Student Opportunities and Services Manager, Bristol

Student Opportunities and Services Manager, Bristol

Job Details

Date Posted: 2024-07-11 04:14:08 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: Bristol, BS8 1LN, Bristol, BS8 1LN, United Kingdom


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Company: Bristol Student Union

Bristol SU is seeking an outstanding candidate who has an eye for service design, an aptitude for finances, and who can build great relationships with potential stakeholders and funders. This manager will lead a small team of talented specialists to deliver and grow a suite of services and provisions: Intramural Sport LeaguesCivic Volunteering OpportunitiesMusic Practice Facilities In this role you can expect to develop data-led business plans, engage stakeholders and partners, secure funding and develop revenue streams – taking our services to the next level, and delivering great experiences to a wide range of students. This is a varied and interesting role, with a high degree of collaboration required. The successful candidate will be someone who not only displays personal effectiveness, but is able to build relationships, and gather support for our work – enabling the SU to deliver on our mission, vision, and values. What’s the job? Role:  Student Opportunities and Services Manager Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly) Salary: £34,521 - £38,742 (starting at beginning of the scale) Contract:  Permanent Closing date:  Thursday 11 July, 9am ​ Who are we? Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work. ​Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 26,000 members, 400 clubs and societies, a diverse range of professional services, and an innovative strategy that will help to create an inclusive and supportive University community. ​ What will you bring? You’ll have experience in developing a service and overseeing quality service deliveryYou’ll understand User Experience and how to use feedback to shape continuous improvementYou’re a safe pair of hands with financial matters, and will have initiative and knowhow to enhance revenue and secure fundingYou’re a skilled communicator, and a motivational team leader ​ Why apply? Because you’re excited to make a difference! We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced pay for parents taking maternity, adoption or shared parental leave, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a generous pension scheme and at least 40 days’ holiday. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy work-life balance through flexible working and are open to considering requests for part-time working. We provide professional training so that whatever your chosen field of work, with the right mix of challenge and support, you’ll gain fantastic experience, and room to develop and advance your career. We are proud to have been recognised through numerous accreditations and awards that demonstrate our commitment to creating a positive and supportive culture. We have appeared in the Inclusive Companies top 100 list and have won a number of awards for our commitment to diversity, including best Students' Union. We also won a Third Sector Excellence Award at the 2018 Investors in People Awards. No wonder 93% of our employees would recommend Bristol SU as a great place to work! ​ Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are central to life at Bristol SU. We approach our work with positivity and celebrate our diverse and unique communities. Our people are proud of our values and care about creating diverse and supportive communities that are inclusive of age, disability, gender, identity, race, religion, sexual orientation and experience. ​ Be yourself, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good. ​ Key dates Closing Date: Thursday 11 July, 9amShortlisting: Thursday 11 July and Friday 12 JulyInterviews: Friday 19 July ​ Please visit our website to download our Applicant pack for more information before submitting your application. ​ For general enquiries, please contact us at ​ For an informal chat and to find out more about the role, please contact the Director of Student Opportunities and Community ​

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