Why Work For Us

We recognise that our people are key to our success and realising our ambitious strategic plan.

We aim to be an employer of choice by developing forward thinking people policies and creating a place where people love to work and students love to visit.

We support and encourage all our staff to demonstrate our core behaviours in their daily working life:

  • We care about each other
  • We deliver with impact
  • We think big
  • We put students first

Benefits

There are lots of great reasons to work for us - you’ll meet some great people, learn some new skills and work with some highly committed and passionate student volunteers and leaders.

We also offer some great benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday as standard, in addition to the 8 bank holidays and additional 4 closure days at Christmas.
  • A range of pensions to suit different needs and the organisation will make contributions up to 8% of salary.
  • Interest-free travel loans
  • Access to great training and conference events
  • The Students’ Union owns and runs the iconic Manchester Academy Venues and you can access complementary ticket to the best live music programme around.
  • Free NUS extra card, the leading discount scheme in the UK and the rest of the world with ISIC. Over 10,000 discounts available.
  • All staff are given time off to make a positive contribution to the world around us, with our employer assisted volunteering scheme.

Why Work For Us (Accessibility Version)

Why Work For Us

We recognise that our people are key to our success and realising our ambitious strategic plan.

We aim to be an employer of choice by developing forward thinking people policies and creating a place where people love to work and students love to visit.

We support and encourage all our staff to demonstrate our core behaviours in their daily working life:

  • We care about each other
  • We deliver with impact
  • We think big
  • We put students first

Benefits

There are lots of great reasons to work for us - you’ll meet some great people, learn some new skills and work with some highly committed and passionate student volunteers and leaders.

We also offer some great benefits:

  • 30 days paid holiday as standard, in addition to the 8 bank holidays and additional 4 closure days at Christmas.
  • A range of pensions to suit different needs and the organisation will make contributions up to 8% of salary.
  • Interest-free travel loans
  • Access to great training and conference events
  • The Students’ Union owns and runs the iconic Manchester Academy Venues and you can access complementary ticket to the best live music programme around.
  • Free NUS extra card, the leading discount scheme in the UK and the rest of the world with ISIC. Over 10,000 discounts available.
  • All staff are given time off to make a positive contribution to the world around us, with our employer assisted volunteering scheme.

Find out more about out new strategic plan here