Fuel Poverty Action are hiring!

Fuel Poverty Action is hiring a part-time Campaigns Intern! They are a small, grassroots campaigning group that fights for climate action, an end to fuel poverty, and social justice, with an emphasis on warm, safe housing.

11-Nov-2018

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Deadline November 28th. 

Job role:

  • Speak to MPs, trade unions and campaigning organisations – building a network round the issue.
  • Organise events, from conferences to direct actions
  • Work with residents in affected buildings to win the protection they need from both fire and cold, from their Housing Association and local authority.
  • Liaise with leaseholders fighting for their right to a safe building without having to pay tens of thousands of pounds to remedy a problem not of their making.
  • Keep abreast of issues related to flammable cladding
  • Update our social media (both Facebook and Twitter)
  • Research, write and edit internal documents, as well as blogs, articles and briefings.
  • Perform basic administrative tasks (e.g. organising contacts lists etc.)

Experience and Skills (university degree is not required):

  • A strong commitment to social justice and fighting climate change
  • Experience of grassroots organising
  • Research and writing experience (doesn’t need to be degree level or professional, can be a personal blog, just need to have evidence of your abilities!)
  • IT skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, Gmail, Google Docs, Mailchimp etc.)
  • Social media skills and experience
  • Experience of organising events

Please use the subject line “CAMPAIGNS INTERN” and send your CV, two references, and a cover letter to: [email protected] by 28th November.

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