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Sustainability Lead - 1851 Trust

1851 Trust aims to inspire and engage a new generation through sailing and the marine industry, providing young people with the education, skills and training to become innovators of the future, and stewards of the marine environment. 1851 Trust is the official charity of Land Rover BAR, the British America’s Cup sailing team.

The role
The Trust is now looking to recruit a Sustainability Lead to plan, develop and deliver the Trust’s new solution-focused sustainability programme for teachers and young people. You will join the small, motivated team based at the Land Rover BAR base in Portsmouth and be responsible for working alongside key stakeholders and managing external agencies. This role reports to the CEO.

Contract: Full time, 6 months (with potential for the role to become permanent)
Salary: c£30,000 pro rata, depending on experience

Key deliverables:
1. Sustainability teaching resources:
Lead on the planning, development and delivery of 4 new modules for the Trust’s BT STEM Crew platform (

  • Relating to renewable energy, marine environment (ocean plastics and acidification) and sustainable food.
  • Promote science and technology through a focus on solutions, using case studies from the Land Rover BAR team and other cutting-edge technology solutions
  • Reinforce the importance of positive values, behaviours and individual and collective action.
  • Deliver teaching outcomes that are linked directly to elements of the AQA and OCR exam curriculum.
  • For use by teachers with 11-16 years (key stage 3 and 4)

2. Digital community:
Lead on the planning, development and delivery of an online platform (available alongside BT STEM Crew) that enables young people and their teachers to record data, share experiences, track measurable change and inspire further action.

3. Tech Deck development:
Support colleagues to develop the sustainability experience for visitors to the Tech Deck.

4. Competition development:
Support the initial planning for a sustainability/solution-focused national STEM competition.

Main skills and experience:

  • Relevant degree-level qualifications
  • Passion for sustainability and changing behaviours
  • Previous experience of working within, or strong interest in, education and/or sports
  • Strong end to end project management experience – the ability to initiate a project from a written plan
  • Proven collaborative skills with both internal stakeholders and external partners, including high profile investors and charities
  • Excellent communication skills • Self-motivated and tenacious with ability to work autonomously as well as a strong team player
  • Practical and straightforward ‘can do’ approach to working

How to apply:
Please visit for more information on the role. To apply, please email Jo D’Alton ( with a CV and cover letter setting out why you’d like to join us. Closing date: 8 September 2017