Membership Project Officer

UK 100

  • Team: Network and Membership Team
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Location: Remote, but postholder will be expected to work at the London office minimum twice a month
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 23rd Jan 2023 GMT

Job Description

We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Membership Project Officer who can use their outstanding organisational skills to plan and execute projects that help our local leaders and their staff tackle the Climate Emergency and reach Net Zero. 

The role will support the delivery of a programme of work such as developing UK100’s network and membership offer, organising events for local government politicians and officers (online and in-person), supporting the deployment of consultancy support to local authorities and evolving UK100’s Knowledge Hub to promote the sharing of best practice.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Support UK100’s work that develops a network of elected local leaders and their teams, assisting our members in sharing policy expertise, best practice and convening them to advocate for significant local action on climate and clean air.

  • Organise online and in-person events such as knowledge sharing webinars, member roundtables and panel sessions, and coordinate UK100’s presence at external events such as party conferences. 

  • Develop UK100’s online Knowledge Hub, which includes written and multimedia case studies of best practice and political toolkits that inspire and support ambitious local action by local leaders and officers.

  • Support the deployment of political consultants to enable local authorities to overcome political, organisational and engagement challenges they face in implementing ambitious Net Zero projects. 

  • Assist in the development of UK100’s membership pledge programme that secures leaders’ commitment to ambitious action towards Net Zero - and develop support for them to deliver against it, with regular meetings, communications and research.

  • Provide administrative support for the Network Membership Director and Network Programme Manager ensuring minutes are accurately recorded, disseminated and actioned. 

  • Support the development and maintenance of UK100’s CRM database.

  • Deliver ambitious and impactful projects: to time, budget, and meet agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and organisational outcomes. 

  • Support and comply with UK100’s guidance on branding, tone of voice and key messages, positively contributing towards raising UK100’s profile.

  • We are a small team. Ad hoc duties will thus arise, and every staff member is expected to support the team efforts. 

 

Place in organisational structure: 

The post holder will: 

  • Report to the Network Programme Manager 

Key relationships: 

Internal: 

  • Network Membership Director

  • Network Programme Manager

  • Network Programme Officer 

  • Communications Manager 


External: 

  • Local councillors, predominantly leaders and cabinet members 

  • Relevant Local Authority officers 

  • Relevant business and corporates 

  • NGOs and partner organisations 

Working Conditions: The postholder can be based in the UK100 London office (once we return from remote working) and will be expected to be flexible in the ways hours are worked. Some travel around the UK may be required. 

Special Note: This job description does not form part of the employment contract but indicates how that contract should be performed. The job description may be subject to amendment in the light of experience and consultation with the post holder. 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: UK100 is actively taking steps towards developing new opportunities for people from an array of backgrounds, ensuring that everybody has an equal opportunity and is not treated differently or discriminated against because of their characteristics. UK100 values the voices of each of its employees in order to progress in a collaborative, innovative and well balanced way. The postholder will be expected to echo and support this. 

Person Specification Criteria

Knowledge

  • Awareness of politics and policy re: Net Zero and the Climate Emergency, and local challenges and opportunities for action

  • Understanding of the structures and functions of local government in the UK 

Experience

  • Supporting the delivery of ambitious and impactful projects

  • Event management (in person and online): preferably in a campaign or governmental (local or national) context

  • Working in a lobbying, advocacy or influencing role

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders

  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills

  • Attention to detail and high standards of accuracy 

Other

  • Committed to the vision of UK100

Interviews: To be held virtually in the week commencing 30th January 2023

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 23rd Jan 2023

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 23rd Jan 2023