Events and Spaces Student Staff


University of Bristol Students Union
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Flexible Shifts Available

Employment Type 

Zero Hours Contract

Salary 

£12 per hour

Job Highlights
  • Bristol SU is the world’s only charity focused solely on making the lives of University of Bristol students the best they can be.
  • We are looking for organised, friendly, and proactive student staff to join our Events and Spaces team at Bristol SU.
  • We offer 20 days of paid annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, pro-rata depending on your hours worked, eligible to opt-in to our contributory pension scheme, chance to shadow members of staff.
Job Requirements/Description

We are looking for organised, friendly, and proactive student staff to join our Events and Spaces team at Bristol SU.

  • To support Bristol SU in the successful delivery of events, campaigns, and outreach, shaping great student experiences.
  • To be a champion for good wellbeing and safety at Bristol SU events and club nights.
  • To be friendly and engaging; welcoming new and returning students to Bristol, supporting them to discover opportunities and feel part of our community at Bristol SU.

We hire a bank of flexible staff to support us throughout the year with our Events. All staff join our general events pool, but you can also opt to be considered for additional roles on top of this. When you apply, please select all roles you are interested in on the application form.

What’s the job?

Role: Events and Spaces Student Staff – various roles available

Hours: Flexible 0 hours contract. You must be able to work day and night shifts between 7 - 13 Sept 2024.

Salary: £12 per hour plus holiday pay (£12.50 for some roles)

Contract: Fixed term until September 2025

Closing date: Monday 5 August, 9am

Who are we?

Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work. ?Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 26,000 members, 400 clubs and societies, a diverse range of professional services, and an innovative strategy that will help to create an inclusive and supportive University community.

What will you bring?

  • You’ll have experience in working or volunteering at events.
  • You’ll be able to deliver brilliant customer service, especially when it gets busy!
  • You know how to communicate with others and collaborate with others as part of a busy team.
  • You demonstrate integrity and fairness. You’re trustworthy and reliable at all times - especially when not being directly supervised.
  • You’re a skilled problem solver – able to use your initiative to develop positive solutions.

Why apply?

Because you’re excited to make a difference!

We are a Living Wage accredited organisation. We offer the flexibility for work-study balance. What’s more, you will get 20 days of paid annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, pro-rata depending on your hours worked. You are eligible to opt-in to our contributory pension scheme. Working at Bristol SU will give you access to a range of opportunities including the chance to shadow members of staff to learn more about what they do as well as excellent training and development opportunities to help you pursue your chosen career.

We are proud to have been recognised through numerous accreditations and awards that demonstrate our commitment to creating a positive and supportive culture. We have appeared in the Inclusive Companies top 100 list and have won a number of awards for our commitment to diversity, including best Students' Union. We also won a Third Sector Excellence Award at the 2018 Investors in People Awards. No wonder 93% of our employees would recommend Bristol SU as a great place to work!

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are central to life at Bristol SU. We approach our work with positivity and celebrate our diverse and unique communities. Our people are proud of our values and care about creating diverse and supportive communities that are inclusive of age, disability, gender, identity, race, religion, sexual orientation and experience.

Be yourself, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.

Key dates

Closing Date: Monday 5 August, 9am

Shortlisting: Tuesday 6 – Friday 9 August

First Stage Interviews (online): Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 August

Online Training: Thursday 29 August

In-person training (Bar supervisor, Event DM, and Spaces Assistants only): Monday 2 September

Start Date: Saturday 7 September

University of Bristol Students Union
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Flexible Shifts Available

Employment Type 

Zero Hours Contract

Salary 

£12 per hour

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