Retail Assistant

Close of applications: 23:30, 9 August 2024

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The Role

The successful candidate will join the Social Enterprise (Retail Team) at SUSU and help deliver our growing offering in our outlets which include The Shop and The Locker.

You will play a part in driving the high standards expected in each outlet. This role will be ideal for someone who is passionate about customer service, and able to deliver it in a way that is appropriate to our audience.

 SUSU is a not-for-profit organisation and as such all revenue generated goes back into funding the activities of the Students’ Union.


About You

You will need to be a motivated and engaged individual with a passion for delivering high standards daily.

You will be passionate about retail and customer service and keen to work with the team to develop your skills and knowledge further.

You will need to be organised and have knowledge of food safety although we will deliver Food Hygiene training to successful candidates.


About Us

We are the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students and our vision is that every student loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

To find out more, visit our website here


Apply Now

You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on 'Apply Now'.

For additional information before submitting your application, please contact Szymon Malecki-Willis, Retail Operations Manager (

Please note, applications will be reviewed throughout the advert posting and you may be contacted for interview prior to the closing date. 

Should a high number of applications be received, this posting may be closed prior to the closing date.


To know before applying:

Regretfully, SUSU is NOT a sponsoring organisation and is, therefore, not able to sponsor you for a visa if you require one (such as Tier 2) to work in the UK.



Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.  

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that 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.