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Associate, Corporate Program

Ceres is soliciting applications for the position of Associate, Corporate Program to support the work with companies in the network. This position will support a range of activities across the Corporate Program team. This a full-time position, based in Boston, MA, that will report to one of the Directors in the Corporate Program.

Description & Responsibilities

Ceres is soliciting applications for the position of Associate, Corporate Program to support the work with companies in the network. This position will support a range of activities across the Corporate Program team. This a full-time position, based in Boston, MA, that will report to one of the Directors in the Corporate Program.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate and/or assist with projects and relationships primarily involving the 65 Ceres companies, 100+ coalition organizations, and prospective Ceres companies.
  • Support the overall coordination of the Corporate Program including working on logistics, notes and other tasks for team meetings, retreats, business planning and other initiatives.
  • Support Corporate Program team members in the preparation of company engagements through using project management skills for planning, logistics, scheduling, and note-taking amongst other tasks.
  • Conduct research and analysis on corporate sustainability performance, including benchmarking sector performance, writing briefs and memos, and creating presentations with associated speaking notes.
  • Serve as database point person for team members, including data entry and report creation on results, contact lists and other information, as needed.
  • Provide assistance with planning and implementation of the Ceres annual conference program.
  • Coordinate with other program teams (such as Investor Program, Communications, Development, or Operations) as needed to accomplish organizational objectives.
  • Manage special projects, as necessary.
  • Provide general administrative support across the team.


Qualifications
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  • Bachelor degree required.
  • 1-2 years professional experience demonstrating high proficiency in planning, organizing, and administrative skills. Experience as an executive assistant is a plus.
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in energy, climate change or sustainability issues, including an understanding of business, the investment community, policy debates, and environmental/sustainability NGOs, preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and project management abilities.
  • Ability to organize and track multiple projects and to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituents, excellent interpersonal skills, leadership ability, strong initiative and motivation.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.
  • Experience with Salesforce software preferred


How to Apply

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org. Applicants should submit a resume, a list of three references, and a letter describing their qualifications, interests, and potential contribution to our organization.

Please use the words “Associate, Corporate Program” in the subject line of your e-mail message

Address all correspondence to:
Careers at Ceres
ATTN: Associate, Corporate Program
Email (preferred): careers@ceres.org
99 Chauncy Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

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