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Associate, Investor Network
<div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><b style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;"><u style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;">About the Position</u></b></div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The Associate supports the team&rsquo;s programmatic work and external partner engagement activities in integrating sustainability into core business strategies.&nbsp; We seek an energetic, highly motivated, self-starter to play a critical programmatic and administrative support role, both internally and externally.&nbsp; This full-time position reports to senior staff member and will be located in Boston, MA or San Francisco, CA. &nbsp;</div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:</div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <ul> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Support external partner engagements, using project management skills for planning, logistics, scheduling, note taking, and memo drafting, amongst other tasks.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Conduct research and analysis, including benchmarking performance, writing briefs and memos, and creating presentations with associated speaking notes.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Assist with special projects for external partners or potential new partners</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Participate in the facilitation of team meetings, working with team leadership and team assistant to set meeting agendas and ensure follow up.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Support team planning, goal setting, and impact tracking, working in concert with workstream leads.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Support Salesforce data entry and report creation, contact list management, and other information needs, as requested.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Coordinate with other program teams, Innovation &amp; Evaluation, and department teams, as needed to accomplish team and organizational objectives.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Attend internal and external meetings, as assigned, in order to take notes, identify next steps, and ensure follow-through of activities to completion.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Assist team in roll out and distribution activities for key reports and special projects.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Provide event and development activity support, including conducting research, drafting speaking points and/or presentations, and attending meetings, as needed.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Assist with planning, coordination, and logistics for Ceres annual conference and other organization-wide events.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Travel to meetings and events as required, when safe business travel is possible.</li> </ul>
Position: Associate, Investor Network
Organization: Ceres INC
Location: Boston,  MA 
United States
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Date Posted: 8/3/2021
Requirements <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><b style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;"><u style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;">Qualifications</u></b></div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <ul style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; padding: 0px 40px; margin: 1em 0px; list-style-position: initial; list-style-image: initial; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Minimum of 18 months, full-time, professional experience demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and project management abilities.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Knowledge of, or experience with, both environmental and social sustainability issues, particularly understanding of the role of business, the investment community, and/or NGOs.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Demonstrated initiative and motivation, and ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Sound judgment and high level of integrity and professionalism, with an ability to manage confidential information and maintain discretion, diplomacy, and courtesy in all contacts.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Strong organizational and time management skills, with keen attention to detail.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Excellent research and problem-solving capabilities.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Ability to work proactively, both independently and collaboratively with a team.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, and presentation programs (particularly Google and Office suites).</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Familiarity with Salesforce, a plus.</li> <li style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; line-height: 20px;">Interest in being part of a diverse workforce and willingness to support Ceres&rsquo; Commitment to Inclusion and Equity.</li> </ul> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><b style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;"><u style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;">How to Apply</u></b><br /> &nbsp;</div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ceres.org/" style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgb(52, 152, 219); text-decoration-line: none; cursor: pointer;">www.ceres.org</a>.&nbsp; Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three references.&nbsp;</div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87); font-family: Arimo, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><i style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent;">Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.</i></div>
Status: This listing expires on: 12/22/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Ceres INC
Address:
99 Chauncy St

Boston,  MA 02111
United States
Email:
careers@ceres.org
Phone:
(617) 274-0700
Fax:
Contact:
Rebecca Izikson