Digital Support Assistant

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)


Closing date:   20 June 2021
Location:   London (currently home based)
Region:   London
Employment type:   Full Time
Salary:   £20,000 - £23,000 p.a.


We are looking for someone to join the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) team, initially on a six-month fixed-term contract, but with a potential opportunity for permanent employment. 

The role will play a key part in supporting universities and colleges with competition and app queries. Working across the organisation, you will have the chance to impact on our commitment to provide the best student sporting experience in the world. 

Reporting to the Business Performance Analyst and working closely with the Competitions Team, you will play a pivotal communications role to improve the delivery of BUCS Play and provide support to members and staff. For many, you will be the everyday voice of BUCS competition administration. 

We are looking for someone that enjoys working independently and as part of a wider team. Your attention to detail will deliver high-quality solutions, and you should be good at using your initiative and managing your time efficiently in a very fast-paced environment. 

Please see this document for the full job description.

Working at BUCS
BUCS prides itself on being an ambitious and challenging place to work whilst aiming that staff also enjoy work, have development opportunities, and have fun.

The contracted place of work will be 20-24 Kings Bench Street, London.  However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, BUCS staff are working from home. The appointed candidate would need to be able to work from home. 

We are yet to define what the future of work looks like for BUCS, but there will be a need to travel to the London office. 

To apply: Send a CV, covering letter (maximum 500 words) and Equal Opportunities form to [email protected].

Closing date: Monday 21 June 2021 at 9am

Interview: Interviews will take place over video call during the week commencing 21 June 2021

We will only be able to provide feedback to those who reach the interview stage. If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that, unfortunately, your application has not been successful.

Applicants should have the right to work in the UK and will be asked to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK before employment is confirmed.

Data Protection statement
Any personal data submitted to BUCS in the course of this recruitment process will be held securely and processed solely for the purposes of recruitment. It will be held for the duration of the recruitment process, and if employed by BUCS, for the duration of the contract of employment and to fulfil the statutory, or recommended, retention periods when no longer an employee of British Universities and Colleges Sport. BUCS will comply with data protection legislation at all times and in line with BUCS Privacy Policy.

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