Local organiser – Eastern Region

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UNISON is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful local organiser to support our growing organisation in the Eastern region.
Norfolk and Suffolk area team
Starting salary
£26,840 per annum
Closing date
27 April 2017
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

There has never been a more important time to protect our members in the public services and encourage those that are not members to join a powerful voice. Are you a people person with good listening and problem solving skills? Do you possess the determination to make a difference to people’s lives?

UNISON is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation. 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.

The post will be based at our regional office in Bury St Edmunds and you need to be prepared to travel within the Eastern region as required including to the regional office in Chelmsford and to London on an occasional basis for training or other purposes.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area and Local Organiser application form (under “Resources”)

Please note that only the Area and Local Organiser application form will be accepted.

See job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Completed applications should be sent to Amanda Tickner by email a.tickner@unison.co.uk or by post to Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1NH quoting ref: R1/65.

Interviews will be held on 9 &10 May 2017 in Bury St Edmunds.


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.