Retail Supervisor

The University of Southampton

Students’ Union


Highfield Campus


£21,735 to £23,757

Closing Date:  

Sunday 07 January 2024



The Shop is open 7am – 8pm Monday to Friday and weekends 9am – 4pm (during term time).

The work is 5 out of 7 days, between the hours 6.30am and 8pm. 

During holidays the shop is closed over weekends with the exception of some open days.

The role

The successful candidate will join the Social Enterprise (Retail Team) at SUSU and help deliver our growing offering in our outlets which include The Shop and The Locker.

You will play a part in driving the high standards expected in each outlet. This role will be ideal for someone who is really passionate about customer service, and able to deliver it in a way that is appropriate to our audience.

The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate that they can lead a team.   

SUSU is a not-for-profit organisation and as such all revenue generated goes back into funding the activities of the Students’ Union.

About You

You will need to be a motivated and engaged individual with a passion for delivering high standards daily.

You will be passionate about retail and customer service and keen to work with the team to develop your skills and knowledge further.

You will need to be organised and have knowledge of food safety although we will deliver Food Hygiene training to successful candidates.

About Us

We are the University of Southampton Students’ Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we’re run by students, for students and our vision is that every student loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Holiday of 24 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays.
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme

To find out more, visit our website.

Apply Now

You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on ‘Apply Now ‘.

For additional information before submitting your application, please contact Szymon Malecki-Willis, Retail Operations Manager ([email protected] )

Please note, applications will be reviewed throughout the advert posting and you may be contacted for interview prior to the closing date. 

Should a high number of applications be received, this posting may be closed prior to the closing date.

Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.  

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters. 

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