Application deadline: Sun 06 Feb 2022 23:59
Who we are
Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfill potential; we help make it happen.
Founded in 1897, LSE Students' Union is one of the oldest Students' Unions in the UK. and is the representative and campaigning body for students at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Like other Students' Unions, it also funds and facilitates student activities of campus, including societies, sports clubs through the Athletics Union (AU), the Media Group and Raising and Giving (RAG) charitable fundraising initiatives.
About the role
The LSE Students’ Union is seeking a full-time Entertainment & Events Manager.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing an events programme for LSE students utilising our licensed spaces. Taking this into consideration, the ideal candidate will be responsible in helping to grow and maintain the SU’s identity as a vibrant hub for LSE’s student community. In addition, the ideal candidate will also work alongside the Social Manager in selectively choosing appropriate inquiries of our spaces and manage the administration for space hire.
As the Entertainment & Events Manager, the successful applicant will oversee all aspects of operations; from the recruitment, training, and management of two enhanced minimum-hours student support roles and a number of zero-hour student staff, to the collection of data to develop the events programme, track successes and monitor feedback. As a point of contact for the SU, the right candidate must therefore be both approachable and articulate, being able to do so clearly and concisely with all manner of people –ranging from students to colleagues, contractors, and more.
Because you’re excited by the challenge! The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, daring and creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.
Benefits and Perks
In return for your passion and experience we offer:
- 25 days holidays per year
- Additional closure periods at Christmas and Easter
- Free LSE Students’ Union gym membership, advice from dedicated professionals, with a wide range of activities including yoga classes, dance classes, pilates classes
- Cycle to Work scheme enabling significant savings on bicycle purchase
- Access to LSE staff training courses
- Ability to purchase TOTUM (NUS) card giving a wide range of discounts
- Flexibility for work-life balance
- Interest-free travel loan
How we recruit
We want to ensure all systems, policies and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible, therefore we ask that all candidates complete our Application Process in two stages:
Part 1 (Application Form) is all about you telling us about your suitability for the role and will be used to determine if you are shortlisted for an interview.
Part 2 (Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact Form) is personal information – so we can contact you if you are shortlisted for the interview. It also helps us gather and analyse demographic information about our applicants. This part will only be seen by HR and will not have any impact on shortlisting.
Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are seen by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is done in a fair and consistent manner and all applicants are given the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.
Want to apply?
To apply, please complete our online application which can be found on our website under vacancies. For more details on the role, please refer to the job description
If you would like to have an informal chat about this role, please contact our Social Manager, Johnnie Padilla, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please ensure that you have listed the @lse.ac.uk domain in your safe senders' list so that you receive all communications related to your application
Job application timeline
Application deadline: 6th February 2022, 23:59
Interviews: Week commencing 14th February 2022