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Tel: 01227 639768

Regional Secretary South West

Location: Bristol BS34 7BD

Salary expectation: £59,200

Application deadline: Tue 24th May

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

Contract type: Permanent

Position type: Full Time

35 hours a week [(happy to talk 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.

The post holder will also play a leading role in organising the annual Tolpuddle Festival and overseeing the work of the Tolpuddle Museum and retired workers cottages, liaising with the Tolpuddle Trust.

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

We welcome applications from any candidate but are particularly keen to receive applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, who are underrepresented at this grade in the TUC. If this is you and you’re interested in the post, we invite you to join an online briefing at 12:30 on Thursday 12 May 2022 about the post, what it’s like to work at the TUC and it’s also an opportunity to ask the recruiting manager questions. If you’d like to attend the briefing, please email by no later than 17:00 on Monday 9 May 2022 and we’ll send you a registration form. You don’t need to attend the briefing session to apply.


The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12 noon on Tuesday 24 May 2022.  First stage interviews will be held on Tuesday 7 June 2022 and second stage interviews will be held on Thursday 16 June 2022.

TUC staff enjoy a good benefits package including final salary pension scheme and other benefits. Please read our staff terms and conditions document for additional information.

To view the job description and person specification, guidance on completing your application and TUC terms and conditions ,please click on the ‘documents available’ button at the top our online application portal.  To apply for the post, click on the Apply Now button.

The TUC operates an anonymised recruitment process and names are not included during shortlisting. We don’t ask for the names of educational institutions you’ve attended.


Deadline: Tue 24th May