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Community Intern

Listed by Heriot-Watt University Student Union

Applying

Application deadline: Wed 15 Jan 2020 12:00
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Rate

from £7.70 per hour

Interview

Interviews will take place Thursday, 23rd January 2020

Details

What are we looking for?

The Community Intern role is an exciting new position for Semester 2. It’s a fixed term contract from February – April, 10 hours a week, £7.70 p/h.

We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about making the student experience even better at Heriot-Watt by helping with a series of not-for-profit events and campaigns which aim to improve the on-campus community.

The main projects you’ll be helping with are the launch of our upcoming charities week, ‘So You Think You Can Drag?’ and our annual Volunteer Awards.

What’s the job?

We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about making the student experience even better at Heriot-Watt by helping with a series of not-for-profit events and campaigns which aim to improve the on-campus community.

The main projects you’ll be helping with are our upcoming charities week, ‘So You Think You Can Drag?’ and our annual Volunteer Awards.

The job is part-time – 10 hours per week (we will try to work around your studies, but should expect hours to be split over a minimum of 2 days each week). 

Who are we?

We are Heriot-Watt University Student Union. We’re based in Edinburgh and our main goal is to make sure that Heriot-Watt students have THE BEST TIME whilst studying here. We have our commercial outlets as well as Advice Hub, academic representation, societies and community, plus we work with Students to make their time at Heriot-Watt the best it can be.

The Student Engagement team, where the role is based, looks after the Advice Hub, academic representation (e.g. School Officers and Class Reps), societies and volunteering. Basically, all the fun stuff.

What do you get?

The role pays £7.70 per hour plus holiday pay. You will be fully supported by the existing Student Engagement team and you’ll be helping to build the student community on campus.

You will also gain invaluable experience of event planning, developing your communications skills and recognising and celebrating the achievements of our volunteers.

Is this job for you?

If you answer yes to these questions, then click apply now!

  • Are you passionate about improving the student experience on campus?
  • Are you fun, friendly and happy to talk to other students?
  • Do you love seeing projects through from beginning to end?
  • Are you keen to gain experience in event planning, event delivery and communicating your ideas?

So let’s recap…

  • 10 hours per week
  • £7.70 per hour + holiday pay
  • Full training (if required)
  • Working with great people

Want your application to stand out?

Tell us why you’d be perfect for the role and put your personality into your application.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you, and hopefully welcoming you to our team!

Any questions, get in touch with Polly at p.glynn@hw.ac.uk (Please note our office is closed 20th Dec – 6th Jan. If you get in touch between these times, we will get back to you as soon as we can on our return).

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Fixed-Term / Project Casual Paid