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Vacancy: Orkney Renewables Marketing Officer

EMEC is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters.
We are committed to supporting the transition to net zero and are also pioneering developments in green hydrogen and island energy systems.

Orkney Renewables Marketing Officer

£18,849 – £20,943 plus contributory pension 

We are recruiting for an Orkney Renewables Marketing Officer to develop and deliver an Orkney renewables marketing plan to promote the progress being made and challenges that the islands face in pursuit of a net zero future.

You will manage and update the EMEC website, social media accounts and associated online platforms,  coordinate Orkney renewables engagement activities including conferences, events, media engagement, sponsorship and awards applications, as well as managing and hosting visits to Orkney. In addition, you will develop Orkney renewables digital and print resources including leaflets, exhibition materials, presentations and a photo / film library.

Educated to HND or degree level in a marketing or related subject, you will have strong marketing and branding skills, good public relations, excellent communication styles in written or verbal form and be articulate and self-motivated, with the ability to work as part of a larger team or to your own initiative.

Experience in public speaking and website design, and knowledge of renewable energy would be advantageous to the applicant.

Based in Orkney and co-funded by Orkney Islands Council, this post is for a period of 12 months initially. It must be the applicant’s first graduate level job and have commenced within two years of graduation.

Do you want to lead the charge in the marine energy revolution?

Apply now:

Thank you for your interest in working at EMEC. Please consider the job description and submit your C.V. to hr@emec.org.uk along with a covering letter explaining how you believe you fit the description for the post.

The following information must also be provided:

  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.
  • Written confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK. Documentation will be requested if you successfully progress to the next stage of our recruitment process. For examples of eligibility proof, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/right-to-work-checklist.
  • An indication of any times that you will not be available for interview on the date noted below.

For an informal discussion about this post, please call Lisa MacKenzie on 01856 852207.

Closing date for applications: 1pm Friday 17th December 2021.
Interview date: Wednesday 19th January 2022

All of the relevant documents that are required to apply for this job can be found at the bottom of this page in the downloads section.

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