Graduate Opportunity with PeopleProfitPlanet

Grow your career with an exciting, innovative Environmental Business Solutions Consultancy

WHAT WE DO:
PeopleProfitPlanet is an innovative organisation that works to create bottom line benefits for its clients by generating environmental business and behaviour change. This is achieved by working closely with all the staff in an organisation, guiding and supporting them on their green journey. This is by encouraging them to generate, and commit to, eco and money saving actions both personally and within their organisation. Clients achieve notable results and are committed to environmental change through the ongoing and powerful process of engagement provided by PeopleProfitPlanet.

WHAT YOU CAN BRING TO THE BUSINESS:
The successful candidate will be a significant part of company’s expansion. As the first full time member of staff after the founder you will have a disproportionate influence on our vision of being THE market leader in Europe for this exciting new business service. The subject of your degree is not important, your passion to succeed and help bring about positive change is.

REQUIREMENTS:
PeopleProfitPlanet is looking for an enthusiastic graduate with a passion to get involved in a social enterprise that is making a real difference by empowering people at work to be more environmental. We are growing rapidly and now have a unique opportunity for you to help with our exciting expansion programme.

You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as being highly organised, diligent and professional. Whilst PeopleProfitPlanet has very strong social aims, it is run as a highly
efficient business.

This varied role will require the successful applicant to run a number of projects simultaneously and manage their own workload pragmatically without close direction.

You will have demonstrated proficiency in these skills through relevant work experience, student society involvement, extra curricular activities and voluntary work. Degree success is important
but if you can show excellence in other areas this is not as essential.

JOB ROLE:
The job role will include working in the following 3 main areas, split relatively equally:

  1. ADMINISTRATION:
    • Client Handling
    • Workshop write up
    • Supplier liaison
  2. RESEARCH AND REPORT WRITING:
    • General environmental e.g. up to date developments on topical environmental news
    • For workshop participants e.g. how they can be more environmentally active at home
    • Business Environmental e.g. how companies are adapting to the increased demand for sustainability
    • Competition and Market Position e.g. competitor intelligence and monitoring
  3. ONLINE MARKETING AND WEB 2.0:
    • Website management
    • Blogging
    • E-Newsletter writing
    • Forum moderation
  4. You will also be involved with
    • Event Management & PR
    • Business Development & Sales

This role would also give the successful candidate an opportunity to be involved in an exciting award winning new business that is expanding exponentially. As a key member of the team, you will be
invited to sit in on board meetings and will be an integral part of the company ensuring the successful running of the business. Therefore in addition to the direct roles you will get experience in
and be exposed to running of a business at close hand.

TRAINING:
The successful candidate will be provided with on-site training at an average of 2 hours per week, minimum. You will be supported in your ongoing training with regular reviews and one to one coaching. By being at the heart of the business you will gain valuable on the job training.

PACKAGE:
Salary: £12,000 – £15,000. Negotiable and dependent on previous experience with future opportunity to benefit from performance related bonuses.

You will be mainly based at our central Leeds office, with occasional requirement for travel.

Holidays: 20 days plus statutory holidays i.e. bank holidays.

Hours will be 35 hours per week, with opportunity for overtime. We would look for you to be with the company for a minimum of one year, with a 3 month probation period.

After one year, depending on performance, there is potential for considerable growth in salary and responsibility.

Candidate will ideally be available to start mid October 2008.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a CV and covering letter to jobs@peopleprofitplanet.co.uk

Closing date: 3rd October 2008 with interviews shortly after

HISTORY AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
Founded in 2006 by Adam Woodhall, PeopleProfitPlanet has generated much success since its launch. This is evident through its impressive client list that includes Prudential, Unilever, British Waterways,
Watson Burton Solicitors and Armstrong Watson Accountants. The organisation and Adam himself have been credited with highly prestigious awards such as the Level 2 UnLtd Award for Social Entrepreneurship worth £20,000 and the Shell Springboard Award 2007 for SMEs reducing carbon emissions. PeopleProfitPlanet is currently the only organization of its kind operating in the North and is
continually achieving impressive results and expanding its client list.

For more details please visit www.peopleprofitplanet.co.uk

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