Junior Communications Officer (Veolia Graduate Development Programme)

  • Job Reference: 00000332-1
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Sector: Sales, Marketing & Communications, Digital
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

JOB TITLE – Graduate Trainee (Junior Communications Officer)

LOCATION – London

GRADUATE STREAM - Role Specific

SALARY - £27,000


About Veolia

Veolia is an international business with a single vision to resource the world. Around the globe we manufacture green products and green energy using waste, waste water and wasted heat as a resource mine.  We provide tailored solutions for industry or municipalities to help them save and preserve resources. We are working hard to create a future in which end-of-life resources are transformed into products that enrich our lives and can power our homes and industry. The circular economy already represents 20% of our turnover and we are constantly developing innovative ways to develop access to, preserve and replenish resources. 

Supporting the circular economy through the management of waste in London, we're working hard to create a world where everything we buy, use and consume is recycled or converted into energy. To achieve our vision; we focus on creating a team with a diverse range of talent that operates in a safe, innovative and sustainable environment in order to promote the green economy and build new markets.


About the Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Junior Communications Officer to join our London Communications Team at our offices in Vauxhall. You will be supporting on delivery against our digital strategy for the London region. Your work will be focused on the commercial side of the business and will include:

  • Building close understanding and working relationships with the commercial sales team in London 

  • Identifying, planning and executing promotional campaigns for our commercial services that can be used to create collaborations and partnerships with key customers

  • Working with key customers to build a bespoke communications programme for them and build a portfolio for future tenders

  • Identifying and packaging relevant commercially focused news stories for social and traditional media outlets 

  • Supporting the London Communications Team with regular tasks and administration


About your Development

As part of the Graduate Development Programme, you will go through a structured management development programme, undertaking leadership and management modules with your graduate cohort. You will be supported in this by our People Development team.


About your Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree level qualification related to communications, media, public relation or an environmentally focused degree with a demonstrable interest in media and communications (2:1 minimum by September 2020)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills

  • Understanding and experience of social media

  • A positive, can-do attitude, with a willingness to learn

  • Demonstrable passion for environment and sustainability

  • Interest in / understanding of recycling and waste policy and industry developments

  • Interest in / understanding of PR, social advertising and digital communications


You need to be eligible to work in the UK without restriction on beginning employment and be able to take up permanent employment with the company. 

Veolia supports the principle of Equality & Diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination.