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Events and Participation Manager

UWL Students' Union

Salary:   £37,370 to £43,430 per annum
Working hours: 35 per week
Release Date:   Wednesday 13 September 2023
Closing Date:   Saturday 30 September 2023
Reference:   SU0032

Can you produce exciting events that engage a diverse student population? Can you expertly manage our student body expectations whilst maintaining stretch targets and keeping a positive spin on the demands of it all?

If your answers are yes and you have solid experience in developing engaging events that gives students genuine satisfaction, then we want to hear from you.

UWLSU are looking for a truly talented Events and Participation Manager to join our award-winning Students’ Union. You will be given the responsibility of managing the portfolio and development of our headline and student-led events. If you understand and have experience of programming events that can reach under-represented groups of students, then show us! You will be challenged to operationally deliver some of our biggest and best events with your team including Halloween celebrations, Fresher’s welcome programme and our annual Union Awards. You will be planning and getting stuck in on the ground running events with the team. You will have strong creativity, communication skills and the financial acumen to manage budgets and provide solutions. You will also manage a team of motivated staff guiding them to curate events and activities, whilst coaching and developing their future careers.

Download the full job description and person specification Events Participation Manager JDPS.docx

Application Process

If everything above sounds good to you, we’d love to receive your application. Be sure to read the job description and person specification and complete the application process using this link with your CV and Cover letter.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th October 2023.

You can contact Rob Carr ( if you have any questions about this role.

If you require an alternative method to submitting your application (i.e. video or braille), please contact us on or 0208 231 2276.

For more information about the SU, this role or specific questions about the application process please contact or 0208 231 2276.

UWL students come from a diverse range of backgrounds, as an employer we are committed to ensuring that our workforce is reflective of the members we serve.

Therefore, we actively encourage applications from people from a wide range of backgrounds and circumstances, particularly those from traditionally underrepresented groups.


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