Passivhaus Affiliate

We are hiring! Marketing & Events Coordinator

We are in a climate emergency and, in the UK, buildings are a key culprit – accountable for almost 40% of the country’s total carbon emissions. We are looking for an exceptional communicator/ marketeer specialising in sustainable zero carbon buildings to join our team! The role includes delivering key messages across a variety of mediums; promoting the latest exemplary Passivhaus projects; organising enticing events, and growing membership.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a team-player with initiative and a passion for collaboration. You will be a motivated and enthusiastic person who has an interest in communication with a good understanding of zero carbon buildings, and ideally, experience of working in small teams.

This is not a scientific technical role. As a minimum we require qualifications of a relevant degree and 2 years’ relevant work experience. 


Essential Skills


  • Architecture/ construction industry background & knowledge in zero carbon buildings.
  • An understanding of Passivhaus.
  • Demonstratable experience of communications, marketing, or related activities.
  • Capable of prioritising work, consistently meeting deadlines, & keen attention to detail.
  • Computer literate. Proficient in Photoshop and InDesign with strong design sensibilities.
  • Working knowledge of Passivhaus.
  • Experience of maintaining websites.
  • Creating/editing video content.
  • Experience of organising & delivering events.
  • Highly organised, with a systematic approach.
  • SEO experience. Experience of maintaining, analysing & growing professional social media profiles.

Please include examples of your work. 
If you have strong design skills, please include a link to examples of your work or include a 2-3 images with your resume. If you have brilliant PR skills, please provide links to published articles or campaigns and clearly identify what you were responsible for. If you are experienced with business/company social media – please state handles and which posts, you have been involved with.


The role includes

The role is varied and encompasses support with marketing, PR, and social media. A full job specification can be downloaded here. If you have the right attitude and provide a complimentary fit to the existing team, we are open to build the role around your strengths. The position includes, but is not limited to:

  • Organise & assist delivery of a varied events programme including seminars, conferences, and increased digital delivery.
  • Support maintenance of the PHT websites, UK Passivhaus project database, and assist implementation of a new online e-learning hub.
  • Handle client enquiries – email/phone/’virtual’ face to face, and assist communication, recruitment, and management of PHT members.
  • Assist the promotion of the Trust’s campaigns, reports, events & training, and support growth of the Trust’s press & media connections.

How to apply

To apply, please email a CV, examples of your work, and a brief covering note or email stating why you would be suited to the role to by 31stAugust 2020. Interviews will take place in first week of September 2020. We reserve the right to interview and appoint someone before the deadline if an ideal candidate comes forward before that date.


Contract Details

The role is beginning in September 2020. 

The job is remote working for the foreseeable future, with weekly team meetings via zoom. Training & support will be provided via various team members for the first month, which will then be reviewed.

Depending on experience, salary will be approx. £25,000 - £30,000 FTE. For the right candidate, the role can be negotiated to either a full time or part-time role (between 2/5 days per week), pro rata according to days worked.

LETI logoThe role will be predominantly based with the Passivhaus Trust, however there is the opportunity to also work with the London Energy Transformative Initiative (LETI), a network of built environment professionals working towards a zero-carbon built environment, for 1 day per week under the same contract. You will have one main point of contact within LETI. Please check the full job description for further details. 


Further Information

2020 Marketing & Events Coordinator Job specification

30th July 2020

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