Projects & Campaigns Coordinator

Oct 11, 2021

Ref: UPSU21120

How to Apply

Completed application forms should be emailed before the closing date to:

Please quote the job title or reference number in the subject.


Please note

  • CVs will not be considered as applications
  • Due to the high number of applicants, if you have not heard from UPSU by the interview date you should assume you have been unsuccessful in your application
  • Applications must be received before the stated closing time/date
  • Applications may also be submitted by post, addressed to: Job Applications, University of Portsmouth Students' Union, Cambridge Road, Portsmouth PO1 2EF

Role Information

Role name
Projects & Campaigns Coordinator
Job Reference
£20,339 to £23,796
One Year Fixed Term
Closing Date
Midday, 5th November 2021
Interview Date
16th November 2021

The Post

The UPSU Projects Function is a flexible and responsive function that coordinates resources across the Union and supports the delivery of projects, campaigns or events quickly to meet student needs. This function ensures projects remain on track and objectives are met. The Projects and Campaigns Coordinator post supports the delivery of officer led campaigns, manifesto points and some wider Union projects as part of the projects delivery team. They are experts in leading on a range of physical and digital student campaigns and they have experience in managing both operational and reputational risk, supporting elected officers to achieve their goals and additionally have an understanding of the wider student sector.

The Person

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, inspirational individual who is passionate about delivering an excellent student centred service. The post-holder will have experience of leading and managing projects and supporting and motivating people. The successful post holder will have strong project management skills and be able to devise, plan and execute appropriate activity to deliver change required by members of the elected officer team and student community. They will also have experience of managing multiple projects at once and a detailed understanding of the Higher Education sector, in particular Student Unions and Student Campaigns.

In addition, the post-holder will have excellent communication skills, an understanding of best practice in project management, a good understanding of risk management and the skills and ability to handle competing priorities.

What we offer

  • Strong team mentality, supportive and sociable workplace
  • Regular training opportunities and team development days
  • 30 days annual leave + additional Christmas leave (University shutdown)
  • Flexi-time and 35 hour week
  • Access to University staff benefits: discounted gym membership, free library membership, bike safe
  • Free TOTUM (NUS) discount card

Further Information

For an informal conversation about this opportunity, please contact Natalie Dutka Bowskill, Student Opportunities and Operations Manager, on 02392 843637or natalie.dutka-bowskill

Deadline for applications: 5th November 2021
Interviews will be held on date: 16th November 2021

Please note that our shortlisting process is such that CVs will not be considered as any part of an application. Therefore please submit an application form only - any attached CVs will be disregarded.​ Due to the high number of applicants, if you have not heard from UPSU by the interview date you should assume you have been unsuccessful in your application.

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