Arena Event Steward Arena Location: University of Worcester Arena
Post Type: Hourly Paid Hourly Rate: £11.30 plus £1.58 holiday pay per hour Contract Type: Fixed Term - Ends 31/07/2024 Advertised On: Wednesday 13 September 2023 Closing Date: Wednesday 27 September 2023 Interview Date: Monday 09 October 2023 Reference: SSES2322
Please note this vacancy is only eligible for students or employees of the University of Worcester.
Events at the University of Worcester are key components of the University's strategy for growth and underpin the development aspirations of the university. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the delivery of the Arena's event management function.
The post holder(s) will be required on site for the duration of their event shift. Events you'll be working at include netball, basketball, karate, taekwondo, cheerleading, dance, conferencing, concerts and awards events. Our stewarding team undertake a variety of tasks, which range from set-up, bag checks, car parking, turnstile and VIP entry, crowd safety, merchandising and sales, cloakroom attendants, court attendants, broadcast runners, team liaisons to VIP hosting.
The role will suit confident individuals who have a real interest in providing excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment. Within University semester time, events take place at evenings and weekends and shifts will vary between 4 and 8 hours, dependent upon the event schedule. Flexibility to undertake shifts at these times is a key requirement. We are particularly seeking Arena Event Stewards that are available to support events over the winter period.
Interviews will take place on Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th October, 2023 .
Experience the thrill of events and join our friendly events team!
For informal enquiries related to the role, please contact Shannon Hayes (Arena Events Manager) [email protected]Further details: Job Description Person Specification
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Arena Event Steward
University of Worcester
September 13, 2023
September 27, 2023
Arts and Culture,Business and Economics
About the employer
The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.
The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.
Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.
The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.