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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 Form

Equal Opportunities & Contact Form

 

Full-time Roles

Fundraising Coordinator

Salary: £26,790, 25 days holiday + Union closure dates and public holidays

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Location: Based in Holborn with some travel to other sites across London

Job Specification

Job Description

 

We are two of the most exciting charities in London with incredible members who inspire and challenge the work we deliver. The University of the Arts London Students’ Union (SUARTS) and The London School of Economics and Political Science Students’ Union (LSESU) are engaged in a unique collaboration meaning we get to work with an incredibly diverse and talented body of students studying at two of the world’s leaving institutions.

 

The Fundraising Coordinator role is vital in generating income for us to be able to deliver work that represents and supports our members. We are looking for a Fundraising Coordinator to join our Development Team and generate income through a broad range of fundraising activity.

 

You will build on existing relationships with funders and identify new funds that allow both Unions to develop and expand our offer. Our Unions offer a range of activities and opportunities for our members and this role will find suitable funders and partners to raise financial support for the work we do. This will include gaining sponsorship for events, securing advertising across our digital and print platforms and writing successful bids to charitable trusts and foundations.

 

We are looking for a tenacious and creative individual to take our income to the next level. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of income generation across a range of income streams. You will understand the funding challenges that third sector organisations face, and seek to proactively combat these challenges. We are looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills who will be able to represent SUARTS and LSESU positively and professionally to a range of clients and partners. You will be passionate about generating income with the ability to work within a democratic, student-led environment.

 

At SUARTS and LSESU we are committed to learning and development and as such will support the successful candidate to develop within the role. We welcome applications from both the commercial and third sector.

 

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Denise Heard, Head of Development at d.heard@su.arts.ac.uk to arrange a chat.

Policy Officer

Salary: £25,000 + 25 days annual leave + public holidays

Job description

 

In this role you will be responsible for coordinating and delivering the social policy agenda for two diverse and exiting students unions; SUARTS which represents over 20,000 students at UAL and LSESU which represents 10,000 students at LSE.  Your work will sit in the centre of the Policy and Advocacy Team, which is driven to place the views of students at the heart of decision making within these two institutions.

 

You will develop robust evidence-based policy positions and support student officers to lobby the universities decision making structures on issues of student accommodation, teaching and learning, widening participation, internationalisation and equality within a higher education context.

 

We are a uniquely structured organisation with a collaborated staff team working across two students unions.  Our staff share their expertise, knowledge and skills across these two distinct organisations. We provide social space and activities, a range of services and representation for our members. 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.

 

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please get in touch with Aisling Wootten, Policy & Advocacy Manager (a.wootten@su.arts.ac.uk or a.wootten@lse.ac.uk) or call 0207 514 6270 to arrange a chat.

 

Closing date: 9am, Friday 10th April 

Interviews: Monday 20th April 

 

Part-time Roles

Social Media Assistant (Student Staff)

 

Salary: £8.80 per hour

Hours: 10 hours per week

Location: LSESU Saw Swee Hock Student Centre office

Job description

Student Staff application form

 

LSESU is looking for an organised student with great writing skills to join our Communications team on a part-time basis.

 

If If your application is successful, you will work alongside other assistants in running our social media channels, and report to the Comms 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 aaccessible and rewarding to all students. 

 

Please fill in the Student Staff application form and send to: su.jobs@lse.ac.uk

 

Closing date: Tuesday 7th April

 

 

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The 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.