Cowes, Isle of Wight
We are seeking a dedicated Project Assistant to work on the Circular Economy Show, within our Learning and Education team. You will be responsible for assisting and supporting the delivery of exciting key projects within the team portfolio.
Our Learning and Education team is responsible for content creation and experience design (including face-to-face workshops, webinars, video/audio content, and learning programmes), focused on increasing circular economy understanding that enables key actors to apply the concept.
Specific role responsibilities include:
Support the delivery and organisation of the Circular Economy Show, with input into the creation of plans and implementing key actions.
Engage with internal and external stakeholders as appropriate in a professional and timely manner.
Find and log data needed to track project KPIs and the creation of any reports required of projects internally or externally and sharing these with the project manager.
Ideation processes around content and production ideas.
Facilitate the creation of compelling and engaging content that helps our key audiences to better understand and engage with the circular economy.
Execute on key administrative enablers for content creation i.e. uploading of information to our websites and channels as appropriate.
Respond to comments online and support community building around the Circular Economy Show on social channels and especially our Network community spaces.
Share and promote programme content with internal networks.
Administrative support for the Circular Economy Show team including managing mailboxes, and coordinating team meetings and team days.
As required, represent the organisation by hosting, facilitating and presenting sessions or workshops.
Professional, academic, or extracurricular engagement with the circular economy
Work experience in a relevant business, academic or NGO organisation would be desirable.
Strong organisational skills e.g. coordination of activities, events, or projects.
Excellent written and spoken English.
High level of competency with Office suite and computer literacy.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal with the confidence and ability to represent the Foundation externally.
Strong attention to detail.
The ability to work autonomously.
Experience of providing output to deadlines whilst maintaining focus under pressure.
Confidence or willingness to develop hosting, facilitating and/or presenting skills.
Ability in another language, e.g. French, Spanish, Portuguese or Chinese is desirable
As we are not able to sponsor a visa for this role, you must have the right to live and work in the UK.
Desired starting date: 27th February 2023
Closing date: 14th January 2023
Salary and benefits: up to £25,000 per annum, plus generous holiday allowance (25 days plus UK bank holidays and discretionary extra days leave), generous parental leave; enhanced pension options/private health scheme after 6 months; wellbeing programme.
Location: Based in our Cowes, Isle of Wight office.
Please note: we are not able to offer a Skilled Worker Visa for this role.
What we do
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation develops and promotes the idea of a circular economy. We work with, and inspire, business, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale, globally. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
Our vision is a new economic system that delivers better outcomes for people and the environment. Business models, products, and materials are designed to increase use and reuse, replicating the balance of the natural world, where nothing becomes waste and everything has value. A circular economy, increasingly built on renewable energy and materials, is distributed, diverse, and inclusive.
Our commitment to you
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and providing a working environment free from discrimination. Job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.