weLCOME TO THE UNCONVENTIONAL FAMILY.

Working at Essex Students' Union is different to anything you've ever done before. It's less like a job, more like being part of an amazing, unconventional family.

It’s ambitious, challenging and rewarding work - fancy coming on the adventure with us?

This isn't a NORMAL workplace

At Essex SU we don't stand still. This is the nerve centre of a multi-million pound charity full of people who are really proud of the work we do for our 15,000 student members.

Together we're on a mission to become the World's Most Student-centred Organisation (TM). It's a bold, super ambitious target and we're already well on the way there.

 

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Based over three campuses

Our Colchester campus is set on 200 acres of parkland complete with lakes, restaurants, banks, shops, bars, a gym, a cinema and loads of great places for you to grab coffee. There's even a discounted day nursery for parents.

Work Hard, Play Hard

At Essex we're super-dedicated about our work, but playing hard is just as important to being successful.

So take your pick of regular nights out, cinema trips, book club, the annual rounders league, knit and natter club (AKA bitch & stitch), lunchtime gym classes and the legendary Christmas Staff Day, to name a few...

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Flexibility 

Great work doesn't just happen 9 - 5. We know that some people work better earlier, and some work better later. We do everything we can to make sure your working pattern works for you.

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Grow your brain 

We're proud to be the first ever SU to be awarded the Investors In People Gold award - it's a sign of how serious we are about helping you to grow and develop. As well as a dedicated skills team, we work with the University to run great career-boosting programmes. Plus, if you've been here two years you can do a Masters degree for free.

Perks of the job

This is so much more than a job

 
What even is an SU?

How we're run and what we're about

 
Why work with the SU?

Why working for the SU is the best thing ever

 
 

open positions

  • Societies Coordinator

    Application Deadline:Wed 24 Oct 2018 23:59

    Campus:Colchester

    Job type:Permanent

    Student/Career:Career

  • Volunteer Coordinator

    Application Deadline:Mon 29 Oct 2018 23:59

    Campus:Colchester

    Job type:Permanent

    Student/Career:Career

  • Faculty Coordinator - Humanities

    Application Deadline:Wed 24 Oct 2018 23:59

    Campus:Colchester

    Job type:Permanent

    Student/Career:Career

  • AV Tech Coordinator

    Application Deadline:Sun 21 Oct 2018

    Details:Reporting to the Nightclub General Manager you will be responsible for the Sound, Light and audio equipment in our Venues, ensuring the smooth running of our events. With a 1200 capacity nightclub, 3 bars and various ad hoc projects under your remit no two days will be the same. As an AV and Tech Coordinator you will also be required to work late night shifts in the Nightclub

    Campus:Colchester

    Job type:Permanent

    Student/Career:Career

  • SU Bar Staff

    Application Deadline:Sun 21 Oct 2018

    Details:As an SU bar member of bar staff you will be expected to help us deliver the student’s union promises. Have amazing communication skills (written and verbal), be willing to deliver Kick ass customer service while working in a high tempo environment.

    Campus:Colchester

    Job type:Student

    Student/Career:Student

  • Student Trustee

    Application Deadline:Sun 21 Oct 2018

    Details:As a Student Trustee you will maintain good financial and legal governance of the University and ensure that the Union is meeting its charitable outcomes.

    Campus:Colchester, Loughton, Southend

    Job type:Student

    Student/Career:Student