Organisation name
GMB
Salary
£42,064 per annum plus London Weighting
Closing date
Fri 16 Aug 2019 - 23:59
Job location
London
Interview date
29 Aug 2019
Hours
Full time
About this Role

GMB London Region is seeking applications from individuals for an Organiser position from those with a desire to help is build the membership of the union.

The successful applicants needs to be aware that they may be required to work from any location within the region at the discretion of the Regional Secretary, in order to meet the needs of the region. 

Applicants must have a proven record of the following:

  • Campaigning, organising and recruitment
  • A broad understanding of trade union objectives, and a strong personal commitment to those objectives
  • A commitment to supporting and developing lay activists
  • Applicants must be prepared to work as a team, and the successful candidate would display strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in challenging environments
  • On a personal basis, the applicant would need to display energy, enthusiasm, resilience, commitment and an ability to use individual initiative.

Training will be provided to the successful candidate, who will receive an excellent package of benefits and terms and conditions. This includes a car, so all prospective candidates are required to be in possession of a full current driving licence. It should also be noted that the hours of work for the role are unspecified and will necessarily entail an element of unsocial hours, including weekend work. Periods of working away from home will also be required.

Further information

A job description and person spec can be downloaded from the link below. Since the backgrounds of suitable candidates can vary enormously, we are requesting that interested applicants should not only send a CV, but also a special report (up to 500 words), which should describe what you believe is involved in the role, and why you believe you would be successful. The official application form must also be completed, and can be requested by contacting Chris Bargery, at chris.bargery@gmb.org.uk or tele: 020 8202 8272. CVs will only be accepted if accompanied by the official GMB application form.

Candidates are advised that the fullest information on their activities in recruitment, workplace organisation, recognition and retention will be required by the interviewing panel. Please attempt to ensure you provide this within your application.