Carbon Leapfrog – Multiple Openings

Marketing and Communications Internship

We’re looking for a graduate to work with  Carbon Leapfrog, a new and unique business-led charity that channels free professional advice from leading service providers across a range of disciplines into UK and international carbon reduction projects.

Intern Objectives:

To help identify and extract the marketing opportunities for Carbon Leapfrog’s various projects

Increase the awareness and reach of Carbon Leapfrog’s projects among their various stakeholders

Provide a solid foundation of marketing support for future campaigns and events

How

  • Work closely with the Carbon Leapfrog team to identify marketing opportunities and create campaigns around their projects
  • Maximise coverage opportunities in the press through media relations including social media, creation and distribution of press releases, feature opportunities and case studies
  • Participate in the ongoing creation and implementation of marketing collateral

Skills

  • good organisational and planning skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication
  • the ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • good attention to detail and accuracy
  • strong IT skills
  • good knowledge of marketing techniques
  • self initiative

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Help to create and implement a Marketing, PR and Communications plan
  • Identify appropriate media publications to target
  • Drafting and distribution of press releases
  • Create and update social media channels around appropriate projects
  • Identify awards opportunities
  • Help with the development and implementation of a new website
  • Join in the sourcing of information for, and the writing of, the bi-monthly newsletter – e-mailed to the entire network
  • Help in the organising of events
  • Use the CRM database (currently Sales Force) as a marketing tool

Details

Location:   London

Hours: 4 days a week

Salary:   Voluntary. Travel expenses paid.

Application dead line: Sep 9th 2011

Duration: 3 months, but this could be adjusted according to candidates’ needs

If you feel this role is for you, please send your CV and covering letter to monicadougherty@carbonleapfrog.org

 

Events Coordinator Internship

We’re looking for a bright and motivated graduate with a passion for sustainability and carbon reduction, to work with  Carbon Leapfrog, a new and unique business-led charity that channels free professional advice from leading service providers across a range of disciplines into UK and international carbon reduction projects.

 Internship objective  

To assist with the planning, organisation and management of several exciting and ground-breaking , Carbon Leapfrog events taking place during the last quarter of 2011.   These will include key stakeholder engagement events with corporates, low-carbon communities and Government (DECC, DCLG, BIS).

 Skills requirement

  • Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading and speaking.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from a variety of staff.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person, phone and email.
  • Proficient using social media channels, such as:  You Tube, Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In etc.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Fantastic customer service and high expectations for quality.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, mail merges; email and web searches

Role responsibilities

  • Assist with selection and negotiations for venues, arrangements for catering, order supplies and audiovisual equipment, make travel arrangements etc.
  • Opportunity marketing and customer tracing.
  • Prepare background research and case study presentation (usually relating to our Carbon Leapfrog projects).
  • Prepare regular social media updates and press releases.

Details

Location:   City of London

Days: 5 days a week

Salary:   Voluntary. Travel expenses paid.

Application dead line: Sep 9th 2011

Duration: 3 months, with possibility of extension depending on availability and experience

If you feel this position is for you, please send CV and covering letter explaining why you think you are suited to the position, to: monicadougherty@carbonleafrog.org

 

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