Sport Participation Activator x 2: Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU)

The Opportunity:

Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) has two vacancies for recent graduates to join the EUSU team as Sports Participation Activators. One role will have a focus on our participation programmes (including Intramural, Recreational Sport and Active Lives) while the other will support our People programmes (including the Edinburgh Award, Volunteer Zambia and volunteer development). These roles will play a pivotal role in growing the offering of the Coaching and Volunteering Academy (CVA) by engaging students, coaches, teams, schools and internal departments.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Work experience (paid or voluntary) within sport
  • Knowledge of student sport structures
  • Passionate about growing participation in sport
  • An awareness of how student sport can improve employability
  • An interest in a career in sport

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

  • A competitive salary of UE04 (£24,533-£27,181) dependent on experience
  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community
  • Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options. Check out the full list on our staff benefits page (opens in a new tab) and use our reward calculator to discover the total value of your pay and benefits
  • This post is full-time (35 hours per week), based at the EUSU office at 48 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ.

Championing equality, diversity and inclusion

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Prior to any employment commencing with the University you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages (opens new browser tab)

Key dates to note

Please contact the hiring manager, Neil Rankin, with any questions regarding the roles -

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 24th June 2024Interviews will be held in-person during w/c 1st July 2024.

Date published: 7 June 2024
Date updated: 7 June 2024


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