Communications, Education and Outreach Officer

  • London Borough of Lambeth (London)
  • Community Management

Description de l'offre

Job Title Communications, Education & Outreach Officer

Salary Competitive Salary + Benefits

Location Veolia Lambeth, 185 – 205 Shakespeare Road, London, SE24 0PZ

What you'll do

As the Communications, Education & Outreach Officer you will engage with residents and community groups to promote effective recycling and responsible environmental behaviours, and increase the environmental quality of the borough. You will work as part of a project team to develop and deliver the annual communications action plan and contribute to the achievement of recycling and communications targets.

You will work with the Communications, Education and Outreach Team Leader and Manager to develop and deliver projects set out in the Action Plan. You will deliver face-to-face community engagement activities to encourage residents and other key stakeholders (such as council staff, businesses and caretakers) to improve recycling rates and promote responsible environmental behaviours. This could include identifying target groups and developing appropriate strategies to deliver key messages, developing and delivering community events, and door-knocking target areas.

Where you'll work

Working as part of a team you will help run a diverse range of projects that seek to address the full spectrum of local environmental issues.

We are extremely passionate about the work we do. Our team focuses on our customers and have the drive and energy needed to continue to deliver our success.

Profil recherché

Qualifications :

Skills & Qualifications required for the role

To enable you to carry out this role you will be educated to Degree level or demonstrate equivalent competence, ideally holding an environmental qualification and a full UK driving licence. You will preferably have relevant work experience in the waste or public services sector, and be comfortable presenting to large audiences.

You will ideally have knowledge of the recycling sector or local authorities, experience of working with the community and organising events, knowledge of health and safety and risk assessments.

You will possess strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, planning and organising skills and the ability to multitask. You will be computer literate with strong MS Office or Google Suite skills. You will be able to work unsupervised when necessary but will also be happy cooperating and collaborating with colleagues.

Candidates who embrace the concept of sustainability in life outside work are desirable, as are multilingual candidates who will be able to engage with Lambeth's diverse residents.

About Veolia

Exceptional prospects. Meaningful work. Superb benefits. Whatever you're looking for in your next career move, there are all kinds of reasons to join Veolia. We're an international business with a single vision to resource the world. And we're achieving that by providing innovative solutions that help industries, cities and communities to use energy, water and waste more sustainably. It's a huge operation, involving the talents of over 174,000 employees across a wide range of roles. But no matter what we do, we're all united by a shared passion and ambition – to provide smart environmental solutions that make a real and lasting difference. Join us and you'll play an important part in achieving our vision.

Veolia recognises the positive value of inclusion and promotes equality. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.