Energy Saving Trust

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy
efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate
emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part
of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and

As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to
creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities
for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible
working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information
on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.

As part of the investment in our mission we are seeking a Growth Manager. This new role has
been created to support our strategic objectives of increasing our advice, information and
support services to consumers and small businesses and growing our impact in England.

The team

The business development team cover commercial activity, public sector tendering, EU and
international projects. Our services cut across data and digital tools, consumer engagement,
training programmes and advice services.

We collaborate and support each other, sharing expertise and best practice and innovating to
deliver world class customer experience.

The role 

The purpose of this role is to develop, identify and secure new business opportunities aligned
to Energy Saving Trust’s strategic objectives:

  • To increase our advice, information and support services to consumers and small businesses
  • To increase our presence in the dominant England sustainable energy market

The role will be responsible for identifying market trends and opportunities, developing
propositions and building relationships with prospective clients.

What you’ll do 

  • Stay ahead of market developments to understand the trends and have an early sight of new
  • Actively engage with industry stakeholders, partners and prospective clients to understand
    their needs and priorities in order to inform proposition development.
  • Develop strong propositions building on Energy Saving Trust’s core competencies, which are
    aligned with our mission and strategic objectives, and deliver value to our clients and
    communities we operate in.
  • Work with senior bid / business development managers and senior strategy managers to develop
    and maintain a strong pipeline of new business opportunities aligned to Energy Saving Trust’s
    strategic objectives.  

What you’ll bring 

  • Strong understanding of the sustainable energy sector.
  • Experience working on new business opportunities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communications skills, with proven ability to build
    relationships with clients.
  • Commercial acumen.

This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.

This will need to be a full-time role.

We are open to flexible working locations (within England) and as standard we offer all
contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.

For more information, please see job description on our website.

Applications close 5pm, 12 September 2023. Interviews are intended to be held
week commencing 18 September 2023.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. In your cover letter
please explain how you meet the essential areas in the job description. Please state the job
reference you are applying for in the subject line. Applications submitted without a covering
letter will not be considered.

If you think you may need additional support or adjustments made to any part of
the application/recruitment process, please get in touch with
[email protected].

The majority of our people are working from home but have access to our office locations –
Edinburgh, London, Cardiff and Belfast. We will we be happy to discuss this and our blended
working model at the interview stage with you.

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this
post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace

To address the urgent challenges posed by the climate emergency, we need a diversity of people,
experiences and ideas. We strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and
with different identities and experiences to apply for roles with Energy Saving Trust. If there
is anything we can do to support you in applying, please get in touch with us at [email protected]. Please note that we will always
ensure that a fair recruitment process is followed for all candidates and appointments will be
made based on merit.

Find out more about our
commitment to diversity and inclusion here.

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