Executive Office: Conference Administrator x 2

Applications for this job are now closed

If you’re interested in working in UNISON administration, then this is a rare opportunity to get involved with the UK’s leading public services trade union.
UNISON Centre, London NW1
Starting salary
£33,196 per annum incl. London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
19 October 2018
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
• 1 x Permanent • 1 x 6 months Fixed Term (subject to one months notice)
• 1 x Permanent - Ref: EXO/8 • 1 x 6 months Fixed Term (subject to one months notice) – Ref: EXO/34T

About this job

In this central role you will work closely with the Conference Team, and liaise across the whole country with our 12 regions and 1,200 branches. You will help ensure that the Executive Office operates efficiently and effectively by supporting the planning and organisation of UNISON’s 14 rule book conferences plus UNISON national events.

You will need a range of skills, including managing workloads efficiently, handling competing priorities, working to set deadlines, coordinating and implementing administrative systems, providing assurance of accuracy and quality processes. 

And of course, you will have a real commitment to equal opportunities and the values of modern trade unions.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the general application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”) and see job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Please note that only the General Application form will be accepted.

Please send 4 copies of completed application forms along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form to Human Resources Department, UNISON, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY quoting the following applicable references:

  • 1 x Permanent – Ref: EXO/8
  • 1 x 6 months Fixed Term (subject to one months notice) – Ref: EXO/34T

The closing date for completed application forms is 12 noon on 19 October 2018.


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.