Brighton Students’ Union
BN2, Brighton
£14,500 - £18,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Activity Co-ordinator to join our team based in Grand Parade, Central Brighton. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis working 30 - 37 hours per week over 5 days, term time only. In return, we are offering a competitive salary of £14,500 - £18,000 per annum.

In return for joining us, we will offer an excellent benefits package, including:

- Pension Scheme – minimum of 4% employee and employer contribution

- Excellent training opportunities

- Access to a number of University of Brighton facilities

- Excellent staff support systems

- 20% off in BSU café-bars (not alcohol)

- 20% off clothing in BSU shops (not sale items)

- Travel Loan Scheme for bus or rail travel card

- Cycle-to-Work Loan Scheme

- Child Care Voucher Scheme

About the Activity Co-ordinator role:

The role has two aspects to it.  The first is a Campus Organiser at Grand Parade, working as part of the wider Union in building strong and supportive student communities by providing a front line support service to students at a nominated campus.  To support primarily the membership departments in delivering activities on campus and engage with students individually and collectively on a range of areas including societies, events, campaigns, health and wellbeing activities, representation and advocacy, etc. 

The second is to support the Director of HR with the day to day line management of the Campus Team, acting as a Supervisor to other members of the team across all sites.  As our Activity Co-ordinator you will provide support, guidance and advice to the team on day to day matters and ensure that the service we provide to our students is consistent and in line with our core values.

Skills and experience required to be our Activity Co-ordinator:

- Working in an office environment

- Organising, promoting & developing campaigns and events – including preparation of resources

- Organisational involvement in extracurricular activity/social/recreational activity eg society, sports, media, course rep, volunteering, etc

- Working in conjunction with and providing feedback to multiple departments/organisations/teams

- Management of small budgets

- Working across multiple sites

- Managing and maintaining good office systems

- Planning, delivering and evaluating events and activities

- An understanding of the methods of writing engaging content

- Good understanding of GDPR and its effect on an organisation

- Basic understanding of H&S relating to working in an office

- Confident user of Microsoft Office applications and excellent administrative/recording skills


- Working for a Students’ Union or other charitable membership organisation 

- Supporting volunteers in delivering their aims

- Assisting with the delivering of training programmes

- Day to day supervision of a small remote team

- An understanding of the current needs and expectations of students around student activities

- An understanding of a Students' Union and its range of services to students

- Basic web content management (eg. Wordpress)                    

If you feel that you have the skills and experience required to become our Activity Co-ordinator, please click ‘apply’ today – we would love to hear from you!

Closing Date – Sunday 15 December 2019

Interview Date – Thursday 19 December 2019B

Posted on: 06 December 2019
Closed date: 15 December 2019
Tags: Campaigning