NOW HIRING: Engagement Officer

Job Ad image containing the following text: Now Hiring: Engagement Officer Wages: £26,800 - £29,480 FTE Location: Manchester-based Apply: carbon.coop/vacancies

Carbon Co-op is seeking a Citizen and Community Engagement Officer to build on our projects reaching out to diverse communities across Greater Manchester. Much of Carbon Co-op’s work is focused on engaging citizens and communities in different aspects of the energy transition. From hosting a Citizen Jury on municipal energy system models to talking to … Read more

RetroMeter project: Why metered energy savings?

Retrofitting is fundamental to decarbonisation and will play an important role in reducing the UK’s emissions. This refers to energy efficiency measures or renewables that are fitted to a property to improve its energy efficiency. However, the estimation of energy and cost savings associated with such measures means that investors and consumers lack confidence in … Read more

NOW HIRING: Project Manager

We’re looking for a new Project Manager to work within our Retrofit Team portfolio, developing and delivering innovative new projects that take a community and citizen-led approach to the clean energy transition and tackling climate change.  Summary Apply nowSend your CV plus a single page covering letter to info@carbon.coop Applications will be reviewed on a … Read more

What does a place-based, citizen-led approach to retrofit look like?

With some of the least energy efficient housing in Europe, there is an urgent need to retrofit the UK’s housing stock to reduce energy consumption and improve energy efficiency. Retrofit Area Based Schemes (ABS) offer a unique approach to whole house retrofit, where a community intermediary is established within the local area. This creates collaboration … Read more

BLOG: Using Behaviour Change to inform energy advice

About Energise Manchester Running from 2023-March 2025, Carbon Co-op’s ‘Energise Manchester’ project is a Local Energy Advice Demonstrator (LEAD) project. The project aims to apply innovative and proven public health targeting and Behaviour Change design approaches to the delivery of in person, local energy advice. To put this another way, we’re learning from how public health … Read more

Communications and Policy Officer (now closed)

Now hiring: Communications and Policy Officer Time: 0.8 – 1 FTE (Flexible) Location: Central Manchester, UK/Remote Wages: £26,800 - £32,160 (dependant on experience/qualifications) Start date: ASAP Duration: permanent Status: Payroll/PAYE

Carbon Co-op is seeking a Communications and Policy Officer to create compelling new stories and narratives concerning the power of collective solutions to tackle climate change, the urgent need to establish Energy Justice and the transformative power of open technologies. You don’t need to be an expert in the field but you will be passionate … Read more