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Commercial Services Opportunities

University of York Students' Union (YUSU) is a charity that helps over 16,000 students get the most out of their time at University. Located on the Heslington West campus, the Union provides students with the opportunity to meet people; make new friends and get involved.

YUSU's commercial services are vital in supporting and funding the work that the charity does. All profits made by the commercial outlets are used to fund YUSU's charitable activity. One of our core values is to enhance the student experience at York through the customer experience we provide.

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our thriving team as:

Benefits include a workplace pension and sector leading holiday entitlement.

To apply please complete the application and equality monitoring forms below and email them to jobs@yusu.org

Application deadline: 12pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Interviews: 8-10th October 2014

Application Form (ODT)

Equality Monitoring Form (ODT)

Colleges Coordinator

The University of York is made up of 9 colleges and each college provides a community for its students. The union supports the colleges by working with student college representatives and committees to help them deliver college events, activities, access welfare support and articulate student voice. This role empowers college representatives and committees to use the college structure to enhance student experience.

We are looking for a dynamic character ideally with experience of working in a democratic environment, but more importantly with experience of working with volunteers. You will have an understanding of how to train and develop activity organisers, will be able to effectively manage resources, and be able to communicate well with a wide range of people. Knowledge of what funding bodies are available to support a range of groups would be advantageous and you should be confident at using Microsoft Office packages.

For further details please see:

Job Specification (PDF)

Person Specification (PDF)

To apply please complete the application and equality monitoring forms below and email them to jobs@yusu.org

Application deadline: 12pm Monday 13th October 2014

Interviews: Friday 17th October 2014

Application Form (ODT)

Equality Monitoring Form (ODT)

YUSU Promo Team

YUSU is looking for a group of students to work part-time as part of the YUSU Promo Team. Reporting to the Marketing Coordinator, you will have a range of responsibilities revolving around promotion and publicity of the Students’ Union’s activity and image, as well as content from external advertisers.


  • Distributing posters around campus on a WEEKLY basis (every Tues/Wed)
  • Engaging students on campus via leafleting and face to face marketing
  • Assisting with other promotional activity and YUSU events when required
  • Acting as a brand ambassador for YUSU, by promoting campaigns, events and updates
  • Helping YUSU maintain a positive image whilst adhering to our values

The ideal candidate will be reliable, confident and enthusiastic, with an interest in marketing and publicity. They should be able to work a minimum of two hours on a weekly basis, as well as being flexible enough to take on extra work when it is required.

To apply: please email 200-300 words to jobs@yusu.org explaining why you would suit this role.

Please include your name, email address, phone number and year of study.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 3rd October 2014.