Education Communications and Outreach [ECO]

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Salary: £25,000-£28,000 dependent on experience plus Veolia benefits *listed below
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30am - 5:30pm, some work may also be required outside office hours / at weekends
Location: Veolia Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility
Please submit a CV and a one-page cover letter
Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.
Are you passionate about delivering impactful campaigns to promote recycling and improve environmental behaviours? Do you enjoy working on projects and engaging with the community to inspire change?
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 in the Southwark London communications team, to support the development of a recycling improvement strategy within Southwark
This is an excellent time to join the contract, as we embark on an ambitious plan including the rollout of food waste services, and electrification of our operational fleet, in order to achieve Southwark's carbon net zero targets.
Improving communities, protecting the environment and creating an inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business
Together our employees make our communities better
They are the Resourcers, behind the resources
We want you to be part of our diverse workforce!
What will you be doing?
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Southwark's ECO Team, based at Veolia's flagship recycling facility, a significant site for innovation, media opportunities and corporate clients
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who can demonstrate great project-based, people and budget management skills, alongside a passion for the environment and a real desire to improve recycling in the borough.
As this role is resident engagement-focused and based at a key facility there is a
requirement to maintain our engagement work both on-site and in the borough, in line with government guidance
The team are currently working flexibly both at home and in the office
In the first month, it is expected that the successful candidate will work a minimum of four days out of five on-site in order to complete training and onboarding with the departmental teams.
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
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation, especially within communications
• Strong Microsoft Office/Google Suite software skills and highly computer literate
• Strong negotiation skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure
• Strong interest in sustainability and environmental awareness
• Understanding of communications and marketing processes
• Experience of working in the waste management or environmental sector
• Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field, or significant project management experience
• Experience of engagement and outreach work with school children and the public
• UK driving licence and willingness to drive in the borough to conduct research and engagement activities
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.
Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer
We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues
So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully
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