University of West London

University of West London

Events and Participation Manager

United Kingdom

Closing in 5 days

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 https:// with your CV and Cover letter.

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

You can contact Rob Carr ([email protected]) 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 [email protected] or 0208 231 2276.

For more information about the SU, this role or specific questions about the application process please contact [email protected] 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.

Job details


Events and Participation Manager


University of West London


United Kingdom


September 14, 2023

Application deadline

September 30, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics

About the employer

The University of West London (UWL) is the career university in west London which provides excellent transport links, industry-standard facilities, extraordinary industry links and excellent employment openings. UWL consolidates everything London brings to a genuine friendly community environment where everybody is valued, acknowledged and supported to arrive at his/her true potential. A continuous programme of significant investment in facilities has changed the college campus giving great new social and learning spaces furnished with the recent technology. In the most recent year, the university has opened the West London Food Innovation Laboratory and the Westmont Enterprise Hub for enterprising students and entrepreneurs in the nearby places.

Undergraduate and postgraduate open days:

The undergraduate and postgraduate open days are an opportunity for the students to discover more about our full-time and part-time courses, college life and how the university can assist them in getting the profession they want. They can speak to students and staff about what studying at the university includes, explore the facilities and find the scope of courses and study options offered.

The well-being team offers confidential support to all the students who are physically disabled, have mental issues or have a learning disability. The college empowers any student or prospective student with a disability or long-term ailment to contact the administration at the earliest to guarantee suitable help.

When the students join the university, they get admission to comprehensive careers information, advice and guidance from the careers service, from arranging out a career plan or CV-composing to mock interviews. The employment service encourages an enormous scope of part-time chances to students. The students are consequently enlisted with the service on enrolment to look for paid occupations both on campus and outside, and get twice weekly updates for part-time openings available. Whether on campus or learning remotely, students can get a wide range of support extending through student services, accommodation and immigration advice, health and well-being services, financing, coaching and disability and mental health support.

The academic workshops, organising peer mentoring and general support are arranged by the student engagement team which help keep students on track. The facilities incorporate a social space in campus grounds, performance space with a seating limit of more than 220, Blast Radio studio for the student radio station, new catering facilities, a library and a mock courtroom.

Similar jobs

Recent blogs