Partnerships Executive

CDP Worldwide


Paid • Full Time • Permanent 02038183925 Jenny Frings

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 9th December 2019   3 days left


Job Purpose and Background

Are you passionate about working to prevent dangerous climate change, halt deforestation and champion water security? CDP is seeking a dedicated, mission-driven Partnerships Executive to join the Partnerships team at CDP. By joining CDP, you will be welcomed into a dynamic, internationally respected and globally represented NGO with opportunities for professional development.

In this varied role, you will be based in the CDP’s London office and will support the wider Partnerships team in New York, Berlin and Sao Paulo in growing, developing and delivering the Accredited Solutions Provider program globally. You will also manage a range of commercial and academic data partners. CDP’s Accredited Solutions Provider program connects our base of thousands of disclosing companies with the providers that can support their environmental measurement, management, and leadership efforts. Their services include verification, software, consultancy, renewable energy, science-based targets and more. Read more about the program here:

About CDP

CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 8,000 companies and 950 cities, states and regions disclose their environmental data to CDP. Our platform is one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. By working with institutional investors with assets of US$87 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Visit or follow us @CDP to find out more. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management and growth of our academic data partnership program.
  • Account management of existing key corporate partner relationships. High quality execution of corporate partnership deliverables including, but not limited to, onboarding, optimizing visibility, conducting webinars, and supporting technical inquiries.
  • Researching and contacting new solutions providers via targeted outreach.
  • Administrative support for CDP’s broader partnerships team;
  • Support of the development of a strategy to grow the accredited solutions provider program in the UK and other key regions.

Required skills and experience:

  • Strong account management and written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proven success in providing effective administration support;
  • A good team player with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues around the world, across multiple teams and time-zones;
  • Ability to multitask and juggle projects simultaneously, with a very high level of organisation and attention to detail;
  • Excellent MS Office Suite skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.);
  • Interest/knowledge in issues related to the climate change, sustainability, environmental, and corporate social responsibility space;
  • A passion to contribute to CDP’s mission, and the desire to scale a program and continually innovate.

This is a full time role based at CDP’s London office reporting to the UK Partnerships Manager.

Salary and benefits: c £28,000 salary, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, Training and development, Flexible working opportunities and other benefits.

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Before you apply

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How to apply:

Please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to with ‘Partnerships Executive’ in the subject. The deadline is 12.00pm on Monday, 9th December.

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