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Advocacy Projects Advisor

We have an exciting opportunity for an Advocacy Projects Advisor to join our Governance and Influence team.

This role will have a key focus on student advocacy programmes of work.

The post holder will also nurture and develop relationships and networks with Members, Student Representatives, Officers, SU colleagues, the University and other stakeholders to strengthen the resilience and impact of the student advocacy structures within the Students' Union.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: from £24,780 to £27,868, plus excellent holidays and contributory pension scheme

Hours: Full time 36.5 hours per week (8.30 am - 4.30 pm Mon-Thurs and 8.30 am - 3.30 pm Fri).

Flexibility of working hours is reasonably required from time to time to meet the requirements of the post.

This includes occasional evenings and weekends.

Working Location: Warwick SU, Coventry, West Midlands, UK.

Occasional off-site working is required (please note there may be working from home requirements)

Who are we?
Part business, part charity, part membership body, Warwick Students' Union is a vibrant place to work.

An independent organisation in our own right, we're professionally run, but different.

Our talented teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we empower them to make all this happen.

Warwick Students' Union is one of more than 550 students' unions across the country.

And with more than 25,000 members, over 250 societies, over 60 sports clubs, hundreds of elected representatives, a huge range of services and a bold strategy, we're one of the most exciting.

Who you are:
You'll have previous experience of working in Higher Education, understanding the current issues facing University students, along with knowledge and experience of working with students and/or young people.

The ideal candidate will have experience of equality and diversity and a positive approach to diversity and equality of opportunity issues.

You will have excellent administrative skills along with the ability to coach and empower others.

It is important that you're able to align yourself with WSU values and can show tact and diplomacy.

You will have strong interpersonal skills to build rapport and be able to liaise effectively with different stakeholder groups

Why apply?
The exact opposite of corporate, we're progressive, passionate individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.

In return for your enthusiasm and experience, we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a contributory defined contribution pension scheme and excellent holiday allowance.

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 status.

We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.

Whoever you are, we'd love to hear from you.

Closing Date: 20th April 2022 at 4 pm (This vacancy and advert will be closed earlier if sufficient applications are received.

Therefore, it is strongly advised that you submit your application as soon as possible.)

Interview Date: 27th and 28th April 2022 (You must be available to attend an interview on these dates if shortlisted)

Please click 'Apply' to continue your application process.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £24780.00 - £27868.00 per annum
  • Location: Coventry, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Education
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2022-03-29 07:00:17 -

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