Student Ambassador

£23,439 - £23,439

Job Description

About the Role / Job Description 

Mind Your Mood is the student-led mental health campaign. It is run by students, for students, to help raise awareness of mental health issues that affect students at Queen's, and in wider society. It seeks to remove the stigma attached to discussing mental health, encourage students to practice self-care, build resilience, and connect with internal and external support services. 

Through a student-led committee, events, workshops, fundraisers, and social opportunities, Mind Your Mood is a powerful vehicle for change and discussion at Queen's. 

Mind Your Mood are pleased to launch applications for a total of three paid positions, exclusively for students at Queen's. 

The successful candidate will commit to flexible working hours per week (£12.02/hour) from week beginning Monday 4 September 2023 until 28 June 2024, working up to a maximum of 12 hours per week, although hours will vary. The successful candidate will be required to attend any relevant training required for the post. 

The postholder will primarily work Monday to Friday, however evening and/or weekend work may be required.  

The postholder will be based on-campus.  


Applicants must be registered students at Queen’s University Belfast for academic year 2023 – 2024 and for the full period that the post is available, otherwise the application will not be considered. (Please note, eligibility restrictions apply to PhD/MPhil applicants based on date of first registration as an undifferentiated research student, as per our code of practice and University Regulations associated with PGR students, in the first instance). 

The successful applicant, for whom English is not their first language, must have achieved a minimum pass mark of 6.0 overall for their IELTS (International English Language Test Score) or equivalent. Please note a copy of your IELTS results will be requested by email to your QUB email address following submission of your application). 

The successful candidate should be / have been / plan to be a resident in Belfast for their studies. 


Within the Cover Letter applicants are asked to specifically refer to any essential and/or desirable criteria that they meet in their application statements, as the panel will use this information to shortlist and invite candidates to interview. Please provide clear examples, avoid acronyms or jargon that would not be familiar to panel members, outline your specific role, and be as clear as possible as the panel will not make assumptions based on any existing knowledge. 

Essential Criteria 

  1. An awareness of, and a keen interest in, Mental Health issues and the benefits of early intervention to protect wellbeing;  

  2. At least three to six months experience of providing administrative/ project support, for example, booking venues, communicating with attendees, preparing materials, and identifying and resolving issues as they arise; 

  3. Evidence of working as part of a team; 

  4. At least three to six months demonstrable experience of taking initiative and solving problems in a working / volunteering environment with minimal supervision; 

  5. Experience of posting engaging content across the main social media platforms and growing audiences; 

  6. Experience with and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications and in the use of the internet as a tool for finding information; 

  7. Willingness to complete the training required to undertake the role; 

  8. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours - must be available for a minimum 8 hours a week during term time. 


Desirable Criteria  

  1. At least three to six months previous experience of working on Mental Health campaigns (in a paid or volunteer capacity). 

  2. At least three to six months experience of posting engaging content across the main social media platforms and growing audiences; 

  3. At least three to six months previous experience of supporting students or pupils, in paid or voluntary capacity 

  4. At least three to six months experience of writing content for publication (e.g. FAQs, Blogs, Website, leaflets), and social media; 

  5. Evidence of creating innovative campaigns.


Part-Time Porter at QBS  - Applicants must be QWORK Compliant 

Availability needed between 08.00 – 18.00 Monday Friday

20 Hours per week

Flexibility is required for evening and weekend work if necessary.


  1. Liaise with Facility and Events Co-Ordinator to provide seamless delivery of classes within the Student Hub, moving partition walls in various spaces to meet timetable requirements.

  2. Re-arrange rooms for meetings, classes, exams, conferences, functions, etc., for internal and external bodies as required.

  3. Provide technical assistance for using equipment, e.g. audio-visual equipment/systems.

  4. Assist with cleaning, storing and restocking teaching equipment, including whiteboards and flipcharts.

  5. As required, assist with the movement of equipment, furniture and posts between buildings on the campus.

  6. Work closely with the reception team and building cleaners/janitor, ensuring all spaces are maintained to the highest possible standard. 


1. Educated to Secondary School level.



1. Educated to Secondary School level.

2. At least 1 year’s work experience in a customer-facing role.

3. Appropriate level of numeracy and literacy skills.

4. Basic knowledge of audio visual equipment.

6. Good communication skills.

7. Good interpersonal skills.

8. Ability to work as part of a team.

9. Casual overtime is available and there is a requirement, from time to time, to work outside normal office hours.


For this role all applicants must be a current Queen's University Belfast student. 

This role promotes and provides administrative and operational assistance for Queen's Sport events and activities. This may include jobs such as

- Social Media Posts

- Operational Set up and support of programmes such as Recreational Soccer Leagues

- Assisting with operational support for Performance Sports Games at Upper Malone Playing Field

- You will be supporting the Queen's Sport Development team in the delivery of their programmes



- No essential qualifications required



- Social Media Training

- Sports Leader/ Coaching Award

- First Aid



- Knowledge and enthusiasm for sport and fitness. 



- Knowledge of Queen's Sport events and Programmes both Participation and Performance

- Experience leading out on a physical activity/ sports programme

For this role all applicants must be a current Queen's University Belfast Student.

This role promote and provide administrative and operational assistance for Active Campus events and activities. This may include jobs such as:

- Social Media Posts

- Operational set up and support of Active Campus programmes and events such as Halloween Dodgeball and Staff Badminton. 

- Assist with Information events about Active Campus both on the Main Campus of QUB and other Queen's Sport sites

Through this role you will be supporting the Participation team of the Queen's Sport Development Team in their delivery of Active Campus Programmes. 



- No Essential qualifications needed



- Social Media Training

Sport Leader/ Coaching Award

- First Aid Training



- Knowledge and enthusiasm for sport and fitness



- Knowledge of Queen's Sport's Active Campus Programme

- Experience in delivering Fitness or Sport Programmes to Adults, Students or Children