Careers at the Union

Current Available Roles:


We currently have roles up for recruitment.



Are you a confident, passionate, and creative communicator with experience in leading and developing organisational communications planning? We’re looking for a Communications & Marketing Manager to help us ensure the students at The University of Central Lancashire have a visible, vocal and engaging Students’ Union.

You will be working with a creative, ambitious, and forward-thinking Communications Team. With our social media, e-marketing, website and creative work all happening in-house, we’re looking for the right person to be the key link between different departments at the Union. Ensuring our members hear about (and can get involved with) the varied breadth of activity we foster and develop.

UCLan Students’ Union is a values-led organisation ready and excited to launch our new strategic plan. If you’re somebody who wants to make a difference while working in a student-driven environment, we’re the place for you.

Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)

Salary: Grade E (£33,812 - £36,945)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Preston Campus/Hybrid

Application deadline: 10th July, 9am

Interviews: 18th July

How to Apply: To apply for this role please submit a CV and supporting statement addressing the criteria in the Person Specification and email

If you have any further questions about this role, or you would like to arrange an informal discussion before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Mason, Director of Membership Voice -

Please also complete the Diversity Monitoring Form This data is kept anonymous and does not form any part of the selection process.

Download the Job Description & Personal Specification.

Interview Process: The interview will consist of a task and an interview. We expect this to take around 45 minutes to one hour in total.

The panel interview will be with three members of the Students’ Union team (two staff members and an Elected Officer). We will ask you to prepare a task for the beginning of this interview. We will share the themes of the interview questions with you in advance of this to ensure you can prepare and the question for the presentation.

We want you to bring your very best self along on the day. If there is anything we can do to make this experience easier for you, please get in touch with us and let us know.

Don’t meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people from black, Asian, Arab, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to building a more diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every point in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be just who we are looking for.

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