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Job Title: Temporary Marketing Assistant

Salary: £18,920

Contract: Fixed term (September & October + 1 week either side)

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location: Bristol


About us
Soil Association Certification is the UK's largest organic certification body, responsible for certifying over 70% of all organic products sold in the country. We certify organic food and farming, organic textiles and organic beauty products. Since 1973 our team has built up extensive practical experience and provide unrivalled support before, during and after certification.


About the opportunity

Assist the Certification Marketing team on the delivery of key marketing projects including web & print marketing materials for our food & drink and textiles schemes. 


Your role

·       Manage and maintain key webpages

·       Write and optimise content for web

·       Write and optimise content for social media

·       Create social media toolkits and assets for sharing

·       Edit and post content using social media scheduling tools

·       Write copy for printed material

·       Brief and liaise with designers to create printed materials

·       Convert copy/content from printed materials for web & social 

·       Proof read key materials

·       Monitor social media activity for specific campaigns and topics

·       Support with financial, administrative and marketing tasks as required


About you


·       Excellent copywriting ability

·       Experience of marketing projects and campaigns (digital and offline)

·       Experience using content management systems

·       Great communication skills

·       Experience of working in a busy office environment



·       Experience of using Umbraco CMS

·       Experience of the fashion & textiles sector

·       Awareness of or understanding of environmental issues

·       Experience of working with agencies

·       Experience using social media scheduling tools

·       Accurate and good attention to detail and organised and efficient

·       Able to prioritise and keep to tight deadlines

·       Flexible and adaptable

·       Creative flair and a strong visual sense

·       Empathy with the aims and objectives of Soil Association



·       Excellent copywriting skills

·       Good communication skills

·       Good web and social media skills

·       Computer literate, MS Office


Our employee benefits

Working with us you will have a range of financial and lifestyle benefits, including: 

•       27 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service

•       A defined contribution pension scheme

•       Free membership of the Soil Association Charity

•       Discounts on organic produce, farm visits

•       Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives

•       Family friendly policies, flexible working and childcare vouchers

•       Cycle to work, Bristol Pound scheme


Important dates
Closing date for applications: 9AM Thursday 4th July

Interviews are expected to take place: w/c 08 July

To Apply

Please submit your CV with a covering letter, outlining your relevant skills and experience for the role, to recruitment@soilassociation.org. Please make sure that the file names of the documents you attach contain your name (first name and surname) and you clearly indicate which location you are applying for.

Thank you for your interest in the Soil Association and our job opportunities

Marketing Manager, Bristol Energy

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Salary: c.£40,000 - £45,000

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 Hrs

Duration: Permanent

Location: Bristol

About the role

This is an exciting position within our marketing team to drive forward the integrated sales and marketing strategy, lead our marketing team and liaise with marketing agencies to execute multi-channel campaigns. The focus of the role will be to drive leads to support the overall sales growth of Bristol Energy for both domestic and business customers.

This position will be exciting, fast-paced and varied – so you will need to be able to turn your hand to a number of activities. These duties will include:

  • Own the implementation of our multi-channel campaigns focused on driving growth for Bristol Energy (both B2C and B2B customers)

  • Own our event strategy with a view to generating leads to support the direct sales team

  • Work with the team to continue to develop integrated sales and marketing strategy and detailed execution plan

  • Own the brand and key design and content elements in partnership with sales, PR, communications, marketing and digital colleagues

  • Manage relationships with agencies as appropriate for campaigns

  • Measure impact and drive for continuous improvement in our campaigns

About you

You must have

  • Experience in a B2C marketing role

  • An ambitious attitude and love a challenge

  • A commercial mindset and be target driven

  • Experience of working with and managing creative agencies

  • A strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practices

  • A proactive and hands on approach

  • Experience in developing detailed marketing plans across media and sales channels

  • Commercial and analysis skills to inform relevant marketing strategies

  • Knowledge of and passion for the city and community of Bristol

You will ideally have

  • Experience with events and events management

  • Experience in the energy industry or other regulated environment

  • Experience in working within a company in its early stages of growth, where you have supported building best practice

  • Experience with managing and developing a small team of marketing and communication professionals

Application details

Please submit your CV with a short covering letter to joinourteam@bristol-energy.co.uk with the job title in the subject field

Business Development Manager, Bristol Energy

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Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full Time 37.5 Hours

Duration: Permanent

Location: Bristol (Temple Meads)

About the role

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a business development manager to be the driving force behind generating new sales leads and introducing new energy services and products to business, portfolio, and residential customers. This is a key role in driving the next phase of growth for Bristol Energy.

Some of your key accountabilities will be:

  • Generating new leads and researching and developing new opportunities with business, portfolio and residential customers to sell Bristol Energy’s value added energy services

  • Working with residential and business customers of all shapes and sizes to better understand needs and feed this insight into our proposition development process

  • Working with our operational teams to develop new products and services to enhance our core retail activity

  • Trialling and selling new and innovative products direct to our customers

  • Planning and preparing presentations and pitches for our business, portfolio and residential customers

  • Assisting with the development and prioritisation of business wide sales targets, managing sales pipelines and delivering sustainable growth

  • Delivering supporting propositions and operational readiness through working closely with internal and external stakeholders within our partners and other third parties

  • Informing contract development

About you

You must have:

  • A demonstrable track record of success within business development or sales roles

  • Drive and motivation to get out and about and show that people and customers are at the heart of what we do

  • Experience in creating new win-win relationships and seeing deals through to completion

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively influence at all levels of the organisation

  • Experience in dealing with internal and external stakeholders and an ability to build and maintain effective relationships

  • The ability to adapt to the changing nature of the business and industry with an innovative approach

You will ideally have:

  • Experience gained within the energy or wider utilities industry with an understanding of the future energy landscape

  • Existing relationships with the Bristol or South West business community

  • Miller Heiman Blue/Gold sheet experience

Application details

Please submit your CV with a short covering letter to joinourteam@bristol-energy.co.uk with the job title in the subject field

Back-end Javascript Developer, Wriggle


Bristol, United Kingdom

£30,000 to £45,000 per annum

Full time

Apply Now

NO RECRUITERS - any CV’s submitted by recruiters will be treated as gifts :)

TL;DR - We know you are busy so here is the short version

- We’re Wriggle, an exciting Bristol based startup (https://www.getawriggleon.com )

- We’re recruiting a Back-end Javascript Engineer from June

- You will be part of our development team and help us build the next generation of our applications and help us grow our backend systems

- The next 12 months at Wriggle will see some huge projects taken from idea stage to deployment. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a team of talented people who are transforming Wriggle into the go-to application for Food & Drinks discovery across the UK

If you’re looking for a new opportunity where you have a huge impact on the company as an early member of the team then please get in touch, we’re super excited to hear from you.


We're Wriggle - an award-winning app and website based in the heart of Bristol. We're on a mission to transform cities into thriving independent hubs of amazing food & drink venues that people can't wait to discover - in the process, changing the way that food & drink businesses operate.

It's an exciting time at Wriggle as we embark on a journey across the country. We're currently operating in 3 cities - Bristol, Brighton and Cardiff, and will expand into cities across the country from late 2019. Technology is at the forefront of our expansion and we have big projects in the pipeline that will dramatically extend the impact of Wriggle. These are ambitious plans - and we want fantastic people to deliver them.

As a result, we’re excited to build-out the skill sets of our technology team, alongside our CTO, Clement, and developer, Jon. If you love food, tech and Wriggle, this is an amazing opportunity to apply your skills in doing something you love, that has an impact on the cities around you.

You will have plenty of responsibility, in an engaging fast-moving environment - and have a direct impact on the products and the decisions that direct it. It will be hands-on and rewarding - and you will play a key part in developing a Bristol-based consumer champion.


We are looking for an experienced Back-end or Full Stack Javascript Engineer who is hungry to apply their skills in a fast-paced environment and can fit within a multidisciplinary team with amazing individuals. Your primary focus will be to help us build and maintain the Wriggle API and associated backend services; you will also have the opportunity to help running it at scale on our infrastructure.

Our tech stack is built upon: Node.js, express, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redis, AWS...

Our backend infrastructure already has challenges that will interest a keen engineer, including: activity spikes of up to 2000 users, a white-label Stripe Accounts integration, a robust payment system able to sustain hundreds of customers at once. We’ve now got a series of groundbreaking projects in the second half of 2019 that will be integrated alongside these… This is hugely rewarding and your work will have a direct influence as we continue to scale Wriggle. In short, there will be plenty of opportunity to apply your skills and play an exciting role in the development of a champion of local food & drink - in an enjoyable and fast-moving culture.

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Researcher, Plastic Pollution, Circular Economy & Waste Management, Common Seas


Deadline: Wednesday 1st May 2019 
Location: Bristol, with some remote work possible 
Hours/period of work: 10 week, full-time contract (potential to extend) 
Start date: Immediately

Day rate to be agreed

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Contact: Ben Jack, ben@commonseas.com 

Sectors: marine conservationenvironmental policy & campaigningsustainability

About Common Seas

Common Seas mission is to reduce the amount of plastic waste produced and stop it polluting people, communities and our blue planet.

We provide the right people with the right tools to navigate the complexity of tackling plastic waste at source, deliver new ways to manage and re-use plastic and stop the leakage into our rivers, seas and ocean.

Our research and work on-the-ground harness the collective expertise of people, governments and businesses to implement action in their own communities to halt the threats of Ocean plastic.


  • Day rate to be agreed.


  • Please send an email with one-page cover letter and CV to ben@commonseas.com.

  • Please submit your application by 1 May 2019.

City Nature Challenge and Festival of Nature Event Officer, Festival of Nature, Bristol Natural History Consortium

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Flexible/Part time

Join the City Nature Challenge and Festival of Nature team this summer!

This role focuses on:

  1. Supporting delivery of the City Nature Challenge event programme

  2. Curating City Nature Challenge areas, displays and interactive activities within the Festival of Nature programme

  3. Logistics, production and delivery of the Festival of Nature event programme, including the Festival of Nature virtual festival.

We are seeking a highly organised person with a passion for nature and wildlife, event delivery and production, live event curation and on-site management.

Download all of the details in the PDF below, including application and contact details. Come and join us for an amazing summer of wildlife!

To tender for this contract please submit a CV and 1 page covering letter in PDF format to Matt Postles at festival@bnhc.org.uk by midnight on April 22nd 2019.

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Got the energy for something new?

We're looking to fill various positions in our team, from Customer Service Advisors to Salesforce Administrators. 

We're Pure Planet - a fast growing and exciting digital renewable energy supplier with great benefits and opportunities. 

- Flexible working hours (we encourage part time applications)

- Unlimited holiday

- Central Bath offices 

Please check our website for our current positions and apply directly at https://purepla.net/jobs

Customer Service Advisors, Pure Planet


Flexible full and part time hours available

Five mins from Bath Spa station

up to £24,000 (pro rata)  + comprehensive benefits

We believe work should fit around your life, not the other way around. That’s why we offer fully flexible hours between 8am and 8pm, weekdays and weekends. Ideally we’d like you to work at least 20 hours a week, but we’re flexible. So whether you want to look after your family, go to the gym before work or you’re just not an early morning person (we relate), we’d love to hear from you.

We’re powering a cleaner, greener future. If you’re passionate about people and creating great experiences, we’ll give you everything else you need to grow your skills and knowledge.

This is us

We’re Pure Planet, the modern, digital energy supplier. The really smart bit is that our electricity is 100% renewable, and our gas is 100% carbon offset. Our team loves to do things differently, and we love to do things differently for our team. We share ideas and collaborate, celebrating success together. We’ve started to make our mark, and we’ve got lots more to achieve.

The role

Communicating with our Members across digital channels, you’ll be the voice of Pure Planet as you advise and guide, educate and engage, support and feedback.

It’s an exciting time to join us — we continue to grow at pace. Your role will evolve and diversify, and you’ll have every opportunity to influence and develop our proposition.

This is you

So, if you’re curious, a great communicator and committed to customer service, we want you. You’ll be passionate about our sustainable, renewable purpose, and be able to work confidently, taking ownership of everything from queries to complaints. You don’t need energy industry experience to join us.

The benefits

Join us and your package of benefits will include unlimited holiday (yes, really), Private Medical Insurance, contributory pension scheme, a travel season ticket loan and lots more.

Air Testing Engineer, Darren Evans Assessments

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Darren Evans Assessments is a leading provider of energy efficiency and sustainability services across the built environment.

Their most valued assets are their multi-skilled staff who serve a broad client base: from the UK’s leading house builders and developers, to major blue-chip clients, to a homeowner requiring an EPC.

They are expanding their air testing team. They are looking for a qualified air tester with an air tightness testing Level 1 qualification to join their team.

The primary responsibility for this Air Testing Engineer would be to visit sites and test the air tightness standards in new residential buildings, in line with Part L regulations. 

They would also expect the successful candidate to be familiar with Part L regulations, and to be able to complete Part L1A and L1B SAP Calculations, adding a broader focus to the role.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for this role to emma@darren-evans.co.uk



Richard will be working closely with our trusted network to help identify and connect sustainable businesses with the talent they need to grow.

He will provide Permanent Placement and Executive Search recruitment services for all our network members and subscribers as well as the opportunity to advertise vacancies through our powerful network and social media channels.

Additionally, Richard will be available to discuss and  provide careers information, advice and guidance through the Future Economy Network.

Richard will be available at all our weekly Future Economy Network events and can arrange to meet to discuss your needs and requirements in more detail. 

You can give Richard a call on 07944 433117, or alternatively get in touch via email below.

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