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Organisation name
CWU
Salary
£43,567 per annum
Closing date
Job location
home based/branch based covering Midlands of England and Wales
Interview date
Hours
Full time (fixed term contract for 13 months from 4 January 2021- maternity cover)
About this Role

The CWU is currently seeking an experienced Field Organiser to join the Telecoms & Financial Services organising team to cover a period of maternity leave – currently expected to be around 13 months. 

The main purpose of this role is to recruit and organise workers in the telecommunications and financial services sectors and to help deliver the T&FS strategic organising goals.

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.

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 and you must have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a wider team.  You must be able to work effectively under pressure and prioritise work. 

Requirements:

  • Candidates must be experienced organisers and/or have passed through the 2 year TUC Organising Academy program or hold equivalent experience
  • The candidate must be prepared to work on their own, driving and running organising projects in both infill and greenfield sites. 
  • They will also be expected to work to tight schedules within the T&FS team, work to deadlines and work with regional CWU organising committees.
  • CWU HQ is based in Wimbledon but the post holder will cover the Midlands and Wales region predominantly.  The post is home based/branch based and the post holder will be required to travel frequently and occasionally stay away from home.
     
Further information

To receive an application pack for this position please e-mail hr@cwu.org quoting Field Organiser Post.

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