Education, Communications and Outreach Officer


Job Title – Education, Communications and Outreach Officer 
Salary – £27,000-£30,000 dependent on experience plus Veolia
benefits (listed below) 
Location – Veolia Southwark Integrated Waste Management
Facility, 43 Devon Street, Southwark 
Hours – Full time, permanent, 40 hours per week, Monday to
Friday 08.30-17.00, some work may also be required outside office hours / at weekends
Application Deadline – November 22nd 5pm

Please submit a max 1 page cover letter and max 2 page CV in order to apply.

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care
of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It’s why we’re looking for
someone who’s just as committed as we are, to push for genuine change and bring our ambition of
Ecological Transformation to life. 

We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look
after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.

What we can offer you:

  • 25 days of annual leave 
  • Access to our company pension scheme
  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers
  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial
    health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to
  • One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and deliver recycling improvement and community engagement projects to
    change resident behaviours and improve recycling rates.
  • Deliver ECO activities planned for the contract to meet objectives, these can
    include school visits, pop-up community events, doorstepping and the development of
    recycling communication materials.
  • Support the Contract ECO Manager to provide day to day communication support for
    the contract as required, this can involve writing letters and emails to residents, posting
    calendars and organising collections for waste and recycling.
  • Support the Digital and PR team as needed with reactive media and social media
  • Communicate with various employees from Veolia to help with the running of day to
    day operations around Camden Borough.
  • Deliver internal communication campaigns to improve our safety performance and
    working culture. 

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience delivering behaviour change and/or community engagement techniques and
    analysing results
  • Experience of project and event development and delivery
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills including presentation
  • Experience of building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to identify food news stories and develop them in partnership with PR
  • A flexible and proactive approach that prioritises meeting our client and service
    user needs 
  • Full UK Drivers Licence 


  • Recycling and waste industry knowledge
  • Understanding or experience of working with local authorities
  • Ability to develop creative visual content across multiple formats 
  • Advanced understanding of data management and analysis 
  • Understanding of PR, social media, social advertising and digital

What’s next?

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We’re proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a
Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in
creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and
provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable
adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us

Here at Veolia, we’re proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how
important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place
to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression,
disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who
meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.

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