JOIN ENACTUS NOTTINGHAM

We do not require ANY experience and are welcome students from ALL years and ALL disciplines, who are passionate about improving the lives of others through social enterprise. 

 

Check out our Local, International and Commercial project opportunities below. 

Visit our project pages and social media channels to learn more about Enactus Nottingham.

Got any questions?  Fill in our contact us form or message us on social media and we will be happy to help. 

Applications close at Midnight on Friday 18th of February

Application Process: 

  • Application Form 

  • Interview and Group Session

  • Join the Team!

Apply here

Commercial Ventures

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We’re a social enterprise aiming to create sustainably dyed products from materials made using bacteria to minimise harmful polluted waters and by-products from traditional methods of clothes dye-ing.

Digital Marketing Manager

As a relatively new project, we’re looking for a person who is dedicated to constructing a social media presence that follows the brand’s identity. In charge of also curating our website and designing campaigns along with the rest of the marketing team. We’re in need of a creative individual, that will actively bring new ideas to the table in order to grow the brand and reach more customers.

Research Scientist

If you’re a passionate individual with some background in lab procedures and some knowledge of biology or just someone looking to challenge themselves and explore a more scientific side of business with no prior experience this is the role for you. We’re looking for an enthusiastic team-member that will be involved in conducting and analysing various experiments to research sustainability in the dyeing process of textiles and its potential commercial outputs.

Finance Manager

Learn how to manage the finances of an upscaling project by managing grants, overseeing equipment expenditures, forecasting demand and finalizing pricing strategies. If you’re an organized person that likes to work in teams and you’d like to invest your time to bring the project to the next stage, this is the role for you.

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SENSE Events is a commercial venture that holds events and competitions to help raise money to fund and raise awareness of the Enactus Nottingham projects. The events raise awareness of many sustainable development goals in virtual and in-person spaces, from online FIFA Tournaments to The Great Escape.

Events
Co-ordinator

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, looking to organise and host events that will help raise funds for ENACTUS Nottingham. As part of this role, we expect candidates to be able to come up with viable event plans, propose them and carry them out. It is a rewarding role as you see the revenue created and can see the difference it makes.

Sub-Team Leader

we have an amazing opportunity to become co-team lead for the entire SENSE project. Ideally, candidates come with some management experience and an enthusiastic mindset.

Finance Director

We are looking for a student who is passionate about working with our event co-ordinators to put together financially viable events. Skills needed include excel sheet management and communication skills.

Marketing & PR 

We are looking for a marketing manager who can work closely with our marketing director to create successful marketing campaigns for our varying events and merch. Ideally, we would want candidates to have a basic understanding of Canva which we use for our project.

 

Operations Manager

We are looking for a candidate who has some experience, ideally in management or one who can show excellent communication skills. This role will be based around liasing with various people and candidates must manage the merch project operations.

Strategy Manager

We are looking for individuals that are passionate about enterprise, who can help us create a plan for the merch side of our project. Ideally, candidates are passionate about enterprise and want to work in a new venture.

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We’re a social enterprise aiming to create sustainable products from materials made from ‘waste’ plastic that would have been previously discarded.

Marketing Manager 

We are searching for a creative individual with excellent communication skills, to join our passionate team of students as a marketing manager. This role will give you the responsibility of handling our social media page, involve conducting consumer research effectively and devising initiatives to raise awareness of the project. Our goal is to build a strong brand reputation and look to collaborations with other projects in Enactus and around Nottingham.

 

Team Leader

As team leader of the ‘Purpose for Plastic’ project, it involves consulting with team members and being flexible to take charge of new developing situations. Provide direction and effectively guide and motivate the team to achieve each task. A good communicator is important to give clear instruction and direction. Provide leadership and line management to the team, coordinating their workloads, providing support to ensure that the team delivers, monitoring any issues, and ensuring production targets

Finance Manager

The finance manager will be responsible for planning and managing our financial resources. We are looking for someone who is passionate about our project and will be able to manage the income and expenditures of our venture. If you are passionate, organised and have strategic and analytical skills and able to manage the finances whilst a project is upscaling, help the team budget future costs and potential income for the team, then this is the role for you.

Operations Manager

We are seeking to appoint an operations director to contribute to strategy in the areas of production, purchase, distribution, and supply chain to ensure that the project achieves its short- and long-term objectives. To ensure that finished product is produced to specified standard available to our customers within agreed costs. Experience of collecting resources, producing a product, and selling it to customers. You will help to order, organise deliveries and organise packaging. You will be working closely with our existing operations team member to achieve a smooth operation. You will need to be practical, a creative problem solver who can work to a budget and offer sustainably.

International Projects

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Nutrigreens is a social enterprise that aims to tackle issues of malnutrition in Uganda through the provision of microgreens. Microgreens are harvested after two weeks of growing, containing up to 40 times more nutrients than a typical fully-grown vegetable and require approximately 150 times less water to produce. Thus, microgreens are a sustainable and efficient way of combatting malnutrition due to their small size and volume of resources needed to grow them. Nutrigreens aim to provide education on nutrition and the environment to school children and introduce microgreens to the African market to combat issues of malnutrition that arise from the mainly cereal-based diet.

Marketing Director

This position is critical in assisting us in promoting and selling our services to customers. They have the ability to lead and influence how the Nutrigreens brand appears and feels in the market, and marketing manager responsibilities can encompass the whole range of how Nutrigreens communicates.

Co-Team Leader

A CO-TL role at Nutrigreens involves aiding the team leader with the following objectives: creating an inspirational team atmosphere with an open communication culture, defining clear team goals and delegating work and setting deadlines for the internal team.

 

Public Relations 

A PR position at Nutrigreens entails creating and maintaining a favourable public image for our company. This involves  generating media, ranging from press releases to social media messaging, that impact public perception of the organisation and raise awareness of Nutrigreens.

 

Sales

This position in Nutrigreens involves marketing services to prospective consumers using good reasons. Performing cost-benefit assessments on existing and prospective clients, as well as maintaining excellent business ties to assure future sales

International Finance Manager

This job at Nutrigreens is critical not just for finance but also for the surrounding business. As Finance Manager, you will be responsible for monitoring end-to-end finance operations, financial planning and analysis, and searching for ways to enhance procedures and controls. 

 

Ideally, this individual is enthusiastic about the project and is prepared to take on the task of tracking revenue and expenses.

 

Local Projects

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Empower aims to produce and sell reusable sanitary towels across the UK. 

Marketing Manager

This role includes working closely with the social media team but with a heavier focus on marketing our new product physically and through the website. This role will include conducting market research and implementing a robust marketing plan to support the launch of our product. One of our main goals this year is to build a more robust brand reputation not only within the university but across Nottingham. So the perfect person for the role will be creative, confident and passionate for our cause.

Operations Manager

This role will become increasingly important as we begin to move our product to market and start selling. This persons role will include maintaining contact with customers, interacting with potential business partners and managing the relationship with suppliers. The perfect person for the role will be highly organised, proactive and confident in engaging with our customers, partners and suppliers. 

Finance Director

This person will be responsible for planning and managing our financial resources, which will become increasingly important as we are moving towards building our website and getting our products on the market. Ideally this person will also be passionate about our project and willing to take on the responsibility of organising the future costs and income of Empower, as well as helping to set up links with charities.

Social Media Manager

We are looking for an experienced, creative individual who is passionate for the causes of female empowerment, breaking down stigmas related to menstruation, and the environmental advantages of promoting our sustainable menstrual products to support our current social media officer. Experience in using social media platforms in a professional manner is preferred, as these channels will be our main point of call for sharing information. Responsibilities will include research for content, designing attractive and engaging posts and improving outreach. This person will also be leading the website design. 

General Advisor

As we are yet to see the full needs of our project into the next Enactus year, we would value the support of a general advisor to keep an oversight across the team and take charge of developing new roles where necessary. If you are passionate about female empowerment, sustainable periods and maximising the impact of our project, then this role is for you.

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Ecologeco is a social enterprise that aims to reduce the amount of methane produced by the agricultural industry. They aim to do this by implementing a seaweed supplement into livestocks' diet, which will reduce the amount of methane produced during enteric fermentation. They aim to provide consumers with the option of sustainable meat consumption without having to adopt significant dietary changes.

Marketing Director

We are searching for a creative individual to join our passionate team of students as a marketing manager. This role will give you full creative freedom to showcase your artistic abilities by handling our social media pages, project website and other marketing initiatives. Responsibilities may also change depending on the development of the project. Previous marketing experience is an added advantage but not compulsory as we value willingness to learn and commitment above all else.

Finance Manager

We are searching for an enthusiastic individual to join our passionate team of students as a finance manager. Your main role will revolve around analysing costs for our upcoming farm trials and seaweed creation, handling and tracking expenses and determining the pricing of our seaweed supplement when our project progresses further. Responsibilities also include the promotion and development of our Methane Cowculator & Sponsor a Cow Programme. Ideally we are looking for someone with excellent financial literacy, communication and problem solving skills. Previous experience relating to finance is an added advantage but not compulsory as we value willingness to learn and commitment above all else.

Business Operations Manager

We are searching for an enthusiastic individual to join our passionate team of students as a business operations manager. As our business is still between its development and implementation stage, this role will involve establishing our seaweed supply chain, organising logistics, developing business operations to grow our seaweed supplement sustainably, and may also include communicating with suppliers. You will be working closely with our existing operations team members and the supplement development sub team. Ideally we are looking for someone with excellent organisational, communication and problem-solving skills. Previous experience relating to operations is an added advantage but not compulsory as we value willingness to learn and commitment above all else.

Supplement Development
(Plant Scientist)

We are looking for a passionate individual who will join the supplement development team and help to create a real, environmental difference. You will assist in the search for the perfect seaweed supplement to add to ruminants diet and be involved with scientific trials. You will be working closely with our operations team and also communicating with suppliers and our partners.

Ideally we are looking for someone who has a scientific background, but this is not essential, as long as you are willing to work to improve your understanding. What is essential is excellent communication; team-working skills and problem solving abilities.

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Razoration aims to help the homeless into employment. We will be selling sustainable razors in local barber shops. Profits will fund work experience for homeless individuals in those shops. We will be working with another Enactus team to supply us with the razor handles, made from recycled plastic. We hope to work with BIC, an Enactus partner, who will supply us with the razors. We will combine the razors and sustainable handles to create our product. We are working with homeless shelters and local barbers to determine their interest in this scheme. 

We will also be selling shampoo bars in local shops to raise more revenue. These are a sustainable alternative to using plastic bottles.

Public Relations

You will be involved in maintaining a relationship with local homeless shelters. You will ensure that our project will support our beneficiaries.  For our shampoo bars, you will also be liaising with retailers and our suppliers. This will ensure the business runs smoothly.

Skills needed: people skills, organisation, confidence and perseverance

Finance Director 

We are looking to start trading soon. We want our project to be financially sustainable and scalable. So, we need someone to look after bookkeeping, budgeting for expenses and forecasting sales.

Skills needed: data management, strategic thinking, analytical skills and logical problem-solving.

Operations Manager

You will help us set up our business operations. We will be selling our sustainable shampoo bars to raise funds for our beneficiaries. You will help to order, organise deliveries and organise packaging. You will also work in working out the logistics of selling the razors, which may involve contacting and negotiating with local barbers.

Skills needed: practical, creative problem solving, people skills and organisation

Marketing Director

We are searching for a creative individual to help promote our project. You will be creating content for our social media channels. You can also come up with new ways to market our shampoo bars to customers. The role may also involve market research to understand customers better.

Skills needed: creativity, clear communication and analysis