Category Archives: Friday’s Featured Vacancy

Job of the week! Graduate/Student Intern: ZuZa Trading

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Graduate/Student Intern: ZuZa Trading

140 hours total, to be completed by 30/09/2019
Starting Salary: £9.00 per hour (UK living wage)
Closing date: Monday 7th May 2019 at midnight

This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate or current student of the University of Cumbria to gain valuable work experience through an internship with a local employer. You will be employed by the University, but work with Claire Shepherd from ZuZa Trading on a project to research the waste (such as plastic) discarded from events or other organisations and using current company know-how, explore further opportunities to recycle this into new products.

We are looking for someone who is creative, proactive, self-motivated, with good communication skills and interested to collaborate with other relevant people and organisations, including designers/craftspeople, about recycling waste and developing new products. This may also include contact with designers and makers based in South Africa- where the concept of this company originated from.

For the full job description and to apply, please click here: http://ow.ly/oS7250qIMV9

For more information about ZuZa Trading please click here:https://www.zuza-trading.co.uk/

Need support with your application? There’s loads of useful resources available to help you apply for jobs at https://my.cumbria.ac.uk/Student-Life/careers/ and you can also request feedback from the careers service via My Career Enriched: https://mycareerenriched.cumbria.ac.uk/

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Job of the Week: Paid Internship with Cumbria Tourism

JOB OF THE WEEK!

Paid Internship with Cumbria Tourism for University of Cumbria Students or Graduates.
Fixed Term, based in Kendal. 140 hour contract to be completed by 31 July 2019. 
Starting Salary: £9.00 per hour (UK living wage) 
Closing date: 18 February 2019
 

Vacancy Description

The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.  
Having recently celebrated our 10th anniversary, we have a fast growing research reputation, increasing profile and place alongside national and international employers as well as multi-million-pound campus investments and exciting ambitions for the future.
You will be employed by the University, but work with Cumbria Tourism on a key project to add value to the membership offer by creating new on line resources.
This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable work experience through an internship with a local employer.
We are looking for someone who is proactive, creative and self-motivated with the ability to undertake desk-based research, present results and develop creative copy.  We expect strong communication skills.
The post is part time for a total of 140 hours and the project is to be completed by 31 July 2019.
Based at Cumbria Tourism Offices at Staveley near Kendal; LA8 9PL.
There is the opportunity for the successful candidate to apply to the University of Cumbria’s Bright Futures fund for a travel bursary to help with travel expenses if required (up to £100 allowance available).

For the full job description please click here. 

Informal enquiries: Rachel Lowthian 01228 888730,  Mobile: 07718 191151
Starting Salary: £9.00 per hour (UK living wage)
Closing date: Monday 18th February at midnight
Interview date: Tuesday 26th February at Carlisle or Ambleside.
Reference:  179498
For more information about the University of Cumbria please click https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/about/job-vacancies/

For more information about Cumbria Tourism please click
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Friday’s Featured Opportunity: Kendal Calling Volunteers

The UK’s leading volunteers company, Festaff, has vacancies as part of it’s on site volunteer team at Kendal Calling 2018.

With over 30 events on their roster – including Bestival, Creamfields, BST Hyde Park, Love Supreme, Isle of Wight Festival and many more – music fans have the chance to experience top UK music events on a shoestring budget.

Volunteers are required to work 2 x 8-hour shifts in roles including wristbanders and stewards. All volunteers will be required to carry out an 8-hour shift on Thursday 26th – meaning half your volunteering hours are done before a note is struck on the Main Stage.

No experience is required just a happy outlook and a willingness to get stuck in and work as part of a team.

Perks…

  • No outlay of £150 for a ticket.
  • A meal per shift.
  • A secure staff campsite with facilities and hot showers.
  • Shifts allocated to allow you to enjoy the biggest acts of the weekend.
  • See how the event works from backstage.
  • Gain invaluable on-site experience at music festivals.
  • Volunteering looks great on your CV – email us for a reference post event.

Apply/Info: https://www.festaff.co.uk/festival-info/kendal-calling-2018

There is a refundable £15 Admin Fee per application.

Closing Date: Mon 16th July 2018

Required on Site: By 6pm on Wed 25th July 2018.

Required on  Site: Until 6pm on Sunday 29th July 2018.

No interview Required.

Website Address: www.festaff.co.uk

 

Friday Featured Opportunity: part-time tutoring in Cumbria

tutors needed

Cumbria Clever Tutors is a professional provider of private one-to-one home tutors in a range of school based and professional study subjects in the Cumbria area, which includes Carlisle, Penrith, Workington, Cockermouth, Whitehaven, Kendal and the surrounding area. They are looking for tutors in a wide range of disciplines including:  Science, mathematics, English and other related subjects, and would like to hear from post-graduate students to tutor  across all levels from primary to GCSE and A-level and above.

They are looking for degree qualified people with an interest in teaching, tutoring and helping others with a passion for their subject, to deliver one-to-one tuition within various towns across Cumbria. The candidate will be degree qualified with some experience either in tutoring, teaching, mentoring, supervising, lecturing, training, or generally helping others to succeed in life. You will need to be available during or  after school hours and some weekdays.  It would be helpful if you had your own transportation to travel to pupils/students homes in the areas listed above.   However, you can offer private tuition in your own home if you choose. You will need an enhanced DBS (formerly known as a CRB)and if you do not have one you will need to cover the cost of acquiring one, although we can initiate the process for you.

The benefits are as follows: they provide part-time work on a self employed basis with a very good level of remuneration (minimum of £20-00 per hour), together with insurance cover whilst working on our behalf. This is a brilliant opportunity for the right candidates to get involved within the educational sector and really make a difference for pupils and students looking for help. PLEASE CALL DR ALAN WATSON ON 01900 608211. or E-MAIL CUMBRIA@CLEVERTUTORS .COM

Friday’s Featured Vacancy – Enterprise Rent-a-Car Graduate Scheme

Not secured a Graduate Job yet?

Do you want to work for the Graduate Employer of the Year 2016?

 

About Us…

Enterprise Rent-A-Car started in the US in 1957 as a small, family run business with 7 vehicles, we now have a turnover of over $19.4 billion, over a million vehicles on fleet, and employ more than 90,000 people across the UK, Ireland, Germany, USA, Canada, France and Spain.

Where can you go?

On the Enterprise Graduate Management Trainee Programme, you will join one of our branches and learn all the business necessary to run it as your own business. This gives you the chance to experience all areas, from sales and marketing to customer service and finance.  At Enterprise, 100% of our promotions are from within, so our Graduate Trainee Programme is the fast track into a diverse management career.  In as little as two years you could be running your own business, recruiting your own teams, and earning your share of the profits!

What makes the perfect Management Trainee?

At Enterprise you’ll need to be comfortable balancing business-minded entrepreneurialism with the empathy and care needed to understand and meet each and every customer’s requirements. If you are motivated by identifying and engaging with customers’ needs and can deliver new and creative approaches to attracting new business, then this is the business for you.

Along with an aptitude for sales, team work and ability to deliver excellent customer service, our team show genuine appreciation for the hard work of others. There’s nothing we love more than someone who can motivate the people around them while gaining the loyalty and support of a team through an inclusive and inspirational style of leadership.

Ask yourself – do I have a “yes” mentality? Am I driven by the desire to achieve results? If the answer to both these questions is yes, then a graduate career with Enterprise beckons.

A few key traits and skills we look for….

  • Current and valid UK/EU driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Aged 21 years or over (for insurance purposes)
  • Legally eligible to work in the UK
  • Basic IT skills
  • Experience with customers and working in a face-to-face customer environment
  • Sales orientated: knowledge of sales techniques
  • Good work ethic and ability to work independently and as a team
  • Great communication skills and ability to adapt communication style
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage a project or team
  • Problem solving and initiative driven 

Send your CV to bethany.j.jackson@ehi.com to fast track your application… Immediate start vacancies available across the Cumbria area!

Support is available from your Careers and Employability Service with career planning, CVs and applications, interview skills, practice interviews and more. Contact careers@cumbria.ac.uk with your careers queries.

Friday’s Featured Vacancy: Chunky Wombat Media

Chunky Wombat Media are a small team who’ve all graduated from the University of Cumbria in the last three years. We launched our studio last October and are getting busier and busier every week.

Find out all about Chunky Wombat and the services they offer here: www.chunkywombatmedia.co.uk 

One element missing at the moment is a more dedicated web developer to partner up with our resident designer. To help find someone, we’ve put together a job listing on our website here: www.chunkywombatmedia.co.uk/careers/

 

Friday’s Featured Vacancy: Enterprise Rent-a-Car: Graduate Employer of the Year 2016

Enterprise

Not secured a Graduate Job yet?

How about working for the the Graduate Employer of the Year 2016?

Enterprise Rent-A-Car offer a Graduate Management Trainee Programme Scheme and currently have vacancies across Cumbria with an immediate start.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car started in the US in 1957 as a small, family run business with 7 vehicles, and now have a turnover of over $19.4 billion, over a million vehicles on fleet, and employ more than 90,000 people across the UK, Ireland, Germany, USA, Canada, France and Spain.

Where can you go? 

On the Enterprise Graduate Management Trainee Programme, you will join one of our branches and learn all the business necessary to run it as your own business. This gives you the chance to experience all areas, from sales and marketing to customer service and finance.  At Enterprise, 100% of our promotions are from within, so our Graduate Trainee Programme is the fast track into a diverse management career.  In as little as two years you could be running your own business, recruiting your own teams, and earning your share of the profits!

What makes the perfect Management Trainee?

At Enterprise you’ll need to be comfortable balancing business-minded entrepreneurialism with the empathy and care needed to understand and meet each and every customer’s requirements. If you are motivated by identifying and engaging with customers’ needs and can deliver new and creative approaches to attracting new business, then this is the business for you.

Along with an aptitude for sales, team work and ability to deliver excellent customer service, our team show genuine appreciation for the hard work of others. There’s nothing we love more than someone who can motivate the people around them while gaining the loyalty and support of a team through an inclusive and inspirational style of leadership.

Ask yourselves – do I have a “yes” mentality? Am I driven by the desire to achieve results? If the answer to both these questions is yes, then a graduate career with Enterprise beckons.

A few key traits and skills they look for….

  • Current and valid UK/EU driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record                                                                                                                                            
  • Aged 21 years or over (for insurance purposes)
  • Legally eligible to work in the UK 
  • Basic IT skills
  • Experience with customers and working in a face-to-face customer environment
  • Sales orientated: knowledge of sales techniques
  • Good work ethic and ability to work independently and as a team
  • Great communication skills and ability to adapt communication style
  •  Leadership skills and ability to manage a project or team
  • Problem solving and initiative driven

 £21000 first year OTE

http://www.careers.enterprise.co.uk/