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Join the Passivhaus Trust team

We're looking for a Communications co-ordinator to join our team! The role includes developing & delivering key messages across a variety of mediums to push the Standard into the mainstream; promoting the latest exemplary projects, and organising enticing events.


The role includes

The role offers an interesting and varied mix of activities, including:

  • Promoting new online training materials and a training platform.
  • Assist with Passivhaus campaigns, PR, social media & maintaining the PHT brand.
  • Assist with the recruitment and management of PHT members.
  • Create unique content for the website/ press releases and e-newsletters.
  • Organise & assist delivery of a varied events programme including trade shows, site visits, & conferences.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating the PHT websites:, and
  • Maintain & update the UK Passivhaus project database & research the latest projects.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the office & handling client enquiries – email/phone/face to face.


Who we're looking for

We are looking for a team player with initiative, ideally based in London, ready to become a key member of the team. You will be a motivated and enthusiastic person who has a good understanding of sustainable buildings, plus minimum qualifications of a relevant degree and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience, including some marketing/ communications experience.

Essential skills:

  • Building industry background &/or knowledge of sustainable buildings.
  • Experience of company communications &/or marketing activities.
  • Proficient in design packages such as Photoshop &/or InDesign.
  • Experience of content management for websites.
  • Capable of prioritising work and consistently meeting deadlines.
  • Keen attention to detail.

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge of Passivhaus
  • Experience of creating/editing video content.
  • Experience of organising & delivering events.
  • Experience of maintaining & analysing professional social media profiles.
  • SEO experience.


Contract details

The job is based in Angel, London, beginning in July 2019.  Depending on experience, salary will be approx. £25,000 - £30,000 FTE. For the right candidate, the role can be negotiated to either a full time or part-time role (approximately 3/5 days per week), pro rata according to days worked.


Passivhaus Trust, The Foundry, 5 Baldwin Terrace, London, N1 7RU


How to apply

To apply, please email a CV and a brief covering note or email stating why you would be suited to the role to by 30th June 2019. Interviews will take place in the first week of July with the intention of work starting from mid-July 2019 onwards.

We would like to appoint somebody quickly, so we reserve the right to interview and appoint someone before the deadline if an ideal candidate comes forward before that date.

Due to the level of applications expected, we regret that we may only be able to reply to successful applicants.  


Further information

Job specification


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31st May 2019

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