Head of Movement Organising
Location: Hybrid working. Our flexible working policy requires everyone to be in our east London office for 25% of the time as a minimum because building in-person relationships is important to us (that could be one week a month, or a day or two a week), but you’re welcome to be there more as many staff are.Salary: Grade 3 £41,269Contract type: 12 months fixed term (maternity cover)Hours: Full-time, which for NEON is 28 hours a week – the equivalent of a 4 daystandard work week. This can be done over 4 or 5 days, that’s totally up to you.Hours are generally flexible, with some core meetings everyone has to be at. Benefits: 7.5% employer matched pension, flexible working, 20 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays and Christmas break) and a generous staff development budgetReporting to: Director of Movement BuildingManages: Senior Organiser for NEON and Lead Organiser for Nurses United (one of NEON’s incubated organisations) Application deadline: 11.59pm on Sunday 30th January 2022 About the role: The Head of Movement Organising is responsible for NEON’s organising practice, training and network of practitioners. We are looking for someone who understands the broader political context that social movements are working within in the UK, and who is able to think long-term about possible organising interventions necessary to win real change. Your role is to ensure that the NEON community is organising in the most up to date, strategic way to empower our members to win big change on our “battleground” issues which currently include health, migrant rights, climate and housing justice. Your principal areas of focus will be: to deliver on NEON’s 2022 organising strategy while continuing to develop NEON’s thinking on organising best practice; to lead on Transformative Organising, our new training course for organisers; to support our members to apply organising practice in real world and rapid response scenarios through our coaching offer; and to work collaboratively within the Movement Building Hub to develop and implement our battleground work. In addition, this role will share responsibility for managing our incubated organisations. For more information and to apply, please visit our website.