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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.

Vacancies

Programme Administrator

Closing date: 4 May2015
Issue date: 24 April 2015
Position ref no: AB 955
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 per annum, depending on experience.

We have an opportunity for an experienced administrator to join our Home Energy Scotland team, in providing effective and efficient administration in support of the team.

You will liaise with our advice centres on a number of day-to-day operational matters including the collation of statistics and the testing of systems, web-based tools and processes. You will also be involved with the updating and monitoring of our CRM package, our telephony systems, plus databases and spreadsheets as required.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in this busy environment, along with demonstrated effective communication skills enabling you to deliver a high standard of customer service. Overall business administration skills will underpin the successful delivery of a number of programmes. Having an appreciation of working in a quality audited environment would be beneficial, as would a basic understanding of financial procedures as this role would also cover the raising of purchase orders, and the processing of invoices.

To review further details please read the job description 

Applications close 5pm, 4 May 2015. Interview date Monday 11 May 2015.

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. 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.

Policy Internship

Closing date: 28 May2015
Issue date: 19 May 2015
Position ref no: DW 960
Location: London
Salary: London Living wage.

The Energy Saving Trust is the UK’s leading organisation working to promote sustainable energy in homes, sustainable transport and water use. One part of our work is to lead discussions about how the UK Government can best promote a lower-carbon, energy saving society. The Policy Intern plays a central role in delivering that work.

The intern will work with our Policy Adviser as part of the Marketing and Communications team. S/he will provide support in the development and delivery of our policy activity in the UK, ensuring all activity is well planned, well organised and focused on achieving the Energy Saving Trust’s influencing goals. You will have lead responsibility for day-to-day policy monitoring, gathering insight from our staff, providing briefings for senior staff and you will help deliver events, arrange meetings and write reports.

Our last Policy Intern went on to a permanent public affairs role in a leading charity.

Person profile

A demonstrable interest in environmental issues (ideally sustainable energy) will be required as will a knowledge of (preferably UK) politics. Most importantly you will want to build a career in policy and public afffairs and have excellent writing, organisational and communication skills. An understanding of research techniques would be useful but not essential. You will be working with very senior staff internally and externally so good presentation and people skills are important. This role pays a living wage and we expect you to be able to work under your own initiative from the start.

The successful candidates for this role will work five days a week for a period of ten months (until 31 March 2016), with a one month trial period. The role is based in our central London office.

Energy Saving Trust welcomes applications from all members of the community. We will aim to accommodate special requirements wherever possible.

Interview date: 4 June 2015

We are looking for candidates to start as soon as possible.

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

To review further details please read the job description  

Applications close 5pm, 28 May 2015.  

Due to the volume of applications we may receive, we regret that we may not be able to acknowledge every one. 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.

For more sustainability jobs, visit environmentjob.co.uk.