The Education for Sustainability Team has a fantastic opportunity for a current Keele student to become our first ever Sustainability Intern.
The new Sustainability Intern post has been created to assist the Director of Education for Sustainability, Sustainability Project Officer and Environmental Manager in embedding sustainability within the taught curriculum and the wider student and staff experience. The post is available immediately and is a part-time role on a rolling casual contract (up to 10 hours per week) and is open to current students studying at Keele University.
The Sustainability Intern will support the Education for Sustainability team and wider Sustainability Team in delivering the University’s Education for Sustainability strategy and wider sustainability objectives, and will be involved in a wide range of activities including facilitating sustainability events for students and staff, assisting with sustainability projects, and supporting and promoting events and workshops. The Sustainability Intern will be assist in the development and dissemination of promotional material for the marketing and communication of sustainability education activities, as well as assisting in project evaluation and dissemination activities. The Sustainability Intern will also take a part in organising sustainability events in the co-curriculum such as an annual Green Festival, Exam Plus and Be More events and assist in liaising with other key stakeholders such as the Students’ Union, Keele Postgraduate Association, Estates and Development, as well as student groups.
Applications are welcome from individuals studying at Keele who have a background knowledge and commitment to the environment and sustainability agenda, and who have the willingness to contribute to a range of sustainability projects working closely with students and staff. Candidates with previous experience of organising and delivering events, organising volunteer groups, creating promotional and communications materials and using social media for promotional activities will be welcomed. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate initiative and the ability to work independently, as well as being able to work as part of a team, and will have excellent communication, interpersonal, networking and organisational skills, and IT skills.
Informal enquiries may be made to Sarah Briggs, Sustainability Project Officer, Tel: 01782 733184; email firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Zoe Robinson, University Director of Education for Sustainability, Tel: 01782 734303; email email@example.com
Applicants should submit a copy of their updated CV with a cover letter to Sarah Briggs, Sustainability Project Officer, email firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date below.
Closing date: Monday 11 February 2019
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