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Salary - circa £30K (dep. on experience) plus bonus package plus Veolia benefits*
Location - Veolia Brent, Wembley, London
Hours - Full time, permanent, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 08.30-17.00
To apply please provide a 1 page cover letter and a CV (max 2 pages).
Are you a driven, creative Communications and Outreach professional? Do you enjoy working on projects and engaging with the community to inspire change? Do you want to do your bit to reverse the tide of climate change?
We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission at Veolia is to 'Resource the World'. An exciting opportunity has arisen in the London communications team, to lead a team of ECO Officers to implement the communications strategy in Brent. You will lead several key projects including the schools education package, flats outreach programme and lead strategies to boost food waste recycling and recycling quality.
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?
In the Education, Communications and Outreach Lead position, you will work closely with the Area ECO Manager and four ECO Officers to develop community engagement projects to change resident behaviours and improve recycling rates and will be responsible for the budget, timeline and quality of their delivery. You will also deliver internal communications campaigns to improve our safety performance and working culture.
If you love working with the community, enjoy a fast paced environment, and can demonstrate great project-based people and budget management skills, alongside a passion for the environment and sustainability, this is the role for you.
We operate with COVID safety procedures in place in line with government guidance, and the team work flexibly both at home and in the office, depending on the needs of the business.
What are we looking for?
Project development and management - contributing to and executing strategies to support company objectives
People and budget management as part of project delivery
Experience delivering behaviour change and/or community engagement techniques and analysing results
Superb written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills
Experience of building strong stakeholder relationships
Ability to identify good news stories and develop them in partnership with PR team
A flexible and proactive approach that prioritises meeting our client and service user needs
Understanding or experience of working with local authorities
Experience of visual and textual content production across multiple formats
Advanced understanding of data management and analysis
Understanding of PR, social media, social advertising and digital communications
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