The union is seeking to employ a Social Media Officer based in its Sydney office, with extensive travel throughout New South Wales.

The position requires the ability to produce engaging, relevant content across the Union’s social media channels to tell the story of the USU and our diverse membership. You will be required to develop copy, photo, and video content. This will require building relationships with organisers, delegates, and members throughout the state who will trust you to tell their story in a compelling, positive way and amplify their voice in the chorus of our members’ stories. You will track, analyse, and report social media engagement to management team to help inform communication strategy decision making.

There will be substantial travel required that will regularly require multiple nights trips to regional New South Wales. Candidates must be willing to travel out of Sydney a minimum of one week per month, with an expectation of more frequent travel through the Newcastle to Wollongong corridor.

  1. A vehicle is supplied as a tool of trade when travel from the Sydney office is required.
  2. Salary range is grade 2 level 1 (FTE $72,873 pa plus superannuation) with growth potential through grade 2 level 5 (FTE $84,267 pa plus superannuation). With further performance-based incentive pay after reaching the top of the pay scale.

The Union’s selection process involves a range of pre-employment assessments, including referee checks and pre-employment medical screening. The medical screening consists of a functional assessment, audiometry test and psychosocial assessment. Full details are available upon request.

Interested candidates must provide an introductory letter, resume and written response to each selection criteria (applicants who do not address the selection criteria will not be considered). Candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of past work in the form of attached files or links to web content. To obtain a copy of the position description, click here or contact Erik Jansen, Manager Administration and Finance at

Applications to: USU Manager Administration and Finance, Erik Jansen by 4.00pm on July 8, 2022.