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Want to become part of an unconventional family? The SU in Southend is there to support students with their degree, through representation, advice, putting on great events, sports and delivering excellent services. If you think you have what it takes to help the Southend team, please apply now!
Our Southend Campus is a vibrant and exciting place in the centre of Southend with students studying a variety of subjects. The SU in Southend is there to support students with their degree, through representation, advice, putting on great events and delivering excellent services.
Reporting to the Union Manager Southend you will be responsible for the development and promotion of activities, student engagement and marketing on the Southend campus. You’ll be administering and monitoring student events and activities as well as updating records, the website and social media. You’ll promote Union elections and work on relevant issues using key tools to ensure that Southend students can use their voice effectively to improve their University experience. This is an exciting role for someone who enjoys getting out there and getting involved.
Excellent organisational and administrative skills
Evidence of previous experience working in a related field
Experience of administrative processes and systems management
Able to evidence delivery of an excellent customer service to a wide range of stakeholders
Ability to display tact and diplomacy
Ability to work proactively to meet organisational targets
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of MS Office
Ability to build effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
Ensure all data and information is managed in line with GDPR Regulations
Knowledge of risk assessments, health and safety and child protections considerations in relation to relevant activities
Knowledge and understanding of digital marketing techniques
Experience of using social media in a professional / promotional capacity
Experience of creating or editing video content
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse student membership and staff
Ability to demonstrate an interest in and understanding of sports and clubs
Ability to plan and support the delivery of projects, campaigns and events
Flexibility and a willingness to support team members with projects outside of direct role
Willingness to get stuck in with other tasks as they arise including helping with the cafe
The Students' Union is committed to Equality and Diversity
WHAT YOU’LL GET
You’ll get to be part of a vibrant and exciting organisation that thinks the place you work should be amazing.
You’ll be joining an unconventional family where everyone is passionate about doing the best for our members and achieving our ambitious vision of becoming the world’s most student-centred organisation.
We believe in creating a workplace where you can be the very bestand if you‘re the sort of person who wants to get stuck in to everything they do, then you’re really going to shine here.
You’ll get a competitive salary starting at £15,490 per annum (the full time equivalent is £21,686.00) in return for working an average 25 hours per week, and generous opportunities to take time off. We are looking for someone who is able to work flexibly as hours will fluctuate based on the time of year.
We’re a very social organisation, running everything from staff netball and 5-aside football teams to a book club and regular fun activities.
With a generous pension scheme, we’ll invest in your future as well as your present. We offer a comprehensive range of family friendly policies so that you can get that all important work/life balance right. Don’t forget one of our Tattoo’s in Work Hard, Play Hard and we mean it! We’ll even give you your birthday off, for free.
If all this sounds like the sort of the place you want to be a part of then we’re really excited to hear from you.
You find loads more information about who we are and what we do on our website www.essexstudent.com so have a good look, or feel free to give the HR team a call for an informal chat on 01206 863211 before you apply.