Education, Communication and Outreach Officer - Southwark

Veolia UK

Southwark, London
£25,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent [email protected] Brittany Hawkins

Reference: JR118

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Tuesday, 15th June 2021   1 day left

Salary - circa £25,000 dependent on experience plus Veolia benefits
Hours - Monday to Friday - 8:30am - 5:30pm, some work may also be required outside of office hours / at weekends 

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission at Veolia is to 'Resource the World'. We have an exciting opportunity for a Communication and Outreach Officer to join our team in Southwark. 

This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance their career in the sustainability sector and gain industry-leading experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. 

What will you be doing?

  • Researching, developing and delivering projects to promote effective recycling and responsible environmental behaviours to communities across Southwark. 
  • Communicating with residents to solve issues with waste collections and inform them of any changes to their recycling and waste services.
  • Delivering engagement activities to achieve project goals, which could include identifying target audiences, developing appropriate strategies to communicate key messages and change behaviours, organising community events and tours of the site, and door-knocking target areas. 
  • Creating briefs and managing relationships with design agencies, printers and other third party suppliers to produce creative communication materials. 
  • Supporting the Digital and PR Officer in the preparation of press releases, website updates, and social media communications.
  • Supporting internal communications campaigns to improve our working culture and safety performance, and liaising with the operational teams on service issues and campaign plans.

What are we looking for?

  • Proven experience in project planning and management
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation within projects and communications 
  • Strong Microsoft Office/Google Suite software skills and highly computer literate
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure

Our promise to you

In return, you will receive 25 days of holiday and an extensive benefits package which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme as well as employee discounts. Additionally, we provide mental health and financial support because we are committed to supporting you.

Please ensure to include a full cover letter in your application, explaining the reasons why you believe you are suitable for the role. 

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