The University of Exeter Students’ Guild is recognised as one of the UK’s leading students’ unions. We exist to support, represent and provide services to the 17,000+ diverse students at the University.

Students’ Guild benefits for staff with a full year working contract (pro rata benefits may apply for less than full year contracts):

* 36.5 hour working week * 6 weeks paid holiday plus Bank and Public holidays * salary exchange childcare vouchers * cycle scheme (after qualifying period) * better than statutory pension scheme * potential parking for employees living outside of Exeter, by application * enhanced statutory parental leave (after qualifying period) *

There are 3 vacancies advertised below


SALARY:      £9.25 per hour (£17,560 pa)

CONTRACT:  36.5 hours per week (full time, permanent)

THE ROLE: We are looking for a highly motivated, fun loving and enthusiastic individual with a proactive approach and solid catering experience whose main role will be to help support the operational running and supervision of the Catering outlets. Exceptional customer service skills are essential and the candidate will thrive in the busy Student Union environment.

THE CANDIDATE: The successful applicant will have a working knowledge of current food safety and hygiene legislations, have previous experience of supervising a team in a busy environment and preferably hold the ‘Supervising Food Safety in Catering’ Level 3 award or equivalent.  Duties will also include food preparation and cooking, assisting menu development, implementing staff training and rotas, and overseeing stock management.  

Please be aware that regular evening and occasional weekend shifts will be worked on a rota based system.

CLOSE OF APPLICATIONS:      8am Monday 6 July 2015

INTERVIEW DATE:                  to be confirmed

PREFERRED START DATE:      an immediate start is available

Job Description

Application form


On-Campus Brand Ambassadors

Employer:     University of Exeter Students' Guild

Position title:   On-Campus Brand Ambassadors


Application close:    1-Aug-2015 Saturday

Commences:    September

Employment type:    Casual Term Time Work

Remuneration/ Pay rate:   £7.85 per hour

Location:    Exeter


The Students’ Guild is looking for fun, reliable students who are confident communicating with new people and can manage their own time well to work as Brand Ambassadors around the Streatham and St Luke’s campuses throughout the academic year.

Candidates must be:

- Outgoing and engaging
- Confident, hardworking and well-connected on campus
- Passionate and positive about the Students’ Guild with the ability to multi-task
- Knowledgeable about the Students’ Guild and understand how to communicate this.

Responsibilities Include:

- Maximise on-campus brand awareness through participating in multi-channel promotional activity
- Build relationships with other Students’ Guild staff and volunteers
- Work with fellow Brand Ambassadors to engage students and others as directed
- Promote and advocate the Students’ Guild
- Pass on and suggest new ideas to benefit the Students’ Guild
- Keep up to date with issues that impact students and developments within our organisation

Benefits include:

- Work closely with the Guild team and gain valuable career insights and experience
- Get promoted and featured on our social media platforms and website
- Free branded hoodies and other stash

Full Training will be provided to successful applicants.

Application procedures

Please email introducing yourself, telling us about a time you have interacted with the Students’ Guild and why you would make a good Brand Ambassador. Don’t forget to include a few photographs that show us your personality.


Data Entry Assistant

Employer: University of Exeter Students' Guild

Position title: Data Entry Assistant


Application close: 28-Aug-2015 Friday

Commences: 19 Sept 2015

Employment type: Casual Term Time Work

Remuneration/ Pay rate: 7.65 per hour

Location: Exeter


With over 25,000 individual memberships to process after the Activities Fair, the Students' Guild is looking for a number of students to join the Marketing & Communications team to assist in the task for the first week of term.

Attention to detail, accuracy and a working knowledge of Excel is vital. Previous data entry experience is not necessary.

A working knowledge of the Students' Guild would be of an advantage in the role.

In order to process the data as quickly as possible succesfull applicants will be expected to work 11-7pm on Saturday 19th September and then 9-5 daily commencing 21 September. We anticipate that this will be for 2-3 days until the task is complete. Allowances will be made for academic commitments.

Application procedures

Please email outlining any relevant data entry, processing or excel skills relevant to this role.



University of Exeter Students' Guild is a Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered Charity Number: 1136468 Company Number: 7217324; registered in England and Wales Registered office: Devonshire House, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4PZ