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Partnership Manager

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

  • Advertised from 29th April 2022
  • 22.5 hrs/wk providing maternity cover for 12-months.
  • CM 865


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.

Application notes

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

Applications close Tuesday 17 May, at 12 noon.

To address the urgent challenges posed by the climate emergency, we need a diversity of people, experiences and ideas. We strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and with different identities and experiences to apply for roles with Energy Saving Trust.

Find out more about our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace.

If you think you may need some additional support or reasonable adjustments made to any part of the application/recruitment process, please get in touch with

Due to current restrictions on office capacity, the majority of our staff are working from home. Will we be happy to discuss how we are managing this and the transition to a blended working model at the interview stage with you.

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.