West Midlands: Local Organiser

Applications for this job are now closed

UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our growing organisation
West Midlands
Starting salary
£28,343 per annum
Closing date
13 October 2019
Contract type
Full time, permanent

About this job

There has never been a more important time to protect our members in the public services and encourage those that are not members to join a powerful voice. Are you a people person with good listening and problem solving skills? Do you possess the determination to make a difference to people’s lives?

UNISON is looking for enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individuals to support our growing organisation.

The successful candidate will bring their experience and skills to the role and be able to develop and deliver recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns in our branches.

You will have excellent presentation skills and communication skills, both face-to-face and on paper.

A sound understanding of trade unions and their objectives is essential along with a good understanding of UNISON’s policies and objectives.

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

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the Area and Local Organiser 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. 

Three copies of the completed applications forms as well as recruitment and disability monitoring forms should be returned to Personnel, UNISON, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham B3 2PA or emailed to W3@unison.co.uk quoting reference R12/84.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 13 October 2019.

Interviews will be held in Birmingham City Centre on Tuesday 29 October 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.