Social Media & Communications Assistant

Community Windpower Ltd

Frodsham, Cheshire

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

www.communitywindpower.co.uk

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


As renewable energy specialists, Community Windpower Ltd is fully experienced in the identification, design, development, construction and operation of onshore wind energy projects. With eight operational wind farms, another under construction and other proposals in planning, we have a project portfolio of over 1GW of clean, green power.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Media & Media Relations individual to join our company to maintain and expand our exposure in the media, further develop our social media channels and maintain our websites.

The successful candidate will be involved with all aspects of the Company and will be responsible for positive promotion of our renewable energy projects, community involvement, community benefit funding and our Company achievements, via media coverage printed in the news, or posted on our websites and social media outlets.

Knowledge of the industry and previous experience in a similar role are essential. A strong understanding of media enquiries, writing press releases / news stories, preparing and delivering social media posts and the ability to produce creative content for leaflets, adverts, posters and/or videos.

The role will involve working within our internal Project Development Team to promote the company’s wind farm portfolio as well as working with other Teams within the company to promote their aims and achievements.

Key Skills:

  • The chosen candidate will have a subject specific / relevant Media, PR, Journalism or Graphic Design / Web Design degree.
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and good understanding of how to network with relevant media outlets. Experience in writing news pieces, press releases, liaising with media contacts.
  • Fully competent with IT, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Canva and incorporating photography, video footage and artwork.
  • Experience in using website builder platforms. For Example: WordPress, Ionos 1&1, GoDaddy, and Wix.
  • Good communicator and team player as well as able to use their own initiative when working as an individual.
  • Excellent organizational skills being able to prioritise and manage time effectively and work to deadlines.
  • Experience working in the renewable energy industry would be preferable but is not essential as training will be provided.

This position is part time, approximately 20 hours per week, based at our Head Office in Frodsham, Cheshire. This position has an immediate start date.

A full and valid driving license is preferred but not essential.

To apply for this position, applicants should send their CV and Covering Letter to gillian@communitywindpower.co.uk