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.

Current vacancies

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.

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.

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.