Passivhaus Trust seek Communication and Projects Assistant

Do you want to work for the Passivhaus Trust?

Passivhaus Trust is looking for a Communication and Projects Assistant to join their team! The role includes keeping up-to-date with the latest Passivhaus projects; assisting with events and conferences; writing news articles and compiling their monthly newsletter.

Who they’re looking for

PHT are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person who is passionate about sustainability and/or the built environment plus minimum qualification of:

  • Relevant degree OR
  • A levels along with at least 2 to 3 years’ relevant work experience

You will ideally:

  • Have good writing skills
  • Be comfortable with wordpress or other similar websites
  • Have experience of communications or related activities
  • Take a systematic approach, with good attention to detail
  • Have experience of Microsoft Office and design software (Photoshop, InDesign)

What the role includes

  • Keeping up-to-date with Passivhaus projects and updating our project database and website
  • Keeping up to date with Passivhaus activities and updating the PHT websites,, and
  • Compiling monthly newsletters and other news items for the websites
  • Assisting with Social Media – Twitter, Linkedin etc
  • Assisting with the co-ordination of events, seminars, conferences etc
  • Assisting with campaigns, PR, and similar activities
  • Assisting with the recruitment and management of PHT members
  • Maintaining the contacts database
  • General office administration

Contract details

This role is on a freelance, part-time, flexible basis (approximately 2/3 days per week) initially for a 12 month period beginning in April 2018. Day rate will be approx. £100-£120 per day depending on experience.

How to apply

To apply, please email a CV and a brief covering note or email stating why you would be suited to the role to by 14th March 2018. They will aim to interview candidates in the last two weeks of March, with the intention of work starting in April 2018.

Further information

Job specification