Why work for us?

Our success hinges upon having a team of brilliant people, working together to ensure our students have the best possible experience at university. Our aim is to be a great place to work - where we respect work/life balance, support individual training and learning, and promote an inclusive and positive working environment.

There has never been a better time to work for The Union MMU. Based just off Oxford Road, in the centre of vibrant Manchester, The Union will train you thoroughly, reward you well and encourage you to build a long- term career that inspires you.


The Union is proud of being a progressive employer. We encourage a friendly and collaborative working environment, employing excellent staff who match our values.


Competitive Salary with incremental pay grades and annual cost of living increases. 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and up to six closure days. The Union also offers a pension matching scheme up to 6%.


The Union MMU offers a range of flexible working arrangements, allowing employees to balance work and their personal life. We offer flexitime, working from home and options for condensed hours. Enhanced maternity and Paternity pay is available for eligible staff.


At The Union MMU we encourage our staff to develop their professional skills and to achieve their highest potential. We support staff to undertake professional study and we may agree to meet up to 50% of cost of your course fees.


As a member of the Students’ Union staff, you are eligible for discounted membership to campus sports facilities, including the nearby Sugden Sports Centre. There are free organised activities, like yoga, available throughout the University campus and a cycle to work scheme for bike purchases.


Staff can access a free 24-hour advice line, in addition to being able to book number of face-to-face counselling sessions if they need help. The student advice centre is also available for personal and domestic issues.


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