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.
Head of Campaigns, Communications and Digital (Maternity cover)
Grade 10 £77,256 pa including London Weighting
7 months fixed-term contract (with possibility of extension)
Full-time or job share * - 35 Hours per week
Congress House, London, WC1B
Can you inspire others to help us change the world of work for good?
The TUC is looking for a brilliant senior manager to lead our campaigning, communications and digital activity, and champion the TUC’s agenda to bring a new generation of young workers into trade unions. This role reports directly to the general secretary.
We’re looking for a bright, talented colleague who’s able to get their head round our issues quickly, provide high-level advice and support to our general secretary, and expertly manage a large team and significant budget.
What Experience, Skills, Knowledge and understanding do you need?
You’ll have experience in leading multi-channel campaigns and communications strategies on big public policy issues. You’ll be practised in managing media, corporate communications and brand for a large and complex organisation. And you’ll be a champion for the power of digital to transform working lives.
You’ll lead a campaigns, communications and digital department that runs a number of high-profile campaigns every year, secures huge media coverage for our priorities and supports our general secretary Frances O’Grady to put working people at the heart of the political debate.
The union movement is changing, and this role will put you at the heart of it.
*job-share applicants should apply with job-share partners
The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12 noon Monday 8th October 2018. This is a two-stage interview process, first-round interviews will be held on Wednesday 17th October. Second round interview date to be confirmed
If you have not 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 particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates, who are underrepresented at this grade in the TUC.
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