Working for Queen Mary Students' Union

Queen Mary Students’ Union is a democratic membership organisation that is the voice of all Queen Mary students. The Students' Union ensures that the University and the wider community are listening to what students want and works to improve students’ lives.

The Students’ Union has around 150 student staff working across the Mile End, Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square campuses in many different commercial outlets and departments. Our student staff are the focal point of the organisation, and they play a key part in delivering an excellent service to all our members!

For all Queen Mary Students' Union job enquries, please email To apply, you need to create an account or sign in with your student account.

Across your Students’ Union there are a wide variety of jobs that become available to students across the year. These include:

  • Internships
  • Receptionists and Team Members
  • Sport Activators
  • Fitness Instructors
  • Retail Assistants
  • Baristas
  • Bar Staff
  • Photographers and Videographers
  • Kitchen Staff

Plus many more!

Student staff roles fit perfectly around your studies. At the Students’ Union, we understand the value of your education and want you to be able to study well during your time working with us. Whilst some roles may require particular commitments, working hours are flexible with hours varying for each role, which means working for your Students’ Union can fit perfectly around you!

There are also fantastic benefits and rewards in place for student staff including:

  • London living wage
  • 20% discount on Qmotion gym memberships
  • 20% discount in Students’ Union outlets (terms and conditions apply)
  • Free training and development through the Queen Mary Skills Award
  • Opportunities to get involved with an array of Students’ Union projects

Plus many more!

A full list of current opportunities will be listed below under Job Listings.

To apply for a role, you will need to click on the application form link for the job you are interested in applying to. You'll then be asked to log in to the QMSU website so you need to create an account or sign in with your student account.

Once logged in, you can start to complete the online application form. You'll be able to save the application form and come back to it but once it's submitted you will not be able to make any changes. Once the deadline has closed you will not be able to submit an application, so do make sure you submit before the deadline.

Location of jobs: Student staff roles are based in our outlets, offices and beyond! Locations include the Mile End, Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square Campuses.

If there are no vacancies available you can still get involved with us! Why not take a look at our Volunteering opportunities? By becoming a volunteer, you get access to quality opportunities to volunteer in Tower Hamlets and across London, giving you the opportunity to have new experiences, develop skills and to make a difference. For more information on how to get involved, click the button below.

Volunteering opportunities

If you want to keep up to date with our latest student staff job vacancies, you can leave your email here and we will keep in contact when vacancies pop up.


Jobs Listings

  • Fitness Coach

    Salary: £27,979.00 - £30,685.00

    Application Deadline:Thu 25 Jul 2024

    Details:We are seeking a highly motivated fitness coach to support the successful operations of the Sport & Fitness Centre. You will be responsible for providing guidance and assistance to users of the fitness areas, ensuring all areas of the facility are clean and free from hazards, and improving member experience through the proactive promotion and delivery of our fitness services including inductions, group exercise classes, personal training, and events.

  • Volunteering and Rag Coordinator

    Salary: £31,421.00 - £38,165.00

    Application Deadline:Mon 29 Jul 2024 23:59

    Details:As the Volunteering and RAG Coordinator you will contribute to the this by enabling students to volunteer in the local community and to support them to raise money for charities. We enable students to volunteer in the community via 3 main streams- one-off volunteering opportunities, placements with partner charities and through our student-led volunteering groups who run projects out in the local community.

  • Community Organiser: Black History Month

    Salary:  £14.77 per hour (plus 13% holiday pay)

    Application Deadline:Sun 04 Aug 2024 23:59

    Details:We are looking to recruit a Community Organiser to work within the Student Voice Team. This is a new role to support the Students’ Union’s liberation campaign, Black History Month in October. The Community Organiser will work closely with student representatives, student groups and staff members from different teams to ensure that the liberation campaigns offer a varied programme of activities. Apply now to join our team!