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Freshers' Week Organisers (3 roles) - deadline extended

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Application deadline: Thu 27 Feb 2020 23:59


NB Please note that due to pressure on diary commitments the closing date for receipt of applications has been extended to Thursday 27 February 2020.

Freshers’ Week Organisers (3 roles)

Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) are looking for 3 energetic, organised and motivated individuals to lead on the development and implementation of activities and events for new students in September 2020. The successful candidates will need to work as a team to develop a comprehensive programme, covering both daytime and evening entertainment, as well as recruiting, training and supervising a crew of volunteers of more than 350.

These roles are only open to Newcastle University students and graduates.

Job title:                      Freshers’ Week Organiser

Salary:                         £20,130 per annum (pro rata)

Closing Date:               Thursday 27 February 2020

Interview Dates:          Friday 6 March 2020

These posts are temporary from Monday 29th June 2020 until Friday 9th October 2020, during which working hours will be 37 hours per week.  The role will involve evening and weekend work from mid-September until the end of the contract.

The post holders will be required to attend initial training on Wednesday 11th March 2020 from 1pm to 4pm and to be in work for 3 days induction training from Tuesday 7th - Thursday 9th April 2020.

There will be a requirement to work some hours from Monday 29th April to Friday 3rd May 2020 for crew recruitment (on a rota basis).

To apply please forward CV and covering letter to

Your application should demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria as set out in the job description/person specification to be considered for interview.  Please describe how, and to what extent, you meet the criteria as well as any further information that is relevant to the position for which you are applying e.g. details of work experience, achievements and interests.

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NUSU is an equal opportunities employer.