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Communications Officer (Newcastle based)

Scale 6-SO1 – £24,343 to £28,785 + 11½% non-contributory pension
25 days annual leave plus 3 fixed days between Christmas and New Year and all public holidays

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a small but highly effective charity Communications team, maximising media profile and implementing communications programmes to promote initiatives that will make a real impact on the lives of vulnerable energy consumers?

Cold homes kill more people in the UK than road traffic accidents. Around four million households suffer the health impacts of living in fuel poverty, one million are families with children. NEA campaigns and takes action on their behalf.

You will have at least two years’ experience in communications, marketing or PR, including experience of working with the media, especially using social and digital platforms and event organisation skills.

You will be creative, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to write for a variety of audiences. Enthusiasm and being able to work as part of a team are a must, as is empathy with NEA’s charitable aims. You will be tenacious when it comes to selling in NEA’s stories to the media with a proven track record of getting media coverage.

The job description provides a list of the duties of the post and the person specification provides the list of essential and desirable criteria.

For an informal discussion on this post please contact Nina Dunlavy, NEA’s Assistant Communications Manager on 0191 2692935.

The closing date for applications is noon on 6th November 2018.  Interviews will be held on 13th November 2018.

CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process.  No agency enquiries please.

NEA aims to be an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all people with the necessary skills and experience for the post.

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Project Development Co-ordinator

(12 month fixed term post) (This post is also available as an opportunity for secondment  – please state your preference on the application form)
£26,999 to £31,371 (Scale SO1-SO2, Points 29-34) (+ London Weighting of £3,300 if applicable) plus  11½% non-contributory pension
25 days annual leave plus 3 fixed days between Christmas and New Year and all public holidays

NEA is currently offering an opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and self – motivated individual to join our Operations Team as a Project Development Co-ordinator on a 12-month fixed term.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a range of projects which will demonstrate good practice in delivery of affordable warmth for low income and vulnerable householders. This will require an understanding of the development of partnership working with local authorities, housing providers, energy sector partners and community sector or health sector agencies. Post holders will need to be proficient in giving energy advice. There is an expectation that delivery of project activity will require periodic travel throughout England.

NEA welcomes applications from candidates based in all English regions and the office location will be agreed following discussion with appointed candidate and may include either location in an existing NEA regional office or in a shared office with one of our project partners.

For an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Peter Sumby, Director of Operations on 07850 753698 or Danni Crosland, Director of Operations, on 07711 593065.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 30 October at 4.00 pm. Interviews will be held on Thursday 8 November.

NEA does not accept CVs.  No agency or recruitment enquiries please.

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Project Development Manager – Help us bring an end to water poverty and fuel poverty (Newcastle based)

Salary range £34,788 – £37,849 ((local authority scale points 38-41)
Plus 11½% non-contributory pension; 25 days annual leave plus 3 fixed days between Christmas and New Year and all public holidays

Are you looking for an opportunity to help the lives of vulnerable consumers? By tackling the links between water and fuel poverty we can ensure the essential utilities of gas, electricity and water can provide joined-up help to the most vulnerable. You would help us lead this work and secure cross-industry consensus on the need for an appropriate framework for strategic action. You will be a skilled communicator who is capable of developing relationships in Parliament, local politicians and regulators and have a demonstrable passion to enhance the profile of water poverty and its links to fuel poverty. Your practical insight will help develop practical partnerships with the water industry, enhance access to cross-sector programmes and help raise awareness of energy and water advice provision. Working in NEA’s Research and Policy Team, you will have at least three years industry experience, a background in establishing strategic networks and engaging directly with policy makers.

For an informal discussion on the role please contact Peter Smith, Director of Policy and Research (peter.smith@nea.org.uk). The closing date for applications is Wednesday 14 November 2018.  Interviews will be held at NEA’s head office in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 22 November 2018. Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Please note CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process. NEA aims to be an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all people with the necessary skills and experience for the post.

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Published on 05-10-2018
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