Literary Leicester Champions


2 - 4 Weeks
15th - 19th November with training during week commencing 6th November
Smart Casual




Literary Leicester is the University's 4 day Festival of Literature which takes place in November each year. We are looking for a small group of students to be our Festival Champions and to work as stewards and promotional staff from 15th to 18th November 2017. Training for this role will take place during week commencing 6th November, so please indicate your availability for all of those dates on your cover letter.

If you decide to apply for this post, keep a copy of these details, as they will no longer appear on this web site when the post is closed.
• Creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all visitors to the festival
• Checking tickets at events
• Distributing flyers as guests leave events
• Checking rooms are tidy before events start
• Tweeting on the Literary Leicester account
• Excellent customer service skills (experience of or understanding of what excellent customer service is)
• Ability to communicate with people of all ages and backgrounds
• Ability to work effectively in a team
• Organised and able to multi task
• Excellent time management skills (reliable and punctual)
• Ability to work on own and use own initiative where appropriate
• Experience in a customer facing role
• Interest in literature and creative writing
University of Leicester
• Gain paid work experience to use towards your 10 hours for the Leicester Award!
Any workers who are aged 25+ will be eligible for the National Living Wage and will be paid at £7.50ph + £0.92ph holiday pay.

How to apply: Please apply with a CV and cover letter indicating your availability to work on the dates mentioned.

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th October. Due to the volumes of applications we receive, any indicated closing date is subject to change at the hiring manager’s discretion. Please ensure if you are interested in a position, you apply at the earliest available opportunity.

If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the indicated closing date, unfortunately your application has not been successful in this instance.

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