Work For Us

Please download the following forms to apply for positions at the Students' Union. Both forms must be completed and attached when applying. CVs are not accepted. Please send completed forms to: su.jobs@lse.ac.uk

 

Application Forms and Equal Opportunities Monitoring

Application form for permanent or fixed-term roles

Application form for students applying for Student Staff roles

 

Equal opportunities and contact form

You must submit the relevant application form and an equal opportunities monitoring form. We separate the two forms at the shortlisting stage so that the panel is unaware of any demographic or contact information about you. This is one of the many things we do to ensure our recruitment is free from bias, and our team is diverse.

 

 

Full-time Roles

Engagement Manager

Salary: £27,433 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Annual leave: 25 days holiday, plus Union closure days and public holidays

Job description 

 

LSE Students' Union represents and supports more than 12,000 students who make up the diverse and active student body at the London School of Economics (LSE). We provide social space and activities, a range of services and representation for our members. We are ambitious, innovative and we want to succeed in making the School and wider society better for students. We are committed to providing exceptional opportunities for our staff to learn and develop within their roles and offer an excellent environment in which you can grow in experience and skills.

 

In this role, you will be leading a team of three staff, with responsibility for over 1,000 volunteers. You will manage the delivery of the Union's campaigns, democracy, officer elections, engagement projects and you will support officers and students to run their own campaigns and lobby for change. You will use evidence and data to engage different groups of students within our work and ensure that the Union is responsive to its membership.

 

We are looking for a determined and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in campaigns or engagement. You will be motivated to facilitate and empower others to achieve their goals. You will have the ability to work independently; juggle multiple priorities and time-manage effectively to achieve successful projects to deadline. You will have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to tailor your approach to different audiences.

 

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Aisling Wootten, Head of Engagement and Communication: a.wootten@lse.ac.uk

Or call 020 7955 7158 to arrange a chat.

 

Closing date: 10am, Wednesday 26th August

Interview date: Tuesday 8th September

 

 

Academic Representation Assistant / Administrator

Salary: £22,561 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Annual leave: 25 days holiday, plus Union closure days and public holidays

This role is shared with Students' Union, University of the Arts London

Job description

 

SUARTS and LSESU uniquely work together to make the lives of the students at University of the Arts London and LSE better. We provide students with opportunities, advice, activities, social spaces and democratic representation (amongst other things). As an organisation we are ambitious, innovative and motivated by a desire to support students.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual, who will be an excellent administrator, to join our Policy & Advocacy team to help support students involved in academic representation.

 

Working across two students’ unions, you will be responsible for ensuring our systems and processes for over 800 students involved in academic representation are the very best they can be.

 

You will liaise with a variety of key stakeholders, be involved in the delivery of training and take minutes at the forums you’ve arranged.

 

The ideal candidate will be organised and brilliant at organising others. You’ll be working with computer systems, responding to emails and delivering a great service to representatives. You’ll have the ability to minute meetings and produce this information quickly so that themes can be identified and change for students can happen quicker.

 

In return, we offer you a role within a dynamic organisation that values its staff and invests in talented individuals. We care about giving students access to everything they need to become who they want to be, and the same goes for our staff.

 

SUARTS and LSESU is an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes applications from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences.

 

Please get in touch with Nicky Pavitt, Academic Representation Manager, with any informal questions you might have about meeting the criteria for this exciting role: n.k.pavitt@lse.ac.uk

 

Closing date: 10am, Wednesday 2nd September

Interview date: Tuesday 8th September

 

 

Engagement Coordinator (Halls and Democracy)

Salary: £23,881 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Annual leave: 25 days holiday, plus Union closure days and public holidays

Job description

 

LSE Students' Union represents and supports more than 12,000 students who make up the diverse and active student body at the London School of Economics (LSE). We provide social space and activities, a range of services and representation for our members. We are ambitious, innovative and we want to succeed in making the School and wider society better for students. We are committed to providing exceptional opportunities for our staff to learn and develop within their roles and offer an excellent environment in which you can grow in experience and skills.

 

In this role, you will be working as part of the Engagement Team with responsibility for providing administrative and operational support to all of the Union’s democratic functions. You will be pivotal in ensuring that LSESU continues to engage 1000s of students in elections, debates and campaigns.  In this role you will also provide support to student-led engagement projects that are taking place within LSE halls of residence.

 

We are looking for a determined and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in student engagement. You will have the ability to work independently; juggle multiple priorities and time-manage effectively to achieve successful projects to deadline. The successful candidate will be a great communicator with first-rate administrative skills.

 

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Aisling Wootten, Head of Engagement and Communication: a.wootten@lse.ac.uk.

 

Closing date: 10am, Wednesday 2 September

Interview date: Wednesday 9 September 2015

 

Part-time Roles

Postgraduate Social Media Assistant - Communications Student Staff
Salary: £9.15 per hour
Job description 

LSESU is looking for an organised student with great writing skills to join the Communications team on a part-time basis (5-15 hours per week, flexible around your timetable). If your application is successful, you will work alongside other assistants in running our social media channels, and report to the Communications Coordinator. This is the ideal opportunity for someone who’d like to be part of a dynamic and professional comms environment and is motivated by the idea of making the LSE experience accessible and rewarding to all students. 

 

We're looking forward to working with you! Check the full job advert for details of how to apply. 

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Communications Coordinator Becky Glass: b.glass1@lse.ac.uk.

 

Closing date: 5pm, Tuesday 8th September
Interview dates: Wednesday 9th, Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September

 

 

 

Student Photographer - Communications Student Staff

Salary: £9.15 per hour

Job description 

 

LSESU is looking for a talented student photographer to join the Communications team on a part-time basis. You’ll be responsible for attending fun and diverse events run by the student body, capturing them in a compelling way, and producing beautiful content for LSESU both in print and online. If your application is successful, you'll work primarily out of the office capturing student events, and you'll report to the Communications Coordinator.

 

Benefits for you:

  • Practical work experience
  • Entry to loads of events for free
  • Expending your knowledge of campus, campaigns, groups and societies
  • Expanding your CV
  • Flexible hours

 

We're looking for someone with:

  • A fluent command of English (essential)
  • Good interpersonal skills (essential)
  • Flexible schedule and motivation to attend evening events (essential)
  • Strong photography skills (essential)
  • Experience editing images (essential)
  • Experience filming and editing video (desirable)

We're looking forward to working with you! Check the full job advert for details of how to apply. 

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Communications Coordinator Becky Glass: b.glass1@lse.ac.uk.

 

Closing date: 5pm, Tuesday 15th September
Interview dates: Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th and Friday 18th September

 

 

 

Student Staff: ARC Assistants

Salary: £9.15 per hour

Job description 

 

We are currently looking for enthusiastic students to join our student staff team in the Activities Resource Centre (ARC). LSESU has the largest offering of student activities (clubs, societies, RAG and the Media Group) in London and one of the largest in the country that shapes and impacts on students' experience at LSE.

 

Do you have good organisational and administrative skills? Want to earn some money while you study? If that’s you, please follow the application process below.

 

What will you be doing?

You will support the LSESU Activities team in the administration and organisation of student activities (clubs, societies and the media group) at LSE.

You will also be the first point of contact for club, society and media group committees and their members when they come into the ARC. 

 

Time commitment

You will be employed on a zero-hour contract to ensure flexible working hours during term time, depending upon ARC workload and your ability. Last year, this worked out at a minimum of 5 hours of work per week during both Michaelmas and Lent Terms, with the option of further hours during the Summer Term subject to availability. There is an expectation that you will be available to work Welcome Week, commencing Monday 21st September.

 

Benefits

£9.15 per hour (London Living Wage)

Free access to all Active LifeStylE activities

Priority access to the LSESU Employability & Development programme

Enhance your CV

Gain practical work experience                                

 

Useful experience and attributes

Interest or involvement in student activities  

Good organisation skills

Experience of Microsoft Office applications

 

Please email your completed Student Staff Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to: su.jobs@lse.ac.uk

Before you submit your application, we recommend you check out the different activities on offer via: www.lsesu.com

 

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with the Student Activities Coordinator, Ciara Younge, for more information or to arrange a chat: c.younge@lse.ac.uk

 

Closing date: 9am on Monday 31st August

Interview date: 7th and 8th September

 

 

 

 

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Equal Opportunities and Diversity Statement

LSE Students' Union is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

The Union aims to pursue equal opportunities by taking positive action within the law to facilitate participation of groups discriminated against by society. Therefore, the Equal Opportunities Code of Practice of the Union includes employment in that the only consideration in recruitment, training, appraisal, promotion and general treatment of employees must be how the genuine requirements of the post are met, or are likely to be met, by the person under consideration. The Union must ensure that once these requirements are met no regard should be taken of gender, trans status, appearance, ethnicity, nationality, regional or racial origin, age, class, disability, religious or political beliefs, sexual orientation, family circumstances, health, including HIV status, or trade union membership.