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Unite has a vacancy for a permanent full time (part-time negotiable) Organiser in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty.

The successful applicant will primarily be recruiting and organising workers in the Fast Food sector but also in some other sectors that Unite represents, particularly Cinemas & Hotels.

We are looking for applicants with:

  • A strong commitment to working people and the union movement.
  • An ability to improve the quality of Unite members’ working lives.
  • The skills to develop and support members and delegates in dealing with issues impacting on their working lives.
  • The ability to directly recruit new union members and support delegate recruitment on worksites.
  • Negotiation skills are an advantage, however training will be provided.
  • Excellent communication, advocacy and leadership skills.
  • Good computer and social media skills.
  • An ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.
  • A current full driver’s licence (or significant progress towards a full licence).
  • Skills and experience with migrant and/or young workers would be an advantage.

The full job description can be downloaded:

Please apply in writing (by email preferred), including a CV and contact details for up to three referees by 5pm Monday 12th June  2023. Applications and requests for more information can be sent to:


John Crocker
Phone 029 6951135
Fax: 09 846 9509

PO Box 41211, St Lukes, Auckland 1346

Submitted by

Unite Union

Written 27/3/2023