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Vacancy: Seafarers and Inland Navigation Section Lead Campaigner

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 managing campaign components for the sections in consultation with and under the direction of the Seafarers and Inland Navigation Section Assistant Coordinator.  The role will also include coordinating research to facilitate the effective delivery of sections campaigns and preparing campaign and project materials.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong research skills, including corporate research and the ability to understand financial reports, and have proven experience of involvement in campaigns directed at changing the policies of a major company at the national, regional or global level.  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 £46,724.00 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 recruitment@itf.org.uk by 10am Monday, 3 Aug 2020. 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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