Climate Analytics gGmbH - Non Profit Organisation
Climate Analytics is a non-profit climate science and policy institute, established in 2008. We are based in Berlin (Germany) with offices in New York (USA), Lomé (Togo) and Perth (Australia) with staff and associates across Europe, South America, Australia, Africa and Asia. The institute’s mission is to synthesise and advance scientific knowledge in the area of climate change and on this basis provide support and capacity building to stakeholders.
Climate Analytics is a team of scientists and policy analysts with long experience in the international climate change debate. The team is backed by its own and co-developed science-based models to assess and synthesise climate science. By linking scientific and policy analysis, we provide state-of-the-art solutions to global and national climate change policy challenges. Through its unique position at the interface between science, policy and practice, and with its excellent international networks, Climate Analytics provides an exciting working environment with exceptional opportunities for the professional and personal development of each employee.
Student Assistant – Office of the CEO
We are currently seeking a Student Assistant – Office of the CEO to work closely with our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and his Executive Assistant to support them in their day-to-day work. In this position you get a deep insight into the work of an international non-profit organisation, its structures, processes and also the scientific content work while cooperating with high-level management.
You will be responsible for scheduling and preparing regular Management Team meetings including the preparation of the meeting minutes.
You coordinate internal meeting requests for our CEO.
You coordinate the signing off approved contracts, budgets, reports and other documents for our CEO.
You support to keep track of emails and workflow and update the relevant project management applications.
You support the preparation of presentations and talking points for speaking events of our CEO.
You provide support with further administrative tasks such as travel bookings, preparation of expense claims, submitting invoices and others.
Together with our CEO and his Executive Assistant you will attend various meetings and will help to follow up on action points.
You will furthermore be involved in other spontaneous tasks related to the work of our CEO and the Executive Assistant.
You will ideally have the following qualifications and skills:
You are a student enrolled preferably in a program related to either Economics and Management or social and environmental science – preferably with a focus on climate science or policy.
Your strong administrative skills, attention to details and a methodical approach to handling tasks and meeting deadlines distinguish you from others.
You have the interest and willingness to learn about climate change science and policy.
You have experience in working with the Microsoft office package.
Preferably you already have experience in administrative work.
You are very reliable and have strong communication skills and professionalism in dealing with decision-makers, team members and cooperation partners.
Our working language is English, therefore excellent English writing and verbal skills are necessary.
Basic German skills are welcome, but not required, other language skills are an asset.
Preferably you can work a minimum of 15 hours per week (maximum 20 hours) with a minimum of 4 hours per day of work. This will of course depend on your university schedule as well.
What we offer:
A job with purpose. With us you will work in a team of engaged people and with your skills you can make a positive contribution to our work in the field of climate change.
A positive and inspiring working atmosphere in an international team. Our Berlin office is located near Moritzplatz in the heart of the lively Kreuzberg, surrounded by a dynamic startup scene. Currently most of our staff are working from home due to covid-19 restrictions.
We will refund your semester ticket.
How to apply:
Application Deadline: 05 September 2021
Starting date: 11 October 2021
Location: Berlin, Germany
Terms: 6 months student contract with prospect of extension
Requirements: You have to be a student who is enrolled at a university in the EU for at least another 6 months.
Please apply with your CV, cover letter and a list of three references in PDF format exclusively using the application form on our website. Please indicate in your cover letter your earliest start date.
Applications by email or by post can unfortunately not be processed.