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Who We Are

Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are all seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives, and fulfil potential; we help make this happen. Arts Students’ Union and LSE Students’ Union work in partnership, sharing members of staff, knowledge, and best practice. With more than 30,000 members across 7 higher education institutions and bold new strategies, we’re two of the most unique and exciting SUs in the country.

Why Apply?

Because you’re excited by the challenge! The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, daring, and creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.

Benefits and Perks

In return for your passion and experience we offer:

  • 25 days holidays per year to 30 days of annual leave after 5 years
  • Up to 6 additional days at Christmas and Easter closure periods
  • Enrolment into the pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work scheme, enabling significant savings on bicycle purchase
  • Access to LSE & UAL staff training courses
  • NUS card
  • Flexibility for work-life balance
  • Interest free travel loan

How We Recruit

We want to ensure all systems, policies, and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible. Therefore, we decided that all candidates have to complete our application form and 'Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact' form in order to apply for a job.

Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are reviewed by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is completed in a fair and consistent manner, and that all applicants are provided with the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Full time, Part time & Fixed term roles

Outlet Manager - Blueprint

Salary:  £29,836.17 per annum

Working Hours: Flexible

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Central London but post holder may be required to work flexibly across other university or Students’ Union sites

Who we are

Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are all seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we help make it happen.

Arts SU deliver charitable services and support for students at University of the Arts London. We employ around 35 permanent staff, many hundreds of student staff and volunteers across our business. The Union has two main sources of income – an annual grant from the University and income generated through trading services such as bars & coffees shops.

About the job

We are looking for someone with an engaging personality to supervise the day-to-day performance and development of Café, Hospitality and Retail operations to increase usage and profitability. To ensure results are delivered through exceptional customer service to the Union’s diverse membership and other users, and to supervise café/hospitality team

Who are we looking for?

If you’re someone with café/catering/hospitality experience, looking for an opportunity to progress to the next level, this could be the role for you. Our ideal candidate would be an experienced assistant manager, supervisor or team leader with a great eye for detail and customer service. Barista experience is required as you will be the responsible for training your team.

Why apply?

Because you’re excited by the challenge! The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, daring and creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.

How we recruit

We want to ensure all systems, policies and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible, therefore we ask that all candidates complete our Application Process in two stages:

Part 1 (Application Form) is all about you telling us about your suitability for the role and will be used to determine if you are shortlisted for interview.

Part 2 (Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact Form) is personal information – so we can contact you if you are shortlisted for the interview. It also helps us gather and analyse demographic information about our applicants. This part will only be seen by HR and will not have any impact on shortlisting.

Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are seen by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is done in a fair and consistent manner and all applicants are given the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Want to apply?

To apply please complete our online application

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role please contact jobs@su.arts.ac.uk

Closing date: 25th June 2019

 

Finance Assistant - Arts

Salary: £25,490 per annum

Location: Central London, mainly Holborn with flexibility to any UAL site

Working hours: 37 Hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Who we are

Arts SU deliver charitable services and support for students at University of the Arts London. We employ around 35 permanent staff, many hundreds of student staff and volunteers across our business. The Union has two main sources of income – an annual grant from the University and income generated through trading services such as bars & coffees shops. Turnover is £2m.

About the job

A new finance team is being set up at Arts SU and you will play a key role in supporting the Union's plans to deliver a first rate finance service to our students and staff. This role will support the finance team and the Finance Manager by ensuring that all transactions are processed accurately, all income is billed and collected and payments and expenses are made on time and recorded correctly. The post holder will also be responsible for providing excellent customer service to staff and students in helping deal with finance queries and the administration of finances through electronic and manual systems. So we require someone with a hands-on, flexible approach.

The Finance Assistant will assist in preparation of reports and reconciliations. There will be some involvement with month/year end and annual budgets processes.

Who we are looking for

  • Possess a professional financial qualification and/or be qualified by experience
  • Have significant hands-on experience running a finance department in a small/medium-sized organisation
  • Have experience in a commercial or other organisation beyond a Students’ Union environment.
  • Be proactive in their approach and an advocate for sharing finance knowledge
  • Be team orientated in approach and an ability to work with a diverse group of people including commercial staff, suppliers, and university finance teams
  • Have a coaching/mentoring approach and the ability to provide support to both our student leaders and staff
  • Have a proven track record in providing meaningful interpretation and analysis of financial information to inform business and performance decisions
  • We are looking for someone with previous experience as a Finance Assistant, who is willing to learn and be developed
  • Be able to demonstrate experience working within a finance
  • The ideal candidate would be a conscientious and organised team player, who is able to use their own initiative to help deliver high quality service.
  • Have strong excel and analytical skills with an excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with Exchequer Accounting would be helpful but not essential

For further information, please refer to the Job Description

Want to apply?

To apply please complete our online application

If you would like an informal conversation or more information about the organisation or the role please email jobs@su.arts.ac.uk

Closing date: 23rd June 2019

 

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