Stakeholder Engagement Co-ordinator - Trelavour

Cornish Lithium is a highly innovative British mineral exploration company focussed on the sustainable extraction of lithium and other battery metals in the historically significant mining district of Cornwall, UK.

Job Role

To be Cornish Lithium Ltd’s (CLL) representative within the local community and work with stakeholders to increase understanding and awareness of the development of our flagship Trelavour Hard Rock project to extract lithium from mica minerals within the granite rock in the St Austell region of Cornwall. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Further development of stakeholder mapping, assessment and grouping of stakeholder roles (importance/influence) and maintenance of this register
  • Developing the Stakeholder Engagement Plan which will be provided as a framework by ERM
  • Maintaining a Grievance Mechanism and ensuring that grievances are managed in line with this
  • Maintaining a register of calls, meetings and engagements and keeping brief minutes including all commitments made by CLL and other parties
  • Actively engaging with the key identified stakeholders at appropriate times, through a variety of methods
  • Running CLL’s social media accounts for Trelavour related posts; monitoring feedback and responding as required
  • Co-ordination of all fliers and publicity materials associated with the Trelavour project
  • Producing internal updates for CLL staff to ensure that all engagement carries the same information
  • Being the contact point for all website, mail, phone or other media contact for the Trelavour project
  • Co-ordinating any site visits with stakeholders (including CC and EA) with the technical team
  • Representing CLL at key engagement events such as Open Houses
  • Engagement with community representatives from other companies operating in the area and help to build awareness of how the activities of these companies are working together while maintaining their independence as separate projects
  • Working with the wider CLL team to co-ordinate ESG and technical messaging across projects and county/nation-wide engagements to ensure consistency

Key Qualities

  • Outgoing, sociable and articulate. Able to engage with stakeholders from all walks of life in an open manner, use language appropriate for the level of engagement, and ability to build trust
  • High levels of competence with social media and messaging
  • High degree of self-organisation and ability to take the initiative
  • Ability to take notes, track activities and provide summarised feedback to managers
  • Familiarity with Cornwall and St Austell area, if possible
  • Ability to balance community concerns with CLL objectives in a sympathetic manner
  • Desirable to have an interest in the green economy / new technology / lithium battery and EV developments

Qualifications and Experience

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Experience or understanding of mining and environmental and social issues
  • Understanding of UK planning process an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate and familiarity with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

 Salary and Hours

The salary for this role is negotiable, depending on experience, and it will be based at the Company’s offices at ESAM, Chi Askorrans Carluddon Technology Park, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 8WE.   Working hours are typically 37.5 hours per week, but there may be a need for flexible hours.  Annual leave comprises 25 days’ holiday per year pro rata, plus Bank Holidays.

More about the Company

Cornish Lithium is a highly innovative privately funded British mineral exploration company focussed on the sustainable extraction of lithium and other battery metals in the historically significant mining district of Cornwall, UK. Metals such as lithium are the key enablers of the transition to clean energy given their role in power storage batteries, making such metals vital components of the future UK economy. Cornish Lithium has secured extensive mineral rights agreements across more than 500km2 of Cornwall, enabling the company to use modern exploration techniques on a regional basis. Our purpose is to establish a strong, sustainable and environmentally responsible extraction industry in the UK for those minerals which can contribute to the global goal of decarbonisation through clean growth and a transition to a green economy.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to careers@cornishlithium.com.

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