We are looking for new enthusiastic people to join our team. You must be a hardworking team player and up for a good time! All job roles are voluntary.
In addition to the specifics tasks outlined below, ALL committee members jointly run National Student Pride and will all be involved in the overall event. You may find yourself helping other teams and being delegated tasks. We also encourage you to run your own projects, so come with plenty of ideas.
Working with National Student Pride is a great way to give back to the hugely diverse LGBT+ community, but it is also a great chance to grow your skill set and experience in your career field. Our alumni of volunteers have been able to use their time with us to show to employers how valuable they are. Student Pride work has lead many of our volunteers directly to a job with the portfolio and experience they have gained with us.
London or surrounding areas are beneficial for regular meetings however other locations with be considered. Additional help is always appreciated in co-ordinating trips to student pride from particular regions. The team is made up of students and graduates.
Benefits of volunteering for Student Pride:
Our former Graphic Designer Rachel Bayly got her job at BBC Good Food with the help of her Student Pride work after graduating from University College of the Creative Arts. “Being the graphic designer for National Student Pride was a great experience and enabled me to get my work published in national magazines and newspapers”
Eve Hartley, Social Media for NSP, joined in 2013 and has already landed a job at the Independent newspaper. “I find I can talk for hours about all the amazing things I have achieved here. The Independent were especially impressed that I worked with Evan Davis, amongst other highly successful and respected journalists at Student Pride.”
Secretary: Minute and arrange all our meetings, you will also be responsible for managing accommodation and travel deals for students travelling down.
Treasurer: Managing our accounts, budgets and VAT returns, paying and issuing invoices and expenses using an accountancy software and business banking. It is great experience working with corporate organisations.
Graphic Designer: will be responsible for all of the promotional branding for the event. This includes adverts and web banners for our magazine and newspapers, posters and flyers distributed to universities and colleges across the UK. You’ll also work on stage branding, event signage, media packs, VIP invitations and sponsorship packs.
- Excellent understanding of graphic design software. Indesign skills essential, Photoshop & illustrator beneficial.
- Previous Experience of design, whether paid or un-paid
- A vision for Student Pride’s visuals, that fit within our current brand guidelines
Press officer: Write and issue press releases to tight deadlines. Build a rapport with the national, local and student media. Write reports and keep track of our media coverage. Opportunities to write for the press on behalf of NSP.
Marketing and Social media: Manage the student pride social media accounts, manage poster and flyer distribution, reaching out to universities and colleges. This role has multiple places, and video skills are desirable but not essential.
Student Liaison: Build relationships with LGBT societies, Unions, Universities and Colleges to promote and manage bookings for student to come to National Student Pride.
Events Team: Organise the event, from overall planning to fine detail, liaising with venues, booking bands, artists, celebrities etc, liaising with venues and student LGBT groups.
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