South West Region – Local Fighting Fund Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

The South West region is currently recruiting a Local Fighting Fund Organiser
South West
Starting salary
£29,778 per annum including Annual Subsistence Allowance
Closing date
25 May 2018
35 hours per week
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term contract up to 12 month

About this job

The South West region is currently recruiting a Local Fighting Fund Organiser to the Exeter area. 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 geographical location of the region for meetings/training as required. You will be required to live within reasonable travelling distance of the area you are asked to cover.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area and Local Organiser application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”). See the job brief, job description and person specification (under “Documents”)

Please send 3 copies of the completed application forms along with the Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to Julie Williams, UNISON House, Emperor Way, Exeter, EX1 3QS or alternatively email a copy to quoting ref R10/FF41

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

The closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Friday 25th May 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a presentation, written test and Interview on Thursday 14th June 2018 at our Exeter office.


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