Job Vacancy


Athletic Union Activator

Monday 1 April, 2019

Do you want to be involved in delivering an excellent sporting student experience at the University of Hertfordshire?

Closing date:  Wednesday 1 May 2019 | 23:59

Working for the Athletic Union offers many great opportunities to the right candidates to gain some real and exciting work experience in sports development, marketing, events and customer service. Working hours will be ad hoc and spread across daytime, evening and weekends.

Applicants should have some previous experience of working or volunteering in the sports, marketing or events sectors and have the relevant skills to welcome, interact, enthuse other students to get involved in activities which will enhance their student experience.  Coaching qualifications are desirable but not essential.

What kind of people are we looking for?

• Friendly, enthusiastic, motivated and welcoming students • Students who have a passion for and a knowledge of student sport

• Reliable, committed and organised students

• Good communicators.

What are some of the duties involved in being an Activator? 

• Assist with organising Athletic Union fixtures including producing confirmation packs, organising  playing kit and being a match day contact

• Assist with planning and co-ordinating key Athletic Union events including Sports Fair, Team Photos,   Varsity and Sports Awards

• Attend UH Open Days to promote the Athletic Union programme

• Assist with maintaining and enhancing the Athletic Union social networking accounts (Facebook,    Instagram and Twitter)

• Administer first aid when required (training will be provided)

• Any other duties linked to the HertSquad programme as required

As part of the recruitment process all applicants applying for the role must be available for Monday 20 May – Friday 24 May 2019, 09:00 – 17:00 at Herts Sports Village, de Havilland Campus to complete the following qualifications which are mandatory for the AU Activator role:

• CSLA Level 2 (Community Sports Leader Award)

• First Aid, Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Apply Now

This role is only open to current University of Hertfordshire Students.  Applicants should send a covering letter and CV via email titled ‘AU Activator application’ to Laura Johnson at by 23:59 on Wednesday 1 May 2019.

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