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Communications Officer - Sustainable Finance

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Blockchain & Climate Institute
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London, United Kingdom
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Published 1 month ago

The Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteer-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.

We are looking for a communications professional who is keen to play a progressive role in the climate action community with a focus on sustainable finance. The Communications Officer - Sustainable Finance will sit within Research Division I (Sustainable Finance) to provide communications insights and support creation of content from the division. They will also be required to distil and create relevant content in contribution to the wider BCI Communications Strategy, working closely with the BCI Communications Division (under the External Affairs Bureau). The ideal candidate should have a passion for story-telling and generating interesting content.

Your responsibilities will include:

● To ensure all external materials including research papers, presentations for clients and external conferences are of publication quality and aligned with BCI key messages.

● To support content planning and development focused on sustainable finance, for the various

communications channels including website, blog and social media.

● To perform target audience research for insights on BCI’s target audience in the sustainable finance sector for the purpose of executing successful communications activities;

● To support Research Division I’s external materials for events including major industry events such as COP26;

● To maintain a strong knowledge of developments in the sustainable finance sector to ensure BCI content is on the pulse and engaged in trending conversations.

Person Specification

Skills & Abilities

● Excellent oral communication skills, including the ability to develop effective working relationships, work flexibly across professional and operational boundaries, and communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders at all levels;

● Complete fluency in English and an engaging writing style; Additional language skills are desirable, in particular French and Spanish;

● Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills;

● Demonstrated flexibility;

● Good grasp of storytelling for sustainable finance topics;

● Knowledge (or interest in learning) about sustainable finance emerging concepts such TCFD, standards (e.g. SASB, GRI) and more.

● Knowledge (or interest in learning) about FinTech, such as Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Ledgers, etc.

● Proven understanding of communication channels (e.g. social media);

● Confident communicator;

● Strong attention to detail;

● Excellent organisational skills and ability to balance competing demands under pressure.

General & Specialist Knowledge

● Proficient knowledge in sustainable finance and general finance.

● Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and G Suite, and prior experience using communication channels such as Slack.

● A keen interest in topics central to the BCI such as climate change, climate finance and blockchain technology.

Education & Training

● A relevant degree or experience in Communications.

Relevant Experience

● Minimum 3 years in a relevant communications role of a finance organisation;

● Experience of working in a target-driven role;

● A portfolio of exceptional writing and editing; and

● Experience working independently and with teams to drive forward projects using own initiative.

The Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteer-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.

We are looking for a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
International House, London, None N1 7SR, United Kingdom
64 Nile Street

How to Apply

Candidates must submit their CV, cover letter, English work samples and contact details to the BCI email address at recruitment@blockchainclimate.org

Candidates must submit their CV, cover letter, English work samples and contact details to the BCI email address at recruitment@blockchainclimate.org

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