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National Union of Students

https://www.nus.org.uk/

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We’re championing students to shape the future of education – and create a better world. Education is the defining factor in creating a fairer, more prosperous society, and students are the hope for the future of education.

Summary

NUS is a voluntary membership organisation which makes a real difference to the lives of students and its member students' unions. We are a confederation of 600 students' unions, amounting to more than 95 per cent of all higher and further education unions in the UK. Through our member students' unions, we represent the interests of more than seven million students. The Executive Office team in NUS provides support to the leadership of NUS which includes the elected officers, trustees and directors who sit on NUS’ Boards/Committees and to the senior staff who coordinate the management of staff and resources to deliver the work. The team is responsible for coordinating the governance and democratic procedures across NUS.  This post can be based in either London or Macclesfield.

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and inspiring individual who will be responsible for providing administrative support to the governing boards/committees and democratic procedures contributing to the work of the wider team.  The post-holder will coordinate board meetings and committees across the NUS Group governing entities and provide admin support to ensure their effective delivery and executive of duties, as well as ensuring the Executive Office provides outstanding administrative assistance to the members and volunteers of the NUS Group governance entities in particular the Board and sub-committee chairs.

Benefits

At NUS we pride ourselves on being able to offer a generous benefits package in order to support our employees both in their working lives and their personal lives.

We demonstrate this is a number of ways which include:

27 days holiday (plus 1 extra day each year to a maximum of 30) plus 4 days over the Christmas period as well as public holidays
Childcare voucher scheme with a further childcare allowance to support parents
Flexible working options
An individual health cash plan
Employee assistance scheme including a GP advice line, virtual doctor, counselling, medical information and legal advice
A generous pension scheme (employer matched up to a maximum of 6% of basic salary)
Access to learning and development opportunities

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

The successful candidate will have: A positive ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with board members and colleagues across the group High level of personal integrity, confidentiality and discretion. Ability to maintain productive and efficient output in a busy work environment. Good listening skills and the ability to work under pressure. Ability to work without supervision and be self motivated. Commitment to the organisation
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National Union of Students

https://www.nus.org.uk/

About

We’re championing students to shape the future of education – and create a better world. Education is the defining factor in creating a fairer, more prosperous society, and students are the hope for the future of education.

Ref. Nat1507563202
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  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £21,789 (+ £3,405 if based in London)
  • Closes

    25 Oct
  • Experience

    Experienced

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