New Job Opening - UPHD Branch Co-ordinator

Sebastien Flais

16 October 2018

The United Private Hire Drivers’ Branch (UPHD) of the IWGB is hiring a branch co-ordinator to help its members are all over the UK. UPHD now has elected local committees in 7 cities: London, Bristol, Nottingham, Northampton, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow, with ever increasing demand of new branches opening up.

UPHD need assistance to help them consolidate their position as the UK’s largest body for professional private hire drivers. The person will work an initial 3 days a week but is likely to increase in the future.

Duties will include:

  • Being the first point of contact for members
  • Liaising with each local committee, such as setting and attending meetings, taking minutes
  • Helping to organise campaigns/protests, including press and media for UPHD
  • Attending the monthly meeting of UPHD’s national Executive and licensing authorities
  • Working with the IWGB legal department
  • Being responsible for branch budget and expenditure management

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be willing to travel across the UK (essential)
  • Be a committed trade unionist
  • Have admin experience
  • Ideally have some knowledge of the UK private hire industry

We encourage applications from anyone who is enthusiastic and willing to see a fringe and precarious workforce succeed. Please send a short CV and covering letter to sebastienflais@iwgb.co.uk by 30 October 2018. Any questions contact James Farrar at jamesfarrar@iwgb.co.uk.

Everyone working for the IWGB gets paid London Living Wage £1 (currently £11.20) and receives a good sick pay / holiday / pension package.