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In 2018 YUSU was ranked 21st in the The Sunday Times’ Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit organisations to work for in the UK. Each year, YUSU invest over £20,000 in staff and officer training as we are dedicated to supporting and nurturing the skills and aspirations of our employees.

From our hardworking bar staff at our award-winning venues to our CEO, we all share the same goal - to put students at the heart of everything we do. 

Please see below for our current vacancies and join our dynamic and growing team:


IT Technician & Coordinator

Job Title: IT Technician & Coordinator 
Reporting to: Director of Central Resources 
Place of Work: Based in Student Centre York 
Hours of Work: 35 hours a week 
Salary: £20,990.73 - £23,175.37 per annum  

 

Purpose of the Role 
You will ensure the effective migration of YUSU digital activities over to our external IT and digital partner SUMS and the subsequent maintenance of it. You will support YUSU staff and departments with documentation, training and guidance on how to effectively use the SUMS platform in a way which supports quality and consistency of delivery and student experience in digital engagement and communications. 

You will work in the charity's main offices alongside a front end web developer and with technical support available through the University’s central IT team and remotely in Lincoln where SUMS is based. You will audit and enhance existing systems and maintain clear systems documentation.   

BENEFITS:

26 days annual leave + 4 closure days over Christmas and Bank holidays 
NUS card 
Free eye test  

For further details please see our application pack below:

Job Description & Person Specification

 Apply now via this link with a completed application form and equal opportunities form. No covering letter or CV's.

Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form

Applications deadline: Wednesday 1st May 2019


Democracy and Campaigns Coordinator

Job Title: Democracy and Campaigns Coordinator

Reporting to: Student Voice and Insight Manager

Place of Work: The Student Centre, James College, Heslington West Campus, the University of York

 Hours of Work: 35 hours annualised.

 Salary: £20,990.73-£23,175.37 (commensurate with experience)

 Key relationships: Full time and part-time elected officers, Student Voice, Community team and Advice and Support colleagues, Student Support and Representation Director, CEO.

Purpose of role

YUSU student voice team is focussed on working with students to get their voices heard; empowering and supporting them to make changes and shape their education through our democratic engagement and academic representation systems. 

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring effective coordination and development of YUSU’s democratic functions, including elections and policy.

  • The development and delivery of member-led campaigns.

  • Provision of administrative and coordination support and training for Part-Time Officers and other volunteers involved in democracy and policy engagement.

For further details please see our application pack below:

Job Description & Person Specification

 Apply now via this link with a completed application form and equality opportunities form. Please no CV'S or covering letters. 

Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form

Applications deadline: Monday 6th May 2019 


Marketing Coordinator

Full time/Permanent - £20,990.73- £23,175.37 per annum

This role supports the Communications and Activities Directorate in delivering creative marketing campaigns, successful events and income from advertising.

You will be responsible for the operational delivery of all YUSU’s social media channels and effective promotion of services and campaigns across all of the organisation. The role is varied and requires someone with excellent communication and relationship management skills to be the lead liaison with advertisers and sponsors.

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic team player with excellent project management skills and a desire to learn.

For further details please see our application pack below:

Job Description & Person Specification

 Apply now via this link with a completed application form and equality monitoring form 

Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form

Applications deadline: 5pm, Friday 19th April 2019

Interviews on Thursday 25th April 2019


Events Graduate Intern

1 year internship, August 2019- July 2020 - £19,090.79 per annum

This exciting role supports the Communications and Activities Directorate in delivering and supporting student led and commercial events.

You will be responsible for the operational delivery of YUSU’s major events (such as Freshers 2019, Elections, Summer Ball, College Varsity, Roses and Love York Awards). This role is varied and engages with students, staff, suppliers and artists. The internship will also give you valuable insight into charity communications and help develop understanding/skills in the following:

  • Social media

  • Branding/Design

  • Market research

  • Web development

  • Commercial advertising

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic individual with excellent project management skills and a desire to learn. The internship will run from August 2019 to July 2020 with a £1000 additional payment on successful completion of the full year.

For further details please see our application pack below:

Job Description & Person Specification

 Apply now via this link with a completed application form and equality monitoring form 

Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form

Applications deadline: 5pm, Friday 3rd May 2019

Interviews during week commencing Monday 13th May 2019


YUSU Ambassador

This is an exciting part-time job opportunity for ambitious, conscientious students who are able to provide excellent customer service.
 
The YUSU Ambassador role will support the Students' Union in representing the organisation at Open Days to prospective students and their parents, promoting the opportunities YUSU offers students whilst studying at York. They will also support the Union at one-off events including, but not limited to, Summer Ball, Freshers' Week and Roses.
 
We are looking for creative, passionate students with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.
 
To read the full job decription and to apply for the role please follow the link here. 
 
If you have any questions, please email Connor Briggs, Student Training Development Coordinator, on c.briggs@yusu.org.
 
Please note: In order to be shortlisted for the role, you must be available to work at least 3 of the dates specified in the Job Description. 

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