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As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to ensuring that our workplace and employment practices are free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation on any grounds, and all our employees are responsible for implementing these policies.

We also adopt recruitment practices and procedures that are intended to ensure equality of opportunity, and all appointments are made on merit. Unless otherwise stated, only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for these positions.

Energy Saving Trust offers a competitive salary and benefit package for the right candidate.

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To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line.

 

Current vacancies

Smart Technology Manager

Marketing Executive

Assistant Manager, Scottish Transport

Public Affairs and Policy Intern

Local Policy Intern

Communities Officer

 

  Smart Technology Manager

Closing Date: 25 June 2014
Issue Date: 10 June 2014
Position Ref No: JB 910 

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 per annum, depending on experience.

We have an opportunity for a smart technology expert to lead Energy Saving Trust’s activity in the smart technology space. You will use your market knowledge and experience in smart meters, grids, cities and other connected devices, to develop and manage new partnership and business development opportunities. Working with technology, certification, business development, marketing and insight teams, you will develop, secure and deliver projects for a diverse set of clients/partners including businesses, government departments, energy suppliers, DNO’s, the third sector, agencies such as the Smart Meter Central Delivery Body and the Smart supply chain.

You will have a good knowledge of smart technologies; with a proven track record of developing and delivering projects in this sector. You will be a skilled project manager, with the ability to build strong client/partnership relationships, represent the organisation at external events and work cross-functionally both externally and with other EST teams. You will also assess market intelligence to develop new business opportunities and support research initiatives within the smart technology sector.

Your ability to build effective relationships, supported by well refined written and verbal communication skills and commercial acumen, will be vital in expanding the organisations position within this rapidly expanding sector.

To view further details please click here for the job description for Smart Technology Manager

Applications close 5pm, 25 June 2014. 

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining why you wish to apply for the post to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line. CVs without a cover letter will not be considered.

Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

 

  Marketing Executive

Closing Date: 22 July 2014
Issue Date: 12 June 2014
Position Ref No: DH 911 

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 per annum, depending on experience.

We have an opportunity for you to support the delivery of marketing campaigns for Scottish Government programmes. As a professional marketeer you will manage online and offline projects from initial planning and briefing through to evaluation, ensuring that activity is delivered to a high standard and within budget and timelines. You will liaise with internal and external stakeholders and contribute to continuous improvement by sharing insights from campaigns.

Your ability to plan and prioritise multiple projects, apply creative thinking and achieve results is essential in this fast-paced environment. Building effective relationships with key stakeholders, applying well-refined communication and influencing skills, will be key to your success. Your knowledge of general marketing and communication principles together with sound writing skills will be fundamental to your exceptional performance.

To view further details please click here for the job description for Marketing Executive

Applications close 5pm, 22 July 2014. 

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae, cover letter and response to the task below to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number of the role you are applying for in the subject line.

Task:

1. Please provide a brief, top level plan for a marketing campaign to promote our FuelGood app (max 350 words)

2. Please provide copy for a tweet and a Facebook post to promote the app.

The FuelGood app is aimed at consumers interested in greener behaviours and saving costs – it helps by tracking journeys and suggesting tips on how to save on fuel and carbon emissions. More information about the app can be found on our microsite: www.fuelgood.co.uk.  You can download it (free) from the App Store or Google Android.  

Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

 

  Assistant Manager, Scottish Transport

Closing Date: 4 August 2014
Issue Date: 15 July 2014
Position Ref No: HM 915 

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: around £23,500 per annum depending on experience

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Scottish Transport team in Edinburgh to primarily manage the Transport Scotland electric vehicle charge point programmes.

You will work with both commercial and domestic applicants, as well as framework installers, to ensure effective delivery of both programmes. You will project manage the grant programmes and ensure that the appropriate processes are followed, including collation of applications, legal agreements, quotes and grant claims. You will monitor and review installer performance and also promote the funding where relevant and work to augment EST’s position as a key delivery body in the provision of electric vehicle and charge point advice.

As someone knowledgeable about the environmental impact of transport and understanding of how to measure carbon footprints, you will be a key player in keeping abreast of the latest information and provide technical support and advice to EST’s advice centres, stakeholders and the public. Support and training will be provided in reaching this level of knowledge on electric vehicles and charging infrastructure.

Your ability to convey technical information to less technically orientated audiences will be important, and so will your ability to influence those in your project teams to get the results you need.  Your written and verbal communications skills will therefore be fundamental to your effective performance. Additionally, your overall knowledge of the environmental impact of transport will underpin the successful delivery of a number of projects. 

To view further details please click here for the job description for Assistant Manager, Scottish Transport

Applications close 5pm, 4 August 2014. 

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining why you wish to apply for the post to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number you are applying for in the subject line. CVs without a cover letter will not be considered.

Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

 

  Public Affairs and Policy Intern

Closing Date: 31 July2014
Issue Date: 17 July 2014
Position Ref No: JR 916 

Location: London

Salary: minimum wage

Purpose:
To work with the Marketing and Communications team to provide support in the delivery of political engagement activity in the UK, ensuring all activity is well planned, well organised and focused on achieving the Energy Saving Trust’s organisational targets and objectives. You will have the opportunity to help shape the Energy Saving Trust’s political engagement at a national level.

Activities:
In this role, you will be involved in a range of tasks, including:
•    Writing letters to key politicians and advisers
•    Managing political events and arranging meetings between Energy Saving Trust personnel and key political stakeholders
•    Providing internal briefings about key political issues relevant to the Energy Saving Trust
•    Developing a monthly political e-bulletin to be sent to key political stakeholders
•    Assisting the development of policy messages for the Energy Saving Trust
•    Assisting in the monitoring of key political issues in Westminster and the media
•    Assisting in the management of political enquiries

Person profile:
Knowledge and experience in environmental issues, specifically energy efficiency and domestic energy-use, and UK politics. Skills include excellent writing, organisational and communication skills; the ability to work using own initiative and to manage a busy workload under pressure; and competent working with Microsoft Office. An interest in UK politics and political issues is essential and any experience of working with local MPs would be a bonus.

Hours and pay:
The successful candidate for this role will work five days a week for an initial period of nine months and based in our central London office. The candidate will receive minimum wage.
Energy Saving Trust welcomes applications from all members of the community. We will aim to accommodate special requirements wherever possible, on request.

Application:
If you are interested, please send to recruitment@est.org.uk your CV, a covering letter describing the experience and skills you can bring to the role and your response to the task.

Task:
As part of the application, we would like you to attach a letter written by yourself which is inviting a Minister to an event being held by the Energy Saving Trust about the importance of energy efficiency within the UK’s energy policy.

To view further details please click here for the job description for Public Affairs and Policy Intern

Applications close 5pm, 31 July 2014. 

Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

 

  Local Policy Intern

Closing Date: 31 July2014
Issue Date: 17 July 2014
Position Ref No: JR 917 

Location: London

Salary: minimum wage

Purpose:
To work with the Marketing and Communications team to provide support in the development of policy communications with local government and Local Enterprise Zones in the UK. You will have the opportunity to help shape the Energy Saving Trust’s policy and communications with key local stakeholders.

Activities:
You will assist with a range of tasks, including:
•    Developing policy communications for the Energy Saving Trust at a local level.
•    Development of case studies of work that the Energy Saving Trust has done with local authorities and groups.
•    Arranging local events and meetings between the Energy Saving Trust and local stakeholders.

Person profile:
Knowledge and experience in environmental issues, specifically energy efficiency and domestic energy-use, and local politics and policies. Skills include excellent writing and organisational skills; the ability to work using own initiative and to manage a busy workload under pressure; and competent working with Microsoft Office. Any experience of working with local authorities or groups would be a bonus.

Hours and pay:
The successful candidate for this role will work five days a week for an initial period of three months and based in our central London office. The candidate will receive minimum wage.
Energy Saving Trust welcomes applications from all members of the community. We will aim to accommodate special requirements wherever possible, on request.

Application:
If you are interested, please send to recruitment@est.org.uk your CV, a covering letter describing the experience and skills you can bring to the role and your response to the task.

Task:
As part of the application, we would like to attach a letter written by yourself which is inviting a local MP to an event being held by the Energy Saving Trust about the success of a local energy efficiency scheme and how it has benefited a UK area or region.

To view further details please click here for the job description for Local Policy Intern

Applications close 5pm, 31 July 2014. 

Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

 

  Communities Officer

Closing Date: 31 July 2014
Issue Date: 18 July 2014
Position Ref No: MF 914 

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: around £24,000 per annum, depending on relevant experience

We have an opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team; working on the Scottish Government funded Home Energy Scotland advice service.

You will act as a key player to co-ordinate, manage and improve the Home Energy Scotland advice centre’s approach to working with communities. Working alongside the five advice centres you will: identify and facilitate best practice support to communities in order to encourage uptake of energy efficiency measures and behaviours, monitor monthly reports to ensure targets and standards are being met, deliver training and workshops to help staff improve their quality and performance and develop strategic partnerships with other interested organisations to increase the reach of the advice service.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in a busy environment and building effective relationships with key teams/partners, applying well-refined communication and influencing skills, will be key to your success. Having experience of working with communities together with your knowledge of energy efficiency and renewables will underpin your exceptional performance.

To view further details please click here for the job description for Communities Officer

Applications close 5pm, 31 July 2014. 

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining why you want the job to recruitment@est.org.uk, citing the reference number of the role you are applying for in the subject line. CVs without a cover letter will not be considered.

Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. Successful candidates will be informed if they have been selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

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