Permanent Staff Roles.

The people that work for RHSU don’t just do it for a paycheque. No, they’re passionate about being part of something big, part of an organisation that creates change on campus, delivering events and campaigns on a weekly basis.

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Current roles

Chief Executive

We're recruiting a new Chief Executive to lead Royal Holloway Students' Union. Having emerged from the ramifications of the pandemic we are moving to a renewed focus on continued growth in both representation and service delivery, aligned to the University’s own ambitious growth strategy.

Our culture is incredibly important to us and this is reflected in our staff team that is committed, passionate and united, all of which makes the organisation a very special place to work. Our next Chief Executive will be someone who will nurture this environment, support our values, and provide excellent strategic and operational leadership to the team.

This recruitment is being led by the amazing team at Dixon Walter.

Closing Date: 5pm on Monday 7th February.

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Events and Bookings Coordinator

Purpose of Role: To work collaboratively with the Trading Services management team to develop and deliver excellent service provision across all Students’ Union licensed venues.

As part of the Entertainment & Events team coordinate the end to end event management support for all bookings and events. To maximise private hire revenue by proactively engaging stakeholders and promoting RHSU facilities.

Manage RHSU internal space booking systems and licensed venue diaries, supporting all stakeholders with the event logistics and operational management of hosted activities.

To assist the Entertainment & Events Manager in developing the entertainment, event and hospitality provision of all Students’ Union venues with the key aim of driing sales, maximising profitability and improving customer experience.

Strategic Alignment: The role will support the diverse range of activities and events that are hosted annually by the Students’ Union – with a particular focus on making campus fun.

The post holder will be influential in the delivery of high quality services for all stakeholders and will lead by example. They will ensure student staff live our values and take a role in developing the team members so that they leave the organisation as more employable individuals.

Department: Trading Services

Team: Entertainment & Events

Responsible To: Entertainment & Events Manager

Responsible For: Ad hoc casual staff in relation to event delivery (i.e. tech and event staff, bar and catering staff or sub-contracted staff)

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week (excluding 30 minute daily unpaid lunch break). Some unsociable hours including weekend work may be required according to ad hoc bookings received.

Grade: 4

Salary: £23,486 – £26,217

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 6 February.

Interviews: Monday 14 February.

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