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Join the campaigning consultancy Sustainable Homes and improve people’s quality of life.  Our mission is for every home to encourage more sustainable lives. Sustainable Homes Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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Position: Sustainability and marketing interns x 2, Sustainable Homes Ltd.

Sustainable Homes is fast expanding and is currently looking for dynamic and energetic interns, who are keen to use their skills and knowledge to improve sustainability in the built environment. The position is for a minimum period of 4 months and is to provide support to the Marketing and Sustainability Co-ordinator.

Sustainable Homes’ mission is for every home to encourage more sustainable lives. You can be part of the change and develop your skills at an award winning and influential consultancy. You will work on cutting edge sustainability issues and be exposed to a fast changing and growing sector which is a real opportunity to grow professionally, as well as personally.

The key areas of responsibilities:

  • Being on-the-ball scouring news and updates in the sustainability and housing sector and releasing its content across social media.
  • Increasing website traffic by updating it with fresh, relevant content
  • Assisting with award-winning SHIFT assessments and consultancy work
  • Participating in leading research and studies
  • Supporting development and delivery of new products and services
  • Administering and gaining attendance for training and SHIFT events
  • Carring out other duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time

Personal specifications:

Applicants must have knowledge of sustainability issues and an interest in the social housing and building sectors. Masters in environmental, housing or construction (or similar subject) is highly desirable. Good communication and knowledge of social media is an asset. Experience working in a consultancy, Housing Association or Local Authority is advantageous.  

We are looking for motivated interns to help us further develop our brand. You will need to be able to commit to a 4 months placement. You will be required to work four days per week from 9am to 5pm. A £62 daily stipend is paid.

Job title: Internship for a minimum 4 months
Salary: £62 daily stipend
Closing date: 23rd July 2014
Type: Temporary

To apply for this position, please forward the following to info@sustainablehomes.co.uk:

  • CV and a covering letter with a summary outlining your marketing-related experience and sustainability interest.
  • A short (500 words) paper on the top three sources of funding to aid retrofitting of homes to low carbon. Amounts available and the time period the funding covers




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