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Internship

THIS INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO GREEN SKILLS FOR JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PARTICIPANTS 

 

About Bristol Energy Network

Bristol Energy Network is an umbrella organisation for individuals and community groups with an interest in energy in Bristol and the surrounding area.

 

BEN members are working to create a new energy system that works for us all. Our vision is a city where clean, green, affordable energy is delivered to the community by the community. We believe that to build an energy system that works for everyone, everyone must be involved in building it. We are actively working to include all Bristol communities in our work and to support them to run their own energy projects.

https://bristolenergynetwork.org/

Number of roles 

1

Deadline

Tuesday 28th June

Main purpose of role

Bristol Energy Network are excited to support the Green Skills programme as it is a much needed focus on diversity within the environmental sector. We are keen to partner with learners from the programme, on the community energy front, as they begin their careers in the green sector. 

The role will support of Bristol Energy Network's Coordinator (network development) and Project Development Manager to understand and experience the various elements involved in developing and supporting community energy projects 

 

What would you be doing? 

Responsibilities would include  planning and follow up for national community energy conference, network building, supporting network members, R&D to support future projects.

 

Where is the opportunity based? 

At least some in-person working in our office, (based in Stokes Croft, Bristol) but remote working also available.

If possible attendance at conference all day Saturday 18th June. 

What are the working hours? 

To be discussed - could be part-time or full time but would need to be completed by 31st October 2022

 

Intern description

There is an expectation that the intern will have a commitment to the aims of Bristol Energy Network, BEN’s equal opportunities policy and the network’s open and collaborative approach. However, it is not essential that applicants have experience of working in the community energy or sustainability sector.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum Maths and English GCSE or equivalent.

 

Desirable

  • Education to a higher level e.g. Degree or equivalent.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Competancies and Experience

Essential
We will be looking for:

  • Experience of administration, communicating and working with external stakeholders.

  • Ability to work in a team and able to identify where their skills complement others.

  • Ability to maintain admin systems independently and accurately.

  • Ability to work flexibly and manage competing priorities, with a willingness to occasionally work outside standard office hours.

  • Highly organised at managing time and workload.

Desirable

  • Experience of online communications, e.g. social media, or newsletter.

  • Ability to present complex information in an accessible and appropriate manner.

  • Knowledge and experience of using databases and Zoom.

  • Prioritising workloads

  • Being responsive and flexible to network needs 

Recruitment process

THIS INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO GREEN SKILLS FOR JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PARTICIPANTS 

  1. Please send a CV and covering letter detailing your interest in the internship to coordinator@bristolenergynetwork.org

  2. All applicants will be invited to a short online interview. 

To go back to the Green Skills Opportunities page click here.

 

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