Flexible Location

£34,264 (Plus £3,405 if based in London)



About the organisation

NUS (National Union of Students) is a voluntary membership organisation which makes a real difference to the lives of students and its member s... Read more

Job Description

Who are we?

Part political, part business and part charity – NUS (National Union of Students) is a third sector membership organisation with a twist! Professionally run, but different – the exact-opposite of a corporate. Collaborating with over 550 amazing member students’ unions, we provide a huge range of services and support to them. With over 220 creative NUS colleagues working together every day to support elected student leaders - as they make change in the world and improve the lives of students - we help make it happen!  Location:  London/Macclesfield/Homebased.

What’s the job?

Innovate, engage and support – that’s what our members expect from us. We are looking for someone to lead the Learning and Development Team to continue delivering an innovative internal learning and development offer as well as our new students’ union facing Learning Academy. You must be able to balance income generating courses as well as free learning opportunities for students’ unions.

Who you are

  • You’ll be totally at home leading a team to develop an internal learning and development offer as well as an externally facing Learning Academy
  • Your empowering leadership style enables you to get the best out of your team to deliver on our NUS100 priorities
  • Someone who puts customers at the heart of your approach, so you’ll be passionate about driving high quality projects through your team that achieve amazing membership satisfaction and engagement.
  • You’ll be excited to collaborate with colleagues and members to drive the development of innovate and creative projects through your teams that break the traditional mould of learning in our students’ unions and NUS.
  • You’ll be able to think commercially and creatively to drive a portfolio of free and income generating products and services that deliver real impact for our members.
  • Your personal values will mean you are passionate about developing your knowledge and skills around diversity, liberation and racial justice.

Why apply?

In return for your passion and experience we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector and excellent holidays and benefits.

We’re absolutely open to considering requests for job-share or part-time working.

We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability.

You can be yourself here whoever you are, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.

Whoever you are, if you’re a learning and development professional looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply for this role please complete the role profile, application form and diversity monitoring form – fill out the forms by 5pm on Friday 5th January 2018 and email them to the address on the website.

If you’re successfully shortlisted we’ll see you at an interview on 17th January 2018.

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