CILUP003 – NEON Events and Membership Co-ordinator

University of West London

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Centre for Inequality and Levelling Up

£29,177 to £34,948
per annum

Release Date:  

Thursday 09 March 2023

Closing Date:  

Thursday 23 March 2023

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed



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The Department

Centre for Inequality and Levelling Up

NEON is the national organisation supporting widening access to higher education in the UK for those from under-represented backgrounds. Founded in 2012, NEON has over 150 organisations as members including over 100 universities and delivers over 30 professional development events per year to nearly 1000 people. NEON’s staff are based at the University of West London in the Centre for Inequality and Levelling Up

The Role 

  • Planning, managing, and delivering NEON’s online and physical professional development programme to include identifying presenters, marketing to members, recording and processing of participant information and ensuring the smooth running of the events when they are delivered. 
  • Marketing of NEON’s professional development programme to both members and non-members through direct email, website and social media to achieve agreed participation targets. 
  • Production and writing content for publications associated with the NEON professional development programme including the programmes and reports regarding the annual conference and awards.
  • Processing of accreditation awards associated with the NEON professional development programme. 
  • Monitoring and forecasting income and expenditure related to the professional development programme and NEON membership subscriptions. This will include undertaking day-to-day financial tasks such as sending invoices, keeping accurate records of expenditure, and providing budget reports as required.
  • The Person


  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent.
  • A demonstrable understanding of widening access to higher education/social mobility or educational inequality and the nature of barriers to access and success in higher education for learners from disadvantaged and/or underrepresented groups. 
  • Experience of delivering events in a professional context.
  • Experience of keeping accurate administrative data including data related to income and expenditure.
  • Desirable

  • Postgraduate Degree or equivalent
  • Designing and production of webpages. 
  • Experience of working in a membership organisation.
  • How to Apply 

    To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:  

    Please email [email protected]   if you need any assistance with the application process.

    Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 27 March 2023. 

    For informal enquiries about the position please contact Professor Graeme Atherton on [email protected] .

    Additional Information 

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    Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

    This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship.

    Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

    This post is not available for UWL students.

    Previous applicants for this post need not apply again. 

    The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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