National Strategic Organising Unit: Local Organiser (SOU)

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The fixed term Local Organiser (SOU) post will be responsible to the Head of the Strategic Organising Unit.
Manchester Regional Office
Starting salary
£27,787 per annum
Closing date
12 February 2019
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2020 (subject to one months notice)

About this job

They will assist the Assistant National Officers (ANO) with the private sector campaign and some work will involve supporting the activist development campaign. The Manchester based post will work across the North of England, together with Scotland and Northern Ireland if required.

The successful candidate 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. Previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a TU branch or within a similar organisation would also be desirable.

You will need to be able to travel within the regions and London.

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 Area and Local Organiser Application Form will be accepted.

Please send 4 copies of the completed application forms along with a copy of the recruitment and disability monitoring form to Amrik Natt, National Straegic Organising Unit, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY quoting ref: ORE/AR11/NSOU.

Completed application forms must be received by no later than 12pm on Tuesday 12th Feb 2019.

Interviews will be held 27th February 2019.


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.