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Lead Organiser – Tasmania

The Australian Education Union Tasmania wants to hear from a team leader who will inspire and motivate people to build our collective numbers, power and capacity!

We are recruiting now for a Lead Organiser to lead a team of six across Tasmania.

This is a 1.0 FTE role with a strong focus on leadership, mentoring and strategy.

As per the AEU Tasmanian Branch Employees’ Agreement 2022 Level 9-1 ($128,299 per annum)’

The AEU offers family-friendly conditions and benefits including:

  • 13 % superannuation and 17.5 % leave loading
  • Access up to 4 weeks annual leave and additional 2 weeks paid leave during Christmas – New Year office closure period
  • Access up to 2 weeks paid compensatory leave.
  • Access up to 16 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Access to Reproductive Health and Wellbeing Leave, Study Leave and Personal Leave.

The Lead Organiser is responsible to ensure the AEU can retain, grow, engage with members, effectively mobilise power and develop member leaders using organising, recruitment, campaigning, and data-driven strategies.

AEU Tasmania offers some employment flexibility, with a permanent position following a six-month probation period, or a fixed-term secondment for AEU members where applicable and preferred.

The Australian Education Union is the biggest and most powerful voice for public education in Tasmania. We are a values-driven, fulfilling place to work and offer excellent support and conditions.

As an inclusive, progressive organisation, we value diversity and encourage applications from First Nations people, people with disability, people of colour, women, trans, queer and gender diverse people.

You’ll receive top-notch training and support, and it’s a great opportunity to expand your skills outside of the classroom or in a new challenging role that suits your leadership and organising experience.

Please address the Duties and Responsibilities of the Position Profile in your written application of approximately 500 words and send, along with your CV, to by 9:00am Monday 5th June 2023.

If you require further information about the position, please email

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