The Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteers-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.
We are looking for a passionate volunteer who is looking to develop administrative and resource management experience through an exciting role at a forward-thinking climate think-and-do-tank. As part of the Executive Officer Grade and reporting to the Director-General and Chief of Staff, the Administrative Officers at the Director-General’s Office will provide executive-level administrative and secretarial support for the Director-General, Chief of Staff, Company Secretary and the Legal Advisors.
- 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
- Excellent English writing
- Close attention to details
- Excellent organisational skills and ability to balance competing work demands
- Ability to support technology-enabled meetings e.g. video conferencing, Skype, digital conference calls
- High attention to detail and proven experience of managing sensitive data
- Conscientious but proactive approach
- Solution orientated and confident style
- Experience of working in high-pressure environment and delivering to tight deadlines
General &Specialist Knowledge
- Advanced Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
- Basic knowledge of Air table and/or Trello
- Some knowledge on topics central to the BCI such as climate change, climate finance and blockchain technology preferred.
- Proven experience working in a similar role is essential, preferably acquired in a not-for-profit environment.
- Experience of building constructive relationships with stakeholders; and
- Experience of working independently and with teams to drive forward projects using their own initiative.
Your responsibilities will include:
- To handle external correspondence for the Director-General;
- To manage and monitor incoming and outgoing email correspondence, responding and redirecting mail items to directorate officers as necessary, ensuring replies are issued within corporate deadlines and to standard;
- To provide weekly press briefings for the Director-General;
- To schedule high-level meetings for the Director-General, Chief of Staff and Company Secretary;
- To provide cover to Divisional Secretaries on an ad hoc basis;
- To help ensure the smooth running of the Director-General’s Office;
- To implement and manage new administrative processes where appropriate;
- To undertake factual research as required;
- To support general resource management duties and occasionally help coordinate cross-divisional programmes; and
- To support the Director-General during conferences and events.