Leicester, Leicester
£19,456 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Campaigns & Democracy Coordinator

Location:             University of Leicester Students' Union

Contract type:     Fixed Term – until 31st July 2022

Salary:                  £19,456 per annum

Hours:                  37 per week

We are an active and inclusive Union with a powerful student-led voice; delivering meaningful change for students across their Leicester experience.  We are looking for a Campaigns & Democracy Coordinator to coordinate our voice department’s engagement activities including the delivery of campaigns, meetings, events, training and briefings.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with our full time elected officer trustees to make sure that all our campaigns are thoroughly planned, supported and liaise with colleagues within and outside Students’ Union ensure successful delivery.


You will keep up to date with developments within the student movement on areas of interest for our officers, gather relevant information and produce of briefings when required. 

Working alongside colleagues in the voice team you will provide effective support to the Union’s democratic structures and process including the smooth-running of the elections.

We are looking for an innovative and effective campaigner with good organisational and team working skills who can demonstrate a good knowledge of the higher education sector and can demonstrate working within a student lead environment.  You will need to be experienced in managing projects/campaigns and delivering events.  Experience of working within a similar field is ideal but not essential.

You will be joining us at an exciting time as we are coming to the final stages of a new building redevelopment which will provide students and staff with a new spacious food court with high quality multi-use spaces.  You will join a team of individuals who feel valued, trusted, inspired and able to grow and have fun in a relaxed office environment.  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 holiday allowance.


As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to establishing a positive working environment for all of its staff members that is fair, equitable and free of discriminatory practice. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status.

To apply for this role please email a CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria with the Person Specification 

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Ian Bruce, Student Voice Manager,  or Kumaran, Director of Membership Services 

Closing Date: 8th March 2021

Interview Date: 19th March 2021

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Refreshed on: 20 February 2021
Closing date: 08 March 2021
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