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Nottingham Trent Students Union

https://www.trentstudents.org

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Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU) is a high performing and ambitious organisation, pioneering in its use of digital to drive insight, optimise organisational performance and to enable effective representation, democracy and communication. Working for NTSU enables staff to develop their personal and professional skills. We currently have 65 members of permanent staff and over 400 members of student staff working across 3 sites in Nottinghamshire. t was named Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year in 2015 by NUS and has seen rapid improvement in its NSS Q23 student satisfaction score which is reflected in our position as a top 10 students’ union in the UK.

Summary

The Opportunities team are responsible for delivering high quality inclusive opportunities through our student-led societies, communities, student media and Give it a Go programme. We support our students to start and grow student groups in areas that matter to our members, promoting healthy communities on campus that celebrate and represent our diverse student body. We have 160 student groups with over 10,000 members, support 800+ student volunteers and provide 100’s of activities/events for our members each year.

Job Description

Who are we?
Part business, part charity – students’ unions are seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential, we help make it happen.
Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU) is one of more than 550 students’ unions across the country. With more than 40,000 members, 300 student staff and nearly 60 career staff, along with huge range of services across multiple campuses we are one of the biggest. We run coffee shops, bars, nightclubs, advice centre, representation, student groups and much more.
Professionally run, but different.

What’s the job?
You will lead on devising, planning and delivering outstanding events for our members. This could be a small and friendly community build session on Monday, an awards dinner on Wednesday and a dance competition on Sunday, each week will bring something fresh. You will be crucial in helping our students realise their vision, and create lifelong memories & friends. In addition to this, you will be able to support all of the other exciting activities of the opportunities team including freshers and supporting our societies!

Who you are
We need people who are prepared to make an impact in a different way and are committed to our values. So, we aim to recruit people who can use their specialist skills, knowledge, and experience to support and empower people. You will be drawn to the challenge of working with the widest variety of people, focusing on the fine details and taking a data-driven approach to meet the needs of our members.

Why apply?
Because you want to work in an energetic, dynamic, and innovative workplace. The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces. In return for your passion and experience we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, and a competitive salary for the non-profit sector.
We’re absolutely open to considering requests for job-share or part-time working. We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to create a diverse and inclusive work environment and are actively looking for people who share our values.
Whoever you are, if you are creative, passionate and want to make a difference, we want to hear from you .

The closing date is Sunday 12 February 2023 at 23:59. Expected interview date is Friday 24 February 2023.
If you require more information about the role, please email Jack Purdie (Opportunities Manger) [email protected]

Please apply on our website at https://www.trentstudents.org/about-us/work-for-us

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Nottingham Trent Students Union

https://www.trentstudents.org

About

Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU) is a high performing and ambitious organisation, pioneering in its use of digital to drive insight, optimise organisational performance and to enable effective representation, democracy and communication. Working for NTSU enables staff to develop their personal and professional skills. We currently have 65 members of permanent staff and over 400 members of student staff working across 3 sites in Nottinghamshire. t was named Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year in 2015 by NUS and has seen rapid improvement in its NSS Q23 student satisfaction score which is reflected in our position as a top 10 students’ union in the UK.

Ref. Not1674478281
  • Location

    Nottingham, UK
  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £21,833 - £22,560 per annum, dependent on skills, knowledge and experience.
  • Closes

    12 Feb
  • Experience

    Graduate or Equivalent

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