growth Team Recruiter JD: https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/vacancies/Growth-Team-Recruiter-JD.doc

Application form: https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/vacancies/Application-for-Employment-form-2017.doc

Applications close 9am Tuesday 23 October 2018.