Job Vacancy: UNISON Northern region: Area fighting fund organisers

UNISON, Britain’s biggest public sector trade union is recruiting two area fighting fund organisers in the Northern region.

These are 12 month fixed term contracts or secondment opportunities in the Northern region; 35 hours per week.

Starting salary: £36,665 per annum incl. annual subsistence allowance. Ref: R4/AFFO.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 30th June 2014.

The two area fighting fund organisers will build recruitment and organising initiatives and campaigns in UNISON’s branches, train and develop stewards, undertake case work, advise, support and mentor branch officers and stewards in representation and negotiation.

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 and UNISON in the Northern region in particular.

Previous experience as a recruiter, organiser and campaigner within a Trade Union branch or within a similar organisation would also be desirable.

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