Part-time Development and Communications Officer

Green Schools Project

Green Schools Project is on the lookout for a
half time Growth and Communications Officer to work 3 days per week to
drive ahead our fundraising technique and professionalise our communications.

That is an thrilling alternative to hitch a rising group in a small however bold social
enterprise that’s serving to colleges and younger individuals to deal with the local weather and nature disaster. In
the previous three years we now have grown from a one-person organisation to a group of 5 by means of
profitable fundraising and the expansion of our distinctive and revolutionary Zero Carbon Schools

You’ll be working with our Growth Result in implement our fundraising technique, researching
and growing new alternatives with native authorities, academy trusts, and corporates, as
effectively as researching and writing grant purposes. Alongside, you’ll be chargeable for
making a extra strategic method for our communications, together with our social media and use
of our web site. We allow important impression by means of our work and we’re eager to enhance the best way
we talk this and inform our story.

The function would swimsuit somebody with fundraising, enterprise growth, and communications
expertise (although not essentially all three) who’s on the lookout for extra duty and
expertise throughout these areas. Initially 3 days per week, there may be scope to extend the quantity
of days depending on profitable fundraising.

We imagine that tackling the local weather and nature disaster is probably the most pressing
difficulty going through society and that colleges want to teach younger individuals in regards to the state of affairs they
face and contain them in addressing it. Younger individuals bear no duty for inflicting the
local weather disaster, but they should stay by means of this difficulty which can outline their future.
We imagine that, given the chance, they’ve the power, enthusiasm, and dedication to
change attitudes and behavior on an area and international scale.

Our values that we do our greatest to embody always are to be enthusiastic,
revolutionary, environmentally accountable, moral, and enjoyable.

We exist to assist younger individuals find out about and get actively concerned with
tackling the local weather and nature disaster. We help colleges to offer alternatives for his or her
pupils to be taught in regards to the particular person actions and systemic responses required.

We’re eager to draw candidates from a variety of backgrounds and
experiences however notably to listen to from candidates the place the environmental
schooling sector is at present underrepresented (ethnicity, incapacity, LGBT+, dwelling in areas
of low social mobility). 

What you’ll do:

  • Work with the Growth Result in implement our fundraising technique.
  • Determine and pursue alternatives to promote Zero Carbon Colleges to native authorities and
    academy trusts.
  • Analysis grant funding alternatives and write purposes alongside the Growth Lead.
  • Analysis and pursue company sponsorship alternatives.
  • Create a strategic communications framework with the help of the Growth Lead.
  • Handle our social media accounts and devise and implement new concepts for content material.
  • Assist with the redevelopment of our web site.
  • Assist with the creation of potential new income streams.
  • Assist with reporting to funders and key stakeholders.

We’d like you to have:

  • Expertise of at the least one, ideally two, and if potential all three of fundraising,
    enterprise growth, and communications.
  • A want to develop your abilities within the above areas.
  • Sturdy written communication abilities that may be tailored to fundraising, enterprise growth,
    or wider communications.
  • An understanding of social media platforms and the way we will professionalise our use of them.
  • Confidence in talking and ‘promoting’ to potential companions.
  • An consideration to element and a capability to maintain correct and updated information.
  • Sturdy organisational abilities with a capability to prioritise whereas engaged on quite a lot of
  • Sturdy relationship constructing abilities with the power to enthuse.
  • A resilient perspective that sees setbacks as an opportunity to be taught and thrives in difficult
  • An enthusiasm for working in a small organisation with a capability to be agile across the
    duties required and a capability to thrive when provided flexibility and autonomy in your work.

It could be helpful you probably have:

  • Expertise working in or with colleges, or to have labored with younger individuals and a robust
    perception of their potential.
  • A ardour for environmental points and a dedication to assist deal with the local weather and nature
  • Expertise working with Native Authorities, Academy Trusts, or company sponsors.

What you’ll get from us:

  • A chance to work inside an award-winning social enterprise that’s working to vary
    the best way colleges reply to the local weather and nature disaster.
  • A supportive and inspiring atmosphere by which to develop your abilities and data.
  • £34,000 per 12 months professional rata, 3 days per week.
  • 33 days annual go away per 12 months together with financial institution holidays professional rata.
  • Versatile working hours.

Location: Working from residence with occasional group days in London.


Deadline for purposes: Sunday twenty first April

First interviews (casual telephone name): Week commencing twenty second April

Second interview (by way of zoom): Week commencing twenty ninth April

Notification of determination: Monday sixth Could

Provisional job begin date: Monday third June (or sooner if the profitable candidate is accessible
earlier than then)

If in case you have any questions earlier than you make an software, please get in contact with Tom Hague,
Growth Lead: [email protected]

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