Brand and Insight Ambassador

Closing Date
Wednesday, 25th October 2017
Students' Union

The Students’ Union Insight and Marketing Team are recruiting student staff who will help the Students’ Union to:

Communicate with students, enhancing the relevance of its media content by:

Promoting the Students’ Union through a structured social media strategy. This may involve writing and sharing blogs on different issues that are relevant to the student body.

Supporting campaigns and services that are in-line with the overall marketing communications plan.

Generating a positive buzz about the Students’ Union, particularly on open days, Welcome events and other major events. When at events, using social media platforms and other digital media for live updates or live streaming.

Generating media content by taking photos and filming videos.

Gather student thoughts and opinions across a range of subjects by:

Supporting the delivery of focus groups, questionnaires and other data collection activities in a professional and accurate manner.

Managing and analysing qualitative information collected through online forums.

Testing Students’ Union surveys, making recommendations of improvement.

Accurately entering research findings into the Students’ Union database.

Interpret research into understanding student preferences and respond with innovative solutions by:

Analysing both qualitative and quantitative research findings and review promotional activity impact – feeding back information quickly and fully.

Developing concise and interesting insight reports that are suitable for the target audience.

Generating ideas for content that fit with the Students’ Union image, interviewing students and potentially staff.

Delivering student preference insights to student committees in an interesting and engaging way.

Rate of Pay

This role offers two levels of opportunity:

Support Tasks:After your induction to the role, you will be given the opportunity to take part in the supportive activities for the Insight and Marketing team, which are paid at £7.05 (plus holiday pay).

Specialist Tasks:Upon settling into the role, you will be invited to attend additional training that offers you the chance to specialise in Brand and/or Insight. Once trained, you be offered the chance to complete additional, more advanced work opportunities paid at £7.36ph (plus holiday pay).

Hours of work

This role has no fixed hours. As work opportunities become available, they will be offered to the Brand and Insight Ambassadors who have the correct training. There is no obligation for the ambassadors to take on the work and therefore this role is perfect for someone needing flexibility. There are some work opportunities that happen regularly, but the majority of tasks are offered with approximately 2 weeks notice.

To apply

If you are a University of Nottingham student with at least 9 months of your studies left, and you are looking for a flexible role that allows you to chat informally with other students, as well as gain research and marketing experience we would like to hear from you. Please submit a covering letter with an outline of your experiences and skills that are relevant to the person specification in the job description for the role you are applying for and your motivations for applying along with an up-to-date CVto 5.00 pm on the 22nd October 2017.

For a full job description and person specification please visit

Those successful for interview will receive an e-mail by midnight on the 25th October 2017 giving details of the interview time and location. If you do not receive an email, we thank you for your application, but please consider that all interview slots have been allocated.

Interview dates: Interviews will be held throughout the day on 30th October 2017 on University Park campus. Skype interviews will be available for students who are based away from this campus.

Induction and Training date(at University Park, Portland Building): week commencing 6th or week commencing 13th November 2017. Times to be confirmed.

Please note if you are not available for the interview date and training weeks, we will be unable to consider your interest on this occasion, although future opportunities will arise.