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Vacancy: Seafarers and Inland Navigation Section Assistant

Contract:  Permanent

Location:  Borough, London

Number of roles:  1

The ITF is an international federation of transport workers’ trade unions recognised as the world’s leading authority on the working and living conditions of transport workers. We passionately defend workers’ rights and support our unions to improve the working lives of their members. We support and connect trade unions from 150 countries around the world so they can assist their members and communities to secure rights, equality and justice. We are the international voice representing 20 million transport working men and women across the globe. The ITF Head Office is based in London, United Kingdom. International offices include Amman, Hong Kong, Montreal, Abidjan, New Delhi, Ouagadougou, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for collating and managing information and data, providing analysis to support the sections priorities, campaigns and projects, including assisting in the preparation of meetings.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong communication skills across different audiences and have a flexible approach to differing opinions.  You will be able to draw upon your experience in a union or social movement setting to support solidarity actions.  Due to the nature of the organisation and the role, knowledge of a second language would be an advantage.

Further details about the role and the person specification can be found in the job description.

This role offers a starting salary of £39,990.00 per annum, plus a non-performance related guaranteed bonus equating to 1/12th of your annual salary.

The ITF offers a highly competitive final pension salary scheme, flexible working as well as the opportunity to work in a state of the art modern office building in central London. For further information on the staff benefits that we provide please see our website.

If this sounds interesting to you, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to by 10am Monday 3 August. Interviews are due to take place week commencing 17 August 2020.

Please note that due to COVID-19 all interviews will take place via video conference.

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