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Title  

Communications Manager

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location   England (Yorkshire & Humberside)
Town/City   Bolster Moor in Huddersfield
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   10/12/2021
Company Name   Efficient Building Solutions Group
Contact Name  
Email   jobs@greenbuildingstore.co.uk
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Description  

Efficient Building Solutions Group

Exciting job vacancy for an environmental communications professional to join a growing purpose-led business that is committed to tackling the climate crisis by radically improving the UK’s buildings.

We are looking for an outstanding environmental communicator to play a pivotal role in helping the Efficient Building Solutions group of companies lead the UK’s transformation to energy efficient and sustainable buildings.  We need someone who can help us communicate the group’s commitment to delivering low energy homes and buildings, our knowledge-based technical expertise, and outstanding customer service.

Location: Based at the Group office at Bolster Moor in Huddersfield, with occasional visits to the Group’s business units and operations in the UK. Working from home for some of the week and flexible working will be considered.

Salary: £36,000 – 40,000 (dependent on experience)

Full time: 37.5 hours a week (Part-time hours considered for the right candidate)

Reporting to: Philip Fellowes-Prynne, CEO, Efficient Building Solutions Group

Deadline for applications: 9am Friday 10 December

Interviews: Week beginning 13 December

Efficient Building Solutions Group

The role covers a wide and interesting range of communications activities for the Efficient Building Solutions Group and its constituent companies:

The role

Communications oversight

  • Creation, coordination and oversight of consistent communications guidelines for the entire Efficient Building Solutions group relating to all external and internal communications.
  • Developing and implementing a communications strategy in conjunction with the marketing strategy for the Efficient Building Solutions group.

Press and PR

  • Writing press releases and coordinating PR campaigns for a wide range of publications and media.
  • Liaising with and supporting publications, blogs, freelance journalists to share news stories, press releasees and project case studies.

Content/ inbound marketing

  • Developing a content marketing strategy, in conjunction with the Marketing Manager, to build the companies’ brand awareness, reach and search engine optimisation.
  • Writing content for websites, including blogs, case studies, films
  • Writing content for external websites and publications
  • Initiating, developing and coordinating webinars and talks across the company group.
  • Designing and implementing the social media strategy for EBS, in conjunction with the Marketing Manager
  • Writing company newsletters and e-shots to various target audiences
  • Working closely with the Marketing Manager and the rest of the team to set and meet any relevant KPIs.
  • Monitoring and measuring content marketing and social media strategy performance and effectiveness

Additional tasks

  • Maintaining awareness of Government policy relating to our products and services and communicating that around the company and to customers as appropriate
  • Oversight and some copywriting of marketing materials, in conjunction with the Marketing Manager
  • Helping to organise Exhibitions, Open Days and other public-facing events with external parties
  • Making Award applications on behalf of all EBS companies
  • Creation and oversight of internal staff newsletter and communications
  • Engaging and supervising staff both internally and externally in delivery of the Communications strategy

Essential requirements

  • A strong empathy with the company’s environmental ethos and vision
  • Experience of working at a senior level within a communications field e.g., journalism, PR or communications
  • Experience in communications around environmental and climate-related issues
  • The ability to understand and communicate technical information in an accessible way
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Ability to work across all companies in the group to build knowledge-sharing networks
  • Proficiency in the digital marketing tools required for the job (e.g. Hootsuite, WordPress, Google Analytics, Eventbrite)

Desirable requirements

  • An understanding of Passivhaus and low energy building
  • An understanding of low carbon heating and renewable technologies
  • Experience of working for a purpose-led business, especially in the environmental sector
  • Experience and understanding of Government policy and processes with relation to the built environment
  • Experience in giving presentations and talks
  • A proven track record of content marketing and search engine optimisation
  • A proven track record of obtaining press coverage in targeted publications

We also place a high value on diversity and will therefore consider improving the diversity of our team in our assessment of candidates.

How to apply

Please send your CV to jobs@greenbuildingstore.co.uk reflecting on the requirements listed above and include a covering letter including:

  • Why you are interested in the role
  • Highlighting your relevant experience, looking at the requirements listed

All applications will be acknowledged, so please call to check if no response is received.  If you would like to discuss this role, please call Chayley Collis at Green Building Store on 01484 461705.  No recruitment company enquiries, please.

Deadline for applications: 9am Friday 10 December 2021

Interviews: Week beginning 13 December 2021

Apply for this position

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Don't forget to mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application.

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