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£62,340 p.a (inclusive of London Allowance)
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Job location
London NW1
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Full time / permanent
About this Role

Our Bargaining, Organising, Campaigns & Education department, at UCU, is seeking a Head of Campaigns to join the campaigns team on a permanent basis. In this exciting role, based (normally) in our Head Office in London NW1, and reporting to the Head of Bargaining, Organising, Campaigns & Education, your main duties will include:

  • leading and managing UCU's campaign strategy
  • supporting and overseeing the success of local and national UCU campaigns
  • supporting the delivery and production of campaign materials
  • presenting UCU's campaigning work to branches and other internal and external bodies
  • drawing up a campaigns budget
  • effectively managing the campaigns team
  • promoting equality and diversity.

The ideal candidate must be educated to GCSE level or equivalent experience (inc. maths & English) and would suit someone with experience of a similar working environment and/or understanding of working for a trade union or other not-for-profit organisation. You will need strong interpersonal skills and effective communication; the ability to lead and development individuals and teams/groups and develop enthusiasm and motivation among activists. You will also have an understanding of the use of publicity materials in supporting campaigning, organising and recruitment campaigns.

(This is a London-based job, but UCU are currently negotiating a hybrid working policy which would allow for some home working for the successful candidate).

Further information

Please download an application pack via the 'apply now' link above.

Closing date for applications: 19 May 2022 at 10am

Interview date: 14 June 2022

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