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Enough is Enough Coordinator (Tackling Sexual & Gender Based Violence) 

SOAS SU are looking for a new Enough is Enough Coordinator to deliver our work on sexual and gender based violence, which consists of peer-led consent and active bystander workshops, a welfare contact scheme, and wider education around issues of consent. It is a great role for someone passionate about sexual violence education and community building.  



  1. Enough is Enough started life as a student and survivor led campaign in 2013.  

  1. For the past 7 years we have delivered a project of consent workshops for all new SOAS students during the welcome period, with hundreds of students attending in person workshops aimed at creating a culture of consent and training students in active bystander.  

  1. We’ve secured funding to enable us to expand this project until July 2024, we hope to continue this project past this date.  


Where we want to go: 

  1. Universities and Colleges are set to face stricter requirements by the Officer for Students in a bid to tackle sexual harassment and misconduct. We want SOAS SU to build on our existing work, become a leading SU in this area and continue to receive funding from SOAS University to continue this work. 

  1. To create a culture of consent in the SOAS community by delivering a variety of events and opportunities which reach across the student body  

  1. To increase engagement and ensure that all new and returning students are trained in Consent and Active Bystander 

  1. To ensure that every student is aware about how to report any incident(s)  

  1. To ensure that every student feels comfortable to safely intervene in situations that include bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct 

  1. For students to feel safe and supported during their time at SOAS 

  1. To continue to work with SOAS to review their reporting, pastoral and disciplinary policies and procedures, to ensure that students are supported and protected should they experience of witness unacceptable behaviour within the university 

Job Description 

Project Coordination 

  1. Coordinating the Enough is Enough mandatory peer-led consent and active bystander workshops, by booking rooms, facilitating registration and monitoring attendance  

  1. Create and facilitate training on consent and active bystander for students and staff members working with external stakeholders where appropriate. This shall include, workshops, digital and wider training material 

  1. Using data and insights to deliver an effective broader consent education scheme 

  1. Promote the Enough is Enough project through engaging with students, coordinating a range of additional outreach events and activities throughout the year 

  1. Coordinating and communicating with the project team, including students, SU & SOAS staff, external specialists  

  1. Support student led initiatives and facilitate feedback opportunities which seek to address sexual and gender based violence. 

  1. Work with key stakeholder and student officers to support growth and project development 

  1. Develop and deliver communications campaigns to raise awareness of the project and ensure that relevant information remains up to date  

  1. Project managing the SU Welfare Contacts scheme, developing new policies and procedures and ensuring presence at all Late Licenses 

  1. Effectively communicate reporting and supporting mechanisms 

  1. Ensuring that appropriate support is available to survivors of sexual and gender based violence 

  1. Build positive relationships with students, activists, SOAS professional, academic and management staff and external stakeholders  


Management and Finance 

  1. Recruiting, training and supervising peer facilitators, supporters and welfare contact. 

  1. Liaising with HR and payroll to onboard and pay Consent and Active Bystander Workshop Facilitators, Welfare Contacts and other . 

  1. Alongside the line manager and Equality and Liberation Co-President create an annual budget and ensure that the project remains within budget 


Research and Monitoring 

  1. Managing and reporting on projects timelines and budgets.  

  1. Keeping the project on track and using project documentation to monitor and report on progress.  

  1. Researching best practice and working with external stakeholders in terms of consent education  

  1. Researching best practice and working with external stakeholders in terms of facilitating a high quality Welfare Contact scheme.   

  1. Researching best practice and supporting student leaders to influence university policy and procedures 

  1. Remaining up to date with sector insights 

  1. Reviewing and monitoring the Enough is Enough project, including produces bi-annual reports on outcomes and impact of the project Ensuring implementation of policies and procedures. 

  1. Developing proposals for further funding opportunities to continue the work past 2024.  


General Responsibilities 

  1. Support general office management, including supporting student enquiries that fall outside of the remit of your core work area 

  1. You are required to work within SOASSU’s policies, procedures and codes of practice at all times and undertake any other duties as are agreed and in keeping with the general nature of the job and its grade. 

  1. Actively contribute to the organisation’s sustainability and maintaining our values. 

  1. As we are a small, agile and flexible organisation, you may be asked to undertake or support other duties within your competence to provide operational cover for colleagues in times of absence or periods of peak workload. 



Knowledge & Experience 

Experience of: 

·         working with or alongside survivors of SGBV - D 

·         coordinating and delivering complex projects - E 

·         delivering training - E 

·         working within a confidential environment or good understanding of confidentiality and safeguarding requirements - D 

·         Well-versed in dealing with confidential disclosures - D 


Knowledge of: 

·         working in a trauma-informed way - D 

·         the Office for Students Statement of Expectations on Preventing and Addressing Harassment and Sexual Misconduct - E 

·         equalities and working in an intersectional way, including knowledge of feminist, trans-inclusive approaches to tackling SGBV - E 



·         Training and facilitation of people - E 

·         Working in an inclusive, accessible and empowering way with young people - E 

·         Good interpersonal skills with confidence in presenting - E 

·         Strong organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines - E 

·         Stakeholder management and relationship building - E 

·         Planning - E 

·         Written and verbal communication - E 

·         Confident competency in IT - E 


Personal Qualities 

·         A commitment to working in a student-led environment - E 

·         A commitment to working in an organisation that prioritises social justice - E 

·         A positive and determined outlook with a belief that we can tackle sexual and gender-based violence and create a consent culture for all - E Activities and Events Co-ordinator 

Activities and Event Coordinator

SOAS SU are looking for a new Activities and Events Coordinator to help support our 130+ clubs and societies and develop how we deliver a unique and vibrant experience for our members. You will be working directly with our members on events, their training and administering our sports activities.  

This is a great role for someone who really wants to get into the thick of it! 


Student Representation Coordinator 

This role supports the delivery of academic representation through the SOAS Rep Network. It involves training and co-ordinating our programme and department Reps to advocate effectively for their peers at department level and to refer or escalate issues appropriately. The role identifies opportunities to develop the network and community-build amongst Reps at all levels of study - from foundation, undergraduate, masters and research level.  


To apply for these role please send a CV and covering letter. The letter should set out details of how you meet the person specification. Send to by 12 noon on Thursday 29th June 2023. Please quote the role you wish to apply for in the subject line.

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This webpage was last updated on: 05 Jun 2023 16:18