Change Agents UK

Marketing Executive

Project Marketing Executive
Employer Society for the Environment (SocEnv)
Job Description


Society for the Environment (SocEnv) is incorporated by Royal Charter (2004) to license UK professional bodies to award their members with the qualification "Chartered Environmentalist" (CEnv) and Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech). There are currently 24 license professional partners through which 7,000 individuals have registered as Chartered Environmentalists (within the UK and across 60+ countries worldwide).

The 24 Licensed Bodies have about 500,000 individual members from whom they may draw future potential Chartered Environmentalists and Environmental Technicians who qualify to join the professional registers. The market for the Society's qualifications could draw from a potential international market and there are ambitious growth plans to deliver 10,000 individuals on the CEnv register by 2019. There is plenty of scope for long-term growth for this young organisation.

They work with their licensed bodies to deliver events and publications that showcase the work of its member bodies.

The company is also developing its policy voice - it aspires to provide key environmental insight on environmental challenges faced by the wide array of sectors it represents. This is achieved by facilitating policy collaboration between its licensed partners and external organisations.


Delivery of targeted marketing communication activities directly and through collaboration with SocEnv’s key partners that increase awareness of the organisation and supports growth in registrations

Benefits of this opportunity

The individual will be a critical part of a small not for profit business team. They will have the opportunity to develop and execute marketing plans that directly align with the strategic aims of the organisations. They will also work across partnership of 24 professional bodies to amplify our messaging. The individual will also work closely with our policy lead to ensure alignment of messaging and will cover the full marketing mix for the society including reviewing our product portfolio.

Future employment potential

This is a full time position within the Society. As part of our ambitious growth plans the Society is growing and marketing the value of what we do remains a critical part of our strategy going forward. This is a vital role for the Society with the potential to develop into a leadership / strategic position in the future.

Benefits of working with Change Agents UK

Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables students and recent graduates to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:

• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy.

• Management support and networking opportunities.

• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.

• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.

• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.

This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to or call 01572 723419

Project County Warwickshire
Location Coventry


  1. Develop and delivery of targeted marketing campaigns for the Society.

  2. Effective Network on marketing teams across the Society’s 24 Professional Body Partners.

  3. Lively and well used website and social media, marketing collateral and newsletter.

  4. Relevant insight and market research summaries.

Key Tasks

  1. Manage, review and update information on the SocEnv website and blog.

  2. Maintain the marketing toolkit and work with SocEnv’s partners to collectively promote our registrations.

  3. Collate enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations.

  4. Design, prepare and produce marketing collateral including and not limited to brochures, handouts, direct mailings, promotional videos, photographs, films and multi-media programmes.

  5. Manage and update information and engage with users on SocEnv social media platforms including email campaigns.

  6. Source and manage speaking, exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at events which meet our target audience.

  7. Respond to market research undertaken by the organisation and revise communication plans accordingly.

  8. Write and edit the in-house news, articles and content for the annual report where required.

  9. Assist with event organisation and attend events to represent the organisation in person.

  10. Ensure consistent communication of the image and brand values

  11. Monitor and report on trends and customer activity.

Personal Specification


  1. Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject.

  2. Experience of working under demanding time pressures and deadlines.

  3. Demonstration of an ability to confidently work and communicate across all levels.

  4. Experience of working with a wide range of key partners and building effective relationships.

  5. Experience of delivering marketing campaigns for the business.

  6. Competent ICT skills.

  7. Social media experience and evidence of managing digital campaigns.

  8. Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  9. Team player with ability to work well as part of a small team.


  1. Extensive previous experience of working in a marketing role.

  2. Keen interest and appreciation for environmental sustainability.

  3. Web development and CRM experience.

Position Details

Employer: Society for the Environment

Salary (per annum pro rata): £25,000 per annum

Closing Date: Sunday 15th January 2017

Telephone Interview: Please be available for a telephone interview w/c 23rd January 2017

Interview Date: Monday 30th January 2017

Start Date: ASAP

Length of Opportunity: Permanent

Hours/Week: 35

Work outside normal hours: Not expected to be required – would only be in exceptional circumstances

Annual leave: 25 days per annum pro rata

Probation period: 6 months

Base: Coventry Techno Park

Salary £25,000 per annum
Application Deadline 2017-01-15
Interview Date 2017-01-30
Hours Per Week 35.00
Places Available 1

Closed - no further applications permitted