Organiser x 2

Sep 7, 2022 | News

Organiser x 2

*Deadline extended to 5pm on October 23*

We’re recruiting two new Organisers. The role of these organisers will be to support the growth of either our Haringey branch (2 year contract) or our Lewisham branch (12 month maternity cover contract). 

Joining the LRU as a paid organiser is your chance to develop your community organising skills and to support renters to build the power we need to transform the housing system so that it works for people not profit.

Main responsibilities

  • Supporting new members into the activity of the branch through phone calls and one-to-one meetings.
  • Supporting elected role holders to develop their community organising skills and carry out their roles.
  • Support members to develop and implement the strategy of the branch.
  • Recruiting paying members to the London Renters Union.
  • Identifying and organising campaigns and disputes on issues that renters are facing.
  • Helping members run effective, welcoming meetings.

Pay and benefits

The pay is £37,656 pro rata – £30,125 for 30 hours per week, usually spread over 4 days. The role includes extensive training and support and a £1,200 per year towards counselling or other well-being services. Staff with children or carer responsibilities are entitled to a 12% subsidy on the regular staff salary.

Download the full job description and terms and conditions here.

To apply for this role

  • To apply for this role, please upload your CV and a completed application form using the form below. 
  • You can download a copy of the application form here. 
  • Please note that you will need to save your CV and application form as a PDF file to be able to upload them using the form below. If you have any troubles with this please don’t hesitate to contact us.
  • Deadline for applications: 5pm on October 23.
  • The ideal applicant will be available to start during November.
  • If you have any questions about the role, feel free to email Michael on coordinator@londonrentersunion.org.

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