Job purpose and background:
With COP26 to be held in Glasgow this year, 2020 marks a critical year for the UK, and CDP is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Corporate Engagement team in London. This entry-level role represents an excellent opportunity for a graduate looking to start their career in sustainability, or for someone looking to move into corporate sustainability from the NGO perspective.
The Corporate Engagement team facilitates the company journey for thousands of companies globally from their first response to making bold environmental commitments and beyond. The London based Corporate Engagement team works with companies in the UK and other regions including the Middle East and Russia and works closely with our global counterparts. In this role, you will support the delivery of CDP’s global corporate engagement strategy and will also undertake direct engagement with companies from a broad range of sectors across all thematic programs (climate, forests and water security). You will work closely with global teams across the organisation to ensure a smooth experience for companies reporting through the CDP platform.
Key responsibilities include:
The precise description and nature of your job may be varied from time to time and you may be required to carry out other duties as necessary to meet business needs.
Required skills and experience:
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s Central London office reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Engagement.
Salary and benefits: £23,000 - £25,000, per annum, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, training and development, flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
Before you apply
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How to apply
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with ‘Corporate Engagement Officer – First name Last name’ in the subject line. The deadline is 9am on Monday 17th February 2020. Due to the volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the deadline you should consider your application unsuccessful.