Executive Assistant

Global Canopy

£26,000 - £32,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: sustainability, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Wednesday, 23rd June 2021  

Global Canopy is a data-driven think tank that targets the market forces destroying nature. We do this by improving transparency and accountability. We provide innovative open-access data, clear metrics, and actionable insights to leading companies, financial institutions, governments and campaigning organisations worldwide. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of a growing organisation at the forefront of the fight against deforestation and climate change. The Executive Assistant works closely with our Executive Director (ED) representing him with the team and externally, coordinating relevant work for maximum effectiveness, and supporting the Leadership Team (LT) in the day to day running of the organisation. Linked to that, you will provide help to the other members of the LT and work across the organisation gaining invaluable professional development opportunities.

To be successful in this role, these are the things that will matter the most:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to engage with key stakeholders at all levels
  • Organisational skills and ability to prioritise effectively, working on numerous projects simultaneously
  • The ability to form strong and effective relationships of trust, and engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders

At Global Canopy, we value diversity and inclusion. You can read our diversity statement on our website. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and are committed to having a team with a diverse set of skills, experiences and abilities. We are committed to reducing systemic barriers in our recruitment processes. We strongly encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply and not self-reject based on the listed criteria in the job pack.

Global Canopy works on issues of tropical deforestation. We are particularly interested in strengthening our team to include those with a background from forest regions such as Latin America and South East Asia. 

Global Canopy is an inclusive employer and accommodations will be made to allow anyone who requires additional support to apply for this role. Please get in touch with us if you require any additional support.

To find out more, download the recruitment pack or visit our website.

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