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Sustainable Engagement Coordinator

Reference Number
Northampton Square  Map & Directions
School / Service
Professional Services
Property & Facilities
Contract Duration
Salary Range (£)
30046 to 36914


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

Working within the Property and Facilities department, the Sustainability team is responsible for environmental monitoring and compliance, the promotion of institutional sustainability and embedding sustainability across all of the University’s activities.

Working independently, the Sustainability Engagement Coordinator acts as institutional lead on student and staff engagement for sustainability. The role retains responsibility for the planning, scheduling, development and delivery of all activities in support of the University sustainability initiatives, while ensuring that these activities align with the University’s annual sustainability objectives.


The main duties and responsibilities of the role include:
- Developing and delivering an engagement strategy for students and staff
- Planning and coordinating activities around key events and campaigns
- Planning and delivering the annual London Student Sustainability Conference
- Managing communications around sustainability issues (using social media, blog posts, websites, newsletters, etc.)
- Working closely with the key stakeholders and students to ensure successful delivery of sustainability objectives and projects

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have proven experience working in a busy, client focused environment. They will have experience of managing engagement initiatives and communications within a large organisation.

It will be vital for the individual to have excellent communication skills to enable them to build effective relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders. The role will require good team work, as well as the ability to take initiative and responsibility for their work. A passion for sustainability will be essential.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications:  11.59pm 5th April 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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