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Freshers' Week Organisers (2 roles)

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Application deadline: Thu 25 Mar 2021 23:59


Freshers’ Week Organisers (2 roles)

Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) are looking for 2 energetic, organised and motivated individuals to lead on the development and implementation of activities and events for new students in September 2021. 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 25th March 2021

Interview Dates:        Wednesday 31st March and Thursday 1st April 2021

These posts are temporary from Monday 28th June 2021 until Friday 8th October 2021, 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. A copy of the job description is available here

The post holders will be required to be in work for 3 days induction training from Monday 19th April to Wednesday 21st April 2021.

There will be a requirement to work some hours from Monday 26th April to Monday 3rd May 2021 crew recruitment (on a rota basis).

To apply please forward CV and covering letter to

Candidates are also required to complete NUSU’s Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information

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. 

NUSU is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such we particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented at this level in our organisation.