We’re hiring…

  • Contract Type – 4 days per week for 6 months
  • Grade Salary – £18,000 pro rata
  • Hours of Work – 9 am – 5 pm
  • Location – Bristol (City to Sea HQ)
  • Probationary Period – 3 months
  • Notice Period – 1 month

Who are City to Sea? 

We’re a multi-award-winning non-profit environmental organisation campaigning to stop plastic pollution. Through our fun, solutions-focused initiatives we’re empowering individuals to make a difference in their communities, working with corporations and retailers to help them tackle plastic pollution and reaching millions of people with our digital content and campaigns.

We’re made up of everyday people doing extraordinary things; using our skills (and sometimes discovering new ones) to create a more beautiful world. Our mission is to connect our actions to the oceans, by giving people and businesses from all backgrounds simple ways to make a significant difference. 

Our primary campaigns are ‘Refill’, Europe’s leading, award-winning free tap water initiative; ‘Switch the Stick’, our successful cotton bud campaign run in 2016\17 which called on all UK retailers to switch from plastic to paper stem buds, stopping over 400 tonnes a year of single-use plastic at source and ‘Plastic-free Periods’ which to date has directly reached over 9 million people and includes a schools pilot currently being run in 22 schools with 6000 students. Our recent ‘plastic tax’ petition gathered 250k signatures. 

About this role

This is an exciting role for a creative and ambitious digital native looking to learning and grow within a Digital and Marketing role. Getting hands on experience to help us prevent plastic pollution at source.

Working closely with the Digital Product Manager you’ll help manage and maintain the Refill & City to Sea websites along with support with queries about the Refill app. As well as this you’ll be the frontline support for marketing queries to assist with the Head of Marketing and Campaigns

Administration & managing enquires

  • Manage the Refill / City to Sea marketing email account
  • Manage all app & website enquires
  • Support with media enquiries and general Refill marketing / PR questions
  • Manage folders / keep images up to date etc
  • Ad hoc admin requests from Digital Project Manager & Head of marketing & Campaigns.

Website support

  • Building new pages / blogs
  • Onsite SEO optimisation
  • General website admin & updates
  • Create all schemes pages
  • Create all international schemes pages
  • Maintain maps / support with data process

App support

  • Support with international translation process
  • App reporting
  • General / app enquires
  • Support with setting up app ads

Reporting

  • Own the reporting process
  • Log all media coverage
  • Log all partnerships activity & keep the tracker up to date
  • Manage the monthly reporting process for Refill
  • App and website reporting

Schemes Support

  • Create all new schemes web content and upload to the site
  • Create and share all new schemes launch social media content
  • Create monthly schemes blog content (tips and support)

Materials and Resources

  • Manage the design process for all new materials (international / ad hoc materials)
  • Ordering materials and keeping up to date on stock etc..

In return you’ll get:

  • The opportunity to work for an award-winning, not for profit
  • The chance to work on meaningful projects that show a positive impact on our planet.
  • 36 days holiday (pro rata, including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme 
  • Plus, you’ll work with a great group of like-minded people who will always be there to help answer any questions
  • A fun working environment, in a converted warehouse based near Spike Island & the SS Great Britain

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 30th June

Though all applicants will be treated equally regardless of sex, race or other status we particularly welcome those from black, asian and minority ethnic groups.

Category: Jobs
  • Contract Type – 1-year fixed-term starting ASAP (with extension dependent on funding)
  • Grade Salary – £35,000 per annum FTE
  • Hours of Work – 9 am – 5 pm 5 days per week (4 days will be considered)
  • Location – Bristol HQ
  • Probationary Period – 3 months
  • Notice Period – 1 month
  • Holiday – 36 days per annum pro rata, to include bank holidays

Purpose:                    

Lead the Partnership Management Team to deliver against the financial and engagement targets defined in the Annual Company Objectives. To deliver maximum value for City to Sea through income generation, communications and influencing in line with City to Sea’s Ethical and Sustainability Policies.

  • Reports to: CEO
  • Direct Reports:  Team of four; made up of Partnership Managers and Coordinators.

About City to Sea

City to Sea is an award-winning not-for-profit environmental organisation campaigning to stop plastic pollution – from city to sea. Through our fun, solutions-focused initiatives we’re empowering individuals to make a difference in their communities, working with companies and retailers to help them tackle plastic pollution and reaching millions of people with our digital content and campaigns. 

We’re made up of everyday people doing extraordinary things; using our skills (and sometimes discovering new ones) to create a more beautiful world. Our mission is to connect our actions to the oceans, by giving people and businesses from all backgrounds simple ways to make a significant difference. 

Our primary campaigns are ‘Refill‘, Europe’s leading, award-winning free tap water initiative; ‘Switch the Stick‘, our successful cotton bud campaign run in 2016\17 which called on all UK retailers to switch from plastic to paper stem buds, stopping over 400 tonnes a year of single-use plastic at source and ‘Plastic-free Periods’ which to date has directly reached over 9 million people and includes a schools pilot currently being run in 22 schools with 6000 students. Our recent ‘plastic tax’ petition gathered 250k signatures. 

About the role

City to Sea is now looking for a Head of Partnerships to manage and improve the Partnerships function in the organisation to meet our strategic aims. You will be part of the Senior Management Team and will support and where appropriate occasionally deputise for the Chief Executive or other Heads of Department.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Create and deliver a strategy that maximises value and delivers against targets defined. Including; setting team vision, objectives, processes, KPIs, programme plans and workstream reporting, risk log & actions for mitigation, securing resources and budgets.
  2. Lead, manage and develop the Partnership Management team.
  3. Set (in conjunction with planning managers), manage and deliver income and expenditure budgets and targets for the Partnership Management team, including submitting proposals and pitches to win new business.
  4. Ensure tools and processes are in place to effectively deliver account objectives in collaboration with teams across the organisation.
  5. Identify and share best practice within the Partnership Management team.
  6. Develop and manage relationships with senior level contacts within partner organisations.
  7. Maintain expert knowledge of market and competitor activity to maximise benefits.
  8. Work in collaboration with internal stakeholders to manage cross organisational delivery of integrated partnerships.
  9. Represent partnerships at high level internal and external events, joint steering committees and working groups.
  10. Plan best allocation of resources to deliver the biggest impact.
  11. Be familiar with and adhere to all relevant City to Sea policies and procedures at all times.
  12. Any other duties as reasonably required in line with the skills, knowledge and experience.

About you

We are looking for an ambitious and highly experienced senior professional who will take responsibility for the management of the Partnerships team, including new business and account management. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualities:

Essential:

  • Delivering mutually beneficial partnerships in a large organisation
  • Sales, marketing and account management with major clients
  • Leadership and development of a strong, high performing team
  • Leading the successful implementation of a strategy
  • Understanding of a wide range of business sectors
  • Developing propositions within B2B and B2C contexts
  • Short term and long-term business planning
  • Creating and implementing new strategies, tools and processes
  • Public speaking – confidence addressing small groups, large meetings or individual VIPs
  • Budget planning and forecasting

In return you’ll get:

  • The opportunity to work for an award-winning, not for profit.
  • The chance to work on meaningful projects that show a positive impact on our planet.
  • 36 days holiday (pro rata, including bank holidays).
  • Pension scheme.
  • Plus, you’ll work with a great group of like-minded people who will always be there to help answer any questions. 

Workplace:

The expectation that this post is based in City to Sea’s offices in Bristol, with frequent travel to London. A London-based candidate may be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 23rd June

Though all applicants will be treated equally regardless of sex, race or other status we particularly welcome those from black, asian and minority ethnic groups.

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To
Partnership Manager in outsetHead of Partnerships once appointed
Hours of Work4 days a week (9-5 or 10-6)
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6 months fixed-term starting ASAP(with extension dependent on funding)
Salary£20,000 (£25,000 FTE) 
LocationBristol
Role
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Who are City to Sea? 

We’re a multi-award-winning non-profit environmental organisation campaigning to stop plastic pollution, from city to sea. Through our fun, solutions-focused initiatives we’re empowering individuals to make a difference in their communities, working with corporations and retailers to help them tackle plastic pollution and reaching millions of people with our digital content and campaigns.

We’re made up of everyday people doing extraordinary things; using our skills (and sometimes discovering new ones) to create a more beautiful world. Our mission is to connect our actions to the oceans, by giving people and businesses from all backgrounds simple ways to make a significant difference. 

Our primary campaigns are ‘Refill‘, Europe’s leading, award-winning free tap water initiative; ‘Switch the Stick‘, our successful cotton bud campaign run in 2016\17 which called on all UK retailers to switch from plastic to paper stem buds, stopping over 400 tonnes a year of single-use plastic at source and ‘Plastic-free Periods’ which to date has directly reached over 9 million people and includes a schools pilot currently being run in 22 schools with 6000 students. Our recent ‘plastic tax’ petition gathered 250k signatures.

About you:

  • Are you passionate about tackling plastic pollution and eager to make a difference?
  • Do you have experience working with partners and community groups to elevate campaigns, brands or sustainability initiatives?
  • Are you a natural networker who builds relationships fast?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-moving, agile environment?
  • Are you able to prioritise a busy workload to ensure you’re having the greatest impact?

About the role: 

City to Sea was founded in Bristol in 2015, and the Bristol Coordinator will be responsible for increasing our great reputation and network across the city, ensuring we’re able to make maximum impact with our campaigns.

This role will require networking and collaboration across local community groups, corporates and third sector partners, identifying the best opportunities to stop plastic pollution at source. Using our network, our supporters and stakeholders, the Bristol Coordinator will develop our reputation around the city effectively seeking out and delivering opportunities for collaboration.

Responsibilities & Deliverables: 

 1. Refill Bristol Schemes, Delivery and Reporting

  • Promote the Refill app and be a positive champion of it in Bristol.
  • Establish new local community Refill Schemes across Bristol and the surrounding areas to increase Refill Station numbers.
  • Ensure hard-to-reach groups are actively targeted and engaged in setting up community Refill schemes.
  • Maintain regular communications with existing Refill Schemes and actively encourage their continued engagement.
  • Ensure that all local Refill Schemes have a current MOU in place.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records relating to local Refill Schemes and provide all necessary data and information for monthly Refill reporting.  
  • Source content for Refill website as appropriate (e.g. information from Refill Schemes to enable creation of their web pages) 
  • Contribute to improvement and development of the Refill app and website by reporting problems or constructive suggestions to City to Sea and participating in app testing.  

  2. Partnerships and Representation

  • Seek out and develop additional partnerships or manage existing ones across the city, such as working with local corporates, community groups and environmental organisations.
  • Liaise with City to Sea’s partnerships team to promote our campaigns and increasing engagement and branding in high footfall areas (shopping centres, airports and transport hubs, universities etc).
  • Represent City to Sea at key events, giving presentations and interviews to raise awareness and encourage engagement with our campaigns.

3. Community Projects

  • Manage a database of Bristol-based volunteers. Coordinate their training, attendance at local events and involvement in local projects.
  • Liaise with the Campaigns Coordinator on delivering talks and workshops at schools, universities and community groups.
  • Coordinate our attendance at local community events e.g. providing a speaker and manning exhibition stands.

4.  Funding

  • Spot opportunities to seek out funding support to elevate our campaigns across the city.
  • Lead on opportunities for fundraising events locally and spot potential events and organisations which may want to fundraise for City to Sea.
  • Facilitate meetings with potential funders and lead on any preparation work to ensure our bid is successful.
  • Apply for any funding with input and approval from City to Sea. 

   5. Marketing & Communications

  • Create and manage a shared Refill Bristol marketing and communications calendar and contribute to the City to Sea calendar.
  • Liaise with the Digital Communications Coordinator to promote involvement in Bristol community events and projects.
  • Report local media coverage achieved to City to Sea’s Head of Marketing & Campaigns. 
  • Inform City to Sea of any significant anticipated media coverage or newsworthy events to include on City to Sea and Refill’s social media channels.
  • Further develop Refill Bristol branded guides, resources and strategies.
  • Use Refill Scheme contacts and networks to encourage awareness of and engagement with other City to Sea campaigns and activity as appropriate.  

Who we’re looking for: 

  • Demonstrable commitment to environmental issues and City to Sea’s aims and objectives. 
  • A minimum of 18 months experience in a similar role.
  • Willingness and availability to manage and attend City to Sea’s presence at Bristol based events, some of which will be out of normal 9-5 working hours. This time will be paid back in lieu. 
  • A strong understanding of community engagement and partnership working.
  • Confidence in public speaking and inspiring others to get involved in a cause or project.
  • Volunteer management.
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • Super-duper organised and able to work well under pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. 
  • Self-motivated and can work effectively on their own, as well as liaising with others effectively on shared projects.

In return you’ll get:

  • The opportunity to work for an award-winning, not for profit.
  • The chance to work on meaningful projects that show a positive impact on our planet.
  • 36 days holiday (pro rata, including bank holidays).
  • Pension scheme.
  • Plus, you’ll work with a great group of like-minded people who will always be there to help answer any questions. 

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 9th June

Though all applicants will be treated equally regardless of sex, race or other status we particularly welcome those from black, asian and minority ethnic groups.

Category: Jobs

Reporting to: National Coordinator
Hours of work: 2 days per month (24 days annually)
Contract: one year freelance contract
Salary: £175 per day
Location: Regionally based – work from home
Role covers: North England includes Newcastle, Leeds, York, Liverpool and Manchester. Travel within region required.

This project build on the work already done to reduce plastic pollution from menstrual products as part of our Plastic Free Periods campaign https://www.citytosea.org.uk/plasticfreeperiods/

The Plastic-Free Periods schools programme aims to bring about a UK revolution in education for health-conscious, environmentally friendly menstrual products. This programme is part of a collaborative project between the Women’s Environmental Network and City to Sea, leading to widespread behaviour change that reduces plastic pollution from periods. The project will enable and empower teachers and educators to help us reach the critical mass, or ‘tipping point’ needed to fully mainstream reusable period products and make them as accessible as possible.

What we’re going to do:   

  • Deliver a PHSE Association certified Plastic-Free Periods workshop programme in schools, universities and community centres nationally to raise awareness of plastic in disposable menstrual products and educate on the wide range of plastic-free options available
  • Train 600 school educators and 50 Environmenstrual Ambassadors to deliver interactive workshops to around 19,000 participants
  • Champion reusable menstrual products such as menstrual cups, cloth pads, reusable period underwear and plastic-free disposables

Purpose of the Job

To co-deliver the Plastic Free Periods schools programme, a 12 month project designed to reach more than 20,000 pupils across the UK. 

Scope of the job

Deliver teacher training workshops using the resources and materials provided, collect feedback from teachers and students and liaise with the National Coordinator.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in the education sector or in delivering training
  • Ability to self-manage time
  • You’re already using reusables and are comfortable talking about them.

Desirables

  • Experience in the education sector and an understanding of existing education systems and networks
  • An understanding of how the primary and secondary school curriculum works
  • An understanding of project reporting and evaluation

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver Plastic Free Periods Teacher Training Programme to teachers at schools in your Region, using the materials provided.
  • Maintain positive relationships with teaching networks and individuals.
  • Manage the dissemination of free product samples to teachers.
  • Collect feedback from teachers and adapt training events where appropriate.
  • Relay any urgent resource updates or amendments required to the National Coordinator.
  • Manage personal travel budget.
  • Liaise with the National Coordinator about any local press and media opportunities.

In return you’ll get:

  • The opportunity to work for an award-winning not for profit
  • The chance to work on meaningful projects that show a positive impact on our 
    planet.
  • Plus, you’ll work with a great group of like-minded people who will always be there to help answer any questions

How to apply

Click here to apply!

Closing date: June 21st

Though all applicants will be treated equally regardless of sex, race or other status, we particularly those from black and minority ethnic groups. 

Category: Jobs

Reporting to: National Coordinator
Hours of work: 2 days per month (24 days annually)
Contract: one year freelance contract
Salary: £175 per day
Location: Regionally based – work from home
Role covers: Midlands includes Nottingham, Birmingham and Cambridge. Travel within region required.

This project build on the work already done to reduce plastic pollution from menstrual products as part of our Plastic Free Periods campaign https://www.citytosea.org.uk/plasticfreeperiods/

The Plastic-Free Periods schools programme aims to bring about a UK revolution in education for health-conscious, environmentally friendly menstrual products. This programme is part of a collaborative project between the Women’s Environmental Network and City to Sea, leading to widespread behaviour change that reduces plastic pollution from periods. The project will enable and empower teachers and educators to help us reach the critical mass, or ‘tipping point’ needed to fully mainstream reusable period products and make them as accessible as possible.

What we’re going to do:   

  • Deliver a PHSE Association certified Plastic-Free Periods workshop programme in schools, universities and community centres nationally to raise awareness of plastic in disposable menstrual products and educate on the wide range of plastic-free options available
  • Train 600 school educators and 50 Environmenstrual Ambassadors to deliver interactive workshops to around 19,000 participants
  • Champion reusable menstrual products such as menstrual cups, cloth pads, reusable period underwear and plastic-free disposables

Purpose of the Job

To co-deliver the Plastic Free Periods schools programme, a 12 month project designed to reach more than 20,000 pupils across the UK. 

Scope of the job

Deliver teacher training workshops using the resources and materials provided, collect feedback from teachers and students and liaise with the National Coordinator.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in the education sector or in delivering training
  • Ability to self-manage time
  • You’re already using reusables and are comfortable talking about them.

Desirables

  • Experience in the education sector and an understanding of existing education systems and networks
  • An understanding of how the primary and secondary school curriculum works
  • An understanding of project reporting and evaluation

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver Plastic Free Periods Teacher Training Programme to teachers at schools in your Region, using the materials provided.
  • Maintain positive relationships with teaching networks and individuals.
  • Manage the dissemination of free product samples to teachers.
  • Collect feedback from teachers and adapt training events where appropriate.
  • Relay any urgent resource updates or amendments required to the National Coordinator.
  • Manage personal travel budget.
  • Liaise with the National Coordinator about any local press and media opportunities.

In return you’ll get:

  • The opportunity to work for an award-winning not for profit
  • The chance to work on meaningful projects that show a positive impact on our 
    planet.
  • Plus, you’ll work with a great group of like-minded people who will always be there to help answer any questions

How to apply

Click here to apply!

Closing date: June 21st

Though all applicants will be treated equally regardless of sex, race or other status, we particularly those from black and minority ethnic groups. 

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