Student Enterprise Coordinator

Southampton, United Kingdom
£28,929 to £33,348 per annum
17 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,929 to £33,348 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 06 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2197123LR-R

The University of Southampton is a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering. We are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

The Student Enterprise team provide current students and recent graduates the support they need to either set up their own business, lead a social enterprise, become freelance/self-employed, launch a scalable startup, or develop essential enterprising skills.

This is an exciting and diverse role within our growing and dynamic Student Enterprise team in the newly created Careers, Employability and Student Enterprise Division. We are also about to open a brand-new city centre shop front to act as the hub for our growing enterprise ecosystem, linking students, businesses, local entrepreneurs and potential investors. Working closely with the other Student Enterprise Coordinator and other members of the team you will be actively involved in improving how we deliver and promote our wide-ranging Student Enterprise Programme.

About You

This post presents a fantastic opportunity for an efficient and exceptionally motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced supportive environment.

You will provide comprehensive, effective, and efficient coordination and administrative support to the Student Enterprise Team. You will be expected to build successful working relationships with key partners both internally and externally to the university. It will require you to confidently and accurately assess students’ needs and provide appropriate referrals to available activities, information, advice, and guidance.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well within teams are essential. You will be able to apply good judgement and take a creative approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement. Time management, organisational skills, data analysis and a good working knowledge of Microsoft products are also requirements.

It’s desirable if you have an interest and passion for enterprise and entrepreneurship and/or have proven experience in delivering digital and physical marketing campaigns.

What we can offer you

We are committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible and hybrid working approach. We consider applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.

As well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance and additional university closure days. We will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts.

As a university, we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

For more information about the role, we welcome you to arrange an informal chat with Tom Simmonds, Head of Student Enterprise by emailing

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