Communications and Events Coordinator, part time - 20 hours per week

Location
London WC2H / hybrid
Salary
£30,000 - £40,000 FTE, depending on experience + benefits
Posted
27 May 2022
Closes
26 Jun 2022

Worthstone

Worthstone provides financial advisers and wealth managers with a gateway into the world of sustainable investment. For the last ten years we have worked tirelessly to promote this approach, which helps channel investment into organisations that meet the greatest needs of society and the environment, changing people’s lives for the better!

The profile of sustainable investment has grown significantly, and Worthstone is set to capture this opportunity with the range of product offerings we have available. We are now looking to recruit a Communications and Events Coordinator, who can help Worthstone meet the challenge of this exciting growth phase. 

So, if you are looking for a role where you can make a real difference to society, and the planet, read on....

The role 

(Part time 20 hrs pw; can be spread across 5 days or 3 full days. Hybrid, minimum one office day.)

The Communications and Events Coordinator will be responsible for creating regular, engaging content for Worthstone's external channels including our website, social media, newsletters, blogs and trade press. They will also work with the CEO to shape and deliver our communications strategy.

Additionally, the Communications and Events Coordinator will be the key organiser of our established, annual flagship event, the Impact Investment Academy (IIA) conference. This year will be our 12th event, and we are currently in the planning stages for November 2022, to be held in London, hosting about 200 delegates. The successful candidate will have regular contact with the CEO and team, and would then liaise with the event production partners to ensure the smooth running of the event.

We would expect the responsibilities and scope of this role to grow over time, as the successful candidate developed a deeper understanding of the impact investment industry and Worthstone's mission.

The Candidate 

This role will be well suited to a communications “all-rounder”, with previous events experience and exceptional communication skills. Ideally, candidates will have an interest in sustainable investment, the desire to work in a purpose-driven business and a pro-active, “can do” attitude — essential to flourish in our small but growing team!

Key skills and experience will include:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in communications and events
  • Creating multi-level content across all channels for a range of audiences, including digital content, social media, blogs, newsletters etc.
  • Previous experience and success managing large scale, conference style events
  • MS Office, WordPress, MailChimp, SurveyMonkey, Eventbrite, Adobe Creative Suite / Canva
  • Proficient with all social media channels (e.g. Twitter/LinkedIn) and scheduling software
  • Excellent organisation and project management skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Experience of working in financial services or a related sector would be an advantage but not essential
  • Have the right to work in the UK

Please see attached JD for a full description of the role requirements.

Benefits

  • The opportunity to work in a purpose-driven certified B Corporation, where your day-to-day work results in positive outcomes for society
  • Support with external training to help you reach your full potential
  • A working environment in which there is scope for you to shape the role to your own strengths
  • Flexible working within business hours 
  • Flexible office/remote working time split  25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Workplace pension scheme

Working for us

Worthstone is proud to have been awarded the “Best for the World” accolade for Governance in 2021, which means we’re in the top 5% of B Corps for our size globally. B Corps are companies that value purpose as much as profit – promoting a ‘better’ way of doing business and helping build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. 

The successful candidate will enjoy a highly rewarding career working for a progressive company which invests in its staff and values and rewards individual contribution.

To Apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter telling us why you would like to work for Worthstone and/ or in sustainable investment, and outline how your previous experience meets the role requirements.

Interviews will be scheduled as and when suitable candidates apply. We thank everyone for your applications, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date 26th June

Worthstone Limited is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex (gender) or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics). A copy of this policy is available on request.