Local Organiser

Region
eastern
Location
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
Starting salary
£28,343 per annum
Closing date
September 6, 2019
Hours
35
Contract type
Full time, permanent
Reference
R1/69

About this job

Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for services and jobs.

UNISON Eastern Region is looking for a permanent Local Organiser to support its organising agenda. The successful candidate will recruit new members and work with regional organising teams, mapping membership density and campaigning to develop new activists. To undertake this role you will need to demonstrate an understanding of the trade union movement and previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a similar organisation would be an advantage.

This role will be to support UNISON branches primarily in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire area and would be based in the Chelmsford office. You will need to be prepared to travel within the region as required including to our regional office in Bury St Edmunds and also to London on an occasional basis for training or other purposes.

How to apply

For more information and the application pack, please visit the national website.

About UNISON

UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public sector, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ approximately 1,200 staff, with around 370 at our national centre in Euston in central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.

UNISON is a dynamic, progressive union, committed to equality. We encourage men and women of all ages, Black and minority ethnic groups, disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to work with us.