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Societies Development Coordinator

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The successful candidate will have a passion and enthusiasm for improving the student experience and have a positive attitude and commitment to working with students. The successful candidate will have the ability to use their own initiative and have experience of working with students.

The Students’ Union represents and supports over 25,000 students who make up the diverse and vibrant student body at Queen Mary, University of London. The Student Engagement Team support over 250 societies making it the largest area of student-led activity within Students’ Union. In addition to societies, the Student Engagement Team is responsible for Raise and Give (RAG), Community Volunteering, Student Media, Employability and Sustainability.

The Societies Development Coordinator will lead on all aspects of running societies, which includes administrative support, supporting with organising events, monitoring budgets and expenditure, training and development, reward and recognition, grant funding allocation, and governance. The Societies Development Coordinator will also support the department with process review and improvements and will support the elected Officers and the Societies Board. 

Applicants should have a good understanding of the needs of students, have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people.  

The post is a full time, permanent position. Starting salary will be £28,208 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance and raises 1 point annually as set out in the QM Pay and Grading Structure. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, plus university closure days, defined benefit pension scheme, free gym membership and an interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Queen Mary Students' Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer and we are committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, class or any other dimension of diversity. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as this group is currently under-represented within the Students’ Union.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Bronwen Eastaugh, Head of Student Engagement and Partnerships at

Details about Queen Mary Students’ Union can be found at

The first round of interviews will be held on 19 August 2022, on-line.

Those shortlisted from the first interview will be invited to a second interview which will be held on 25 August 2022, in person.