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We Are UMi

UMi is an employee-owned business with strong values, you can make a big difference to our community and the world around us.

Since 2007, we’ve helped more than 450,000 businesses to do more and further by finding and packaging the best information, expertise and finance for them to get more of what they want.

If you have a passion for supporting and championing business, take a look at our current vacancies and join the team.

CURRENT VACANCiES

To apply, send your covering letter and CV to workwithus@weareumi.co.uk before the closing date. Make sure you clearly state which vacancy you're applying for.

Your covering letter should detail how your recent experience meets the requirements detailed in the job description and what strengths, knowledge, skills and personal qualities you would bring to the role and UMi.

Are you a digital expert with a passion for supporting small businesses? Do you know everything there is to know about a digital topic and are dying to share that with others to help their business go further? UMi are on the lookout for associates, speakers and mentors who can join us on our mission to make it easier for businesses to do more with digital technologies.

Across our funded digital adoption contracts and our own Go Digital service, we work with a range of trusted partners to take the hard work out of finding and using the best information, expertise and advice on digital adoption, including digital marketing, websites and SEO, process improvement, cyber security, managing customers, using digital systems and more.

We know that businesses are more than just numbers on a spreadsheet, they’re powered by people. We’re here to guide those people, with support from a whole range of advisers, speakers, mentors and experts working directly with business people across our community to translate the most complex information in a way that’s easy to understand and use.

Have you got what it takes to help businesses find the right path with digital? Complete this short form to let us know more about you and how you could help.

BENiFiTS OF WORKiNG FOR UMi

Pay

Pay

UMi staff are paid more than the National Minimum Wage and Real Living Wage.

Holidays

Holidays

Full-time staff get 25 days holiday a year and eight statutory bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time/fixed term staff).

Healthcare Cash Plan

Healthcare Cash Plan

A Healthcare Cash Plan to claim back on a number of healthcare costs and gym membership discounts.

Flexible Working

Flexible Working

Choose a working pattern that allows the best work-life balance for you.

We’re Employee-Owned

Being owned by your employees can mean different things to businesses that adopt it. For UMi, it means all shares in the company are held in trust.

The board of the UMi Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) is made up of staff from across the business, working at all different levels, as well as an independent director and representatives from the main UMi Board.

UMi Holding is committed to placing 25% of profit into an Employee Ownership Fund and the EOT Board can recommend how best to use the Fund.

By being employee owned, we can create long-term value for the team and focus on what’s right for the long-term sustainability of our business.

CREDENTiALS

• In a 2021 company survey, 95% of UMi staff said they believed they could make a valuable contribution the success of the organisation.

• In a 2021 wellbeing survey, 86% of UMi staff agreed that they were happy with the balance between work and home life.

• In a 2021 leadership survey, 94% of UMi staff agreed that the business is run on strong values and principles. 

Best Mid-Sized Company

UMi is one of the UK’s top 100 best mid-sized companies to work for, achieving its highest ever placing of 33rd at Best Companies Live 2021.

We were also ranked as the 8th best consultancy business to work for in the UK, and the 12th best business in the North East to work for.

World-Class Employer ⭐⭐⭐

UMi is considered a ‘World Class’ organisation to work for, having achieved the maximum three-star accreditation from Best Companies.

This standard is reserved only for UK businesses demonstrating the highest standards of workplace engagement.

"I have never worked somewhere where I feel as valued as an employee as I do here"

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"Everyone's super helpful and friendly. Sometimes I don't feel like I'm working with colleagues but more like with friends"

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"Great team of people, always willing to listen to new ideas and provide support where needed"

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"Umi is a Fantastic company to work for. During Covid 19 we have really showed how we can all work together to get the job done"

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"I am just a few weeks into working for UMi and I have been made to feel extremely welcome and valued"

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