Job Vacancies

 We have the following vacancies available:


 Sales and events coordinator

Salary Range: Grade 3.1: £17,521
Hours: Full Time - 35 hours a week Fixed Term 1 year contract

Solent Students’ Union has a vision that “Every student will have an excellent student experience at Solent University” which is underpinned by our mission to enrich the student experience through opportunities, support, influence and action. We are a close team of professionals who believe that every student matters and have great aspirations with increasing success.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in the position of Sales and Events Coordinator. Initially on a fixed term 1 year contract, there is a potential that this could become a permanent role within the team if successful. The post holder will provide support to the Income Generation Manager to maximise income generation opportunities alongside the planning and delivery of large scale fundraising and student engagement events. They will demonstrate an acute understanding of their importance in achieving our Vision and Mission.

The successful candidate will have prior experience of coordinating and administering events, of delivering excellent customer service and will possess excellent communication and organisational skills.  The successful candidate will also have the ability to build lasting partnerships; the ability to maximise every sales lead that is generated; skills in a strong customer or membership focus and demonstrate excellent attention to detail. They will have the ability work on their own initiative as well as being a proactive team member with the ability to prioritise a changing workload. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and an ability to communicate complex information to students, officers, service managers and key University staff. They will believe that every student matters and clearly demonstrate a commitment to our organisational values.

Further Information

For further information or an informal discussion on this post please contact Andy Brown, Income Generation Manager at


For an application pack please contact alternatively, you can download an application form here

Job Description

Person Specification

Closing Date:                          Monday 12th February 2018 at midday.

Interview Date:                      W/c Monday 19th February 2018


Student Trustee

Vacancy details

Job Type:                    Student Staff

Hours:                         Please refer to 'Expected time commitment' in Recruitment pack         

Location:                    Solent Students’ Union – Southampton

Salary:                         Unpaid

Solent Students' Union is looking for a Student Trustee. The Trustees are ultimately responsible, individually and collectively, for all activity within Solent Students’ Union. The Board of Trustees is responsible for setting the vision and values of the organisation and for ensuring the delivery of organisational purpose. The Trustees ensure the development of, and agree on a long-term strategy and approve and monitor plans to deliver the strategy.

Further Information

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Click here to view the full Student Trustee Recruitment pack

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