Yorkshire and Humberside: Local Fighting Fund Organiser – 10 month Fighting Fund Contract

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Our public services are under major threat. Our members are working under extreme pressure but actively campaigning for services and jobs.
Yorkshire & humberside
Starting salary
£29,778 per annum including annual subsistence allowance
Closing date
16 August 2018
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
10 months

About this job

UNISON Yorkshire & Humberside Region is looking for a  Local Fighting Fund Organiser (10 month contract) to support its organising agenda.  The successful candidates 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.

You will need to be prepared to travel within the region as required including to our regional office in Leeds and also to London on an occasional basis for training or other purposes.


How to apply

To apply, please download and complete the Area and Local Organiser application form only (under “Resources”).  Use of any other application form will result in your application not being considered

Completed applications should be sent to Joanne Turnbull by 5pm Thursday 16th August.    Applications can be sent via email to Y&H.personnel@unison.co.uk or by post to UNISON, Commerce House, Wade Lane, Leeds, LS2 8NJ quoting the reference of the post you are applying for.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in Leeds on Tuesday 4th September.


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.