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Sustainable Living Assistant

University of Exeter - Graduate Business Partnership

Location: Exeter
Salary: From £25,007 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd January 2024
Closes: 15th February 2024
Job Ref: G07062

Job Summary - The Sustainability Team and the Residences Team at the University are looking for a graduate to help them facilitate sustainable living within our student accommodation. You will be responsible for developing and delivering initiatives that encourage sustainable living across our student accommodation that will allow you to gain project and team management experience, and exposure to a wide range of sustainability matters and projects. This role is part of the Graduate Business Partnership (GBP) scheme and offers a full-time contract (36.5 hours per week) for 23 months. Hybrid working is possible with access to offices in Northcott House on Streatham Campus, Exeter. For more information on the GBP scheme, please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/internships.   

About You - You should be a graduate who has the ability to communicate complex concepts in a user-friendly way, good verbal and written communication skills, has project management experience, and is competent in standard software packages. You should be able to build and maintain effective working relationships, has skills in participating and convening meetings and in running workshops and training events. You should have a keen interest in sustainability, have the ability to work independently and to prioritise own workload as not continuously supervised. You should also have awareness of the University’s sustainability agenda, awareness of the following documents (Environment & Climate Emergency Policy Statement, UoE white paper on sustainability, please review these prior to interview), and experience in delivering sustainability initiatives is desirable.

The Benefits to You - You will have access to a wide range of benefits, rewards and recognition from the University, including a generous pension, a holiday allowance of 39 days per year, Totum Card (student discount) and Salary Exchange Schemes (such as the Cycle to Work Scheme, and discounted membership to the university's sports facilities including cricket centre, indoor/outdoor pools, squash courts and fitness centres). The University offers extensive support to staff, including a structured Professional Development Review and Wellbeing Service plus 1:1 support from the Internships Team.   You will be offered a ‘How to Make the Most of Your Internship’ guide, bespoke mentoring, work shadow and career consultancy opportunities.

Application Closing Date: 15 February 2024

Interviews: 29 February 2024

For the full details and application process visit Handshake.  Non-Exeter Graduates can request the full job description and application form by emailing internships@exeter.ac.uk. We are not able to accept CVs, please use the Internship Application Form‌.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive About Disabled People': if you have a disability, you should mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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