Entrepreneurs Club Assistant

Job Description

Entrepreneurship sits at the core of QMUL, cultivating an entrepreneurial community and driving innovation is deeply embedded in our strategy. To strengthen this vibrant community of forward-thinking innovators we run our Entrepreneurs Club chaired by Prof Andrew Livingston (VP Research and Innovation). As a student volunteer you have the unique opportunity to be a driving force in supporting the club’s mission to inspire, connect and empower budding and experienced entrepreneurs.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Impact Engagement Officer to plan and execute engaging events

  • Assist with promoting Club activities through various channels, including internal announcements and social media to amplify the reach of our entrepreneurial initiatives

  • Provide logistical support before, during and after entrepreneurial events to facilitate effective communication with speakers and the entrepreneurial community

  • Engage with fellow students to encourage participation and membership growth of PhD students and ECRs

  • Contribute creative ideas for new club initiatives shaping the future of our Entrepreneurs Club

  • Work closely with the Impact Engagement Officer to identify and implement strategies to address the needs of our entrepreneurial community to contribute to the overall success of the Entrepreneurs Club



  • Gain handson experience in event planning, marketing and communication within our vibrant entrepreneurial settings

  • Expand your professional network

  • Develop valuable skills that will enhance your resume and contribute to your personal and professional growth

  • Make a lasting impact on our entrepreneurial community


This position would suit a QMUL Student studying any discipline.


  • Enthusiasm for entrepreneurship and desire to play a vital role in fostering innovation within our QMUL community

  • Strong communication and organizational skills to effectively contribute to the dynamic environment of the Entrepreneurs Club

  • Availability to attend club meetings regularly actively participating in the exciting journey of our Entrepreneurs Club


A fun opportunity to engage with King's Residences residents and contribute to the feedback collection for the annual Resident Experience Survey (RES). King's Residences are setting up a 6-week roadshow across all twelve sites to encourage students to give feedback on their stay with King's Residences. After completing the survey, students get a chance try their luck with the fortune wheel and other giveaways. Student Ambassadors' role will be to be a friendly face at residence's common areas during the roadshow and motivate residents to submit their survey feedback via a QR code. You will also support with running the giveaway station and actively listen to students' Resi-related concerns with a positive approach, signposting them to the right body of support if needed.


Part of the King's College London Community (Student, Staff, Alumni)


Support survey feedback collection by encouraging residents to take part in the survey at roadshows.

Engage King's residents with the roadshow activities - giveaways and fortune wheel.

Contribute to the overall high-dynamic energy during roadshow evenings to create a 'buzz' around the campaign period.

Actively listen and empathise with students' concerns whilst promoting positive communication and signposting to the right body of support within KCL services.

Promote a student-centered approach and amplify student voice.

Social/proactive/Engaging with peers.

Listening skills - ability to empathise with residents

Positivity Role model and relatable whilst professional boundaries/diplomatic/discretion.

POST/JOB TITLE:            Student Assistant (Spring Careers Fair)

SCHOOL/DEPT:             Careers, Employability & Skills

NO. OF HOURS IF PT:     11 hours during term time, specific to event (6th/7th February 2024) 6th February - 1.00pm to 4.00pm for briefing and set up & 7th February 9.00am - 5.00pm (Spring Fair Day) Must be available on specified dates/times


To support the successful delivery of our Spring Careers Fair within the University, undertaking promotional and logistical event tasks, with focus on providing an excellent Fair experience for students and employers.


Fair Event Delivery

  • Work as part of a team to ensure the successful and smooth delivery of our Spring Careers Fair on Wednesday 7th February 2024 (set up and briefing on Tuesday 6th February 2024)

  • Provide consistent and high level of customer service at central careers fairs, to include:

  • Welcoming exhibitors (including employers), staff and students on campus;

  • Acting as a point of contact and a source of information and guidance;

  • Registering students;

  • Guiding exhibitors according to designated seating or floorplans;

  • Providing directional support as required.

  • Accurately capture required Fair information, e.g. scanning student attendance, recording feedback and providing update to supervisors as required.

  • Undertake event set up and tear down tasks as allocated, to include:

  • Event staging, dressing of exhibitor stalls and positioning of branding collateral at Fair venues

  • Recording and storing of Fair collateral post event

  • Undertake any administrative duties in support of careers fairs, e.g.:

  • Preparing exhibitor welcome packs and other fair paper

Event Briefing and Training

  • Undertake and fully participate in all relevant event training, as required.

  • Attend all individual fair briefing sessions, set-up and tear-up for Fairs, as directed.

  • Key dates where availability is required are Tuesday 6th February 2024 (1.00pm – 4.00pm) and Wednesday 7th February 2024 (9.00am – 5.00pm)

  • Act as an ambassador and representative of the University at all times when undertaking duties.

  • Carry out any other duties which are appropriate to the post as may be reasonably requested by a Supervisor.




Experience / Skills Required:

  • Previous experience of working in a customer facing environment (face-to-face contact) e.g. could include event venues, bars, clubs or restaurants, this is preferred but not essential

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and make a positive and constructive contribution

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to proactively engage others in promotion of key messages and deal with face-to-face enquiries in a confident, courteous, patient, and professional manner

  • Ability to use initiative and be proactive

  • Provide a high level of customer care


An exciting opportunity exists for an assistant to work on the internally funded pilot study “Identity, Security and Integration of Gurkha migrants in the UK: A social anchoring perspective” at the School of Social Professions and Social Sciences at London Metropolitan University.

The successful candidate will assist for 70 hours (in total) in the internally funded project from March 2024 to June 2024.

The pilot project aims to explore the lives and lived experience of one of the newest migrant groups in Britain, Nepali Gurkhas. In particular, this research helps unfold how Gurkha migrants make sense of their ‘new home’, their own sense of being, connect to different social spaces and access to migrant capitals in a host society/country. The research outputs will involve submission of an external grant proposal and stakeholder engagement workshop.

The Research Assistant would be expected to undertake a range of duties, including the following:

 1.Conduct research

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of specific research activities, as directed;

  • Undertake literature searches on migration, gender and existing institutional structures, strategies, and practices for integration of Gurkha migrants in UK;

  • Assist in data collection and analysis.


2. Presentation of findings


3. University/School profile

  • As appropriate, liaise with relevant internal and external contacts/organisations in related areas of study.



Postgraduate level with experience in gathering relevant information.


  1. Relevant experience

Understanding research processes.

In order to be shortlisted you must demonstrate that you meet all the essential criteria and as many of the desirable criteria as possible. Where we have a large number of applications (long list) which meet all of the essential criteria, we will then use the desirable criteria to produce a short list.