General Secretary

General Secretary

As General Secretary, you would be one of LSESU's four full-time, paid Sabbatical Officers. The Sabbatical Officers represent all students and lead on major campaigns, strategic developments, projects and events. 


Specifically, your role involves negotiating and setting the agenda with the School and LSESU. As the external face of LSESU, you will deal with press and media enquiries and will represent LSESU when liaising with external organisations.


You will actively promote the ideas and needs of students and lead on the development and delivery of campaigns.


You will also sit on School decision-making bodies, including the Court of Governors, Council, Finance Committee, Equality and Diversity Committee, and Estates Committee, which is concerned with the purchasing and preparation of new buildings at LSE.


You will be Chair of the Trustee Board, which has the ultimate legal and financial responsibility for the Students’ Union, as well as Chair of the Executive Committee, which is responsible for defending the rights of student members and campaigning on issues affecting them.


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