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We're the Students' Union at the University of Greenwich. Our job is to ensure all 20,000 Greenwich students thrive and succeed while at University.

We can't do it alone - it's all thanks to the hard work of our full-time staff and part-time student staff members. 

To reward our staff, we have the following benefits:
discounts at Students' Union outlets, flexible working, pension scheme and much more.

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Explore career pathways and find a job through the SU Careers website and work somewhere professional, but different. Build your career with students' unions. There are more than 550 students' unions across the country, professionally run as separate organisations from the colleges and universities their students attend.

We know that different is good: the more diversity, the better the ideas, the greater the impact. Ensuring students are at the heart of everything we do is a big priority.

We offer challenging, fulfilling work with a commitment to personal development in highly flexible, supportive environments.

Career jobs

 

We're a fantastic place to work. Below are the current opportunities available. Career positions are ideal for graduates and those looking for career opportunities. 

Working for us is rewarding and full of benefits. Our values are empowering, courageous, dedicated, trusted and approachable. If you share our values, apply for one of our career roles.

 

Assistant Venue Manager

Click here for full Job Desription and Person Specification

Contract: (42 Hours per week), permanent
Salary: £24,972 to £27,500 per annum (dependant on experience)
Notice period: Two months
 

The role of the Assistant Venue Manager is a hard yet challenging yet extremely rewarding role. You will have the opportunity to take ownership of an up and coming venue in the heart of Greenwich. Part of Greenwich Students’ Union (GSU); Lower Deck is a unique basement area with a 500-person capacity, a large video wall and a stage. Multiple rooms allows for a multitude of events. It is an exciting complex venue that requires a hands on approach by someone with a passion for hospitality and a real commercial drive. Commercial services at Greenwich drive all student funded activities and are vital to the continuing success of the Union.

The ideal candidate for this role will have the ability to think on their feet, have a flexible approach to working and the ability to continuously generate new ideas to increase revenue and footfall. They must be able to take control of a large venue that will house up 500 people on a busy night. They must be confident in their ability to supervise a team of external security whilst maintaining a calm and composed façade.

With the help of the Junior Assistant Venue Manager and the Events and Sales Manager they must be able to create and execute amazing events for students whilst also be able to run high end corporate events.

They must have the product knowledge and trend knowledge to adapt, add and change menus to keep the offering relevant and exciting whilst also understanding the scope of working within an organisation that is an NUS affiliate and the parameters it comes with.

 

BENEFITS

* The post-holder is entitled to 25 days’ leave and the 8 statutory leave days for England. In addition, ‘privilege leave’ over the Christmas and New Year period is also additionally given;

* Leave entitlement increases by one day each year for a maximum of five years;

* GSU offer a contributory pension scheme. GSU contribution rate is 2% to 6% the employee minimum rate is 3% (rising to 5% from April 2019;

* Parking and Season Ticket Travel loan available;

* Contribution to eye test and prescription lenses;

* We are committed to facilitating a healthy work-life balance and offers flexible working policies and time off for volunteering, which is also a commitment to continued professional development;

* The post is subject to the satisfactory completion of a six-month probation period;

* Other terms and conditions are detailed in the contract of employment.

 

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Recruitment Closes: 3rd July, Midnight

Interview Date: 8th and 9th July 2019

Start Date: ASAP (ideally before Monday 19th August 2019)

 

TO APPLY

To submit your application, please send your cv, cover letter and equal opportunities form to sureception@gre.ac.uk by midnight, 3rd July 2019:

 

 

Student jobs

Student positions are perfect for students studying at the University of Greenwich who want to support their studies with flexible, part-time work.

 

Trustee Board

The Trustees of Greenwich Students' Union help to steer the organisation and volunteer their skills.

Greenwich Students’ Union is looking for a new Trustee to Chair the Finance, Audit and Risk Committees. The Students’ Union is a democratic organisation run by students for students with over 20,000 members, to represent student views to the University at all levels and to provide support services for its members.

 

The Board of Trustees currently consists 13 Trustees: four Full-time Officers, four student Trustees, four Trustees from outside the Union and University, and one University Trustee. The Full-time Officers become Trustees as part of their paid role at the Union; the others volunteer their time.

 

More information regarding our Trustees can be found here https://www.greenwichsu.co.uk/aboutus/trustees/

 

For Trustees GSU provide Directors Liability insurance.

The Board of Trustees meets five times a year – November, January, March, May and July and the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee meet 10 – 14 days prior to the board

As a trustee, you can serve for two times four-year terms   

 

Job description

 

Please get in touch with m.miles@gre.ac.uk if you wish to find out more about the role and have a call with the CEO.

 

Recruitment will close on 31 May 2019.