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We are always keen to work with like minded people who share our passion for sustainable development. Though we don’t often have staff vacancies there are occasionally new roles to fill, any positions we have available will be advertised below.

Event Assistant

Reporting To: UK Events and Fundraising Officer

Location: Brighton

Salary: £8.45 per hour

Duration: 40 days during March-June (based on a 7.5 hour working day)

Application Deadline: 28/02/2017

How to Apply: Send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Role summary

We are currently looking to recruit a freelance Event Assistant to play a leading role in the organisation, promotion and logistics of our flagship challenge event – Earth Wind & Tyre.

Working from our central Brighton office, our ideal candidate will be able to work 2 days per week during March, increasing to 3 days per week from April. The successful candidate must also be able to work consecutive days in the immediate lead up to the event and during the event itself: from 8-12 June. Our standard working hours are 9am – 5:30pm, though we can be flexible to suit (please note that during the event you will be on the road [working away from our Brighton office] and required to work long days).

About our event

Earth Wind & Tyre is our bespoke wind-themed cycle challenge. Now in its third year, the route runs from Durham to Edinburgh and passes by 10 iconic wind farms. This is a two-day road cycling event.

The Event Assistant will play a key role in all aspects of organising and executing this boutique challenge event. You will work closely with and support the UK Events and Fundraising Officer to continue growing this event and to meet income targets.

Main responsibilities

Your main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Participants: assist with the recruitment of and ongoing communication with event participants, including supporting them to reach their fundraising targets.
  • Data entry: ensure our supporter database is kept up-to-date with all contacts and event related income.
  • Comms and PR: assist with event-related communications and publicity (including: e-marketing, social media content, web content, designing and creating promotional materials, press releases, securing media coverage and celebrity approaches).
  • Sponsorship: assist with securing event sponsors, promoting their support and organising their package benefits.
  • Logistics: help organise the logistics of the event (including: route planning and marking, food and food stops, support team responsibilities, accommodation, post-race reception).
  • Event merchandise: help coordinate the design and procurement of the event jerseys, caps, water bottles and medals.
  • Support during the event: be part of the event support team on 10-11 June, offering logistical support during the challenge.

Personal specification

We are looking for an experienced Event Assistant, ideally someone with experience of working on or project managing fundraising events. Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking, with a determination to make this event a success.

Essential criteria:

  • Must be available to work during and in the lead up to the event (from 8-12 June inclusive)
  • Good customer service skills, particularly on the telephone
  • Well organised with the ability to produce accurate work and to meet deadlines
  • Event management and/or fundraising experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • IT literate, competency in using Microsoft packages
  • The ability to work well as part of a team but also on your own initiative

Desired criteria:

  • Have a full driving licence and be willing to drive a support vehicle during the event
  • Experience of using WordPress, Photoshop, Publisher, Salesforce and Mailchimp
  • Proven track record of achieving income targets

Apply for this role

To apply please send your CV and a brief covering letter to emily.jesshope@renewable-world.org. Please include your availability and why you think you’re suited to the role.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Nepal

Reporting To: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal - with frequent in-country travel in Nepal, occasional travel to other South Asia project sites Kathmandu

Salary: Negotiable

Duration: 12 months fixed term (subject to extension)

Renewable World is a not-for-profit organization who tackles poverty through enabling access to affordable, reliable renewable energy services. We are looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) officer with an experience in developing and implementing M&E system in the development field.

Academic Qualification: 

Bachelor Degree – International Development/Social Sciences/ Social Work/research methods with 2-3 years of experience

Master Degree – International Development/Social Sciences/ Social Work/research methods with 1 year of experience

Experience

An experience in designing, developing and implementing M&E questionnaires and tools; quantitative and qualitative analysis, preparing report for projects focussed on income generation, enterprise development and/or health and education;

Responsibilities

The M&E officer will be responsible to manage M&E data collection activities, data analysis and synthesis and report preparation in conjunction with the project managers. This includes data collection (field and partners); data analysis (qualitative and quantitative analysis) and report writing. The M&E officer will work alongside project managers and implementing partners to perform surveys in accordance with RW agreed-on procedures and standards, and using the RW toolset. Importantly, the M&E officer is also responsible for ensuring all primary stakeholders (communities; local institutions; local leaders; government bodies; private sector entities and; financial institutions) are meaningfully engaged during the process.

The M&E officer will report to the M&E Manager and work closely with and be responsible to project managers.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter (1-page only) to jobs@renewable-world.org  or

Renewable World

c./o IDE Nepal
PO Box 2674
Kathmandu
Nepal
Tel: + 977 155 20943

Interviews

Last week of February (only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews)

Events Volunteer

Reporting To: UK Events and Fundraising Officer

Location: Brighton

Salary: Unpaid voluntary position; however we do offer a daily stipend of £10

Duration: Minimum 2 days per week for a 3 month minimum commitment

Application Deadline: 28/02/2017

How to Apply: Email your CV and cover letter to: [email protected]

We are currently looking to recruit a committed, enthusiastic and reliable Events Volunteer to help with the organisation, promotion and logistics of our flagship challenge event – Earth Wind & Tyre.

Working from our central Brighton office, we ask for a regular commitment of at least 2 days per week for a minimum period of 3 months. Our standard working hours are 9am – 5.30pm, though we can be flexible to suit. This position is unpaid; however we do offer a daily stipend of £10.

This position will provide the successful candidate with valuable on-the-job experience in the fields of fundraising, event management, communications, as well experience of working in a small international NGO and exposure to the renewable energy industry.

About our event

Earth Wind & Tyre is our bespoke wind-themed cycle challenge. Now in its third year, the route runs from Durham to Edinburgh and passes by 10 iconic wind farms. it is a two-day road cycling and fundraising event.

The Events Volunteer will get involved in all aspects of organising and executing this boutique challenge event. You will work closely with and support the UK Events and Fundraising Officer to continue growing this event and to meet income targets.

Main responsibilities

Your main areas of responsibility will include:
Participants: assist with the recruitment of and ongoing communication with event participants.
Database: ensure the database is kept up-to-date with new participants and fundraising opportunities.
Comms and PR: assist with event-related communications and publicity (including: e-marketing, social media content, web content, designing and creating promotional materials, press releases, securing media coverage and celebrity approaches).
Sponsorship: assist with securing event sponsors, promoting their support and organising their package benefits.
Logistics: help organise the logistics of the event (including: route planning and marking, food and food stops, support team responsibilities, accommodation, post-race reception).
Event merchandise: help coordinate the design and procurement of the event jerseys, caps, water bottles and medals.
Support during the event: be part of the event support team on 10-11 June, offering logistical support during the challenge.

Personal specification

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual who can work independently and is willing to contribute new ideas.

Essential criteria:
• An interest in event management and fundraising
• Determination to make the event a success
• Good customer service skills, particularly on the telephone
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• IT literate, competency in using Microsoft packages
• The ability to work well as part of a team but also on your own initiative

Desired criteria:
• Be available to work during the event (10-11 June) as part of the event support team
• Have a full driving licence and be willing to drive a support vehicle during the event
• Experience of using WordPress, Photoshop, Publisher, Salesforce and Mailchimp

Apply for this role

To apply please send your CV and a brief covering letter to emily.jesshope@renewable-world.org. Please include your availability and why you think you’re suited to the role.

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