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Executive Impact Assistant

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Executive Impact Assistant

Our client is a global platform fully dedicated to biodiversity building, ecosystem restoration and reconnecting people to Nature through the creation of ultra-dense, biodiverse forests of native species primarily in urban areas. With 160 pocket forests planted in 28 cities on 6 continents, they have reconnected 40,000 youth & community members to Nature.

- Provide comprehensive administrative support to Founder & CEO ("Director")
- Manage the Director's calendar, appointments, and travel arrangements.
- Prepare and edit correspondence, reports, and presentations.
- Assist & oversee organizing meetings, conferences, and special events.
- Conduct research and compile information as required.
- Assist in the preparation of grant proposals and funding applications.
- Liaise with internal teams, network of Forest Makers (26), and Forest Partners (30+)
- Maintain records, databases, and filing systems for our forest portfolio.

The ideal candidate for this role possesses a proven experience as an executive assistant or in a similar role. The candidate is committed to working in a fast-paced, start-up environment and interested in growing as a team and beyond. The candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills [required]
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills [required]
  • Detail-oriented, rigor, motivated, and a high level of accuracy [required]
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks with precision [required]
  • Discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive information [required]
  • Familiarity with environmental and urban reforestation initiatives [optional]
  • Proficient in Keynote, Pages, GDrive, Powerpoint, Word, Excel [required]
  • Fluent in English [required], German, Italian and French [optional]
  • Ability to work on-site in London or Switzerland [required]
  • Full time and self-employed [required]

- Whilst the candidate will be self-employed, Our client does offer paid holidays. Offices are officially closed for 2 weeks at the end of the year (from Dec 24th onwards) and for the first week of August.
- Travel & Accommodation to project sites will be covered by the client - if required (upon agreement)

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. They do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. They embrace a culture where difference is valued. As in Nature, diversity grows innovation, and innovation creates initiative and resilience. By caring for each other, caring for our communities, and caring for our environment, we each grow stronger.

Range between £35,000 and 50,000 annually.

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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