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Frome Town Council – Resilience Summer Placement

Are you looking to build up your work experience? Frome Town Council is offering a flexible summer placement in our exciting resilience team. From reducing waste and cutting air pollution to helping Frome become one of the UK’s first fossil fuel free towns, it’s a growing and important area. Previous summer placements have gone on to get paid positions in sustainability.

The candidate will work on a range of projects: from the country’s first Sharing Shop (www.sharefrome.org) and community fridge, to our electric car club, to supporting our pioneering work around renewable energy and energy efficiency.

The role will entail:

  • Marketing and community engagement
  • Research
  • Fundraising support
  • Communications such as liaising with local press, social media and proof-reading
  • Admin support
  • Project implementation
  • Other duties as they arise

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the team. They need to be motivated and hard-working, with an attention to detail. Experience of research, marketing, communications and / or fundraising would be an advantage.

This is a part time, two days a week, summer position. The proposed days of work are Thursday and Friday, starting in June/July and ending in September (dates are flexible). A weekly contribution of £50 towards transport and subsistence will be provided. The candidate will be based at our council offices at The New Town Hall, Christchurch St West, Frome, BA11 1EB

To apply please send your CV and a short letter outlining why you would like the role and what skills you can offer by midnight on 26th June, to Anna Francis: francisa@frometowncouncil.gov.uk or call 01373 488579

Photo: Left Anna Francis – Resilience Manager, Right Laura Parry summer placement 2015