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Freshers Assistant

Close of applications: 23:30, 11 June 2023

About | Role Profile | Person Specification | Pay & Terms | Zero Hour Contract Guidelines

Please note: these roles are only open to University of Southampton students.


Do you love being a part of high-energy, fun events? We are seeking to recruit motivated, proactive individuals to join our team of student support staff.

The Freshers’ Assistant role will involve supporting the delivery of a range of events over the two week Freshers’ period, from Friday 22 September – Sunday 8 October 2023. This will include setting up tables, chairs and gazebos for events; supporting stallholders with arrival and departure, and meeting and greeting students as they arrive at the events.

This role will form a vital part of delivering a variety of events and activities over the Freshers’ period, ranging from the Bunfight, the Freshers’ Fair, Freshers’ Festival, Freshers’ Party and more. It is a fantastic opportunity to welcome new and returning students back to Southampton.


We are looking for confident applicants that are able to deliver great customer service with an open, friendly and approachable attitude, and who will carry out tasks with enthusiasm and commitment.


Interested? Click ‘Apply now’ to provide your CV and Cover Letter.

Applications will be reviewed throughout advertisement. Please monitor your emails for updates on your application.

Should we receive a high number of applications, the advert may close early, so apply as soon as possible!




SUSU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent.  We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination, and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters. Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview. 


Please note this is currently a temporary role for the Freshers’ period and we can give no guarantee of future work. If you would like to continue working with SUSU at events, look out for any Marketing Support Staff opportunities that become available.