This voluntary position will provide general support to the Partnership and Communications team, including specific support in delivering London Sustainability Exchange’s work.

Activities may include:

  • Supporting the identification, involvement and delivery of community engagement and support activities, including seminars and events to raise awareness of projects and a range of sustainability issues

  • Assisting with the development and dissemination of a combination of communication material and resources

  • Assisting with research into sustainability issues in London

  • Researching and writing new content for the website

  • Assistance with identifying sources of new funding for projects

  • Attending seminars and events and feeding back to the team

  • Assist with development and delivery of events programme, including researching relevant resources and preparing materials for inclusion in delegate packs, co-ordinating event logistics and follow up work

  • Assistance with drafting LSx regular core and project bulletins and support for other core communications processes

  • Other activities as may be reasonably required

Who are you?

  • Excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise work and meet deadlines, good written and verbal communication skills

  • Good ICT skills, with a confident approach (LSx uses MS Office, a web content management system, a contacts management database and email group software. You should either be proficient in these, or capable of becoming so)

  • Experience of web based information management and/or writing for the web (desirable)

  • Ability to follow instructions and be self-motivating

  • Ability to be part of a team

  • An interest in, and commitment to, sustainable development and the mission of LSx is desirable

This role is offered for 3 days per week, for at least 12 weeks.

Please send your prospective completed application form and equal opportunities form, with details of when, which days of the week, and how long you are available to Jack Alexander.

We review our available pool of volunteer applications roughly every 3 months.