Membership Secretary

Straw Bale Building UK

Home based

Volunteer • Part Time Cypren Edmunds

Reference: Members

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Saturday, 20th April 2019   1 day left

Straw Bale Building UK is an association of practitioners, designers and enthusiasts who aim to promote straw bale building and best practice within the sector.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain unique insight and experience of an active Board and to contribute to a organisation which sees traditional construction as a contributor to climate change. The Membership role is pivotal in the running of the co-operative, supporting, increasing and advising the governing body and co-operative's membership.

Person specification

  • Good communication skills, especially when dealing with enquiries (Essential)
  • Experience updating and maintaining a spreadsheet (Essential)
  • Experience calling/emailing/following up contacts and networking (Essential)
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn (Essential)
  • Interest in environmental and sustainable construction (Essential)
  • Experience with social media, in particular Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (Essential)
  • Experience editing websites and e-newsletters (Desirable)
  • Experience of organising or assisting with events / workshops (Desirable)

 Key tasks

  • Respond to SBUK membership enquiries
  • Update and maintain our membership database
  • Identify and contact potential new member organisations
  • Help with the promotion and organising of training and networking events
  • Promote SBUK activities and items of interest
  • Assist with the development of our website & publicity materials

How to apply: Please send a CV and short cover letter to Cypren Edmunds:

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