NZEI Te Riu Roa | Assistant Director of Organising | Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland)

Closing date: Monday 10 October 2022

Do you have significant experience in union organising and member recruitment?

Can you develop and lead strategies resulting in significant growth in membership?

Are you comfortable with both working face-to-face and creating and implementing digital organising strategies to meet campaign goals? Do you have the skills to lead a high performing team?

We have an exciting opportunity to lead growth and recruitment in Tāmaki Makaurau and Waikato. This work will involve a mix of organising leadership, strategy, data analysis and digital transformation. You would be expected to contribute to organising strategies and tactics and use your influence to achieve the union’s aims.

This work will involve working extensively with membership groups in developing member leadership and growth outcomes.

This role has a management and mentoring function, and some travel is required.

NZEI Te Riu Roa is committed to upholding the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Candidates should either have or be committed to developing an understanding of Te Tiriti. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience in te reo and tikanga Māori.

A full job description is available on our web site: or contact Sue Braggins at

Applications in confidence should be emailed to Please put “Organising” in the subject line.

Applications close at 5pm Monday 10th October

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, and disabilities/ abilities.  An expectation of this role is to actively support and promote our diversity and inclusion principles.  We want NZEI Te Riu Roa to be a place where you can bring your whole self to work.

Contact person: Sue Braggins