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The TUC is Britain’s largest voluntary organisation, with 53 member unions representing approximately six million working people from all walks of life.

We are the voice of working people, campaigning on their concerns. We are leading the campaign against damaging austerity policies and winning support for a future that works. We negotiate in Europe and build links with all political parties, business and the community.

Organisation and Services Department (OSD)

The Organisation and Services Department aims to win a better deal for working people by building membership and organisation and stronger links between unions. The department leads on a range of policy areas including: public services, health and safety, young people and students and TUC organisation in the regions and in Wales.

TUC Regional Secretary (North West)
Job Ref: OSD/25/12
Grade 9, £48,841 per annum rising incrementally to £50,814 per annum
Full time permanent contract
Based in Regional Office in Liverpool L3 9NG

The Regional Secretary will represent the TUC in the region with affiliated unions, employers, the media, government and other regional agencies. The post holder will be responsible for organising and managing the work of the Regional Council and its Executive Committee and contributing to and supporting TUC campaigns, services and initiatives. As well as having a good awareness of current issues in trade unionism, employment, the economy and politics, the successful candidate will also need to demonstrate:

Leadership and people management:

High degree of sensitivity in handling political issues
Dealing with campaigns and media
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon on Monday 15 October 2012. First round interviews will be held on Wednesday 31 October 2012. Second round interviews will be held on Friday 9 November 2012.

TUC staff enjoy a generous 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.

For an application pack you can either write to the Personnel and Training Office, TUC, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS, e-mail: download a pack from here
or leave a message at voicemail 020 7467 1340.

Please quote reference number when applying for an application pack.

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