Commercial, Residential and Campus Services

Commercial Operations

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Summary of the role/position

This post will be operational across numerous locations within the Commercial Operations wider team.

Working 36.5 hours per week for any 5 days out of 7 this role will require you to work during the day and some evenings and weekends.

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic members of staff to join our teams on Streatham and St Luke’s campuses.

Our team is driven on providing an exceptional customer service experience. Staff and students use our facilities year round, along with external customers out of term time. Across the campuses we provide the following services; retail shops, retail catering, residential catering, licenced premises, hospitality, conferencing and events.

This role will primarily support our cafes and restaurant trade whilst assisting in other areas of commercial operations when required.

We are looking for customer focused, team players who can also work alone. A particular focus will be on providing exceptional customer service at all times with a passion for providing high quality food and drink.

You will demonstrate high standards and be well organised. Having experience in roles within catering, front of house, retail and kitchens, with knowledge of food hygiene and health and safety would be advantageous.

You will have a flexible approach to working hours and practices, as well as having excellent communication skills. The role will include maintaining high standards of cleanliness within a busy environment, in line with Food Safety plus Health & Safety requirements. Please see the job description for further details.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave
  • options for flexible working
  • onsite gyms and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
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