Energy Saving Trust
Energy Saving Trust

Originally formed in 1992 by Government as an independent, impartial and not for profit company Energy Saving Trust provides advice to communities, households and organisations on how they can reduce carbon emissions and save money by using less energy. Our key objective is to be the leading voice in encouraging the sustainable use of energy and reduction of carbon emissions.


Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Water Efficiency Project Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,500 – £26,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th July 2021

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team to provide project management and operational support for domestic water efficiency projects, primarily on behalf of Scottish Water. This includes working in partnership with Scottish Water to distribute water saving packs - advice and devices - to householders across Scotland.

Home Energy Scotland provides free expert impartial advice to help householders create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills and lower their carbon footprint. Through a network of regional advice centres across Scotland, Home Energy Scotland offers advice on saving energy and keeping warm at home, renewable energy, greener travel, cutting water waste and more. With around one fifth of the average household’s heating energy being used to heat water, saving water can make a significant difference to household energy bills. Scottish Water has teamed up with Home Energy Scotland to help households save water, energy and money. You will liaise with Scottish Water over the provision of advice and devices, promotion of the offer, evaluation, customer experience and development of community-scale projects. You will ensure project delivery is aligned to requirements and support the on-going development of the project.

You will co-ordinate and support the Home Energy Scotland advice centres to ensure excellent customer service, knowledge transfer, monitoring and reporting on targets. You will identify and facilitate best practice to encourage uptake of water saving devices and behaviours, monitor monthly reports to ensure targets and standards are being met, and provide training and support to help staff improve the quality of advice and the uptake of the water-saving behaviour and devices.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential and building effective relationships with key teams/partners, applying well-refined communication and influencing skills, will be key to your success.

This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2023. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (part home and part office-based) working is possible for this role. In this role you will be required to attend meetings and events in person in Edinburgh and other locations in Scotland.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Manager - Home Energy Scotland

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Edinburgh/Remote working
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Who we are:

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero. Energy Saving Trust operates the Home Energy Scotland programme on behalf of the Scottish Government.

What we do:

We empower householders to make better choices, deliver transformative programmes for governments and support businesses with strategy, research, and assurance – enabling everyone to play their part in building a sustainable future.

How we do it:

We are expert, collaborative, impartial, innovative, supportive, and determined. We know we can make a difference. We understand the scale of the challenge but will never give up.

Why we need you:

You will join the Home Energy Scotland team within Energy Saving Trust. The team manages the award winning Home Energy Scotland service. The team also manages a number of projects which support the development of Home Energy Scotland. Due to recent growth an exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join this team. The purpose of this new role is to manage two existing projects and provide support across the project life cycle for new projects when required.

The post holder will develop, manage, and own the project plans providing management information and reporting to/from various stakeholders to ensure that agreed timelines are met.

What we need you to bring:

• Demonstrable project management skills and experience of managing project delivery in an energy related industry

• Experience of contract management and experience of delivering services via a third party

• Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge on technical subjects

• Experience of delivering complex projects with multiple delivery partners

• Excellent inter-personal, influencing, negotiation and communication skills

• The ability to work as the focus of a geographically dispersed network as well as across Energy Saving Trust teams and senior managers

• A record of delivering results to tight deadlines

• Customer-focussed orientation

• Self-starter and the ability to work independently

• Strong data analysis and handling skills

What we offer:

• Competitive salary plus benefits

• 25 holiday days a year (pro rata)

• Generous pension contributions, private medical provision, childcare vouchers and more

If this excites you and you want to know more, please review the job description on our website.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Social Media Executive

  • Full time
  • £28,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

Want to use your outstanding social media skills to help people in Scotland create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills, and lower their carbon footprint? Then join us as our new social media executive for Home Energy Scotland. Funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust, Home Energy Scotland works with people and organisations to help address fuel poverty and the climate emergency. As part of Energy Saving Trust’s wider marketing and communications team, you’ll work with a range of marketing professionals and energy experts to deliver your role.

What you’ll do

In this role:

  • You’ll be responsible for planning and managing social media activity for the Home Energy Scotland channels – currently Facebook and Twitter.
  • You’ll report on your social media activity and turn data into insight to improve engagement.
  • You’ll manage in-house and external paid digital campaigns for a wide range of our programmes delivered in Scotland.
  • You’ll provide expert advice and support to colleagues who use social media as a key marketing channel.

What you’ll bring

As well as bags of enthusiasm for all things social, you will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing organic social media channels.
  • Demonstrable writing and editing experience for social media, with the ability to turn complex issues into succinct, compelling content.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of managing and building paid digital marketing adverts and campaigns (both in-house and with agency).

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, company pension and a wellbeing allowance.

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Challenge Fund Advisor

  • Full time
  • £24,174
  • Edinburgh/Blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 21st February 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

Reporting to the Challenge Fund Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund delivered by Energy Saving Trust on behalf of Transport Scotland. This will include correspondence with grantees to collect reports, evidence for claims, arranging meetings/workshops and other activities to guide projects to completion.

You will be part of the wider Transport team that works with a diverse range of programmes, with opportunities to learn and be involved in some of these projects.

What you’ll do

  • Work with Energy Saving Trust colleagues and other key stakeholders (Transport Scotland) to support the successful delivery of the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund
  • Work with colleagues to ensure the Challenge Fund is operated in compliance with Energy Saving Trust procedures and all relevant EU legislation such as those relating to recording, reporting and procurement
  • Provide accurate evidence from grantees to ensure compliance with the necessary European Regional Development fund (ERDF) legislation.

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent numeracy skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and apply complex material as well as convey clearly to others
  • Strong organisational and project management skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritise multiple tasks seamlessly.

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Marketing Assistant

  • Full time
  • £19,000 – £22,500
  • Edinburgh/Blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 14th March 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

Do you want to develop your marketing skills whilst helping people in Scotland create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills, and lower their carbon footprint? We have an exciting opportunity for a marketing assistant to provide project management, digital marketing and content creation support to deliver a diverse range of programmes and activity. As part of Energy Saving Trust’s wider marketing and communications team, you’ll work with marketing professionals and energy experts to deliver your role.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll support the marketing team to deliver annual marketing plans and assist with day-to-day marketing tasks.
  • You’ll create and schedule social copy and creative assets and respond to comments on our social channels.
  • You’ll assist with creating and editing website content such as news stories, blog posts and case studies.
  • You’ll support with email marketing campaigns, events and collateral development.

What you’ll bring

  • Writing and editing experience for social media, with the ability to turn complex issues into succinct, compelling content.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • An ability to work using your own initiative and manage and prioritise a busy workload.
  • It would be advantageous but not essential if you have digital marketing experience/ knowledge including experience of using website content management systems, Hootsuite, Orlo, email marketing software and experience using design and basic video editing tools such as Photoshop, InDesign, Canva and Biteable.

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Partnership Manager

  • Part time
  • up to £38,000 pro-rata
  • Scotland – blended working attending our Edinburgh office
  • Closing 17th May 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

• Energy Saving Trust is the lead partner in the Local Energy Scotland consortium that’s responsible for delivering the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES).

• CARES helps communities install renewable technologies such as solar panels or heat pumps on community buildings, as well as with larger projects such as community wind turbines and hydro schemes. We also support communities to engage with commercial renewable energy developers regarding community benefits packages or investments in renewable energy projects.

• As a member of the management team responsible for CARES delivery, you will take a strategic lead in communicating CARES to our audience and stakeholders.

What you’ll do

• Develop and maintain meaningful partnerships with key actors in the energy and community sector and leading on our work relating to community benefits.

• Develop and deliver the marketing and communications strategy alongside marketing and communications team members to promote CARES funding and support.

• Responsible for public facing tools and resources that support the delivery of CARES, these include the website, toolkit, resources, case studies, funding guidance, stakeholder promotion packs and community benefit register.

What you’ll bring

• Experience of senior level networking and partnership working

• Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

• Commitment to collaborative working.

This is a part-time role (0.6 FTE, 22.5 hrs/wk) providing maternity cover for 12-months. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role. This is a Scottish focused role with some travel required, mainly in central Scotland.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Technical Manager – Zero Emission Vehicle Fleet Support

  • Full time
  • up to £40,000
  • Home-based
  • Closing 25th May 2022

Energy Saving Trust delivers zero-emission vehicle fleet support via the Welsh Government Energy Service. Funded by and on behalf of the Welsh Government. A fantastic opportunity has become available to join the transport team as a Technical Manager. You’ll work in the fast-moving area of transport decarbonisation and sustainable, zero emission transport, as the UK heads towards its 2050 net zero ambition.

The role

  • Contribute towards Energy Saving Trust’s objective of becoming the market leader in the provision of sustainable transport services
  • Responsible for the successful management, development, delivery, and reporting of the Energy Service zero-emission transport activity
  • Ensure that the Energy Service responds to changing market conditions and maintains a robust pipeline of deliverable fleet transition and EV charging infrastructure projects
  • Interpret and present findings in a compelling way, suitable for both technical and non-technical audiences through reports and presentations
  • Ensure Energy Saving Trust’s sustainable transport services are delivered to a consistently high quality and are meeting client needs

About you

You are organised and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You have excellent time management skills; you can think and plan strategically and have a solutions-based outlook to work. You are self-motivated and possess a can-do attitude, excellent computer skills (in particular Excel) and a hunger to learn.

Reporting to the Programme Manager - Fleet Support, our successful candidate will be responsible for helping deliver a range of existing and new transport projects for public sector clients.

You will have strong data analysis skills, a sound knowledge of zero-emission transport (possibly from the EV charge point sector) and a firm grasp of the key carbon reduction targets that have been set in the UK. Finally, you will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to form lasting productive relationships with both internal and external colleagues.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns. Blended (a mix of home and office-based) working and home-working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Team Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,008
  • Edinburgh or blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 30th May 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

We are looking for a team assistant to join the Transport Team to help deliver the Low Emission Zone Support Fund and Low Emission Zone Retrofit Fund, and support wider transport programmes across Scotland.

What you’ll do

  • Work with the Programme Manager and Assistant Programme Manager of the funds to communicate with customers and stakeholders, and maintain accurate customer databases for reporting purposes.
  • Support with data analysis, report writing and general administrative support across a number of low-carbon transport programmes.

What you’ll bring

  • Strong administrative skills and experience in managing spreadsheets, databases or documents containing large amounts of data
  • Be customer focussed with strong communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of and an interest in transport, energy or sustainability and our mission to address the climate emergency would be desirable.

This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2023. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Fuel Poverty Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £26,000
  • Edinburgh. Blended working (home & Edinburgh office) or office based
  • Closing 13th June 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

This role is in the Home Energy Scotland team at Energy Saving Trust. Home Energy Scotland is a Scottish Government programme managed by Energy Saving Trust. We are a network of local advice centres covering all of Scotland. Our expert advisors offer free, impartial advice on energy saving, renewable energy, sustainable transport, waste prevention and more.

You will be a key player, working with specialist Energycarers and advisors in the Home Energy Scotland advice centres, Energy Saving Trust colleagues in the Home Energy Scotland team and with external stakeholders to support the successful delivery of the fuel poverty programmes.

What you’ll do

Reporting to the Partnership and Improvement Manager, you will assist with all elements of programme management. This will include engaging with a variety of external stakeholders, monitoring of progress against project plans and preparing reports.

· Support and manage correspondence relating to Warmer Homes Scotland application appeals and complex cases, helping householders get support to manage their energy use and costs.

· Provide guidance to advice centres on applications for Warmer Homes Scotland, and for crisis funding, for vulnerable fuel poor households.

· Support the specialist advisors and Energycarers in the Home Energy Scotland network who work directly with vulnerable households with training, information, processes, and reporting.

What you’ll bring

· Excellent communication skills

Ability to work to deadlines, handle change, solve problems and make tactical and strategic decisions

Knowledge of energy efficiency and fuel poverty, interest in social justice and sustainability

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Policy Officer (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Flexible within the UK. Home-based, blended or office working from Edinburgh, London, Cardiff or Belfast
  • Closing 7th July 2022

We are looking for a Policy Officer to influence a range of decision makers in Scotland to deliver net zero.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

Energy Saving Trust's policy team leads our engagement with all four UK governments and other organisations about the transition to a new energy system, focusing on homes, transport, and community energy. We develop our policy insight based on the programmes we deliver and by working closely with academia, NGOs and other stakeholders.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll develop and advocate Energy Saving Trust policies relating to Scotland including producing compelling responses to key consultations.
  • You will build relationships with policy stakeholders from a range of organisations across the energy and transport landscape.
  • You will help to communicate the impact of Energy Saving Trust by updating our influential report on home energy programmes that we deliver in Scotland (Update on home energy programmes in Scotland - Energy Saving Trust)

What you’ll bring

  • You should have an understanding of environment and energy issues, specifically in buildings, gained through work experience in a policy or public affairs role or in an academic (PhD or early career academic researcher) context. Knowledge of sustainable transport or water issues would be beneficial.
  • An excellent communicator, you will use your writing skills to produce key messaging for position papers, briefings and opinion pieces, effectively conveying information on complex issues to different audiences.
  • You will have a good understanding of the political and energy policy landscape in Scotland and at a UK level and use this to build influential professional relationships.

This is a one-year fixed term position.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Junior Business Analyst

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh/Blended working (home & Edinburgh office) or office based – London/Flexible
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Working collaboratively, as Junior Business Analyst you will analyse, design, and develop digital solutions to improve Home Energy Scotland processes and digital customer journeys.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

  • You will be part of a team who put customer experience at the heart of everything and will use your business analysis skills and digital knowledge to put user needs at the forefront of our processes and tools. Supporting the assistant customer experience manager – digital services, you will analyse existing tools and processes to identify opportunities for improvement, as well as support with the design, development and implementation of new digital tools and processes.
  • Liaising with a variety of Home Energy Scotland stakeholders, both internal and external, you will gather requirements and user needs, and work with relevant teams across the organisation to develop and implement improvements to our services, which are designed to work well for both customers and all other key stakeholders involved.

What you’ll do

  • Take ownership of key Home Energy Scotland digital tools. This includes identifying improvements, writing up and prioritising requirements, liaising with relevant stakeholders and developers, carrying out regular user testing, analysing feedback and implementing improvements.
  • Work closely with the Web Development team and other relevant Home Energy Scotland stakeholders to identify improvements and opportunities for digital solutions and automation, while also actioning recommendations from the existing Home Energy Scotland digital roadmap.
  • Carry out business analysis duties for digital Home Energy Scotland tools and projects, including supporting wider digital projects that improve the customer experience of Home Energy Scotland customers, project managing where necessary.

What you’ll bring

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and in writing
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and meaningfully use feedback
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise tasks in a demanding environment

This is a permanent position. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Customer Experience Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Flexible within the UK. Home, office or Blended working (home and/or nearest office: Edinburgh/London/Cardiff/Belfast)
  • Closing 24th July 2022

As our customer experience coordinator you will support Energy Saving Trust advice teams and Home Energy Scotland subcontractors to deliver a world class service for all our customers and to meet or exceed contracted customer experience standards across all customer facing channels.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

  • Maintain and improve the quality of internal resources and develop projects that support advice teams to succeed.
  • Be the team’s customer feedback specialist.

What you’ll do

  • Quality and feedback monitoring, subsequently understanding trends from data analysis, using this as a foundation to identify and apply your innovative solutions and ideas that support continual improvements. Coach, influence or train with an accountably approach to support advice teams to implement and succeed.
  • Develop various customer experience projects, examples being eLearning, analytics and service or process improvements.
  • Be the team’s customer feedback specialist and manage the maintenance and compliance of team resources and guidance.

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstratable customer experience expertise and passion with a with dedication to succeed.
  • Previous quality monitoring experience or evaluation of others’ work and/or expertise in coaching, feedback and influencing accountability in others.
  • Analytical, planning and coordination skills to support successful projects or process improvements.

This is a permanent position. Blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,021
  • Edinburgh. Blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 3rd August 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

An exciting opportunity to be part of a brand-new project that has the potential to support major changes in the sustainable transport sector. Reporting to the Programme Manager, this role will be responsible for the successful delivery of grant funding to businesses, organisations and local authorities for this new pilot project.

What you’ll do

  • Manage relationship with funders and partner organisations
  • Complete regular reporting on key metrics and provide essential forecasting and analysis
  • Quality control over processes and documentation.

What you’ll bring

  • Project management experience
  • A demonstrable track record of meeting KPIs
  • Experience dealing with multiple stakeholders

This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2023. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Programme Assistant, Renewables

  • Full time
  • £20,008
  • Edinburgh. Blended working (home and Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Renewables team as a Programme Assistant.

The focus on this role will be supporting the administration of the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES), which is delivered by Local Energy Scotland (a consortium of Scottish based charities led by the Energy Saving Trust). This is a highly regarded Scottish Government programme that supports local communities to develop, invest in and benefit from renewable energy projects. For further information on the CARES programme see here localenergy.scot

You will also provide support to the wider EST renewables team in Scotland through, supporting the administration of our web tools and helping with team administration. This will be varied and interesting development opportunity with the Renewables team and you will be encouraged to grow your role and responsibilities over time

What you’ll do

  • Assist with the administration of the CARES database of projects and processing of projects grant and loan claims for payment.
  • Drafting of grant and loan offer documentation
  • Organise meetings and provide administration support to wider renewables team including with specific web tools.

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent administration skills
  • Results orientated approach with ability to work to set targets and deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

This is a permanent position We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info energysavingtrust.org.uk/about-us/careers

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Energy Shared Ownership Specialist

  • Full time
  • £29,000 – £31,000
  • Scotland preferred - home and office-based
  • Closing 20th September 2022

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive, and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training, and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, and a wellbeing allowance. Please seeour careers pagefor more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The team

  • Energy Saving Trust is the lead partner in the consortium of organisations that make up Local Energy Scotland. Local Energy Scotland delivers the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES).
  • We work with community groups, charities, and faith groups to develop and deliver low carbon and renewable energy projects. Our goal is that communities across Scotland are engaging, participating, and benefiting in the energy transition to net zero.

The role

  • Energy Saving Trust requires a specialist to help ensure the successful completion of shared ownership projects.
  • As a member of Local Energy Scotland’s team, you’ll provide impartial support to stakeholders in shared ownership projects. This will mainly involve supporting communities and developers, but it will also involve Scottish Government, support organisations, project financiers and funders, professional advisors, and various other organisations.
  • Energy Saving Trust offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

What you’ll do

  • Support communities to make investments in commercial renewable energy projects to create a sustainable income that can help a community thrive.
  • Prepare and communicate key information about shared ownership, best practice, and CARES support to communities, developers, and other key stakeholders, as well as to Local Energy Scotland’s team.

What you’ll bring

  • A good understanding of energy projects, community development or financing infrastructure projects.
  • A passion for community development and empowerment.
  • Effective communication skills and a collaborative approach to working.
  • Enthusiasm, self-motivation, a flexible approach, and a sense of humour.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.We are open to flexible working locations (within the UK) and as standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.Travel within Scotland will be required.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Delivery Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,008
  • Edinburgh. Blended working (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 16th September 2022

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Service Delivery team. You will be primarily responsible for providing effective customer service and administrative support to a variety of grant & loan programmes we manage on behalf of the Scottish Government and other funders.

You will verify the information provided in the grant/loan applications received and claims for grants against a set criteria, following up on further information with applicants, installers and other internal teams as necessary. The role has a real focus on customer service and delivering an effective customer journey is essential to the role.

What you’ll do

  • Verify the information provided in grant & loan applications and claims against set criteria, including following up on further information with applicants, installers, and other internal teams as necessary.
  • Focus on customer service via inbound and outbound calls and delivering an effective customer journey. To this end during the financial year we aim to achieve:
  • call quality with a target of achieving an average score of 95%
  • 95% of our customers being satisfied with our service.

What you’ll bring

  • Strong administrative experience demonstrating excellent administrative and numerical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and customer focus
  • Experience of working as a key member of a multi-skilled team with an ability to deal effectively with people at different levels of seniority

This is a permanent, full-time position.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Marketing and Communications Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,500
  • Edinburgh - blended (home & Edinburgh office)
  • Closing 20th September 2022

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The role

Do you want to develop your marketing skills in a busy and supportive environment, whilst helping people to create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills, and lower their carbon footprint? We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join our Home Energy Scotland team.

You’ll provide digital and traditional marketing support, including content creation and administrative support – focusing on the delivery of the Home Energy Scotland programme; Scotland’s leading free and impartial energy advice service. As part of Energy Saving Trust’s wider marketing and communications team, you’ll work with marketing professionals and energy experts to deliver your role at what is a crucial time for householders.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll support the marketing team to implement annual marketing communications plans and assist with day-to-day tactical marketing activity
  • You’ll create content for and monitor our social media channels
  • You’ll assist with creating and editing website content such as news stories, blog posts and case studies
  • You’ll create, schedule, and help optimise email campaigns
  • You’ll support with collateral development, events and general administrative tasks

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent attention to detail, organisational and communication skills
  • Writing and editing experience for social media, with the ability to turn complex issues into succinct, compelling content
  • An ability to work using your own initiative and manage and prioritise a busy workload
  • It would be desirable (but not essential) to have digital marketing experience and knowledge, including experience of using website content management systems, social media monitoring platforms, email marketing software and experience in using design and basic video editing tools such as InDesign, Canva and Biteable.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.

As standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

SQA Training and Induction Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Edinburgh. Blended working (home and Edinburgh office).
  • Closing 19th October 2022

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The team

  • An exciting opportunity to become part of Energy Saving Trust’s customer experience team. With the customer at the heart of everything we do, we are dedicated to understanding and continuously improving all things customer experience. Leaning on the expertise of project experts and teams, we consult and support on any potential customer touchpoint improvements helping advice teams to succeed
  • We collaborate closely with our internal advice teams and Home Energy Scotland (HES) subcontractors to support them to provide a world class service and meet or exceed contracted standards.

We achieve this through:

  • Continuous evaluation and customer feedback analysis.
  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvement areas.
  • Influential coaching and feedback support.
  • Ensuring quality advisor resources and training are in place to aid continuous success.
  • Exploring and implementing digital engagement channels to enhance customer experience options.

The role

  • Our Home Energy Scotland advisor induction programme is certified by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) and provides successful advisors with a credit rated qualification. We are looking for someone who can:
  • Collaboratively and continuously maintain, develop and improve the quality of this course and keep it up to date in a fast-paced environment.
  • Support our inhouse team with delivery of this training.
  • Complete candidate assessments, with supportive feedback.
  • Lead the organisation and fulfilment of our annual audits with the Scottish Qualification Authority always ensuring successful outcomes and compliance with SQA requirements.
  • Collaboratively maintain, develop and improve the quality of induction courses for various other Energy Saving Trust advice services and explore/propose similar qualification or certification opportunities.

What you’ll do

  • Coordinate and own all aspects of the Home Energy Scotland induction programme ensuring all candidates and teams are supported throughout their journey and that assessment cycles and processes are compliant and meet the programme requirements.
  • Provide support both virtually and, on occasions where there is a business benefit, in person, at Home Energy Scotland advice centres to develop and improve SQA induction material, training, and candidate performance.
  • Work collaboratively with project teams to ensure content is accurate, useful and up to date in time for each required use.
  • Work closely with Home Energy Scotland advice centre teams to support candidates to meet their qualifications within the agreed timescale.
  • Assess all candidates who complete the induction programme and provide certification for successful passes.
  • Provide coaching and feedback within the assessment cycle.

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) with the ability to engage and influence wider audiences.
  • A passion for people development to succeed in delivering customer excellence
  • A track record of developing people and processes through trend analysis, coaching style feedback, and the ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Experience in the design, delivery, and development of training materials.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.

This will need to be a full-time role

We are open to flexible working locations (within the UK) and as standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Customer Experience Specialist – Digital Services

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £32,000
  • Edinburgh. Blended working (home and Edinburgh office-based).
  • Closing 23rd October 2022

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The team

  • An exciting opportunity to become part of Energy Saving Trust’s customer experience team. With the customer at the heart of everything we do, we are dedicated to understanding and continuously improving all things customer experience.
  • Leaning on the expertise of project experts and teams, we consult and support on any potential customer touchpoint improvements helping advice teams to succeed
  • We collaborate closely with our internal advice teams and Home Energy Scotland (HES) subcontractors to support them to provide a world class service and meet or exceed contracted standards.

We achieve this through:

  • Continuous evaluation and customer feedback analysis.
  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvement areas.
  • Influential coaching and feedback support.
  • Ensuring quality advisor resources and training are in place to aid continuous success.
  • Exploring and implementing digital engagement channels to enhance customer experience options.

The role

Home Energy Scotland (HES) helps people in Scotland create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills, and lower their carbon footprint. The service is funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust. Together, we work with people and organisations to help tackle fuel poverty and the climate emergency – both key priorities for Scottish Government (and humans in general).

As the customer experience digital specialist for the Home Energy Scotland advice network, primary aspects of this role include:

  • Leading our programme of digital evolution, driven by customer needs, to enhance experiences and accessibility options. This includes improving existing tools and introducing new digital products.
  • Driving the development of service design and managing Home Energy Scotland’s digital workplan, progressing this in collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders, ensuring digital experiences are integrated, smooth, inclusive, accessible and consistent.
  • Meeting customer and delivery needs, ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction via digital advice channels, whilst ensuring advisors are supported to succeed in quality of delivery.
  • Using a collaborative and influential approach, supporting the integration of digital services into the day-to-day delivery of the HES service by the network of HES contractors.
  • Management of one role and the digital budget.

What you’ll do

With a customer focus, you will own and develop the Home Energy Scotland digital ‘roadmap’ and Scottish Government digital workplan, prioritising the enhancement of existing products or the development of new products appropriately.

Introduce digital channels into the HES service, incorporate digital delivery into our company quality and feedback framework and support the network to successfully deliver the service digitally, meeting or exceeding KPIs.

  • Continuously collaborate with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders to ensure the best end to end journeys whilst ensuring a joined-up approach and alignment with other internal systems.
  • Analyse user and customer experiences, web analytics and other sources to identify ways to continuously improve and extend reach digitally, then implement required actions.
  • Manage one direct report and the digital budget.

What you’ll bring

  • A customer experience-led approach to digital service design.
  • Project and change management experience.
  • Experience in coordinating, collaborating with and influencing others across a range of internal and external teams with varying digital knowledge, and working in a cross functional manner.
  • Self-starter, able to work on own initiative whilst prioritising tasks within a demanding environment and the ability to meet deadlines.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. This is a full-time role.

We are open to flexible working locations (within the UK) and as standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.

Location: Edinburgh. Blended working (home and Edinburgh office-based). Possible travel to Home Energy Scotland advice centres, located across Scotland.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Programme Manager – Renewables

  • Full time
  • up to £35,000
  • Flexible (must be able to travel to the Edinburgh office as needed)
  • Closing 13th December 2022

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The role

We have a brilliant opportunity for an experienced programme manager to join the renewables team on a permanent basis. We’re looking for someone who has significant experience in programme and project management and building-level efficiency and decarbonisation/renewable energy. This role will lead delivery of a suite of domestic renewables and energy efficiency schemes for the Scottish Government as part of the ambition to create a net zero society.

What you’ll do

You’ll lead our Scottish home renewables team to deliver a number of Scottish Government-funded schemes predominantly aimed at helping homeowners in Scotland decarbonise their homes, save energy and save money. These schemes provide specialist advice, delivered via Home Energy Scotland, funding support through loans and cashback, online information including through online tools. There is a particular focus on increasing the number of low and zero emission heating systems in homes to help meet Scottish Government targets and you will be key to making this critical change happen.

You will have an immediate team of three people to manage and much larger task teams comprising internal staff and contractors. You’ll need to plan activity and deliver against targets, manage budgets and stakeholder relationships, report on activity, identify and implement improvements and be creative in finding solutions in changing circumstances.

What you’ll bring

You will be a confident manager of programmes and people who can collaborate effectively with distributed teams and contractors. You will need to have ideas to solve problems and foresight to identify opportunities for us to have even more impact. You will have determination to keep pushing forward to ensure targets are met. You must have excellent communication skills to build positive and productive relationships and be comfortable interacting at various levels.

You will need to be good at analysing data and other information and you must have excellent writing skills, underpinned by fluency with Microsoft Office products. This will allow you to create compelling management information and reports for senior management, programme funders and others working in the sector.

This is a full-time permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns including blended (home and office-based) working. Some travel to the Edinburgh office and occasional travel around Scotland is likely to be required. In the future, depending on the needs of the work we deliver at the time, travel within other parts of the UK may be required.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Business Engagement Officer, Home Energy Scotland

  • Full time
  • Circa £25,000
  • Scotland (home-based, blended or fully office-based in Edinburgh)
  • Closing 16th December 2022

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The team

Our team in Energy Saving Trust manages the national Home Energy Scotland service on behalf of the Scottish Government. Joining our team means joining an award-winning advice service that supports hundreds of thousands of households across Scotland every year to make their homes warmer, more affordable, and sustainable.

The climate emergency and the current fuel price crisis means the work of Home Energy Scotland has never been more important. Our team is making a real difference to people’s lives, and we are also growing rapidly. We need to recruit more skilled and dedicated people to join our team now.

Our team collaborates widely with colleagues in Energy Saving Trust, staff across the Home Energy Scotland network and many other partners across Scotland. You will be working with people and organisations to help tackle fuel poverty and the climate emergency, both directly, and through a network of regional advice centres covering all of Scotland.

The role

Manage the successful delivery of the Energy Saving Trust (EST) employee engagement programme in Scotland through Home Energy Scotland and provide additional support by facilitating collaboration with Energy Saving Trust’s business support programmes.

The service is offered free to organisations with employees living in Scotland. It provides informative engaging activities and resources to help people reduce their energy and fuel consumption in their personal lives and encourage them to apply the same principles at work.

You don’t need to be an energy expert. We’re looking for a great communicator who’s productive working alone, in a small team, or with an audience, to professionally represent Home Energy Scotland and Energy Saving Trust, and to inspire others with enthusiasm for our mission.

You’ll need to be comfortable using video calls, webinars and email to provide the service online, minimising carbon emissions from travel. There will be some travel within Scotland using public transport to Energy Saving Trust’s Edinburgh office, Home Energy Scotland advice centre locations and to clients’ business premises.

This role is in the Home Energy Scotland team, reporting to the Partnership and Improvement Manager, Home Energy Scotland. Our previous Business Engagement Officer has moved on to another role in Energy Saving Trust and will provide a handover.

What you’ll do

  • You will use your creativity to ensure Home Energy Scotland’s employee engagement is current, informative, interactive, empowers people to take action, and gets great feedback.
  • In a typical week you’ll have a variety of tasks and touchpoints. You will meet with your manager, immediate team, marketing, and Home Energy Scotland advice centre colleagues.
  • You’ll work to deadlines for marketing and reporting and respond to enquiries from businesses, providing excellent standards of customer service.
  • Coordinate colleagues based in the five Home Energy Scotland advice centres to provide workshops, webinars, resources and advice sessions for the employees of local businesses, encouraging people to use Home Energy Scotland advice services. Content includes energy saving, low and zero carbon heat, renewable energy generation, sustainable transport and active travel, Water is always worth saving (in partnership with Scottish Water). You’ll collaborate with our Knowledge and Insight team and subject experts to develop content for new workshops, webinars, resources and elearning.
  • Monitor and report on outcomes and work with Energy Saving Trust’s evaluation team to develop an evaluation for the service to inform continual improvement.

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills and experience of presenting to a range of organisations and other stakeholders. Teaching, training, or group facilitation experience would be valuable in this role.
  • Good track record of assisting in programme delivery and achieving outcome-based targets.
  • Positive attitude to relationship management and maximising opportunities.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.

We are open to flexible working locations (within in Scotland) and as standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working. This position is part of the Home Energy Scotland team and service so it requires presence in Scotland.

For more information, please see job description:JD – Business Engagement Officer – SR 987

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Fuel Poverty Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Blended - Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th January 2023

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive, and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training, and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The team

We manage the national Home Energy Scotland service on behalf of the Scottish Government. Joining our team means joining an award-winning advice service that supports hundreds of thousands of households across Scotland every year to make their homes warmer, more affordable, and sustainable.

The climate emergency and the current fuel price crisis means the work of Home Energy Scotland has never been more important. Our team is making a real difference to people’s lives, and we are also growing rapidly which is why we need more skilled and dedicated people to join our team now.

We collaborate with colleagues across the Energy Saving Trust as well as working with external partners in Scotland. You will be working with people and organisations to help tackle fuel poverty and the climate emergency, both directly, and through a network of regional advice centres covering all of Scotland.

The role

▪ This is an exciting role within the Home Energy Scotland team, reporting to the Fuel Poverty Partnerships Manager, Home Energy Scotland. You will be responsible for developing and nurturing national and local partnerships that extend the reach and impact of Home Energy Scotland to tackle fuel poverty.

▪ By ensuring that you are motivated and effective at forming successful partnerships, you will know that this results in us visiting and supporting thousands of households, generating action which results in warmer, affordable houses across Scotland and saving hundreds of thousands of tons of carbon dioxide emissions.

What you’ll do

▪ Support the Home Energy Scotland advice centres to work to the Scottish Government’s priority areas to achieve targets for fuel poverty partnerships and will produce high quality reporting to showcase the impact of our work to tackle fuel poverty.

▪ Develop and maintain meaningful partnerships relationships with organisations that support people in fuel poverty, to extend the reach of the Home Energy Scotland network and widen the opportunities for people to access our support.

▪ Responsible for monitoring the use of our online tools to ensure they are being used effectively and opportunities for improvements to the tools or processes are leveraged.

▪ On occasion, you will be required to attend events and visit advice centres to raise awareness of our programme- therefore it is a requirement that you reside in Scotland.

What you’ll bring

▪ Experience of networking and partnership working

▪ Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

▪ Understanding of the Scottish public and third sectors.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.

We are open to flexible working locations (within Scotland) and as standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Marketing Communications Executive

  • Full time
  • up to £27,500
  • Edinburgh - blended working (home & office)
  • Closing 23rd January 2023

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

The team

This Marketing Communications Executive role will join Energy Saving Trust’s Group Marketing and Communications team. We are responsible for:

  • Getting our energy saving message out to consumers
  • Growing and developing our brand and reputation
  • Influencing consumers’ behaviour with marketing and communications campaigns
  • Influencing UK government policy through PR, thought leadership and speaking opportunities
  • Driving people to our energy saving advice through our digital channels
  • Collaborating and partnering with relevant stakeholders to address the climate emergency.

Our experienced, skilled team of around 40 people meets regularly and effectively collaborates. We’re professional, we strongly encourage Continuing Professional Development and training and we’re very supportive.

The role

Home Energy Scotland is the free, impartial energy advice service funded by the Scottish Government and delivered by Energy Saving Trust. It’s mission is to help people in Scotland create warmer homes, reduce their energy bills and lower their carbon footprint.

As well as working directly with households, we partner with organisations and community groups. Our partnership portal lets organisations refer people who may be struggling to heat their homes to us for expert advice, and we also deliver services that help employers support staff through our employee engagement activities.

The Marketing Communications Executive role forms a key part of the Home Energy Scotland marketing team. Reporting to the Marketing Communications Manager, the successful postholder will be joining us at an unprecedented time where concerns around energy costs and the needs for our services have never been higher. No two days are the same – and you’ll be at the front line of helping people across Scotland to save money, mitigating the climate emergency and playing a key role in helping Scotland to reach its target of Net Zero emissions by 2045.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll work closely with our programme team, marketing colleagues and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to plan and executive effective and innovative marketing communications activities for our partnerships & communities and employee engagement activities.
  • You’ll also support the delivery of wider consumer campaigns to help us achieve our marketing objectives and support the wider Key Performance Indicators of the programme
  • You’ll handle the tactical delivery of marketing output – from traditional and digital content creation, to print production supporting with event activity.

What you’ll bring

  • You’ll be a top-quality written communicator with the ability to write clear and accurate communications across the full range of marketing channels, taking into account best search engine optimisation principles.
  • You’ll ideally have worked in a similar role previously – this can be on agency or client-side.
  • You’ll have an excellent eye for detail
  • You’ll be excellent at managing stakeholder relationships.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. As standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.

For more information, or to apply please visit our website.

Shortlist