Supported by: Student Activities Manager
Responsible for: LSE Men’s Table Tennis team
Hours: You will need to be available to fly to Croatia on 17th July and return on 24th July with the team
Salary: Food, accommodation and travel expenses will be covered from the time you leave the UK until the time you return. You will be provided with an additional stipend of £350
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Click here to download the full Job Description and Person Specification
Click here to read the EUSA Guidelines
The LSE Men’s Table Tennis team have qualified for the European Universities Games 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia.
They need a team leader to plan their trip, travel to Zagreb with them, and assist them during this elite competition.
Are you interested in managing a sports team at a major international competition? Do you have the skills to support the team administratively, whilst also producing communications to celebrate and promote the club and the tournament?
This volunteer role is a rare opportunity for the right candidate to expand their experience in a competitive yet collaborative environment, helping highly skilled sportspeople to achieve great things.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
You will work with and support the Men’s Table Tennis Team to ensure they adhere to all EUSA guidelines before, during and after their time competing in the Games (see separate job description and EUSA Guidelines document for more information).
> You will need to be available to fly to Croatia on 17th July and return on 24th July with the team. You will also need to have a valid passport and confirmation that you can obtain a valid visa for Croatia for these dates.
> There will be a briefing meeting on Friday 20th May at King’s College London, from approximately 10am-3pm, and attendance by LSE is compulsory, so you will need to let us know in your application if you cannot make this.
> You will need to have the time to plan, carry out tasks and liaise with the relevant staff from BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sports), LSESU and the Table Tennis Team from the date of your successful appointment.
> Food, accommodation and travel expenses will be covered from the time you leave the UK (17th July) until the time you return (24th July).
> You will be provided with an additional stipend of £350 for carrying out the responsibilities outlined in the role description.
> Extensive training and support will be provided before and during the event, by BUCS and LSESU.
> If you are a continuing student, you will also be offered additional training through our Beyond the Classroom skills training programme.
USEFUL EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES
> Experience of leading a sports team, society or student group
> Experience of working with social media and blogs would be useful, but not essential
> Organised and reliable
> Flexible approach
HOW TO APPLY
> Please email your completed Student Staff Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to firstname.lastname@example.org before 9am on Monday 16th May.
> Please let us know in your application whether you are available to attend the briefing meeting at Kings College London on Friday 20th May.
Before you submit your application we recommend you read the role description and EUSA guidelines thoroughly so that you understand exactly what is entailed.
If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with the Student Activities Manager, Heather Carroll (email@example.com) to arrange a chat.
Closing Date: 9am on Monday 16th May
Shortlisting: Monday 16th May
Informal interviews: Tuesday 17th May
Briefing meeting for successful candidate: Friday 20th May, approx. 10-3pm, Kings College London