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Tel: 01227 639768

Regional Secretary Northern

Location: Newcastle - currently working at home

Salary expectation: £59,200

This is a full-time role
Grade 9 rising incrementally to £61,593pa

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. We bring together more than 5.5 million working people who make up our 48 member unions. We support unions to grow and thrive, and we stand up for everyone who works for a living.

Permanent 35 hours a week [(happy to talk flexible working)

Due to the current covid-19 situation, many TUC staff are currently working at home. We are planning a phased return to more office-based working in line with government guidance on safe working and are happy to explore flexible working.

This role offers an opportunity to represent the TUC in the region with affiliated unions, employers, the media, government and other regional agencies.

The successful candidate will organise and manage the work of the Regional Council, its Executive Committee and other sub-committees and play a key role in contributing to and supporting TUC campaigns, services and initiatives in the region. You’ll have good awareness of current issues in trade union, employment, education and skills the economy and politics and be practiced in building good working relationships and exercising sound judgment on politically sensitive issues.


If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Take a look at our job description and person specification.


The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12 noon on Thursday 29 July 2021.  

First stage interviews will be held on Tuesday 10 August 2021 and second stage interviews will be held on Tuesday 24 August 2021.