Do you have excellent organisation, communication, people, and IT skills? Are you interested in working with an events-based charity in the energy and climate sector? The British Institute of Energy Economics (BIEE) is small membership organisation and ‘learned society’, that provides provides a focal point for informed energy debate in the UK. It does this by convening a regular programme of meetings, webinars and conferences held in London, Oxford, Scotland and online.
The successful applicant will act as the operational ‘hub’ for BIEE’s activities and have a varied role involving, events management, membership development, financial administration, and communications.
Based at home, an ability to work independently is key – you will be well organised, with experience of dealing with a wide range of stakeholders, as well as handling multiple and varied priorities. You will be someone who can drive projects forward, and work to tight and frequently changing deadlines, without compromising quality. Good IT skills are essential, as is experience of organising events from conception to completion at a high standard of delivery.
You will also need the flexibility to travel to London, Oxford, and other locations on an occasional basis, to run conferences and meetings at the event venue (on average 6 times a year).
Working with members of the BIEE Council you will be responsible for
- Planning, managing and delivering our programme of conferences, webinars, and meetings (both online and in person)
- Membership management, development and communication
- Monitoring and forecasting income and expenditure, budgeting and cost control
- Providing governance support to the Council
- Producing website, email, and social media content
- Managing and using software platforms: Office 365, Mailchimp, WordPress CMS, MemberPress, Salesforce CRM, Eventbrite, Zoom, Stripe.
- Dealing with email and phone enquiries
- Undertaking other reasonable duties deemed necessary.
Additional support is available to help with conferences, membership administration and website content management.
The work is home-based, and hours are flexible. Working hours can vary, for example in the run up to a major conference, where hours can exceed the contracted 100 per month. In such a situation overtime is payable based on number of hours worked.
The current post holder is self-employed and works for BIEE as an independent contractor, but other working arrangements could be considered.
We are open to job sharing, and to looking at ways in which the role could be split. Those interested in a job share should indicate which aspects of the role they would be interested in taking on, as well as the amount of time they would have available to commit to the role. If you have a job share partner, please submit a joint application covering these points.
EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
The BIEE is an equal opportunities organisation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
All offers are made subject to standard pre-employment screening, as applicable to the post.
If you are offered the role, we will contact the referees you have nominated.
You will be asked to provide proof of your identity and right-to-work in the UK. We cannot assist with applications for work permits.
You will also be asked for a declaration of any unspent criminal convictions.
HOW TO APPLY
Please provide full CV with short supporting statement (no more than 500 words) and details of two referees.
The supporting statement should outline how you meet the requirements in the job description and tell us about what you will bring to the role.
We will be reviewing applications as and when we receive them, so encourage you to submit your applications early.
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