Local Fighting Fund Organisers x 7, London

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Greater London
Starting salary
£35,055 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting and Annual Subsistence Allowance.
Closing date
6 October 2017
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed term 12 months with a review after 6 months

About this job

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

The Greater London Region is currently recruiting for 7 Local Fighting Fund Organisers to work with our branches to co-ordinate and lead the union’s organising agenda across the region.

The successful candidates will bring their experience and skills in one to one communications, recruitment, organising and campaigning. To undertake this role you will need to be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge of the Trade Union and Labour movement and UNISON in particular. Previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a TU branch or within a similar organisation would also be desirable.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download a pack from the right hand side (please download and complete the Area Organiser or Local Organiser Application Form) and see Job Description and Person Specification below.

UNISON activists applying for this post as a secondment opportunity must ensure in advance that they have confirmed arrangements and agreement from their employer.

The closing date for applications is 17:00 Friday 6 October 2017.

Interview Dates: Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 October 2017.

Please send completed forms together with Recruitment and Disability Monitoring Forms to greaterlondonregion@unison.co.uk quoting Ref: R3/FF9M.


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.