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Organise is a startup helping everyone in the UK get a fairer deal at work. We’re strengthening workers’ rights by giving employees a new way to shape their workplace. Organise members run dozens of workplace specific campaigns as well as big national campaigns. We put power in people’s hands, building a progressive force for change in the private and public sectors.

The Organise staff team pride ourselves on nimble, focused campaigns that we’re more likely to put together in two hours than two weeks. That means our team is decisive, ambitious and happy to take risks. We’re characterised by our energy and enthusiasm; we’d rather aim high and see what happens, than play it safe. We’re passionate about putting Organise members first – we believe change happens when more people get involved. There are now over 38,000 people in the Organise community.


Product manager

We are seeking an all rounder/generalist, with a background in product management or operations to join our team. You will lead the development of our paid membership pilot and help to run the operations of Organise. You’ll play a pivotal role working alongside the CEO in taking the company to scale from pre-seed stage to series A. The role spans everything from hiring employment advisors and championing our members, to managing the UX and delivery of our new paid membership product.

This role is a great opportunity for someone passionate about our mission, who wants to lead the development of our new workplace rights product. The product that you’ll help to build will help thousands of people bring about meaningful change in their working lives.

 

What you'll be doing

Supporting members to exercise their rights in their workplaces by:

  • Designing, prototyping and testing end to end solutions for our paid membership, offering and building out applications for it with the CEO

  • Building partnerships with lawyers and advice organisations, to facilitate support of our members workplace advice needs

  • Prototyping and iterating on new proofs-of-concept and experiments

- Meeting potential members to understand their needs

- Managing the entire company roadmap on how we make our platform applicable across industries and scalable

- Supporting members to collect data from their colleagues to build a clear case for workplace change and talk to their management team about change

- Identify and action potential partner opportunities to further these aims

- Build and maintain relationships with employment advisors in key issue areas to facilitate the use of our platform for workplace change

- Publish and edit online content. Consult and correspond with Organise members wherever possible.

- Help to shape the overall strategic direction of the organisation, and at times support other tasks of the organisation including recruitment, team building, management, and special projects

 

What we're looking for

Must haves:
- You are a generalist who can touch many components of a business
- You enjoy working in a fast paced, ideas driven environment
- You are a natural problem solver who enjoys challenges and finding creative technical solutions
- You are comfortable with talking to engineers about building R&D led products 

Nice to haves:
- You have some professional experience in membership offerings - You have built, managed and designed products used by a high volume of customers
- You have experience working in a startup
- You have seen a company scale and built out mechanisms to handle this  
- You have helped a startup scale from seed to Series A+
- You are willing to work on both administrative tasks as well as strategic tasks
- You are comfortable negotiating and coordinating legal contracts

Salary and benefits: Competitive salary: guide £25,000 – £31,000 dependent on experience. Plus 0.1%-0.5% equity. 27 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.  Flexible budget for professional development, coaching etc.

Location: central London office with some wider UK travel required

Hours: Full time or part time (flexible working encouraged and we are very happy to work around caring commitments etc)

Closing date: 31st August. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible so we encourage early applications.

If you have any questions, please drop us an email we’d be happy to chat: nat@organise.org.uk

To apply please send your CV and a short cover letter to action@organise.org.uk with the subject line 'Product Manager'

 

Campaigns Assistant

We are seeking an ambitious campaigns assistant to join our team on a 4 month fixed term contract. There is the possibility of extension subject to securing further funding.

As a key part of the Organise staff team, you will support and help Organise members to start and grow campaigns on a range of issues at their workplaces. Most of our team are currently generalists but we warmly welcome specialists who want to get involved in a bit of everything!

What you'll be doing

  • Supporting members to organise and win campaigns in their workplaces
    - providing strategic advice, conducting media outreach, and promoting their campaigns across the workplaces and to our members via email and facebook ads.

  • Supporting members to collect data from their colleagues to build a clear case for workplace change and talk to their management team about change

  • Plan and deliver campaign actions and logistics, from media purchases to workplace petition deliveries

  • Grow the Organise community through digital and paid marketing

  • Create opportunities for affinity building between members as well as with Organise. Eg. Creating interesting events and opportunities to build a social bond between members in their workplaces. Film nights, book clubs, fundraiser parties etc.

  • Identify and action potential partner opportunities to further these aims

  • Build and maintain relationships with community members in key issue areas to facilitate the use of our platform for workplace change

  • Publish and edit online content. Consult and correspond with Organise members wherever possible.

  • Help to shape the overall strategic direction of the organisation, and at times support other tasks of the organisation including recruitment, team building, management, and special projects.

What we're looking for

This is a challenging role that requires hard work, flexibility, good judgment, initiative and an ability to deliver results. You will have a deep commitment to our mission of empowering people everywhere to win campaigns on workplace issues.

The role we are advertising requires with at least 1 year experience. This experience doesn’t necessarily need to come from paid work, it can be from work that you have done on a voluntary basis or in your own community.

Nice to haves (don’t worry we don’t expect you to have all, or even half of these!):

  • Identifying, designing, and winning a campaign with on or offline tactics

  • Facilitation experience – this job will require working with lots of different members and experience in making sure everyone can participate is important

  • Event management experience

  • Digital advertising and growth hacking

  • Training or teaching people

  • Proven track record of working with community, university or other groups

  • Professionalism, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Passion and commitment to justice, citizen empowerment and social change

  • Understanding of how civic advocacy and public campaigning function

  • Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture

  • Project management skills – this job requires timely and decisive project prioritisation and resource allocation

  • Creativity for campaign tactics and strategies

  • Tech savviness

  • A willingness to take risks, fail and adapt

The job is often driven by a campaign cycle, so there are times that involve long hours and times that don’t. Our culture recognises both the needs of campaigns and the need for rest and for our staff to have a life.

Salary and benefits: Competitive salary: guide £21,000 – £25,000 pro rata dependent on experience. 27 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.  Flexible budget for professional development, coaching etc.

Location: central London office with remote working an option

Hours: Part time preferred (3 or 4 days a week, flexible hours and we are very happy to work around caring commitments etc)

Closing date: 31st August. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible so we encourage early applications.

If you have any questions, please drop us an email we’d be happy to chat: nat@organise.org.uk

To apply please send your CV and a short cover letter to action@organise.org.uk with the subject line 'Campaigns Assistant'