Environmental Sustainability Engagement Assistant - Student Placement

University of Oxford
June 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138
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Environmental Sustainability Engagement Assistant - Student Placement

Estates Services, The Malthouse, Tidmarsh Lane, Oxford

Environmental Sustainability Engagement Assistant (Student Placement)

Duration: 13 months

About the Role:

Are you a student with a passion for environmental sustainability and in search for a placement position? Then this role is for you!

Join the Environmental Sustainability team at Oxford University as an Environmental Sustainability Engagement Assistant and gain invaluable practical experience and training.

Why Join Us?

This placement is an excellent opportunity to work alongside experienced colleagues, gain hands-on experience, and contribute to Oxford University's environmental strategic goals of achieving net zero carbon and biodiversity net gain. You will receive guidance and support from the Environmental Sustainability Programme Manager, enabling you to develop your skills and make a meaningful contribution to the University's sustainability efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

• Communicate effectively with students and staff, both in-person and online.

• Create engaging communication materials, including web content, social media posts, reports, and presentations.

• Support the planning and execution of events, training sessions, workshops, and presentations.

• Serve as a liaison between the Environmental Sustainability team and student body representatives.

• Establish and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders across the University.

• Identify and convey the needs of University partners to foster positive environmental behaviour changes.

• Assist in the implementation of sustainability projects and improvements.

• Provide exceptional customer service while meeting project deadlines.

What We're Looking For


• A basic understanding of environmental sustainability issues with a willingness to learn more.

• Excellent communication skills to articulate environmental issues clearly to diverse audiences.

• Ability to establish effective working relationships with stakeholders.

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently and manage workloads.

• Innovative problem-solving abilities and sound judgment on when to escalate issues.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other web-based platforms.

• Familiarity with social media platforms.


• Experience in promotional or advocacy activities.

• Skills in graphic design and execution of simple graphic projects.

• Understanding of the structure and work culture at Oxford University or similar institutions.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit the following documents as part of your online application:

• Covering letter/supporting statement

• Curriculum vitae (CV)

• Reference from your department confirming that you are a student of the University.

Only applications received before 12 pm on Friday 28 June 2024 can be considered.

Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team and help drive positive environmental change at Oxford University.

Contact Person : Adedeji Akinsanya Vacancy ID : 173250 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 28-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 4 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £25,138 per annum

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