Vacancy for an Organising and Campaigns Officer

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European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU)

The European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) is a pan-European trade union organisation representing workers in local and national administration, health and social services and energy, water and waste sectors. Our members work in the public, non-profit and private sectors.  EPSU is a member of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and is the recognised European regional organisation of Public Services International (PSI) our global federation.

EPSU is recruiting an experienced Organising and Campaigns Officer to support national trade union organising and recruitment strategies in Eastern Europe and to strengthen the voice and influence of public service workers. The successful candidate will join two recently appointed Officers to complete our organising team for Eastern Europe. 

Main Responsibilities (with indicative % of time):

  • Provide support and advice to EPSU/PSI members in Eastern Europe regarding their organising, recruitment and membership strategies (70%)
  • Develop and maintain contacts with members and potential EPSU/PSI members (15%)
  • Contribute to EPSU/PSI work, campaigns and activities (15%)

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of developing and running initiatives to increase and strengthen trade union membership and engagement 
  • Experience of campaigns
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Russian.  Knowledge and/or willingness to learn other Eastern European languages will be an advantage.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Based in (or able to move to) a country in Eastern Europe
  • Able to travel extensively

Offer:

We offer an attractive employment package according to experience and place of residence.

Applications:

All applicants should fill out the attached Application Form and return it by  20 February 2020 (12h00 latest) to Nadine Janssen njanssen@epsu.org.

Interviews will be held in Brussels on 2 or 3 March 2020

Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

EPSU is an equal opportunities employer.

For more information on EPSU please consult our website at: http://www.epsu.org

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