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AHS officer roles 2016-17

Please e-mail any inquiries/applications to exec@ahsstudents.org.uk.

All Officers should be able to devote sufficient time to carry out their duties and should be regularly contactable by email and Skype/Google Hangouts. Officers should be available for around 46 out of the 52 weeks in the year. Officers should be able to attend all AHS events where possible, including the Officer Training Days, Society Training Weekends/Days, AHS Convention and AGM. The Officer roles are as follows:

 


New Societies Officer

Purpose of the Role

The New Societies Officer responds to initial enquires from societies to advise them on setting up an AHS society and then keeps up-to-date with how they are doing and how they can be supported. The New Societies Officer is pivotal to the support mechanism the AHS provides to new societies in their initial steps to starting a society at their respective universities.

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Education Officer

Purpose of the Role

The Education Officer ensures that all educational and information resources of the AHS are produced and maintained. This Officer will also maintain a campaigns team with the Executive Secretary.

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Research Officers (up to three)

Purpose of the Role

The Research Officers will work closely with the Education Officer to carry out research for campaigns and fundraising. This involves providing all the comprehensive information required to successfully carry out a campaign including dates, articles, organisation and university policies and any other general information which can constitute evidence towards winning a campaign. The Officers may work in conjunction with any of the other Officers if research into background information if required for whatever reason.

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Communications Officer (Up to two)

Purpose of the Role

This Officer works with the Executive to manage communications and public relations of the AHS. They are the main beacon of AHS publication and the core disseminator of the AHS’ voice in public life.

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Social Media Officer

Purpose of the Role

The Social Media Officer has full responsibility for the AHS’s presence on Facebook and Twitter. With the ability to raise awareness of current that may be of interest to the caucus, being able to promote debate and discussion on current events. Furthermore, this role is significant to maintaining the community aspect of the AHS between member societies.

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Design Officer (up to two)

Purpose of the Role

This Officer would work closely with the Web, Social Media and Communication Officers to provide a coordinated and well-structured AHS marketing output.

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Web Officer

Purpose of the Role

The Web Officer is responsible for the AHS website and the administration of AHS google apps and other IT related tasks. The Web Officer should keep the website up-to-date, ensuring that it is easily navigable, searchable and optimise its indexing by search engines. As the AHS generates new content for the website the Web Officer manages the technical aspects of adding this content. The AHS is in the process of integrating its systems with the BHA, storing our data on the BHA’s civiCRM database and having our website draw on some of that data to generate pages on our website, the Web officer will be involved in this process.

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Person Specification

Experience with PHP, Javascript and familiarity REST requests would be highly desirable. Applicants should be comfortable using office software such as google docs or microsoft office. Applicants should ideally have some experience of operating wordpress sites and administering google apps. Experience with databases particularly civiCRM would be desirable.