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Beds SU is the official Students' Union of the University of Bedfordshire, helping every student get the most out of their university experience. We campaign on issues that students care about, as well as providing lots of opportunities for students to meet new people, develop their skills, campaign for change and try something new.

We are an ambitious bunch and we are proud of our achievements. To help us continue to drive our organisation forward, we look for talented, enthusiastic and inspiring individuals to join the team. All our full-time permanent roles offer a range of great benefits, including an Opt-in healthcare scheme, a Free NUS Extra Card, a Childcare voucher scheme, and additional concessionary days on top of your holiday allowance. Plus, we pride ourselves on being able to offer all our staff excellent personal and professional development prospects.

Download Our Recruitment Pack  - Find out more about us and why we think Beds SU is a great place to work.

View our Recruitment Commitments - We believe a fair recruitment process is the best way to find the right person for the job.

Beds SU is committed to diversity and inclusion amongst its staff, reflecting the communities it serves. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications for vacant positions from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 Vacancies  

We recruit into three types of roles:

Permanent Roles - full-time positions aimed at both local, national and international applicants

Internships -  full-time positions aimed at both local, national and international applicants

Student Staff - Part time flexible employment available to current University of Bedfordshire students

Unpaid Roles - Volunteering opportunities within the SU such as external trustees

 


 Permanent Roles 

Student Voice Manager 

£24,500 per annum | Luton Campus Based 

Beds SU is seeking a passionate, member-focused individual to take on the role of Student Voice Manager. The post holder will coordinate and bring together the Union’s representational and insight work undertaken with academic representatives, liberation groups, and satellite sites to ensure that both widely and deeply felt issues are heard, understood and, wherever possible actioned, within Beds SU, the University of Bedfordshire and the wider student movement. Providing key support for the Union’s democratic forums and systems, the post holder will empower elected representatives and the wider membership to make their voices heard on matters that are important to them, shaping the future of the Union, University, local community and national politics as a result.

Full Job Description | Apply Online

The application form asks for two references and a personal statement of no more than 2 pages. There is also an opportunity to provide further information and/or upload a CV, however, this is not mandatory (an online alternative is provided).

Beds SU practices anonymous shortlisting, therefore please be mindful of specific personal data (i.e. name) provided in any CV or personal statement that could easily identify you to a shortlister.

The deadline for applications is 2nd September, 9am.

Communications Manager

£24,500 per annum | Luton Campus Based 

Beds SU seeks a creative and resourceful Communications Manager to lead our work in connecting with our diverse membership.

The Communications Manager will implement the charity’s communications strategy, direct digital innovations, and positively engage our diverse student body across campuses nationally. The role will do this by best utilising colleagues, external relationships and available systems and resources, to deliver effective, impactful, tailored communications that are well researched, resourced, planned and reviewed.

Full Job Description | Apply Online

The application form asks for two references and a personal statement of no more than 2 pages. There is also an opportunity to provide further information and/or upload a CV, however, this is not mandatory (an online alternative is provided).

Beds SU practices anonymous shortlisting, therefore please be mindful of specific personal data (i.e. name) provided in any CV or personal statement that could easily identify you to a shortlister.

The deadline for applications is 9th September, 9am.


 Internships 

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 Student Staff Roles 

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 Voluntary Roles 

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Useful links

The following templates may be needed to complete an application:

Education History Template 

Training History Template 

Employment History Template