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For nearly 60 years, Consumers International has been making a difference on the international stage for consumers. To ensure we continue to do this for the next sixty we need a strong team of dedicated and talented staff. Our staff team across the world are passionate, tenacious and determined to drive change for consumers.

Sustainable Consumption Specialist

Location: Remote (UK based)

Managed by: Director, Consumer Rights – Innovation & Impact

Contract: £28,000 to £30,000 per annum. 12 month contract with potential for extension

Application Details:  If you are interested in this position, please share your CV and a covering letter (no more than two pages) with recruitment@consint.org 

Your cover letter should explain clearly how your skills and experience relate to the criteria detailed in the person specification section of the job description.

Deadline for Application: Wednesday 15 June 2022. Early applicants are encouraged as interviews will take place on a rolling basis. 

About the role

To create a dynamic, powerful, and trusted connection between Consumers International and UN Environment Programme’s work to help drive sustainable consumption worldwide. To drive the success of the UN’s 10 Year Framework Consumer Information Programme for Sustainable Consumption and Production (CI-SCP), through excellent project management and stakeholder engagement. To assist with the build and development of Consumers International’s strategy and programmes on sustainable consumption. To build lasting relationships with a range of organisations and stakeholders to drive impact on sustainable consumption.

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Sustainable Consumption Intern

Location: Remote work (UK based)

Managed by: Director - Consumer Rights, Innovation & Impact

Salary: £20,111 per annum (pro-rata for 6 month term)

Contract: Fixed term – 6 months, with possibility of extension

Application Details: If you are interested in this position, please share your CV and a covering letter with recruitment@consint.org

Your cover letter should explain clearly how your skills and experience relate to the criteria detailed in the person specification section of the job description.

Deadline for Applications: We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis until Friday 10th June 2022.

About the role

The overall purpose of the role is to support Consumers International’s research, analysis and global advocacy on the topic of sustainable consumption. This will involve assisting the Sustainable Consumption Lead in the coordination of activities under the Consumer Information Programme of the United Nations’ One Planet Network and supporting the implementation of Consumers International’s new strategy on sustainable consumption. This strategy is focused on the consumer opportunities and challenges created by new technology and a new approach of working with a broader network of stakeholders to deliver positive change for consumers around the world.

This is a varied role that will involve working with Consumers International’s teams and partners to deliver research, briefings and reports, co-ordinate projects and communicate with external stakeholders including in governments, businesses and civil society.

This role is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in sustainability and keen to make a contribution to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Event Specialist

Location: Remote, UK based and must have right to work in the UK.  
Managed by: Head of Communications and Membership
Contract: Fixed term until November 2023. 
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Application Details: If you are interested in this position, please share your CV and a covering letter (no more than two pages) with Charlotte Broyd: CBroyd@consint.orgYour cover letter should explain clearly how your skills and experience relate to the criteria detailed in the person specification section of the job description. If you have any questions on the role, please contact Charlotte Broyd 
Deadline for Application: Monday 20 June. Early applicants are encouraged as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis!

ABOUT THE ROLE

In 2023 we will host our global summit, bringing together our Members and others from the consumer advocacy movement to advance our agenda and unite around a major issue.  The successful candidate will play a key role in building towards the summit and in helping to provide a dynamic interactive atmosphere and one that excites and inspires attendees!

In the first instance, the Event Specialist will kick-start our concept for the event, working on event research and preparation, including to identify and organise agreements with the host country who will be a key part of event funding, planning and delivery. They will also work on other key events for us in 2022, before focussing exclusively on delivering the summit event plan in 2023.  

The Event Specialist will work across our friendly, enthusiastic team and be an excellent coordinator across the organisation. They will have good relationship building skills, be an apt project manager and have experience of delivering impactful events, similar in nature to our global summit.  

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