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Organisation name
GMB
Salary
£30,949 plus London Weighting
Closing date
Job location
Southern Region
Hours
Full time / Fixed contract for 1 year
About this Role

GMB is a large trade union that organises across the UK and Ireland; we’re proud to represent over 460,000 members across the professional spectrum. 

We are currently seeking to fill two vacancies for an Organising Assistant. The successful candidates need to be aware that they may be required to work from any location within GMB Southern Region at the discretion of the GMB Southern Regional Secretary, in order to meet the needs of the Region.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help the Region build and grow our membership by assisting the union’s officers to identify unorganised workplaces for recruitment and assist them in the recruitment and retention of members.

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a flexible attitude and a full range of organising, recruitment and administrative skills as outlined in the job description
  • Be able to work on their own initiative to undertake duties in a professional and efficient manner
  • Have an understanding of the GMB, other Trade Unions as well as commitment to the wider Trade Union and Labour Movement.

This is a varied and interesting role.  In return we offer an excellent salary and benefits package, including a final salary pension scheme.

If you think you may be who we’re looking for and if you feel you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification in the job description, we’d like to hear from you.

Further information

TO APPLY: If you’d like to apply, please request an application pack from lauren.shurgold@gmb.org.uk.

Please note: Late or incomplete applications willnotbe considered, so please ensure you have completed all sections of the application form (including referee details) and submitted it no later than the specified deadline.

The Assessment Day for those applicants invited to attend will take place on Tuesday 24th May 2022 at the Southern Regional Office in Chessington, Surrey.

Interviews for applicants successful at the Assessment stage will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2022, also at the Regional Office.

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