JOB TITLE:                 Box Office Assistant (British Science Festival)

DURATION:                Temporary: 6-9 September 2016 plus 1 Training Day 1 September

HOURS:                      11am-8pm

LOCATION:                Swansea University

RATE:                         £7.85 per hour



The British Science Association is recruiting Box Office Support Assistants to work during the British Science Festival 2016, held in Swansea, from 6-9 September 2016.

Acting as the front of house during the Festival, you will ensure that members of the public using the Box Office are greeted in a welcoming and helpful manner, and will act as a point of reference for enquiries concerning the programmes of events. Using a bespoke online event system to extract information, you will find out the most up-to-date status of events taking place and relay this to the public.

Full job description and person specification (pdf)

Terms and conditions

The Box Office Support Assistants will be working at the British Science Festival in Swansea between 6-9 September 2016.

The position is offered at a salary of £7.85 per hour from 11.00 - 20.00 for four days (including a one-hour unpaid lunch break per day).

The training day on 1 September will be paid at the above rate and the BSA will reimburse any travel costs incurred in attending the training day

The BSA can provide subsidised accommodation on site for the duration of the festival if required.

To apply

If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and short covering letter to [email protected]  by Sunday 29 May.

We may contact shortlisted candidates after this date to arrange a time for a short phone call with additional questions.

The British Science Association is an equal opportunities employer and a charity committed to diversity. The British Science Association is committed to the fair and equal treatment of potential and existing employees irrespective of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ex-offending background or any other potentially discriminating factor.

Only applicants who have a legal right to work within the UK will be considered.