Organisation name
GMB
Salary
£40,839
Closing date
Fri 8 Feb 2019 - 12:00
Job location
Southern region of England
Hours
Full time
About this Role

Vacancies have arisen for the role of Organisers in the Region.  We are seeking applications from individuals with a desire to help us develop the membership of the union.

Successful applicants need 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:

  • Servicing, organising and recruitment
  • A broad understanding of trade union objectives and a strong personal commitment to these objectives
  • Applicants must be prepared to work as a team, with the successful candidate displaying 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.


 

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 complete the official application form, 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 a successful candidate.  The official application form must be completed, and can be requested by contacting Julie Shurgold, at julie.shurgold@gmb.org.uk

Training will be provided to the successful candidate, who will receive an excellent package of benefits and terms and conditions.  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 are unspecified and will necessarily entail an element of unsocial hours, including weekend work.  Periods of working away from home will also be required.