South West: Local Fighting Fund Organisers

Applications for this job are now closed

The South West region is currently recruiting two Local Fighting Fund Organisers.
South West
Cornwall & Bristol
Starting salary
£29,778 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
1 December 2017
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
12 month fixed term contract or secondment
R10/LFF40 & R10/LFF41

About this job

The South West region is currently recruiting two Local Fighting Fund Organisers, which will be filled either on a secondment basis or as a fixed term contract employment opportunity.

1 role based in Cornwall (REF: R10/LFF440)
1 role based in Bristol (REF: R10/LFF41)

Successful candidates will bring their experience and skills in assisting branches to recruit, map membership density, develop new activists, organise and drive forward our campaigning work in branches and across the region.

To undertake this role you must have good interpersonal and IT skills, excellent administrative and organisational skills and a good understanding and knowledge of the trade union movement.

You will need to be able to travel within the region and also possibly to London for meetings/training as required.

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.

Please return 3 copies, by post to Gill Gillett, UNISON South West, Vintry House, Bristol, BS1 2DB, or email the application to along with recruitment and Disability Monitoring forms, quoting the correct reference number.

Cornwall role (REF: R10/LFF440)
Bristol role (REF: R10/LFF41)

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

The closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Friday 1st December.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview at the location of application which will take place on 11th December 2017.


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