Associate, GIIN Global Climate Solutions Initiative

New York City/Hybrid
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The GIIN is widely recognized for its dedication to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. It does this by building critical infrastructure and supporting activities, education, and research that help accelerate the development of a coherent impact investing industry. As part of this mission, the GIIN has recently set up a climate solutions workstream to drive progression in addressing climate change through the lens of increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world and driving increased capital allocation to climate solutions. The team sets out to build out a framework for climate solutions investing, provide insights on market trends, and a forum to support investors in directing their solutions investing towards the most impactful opportunities.

Data management and analytics

• Conduct desk research as needed to support content development and help address the analytical needs of the Climate Solutions team and organization

• Keep abreast of climate initiatives and maintain a knowledge base of target collaboration opportunities

• Support climate solutions framework development

• Assist in analysis of surveys and results from workshops to support adjusting necessary changes to content.

Program Administration

• Support program administration, such as maintaining and tracking work plans in Asana.

• Identify and develop processes around communications and project management to better deliver the program goals.

• Provide logistical support for in-person and virtual events, including sending invitations, managing registration, venue and other vendor research, procurement and purchasing of supplies, etc.

• Produce participant materials for in-person and virtual convenings, such as attendee lists, sign-up sheets, nametags, participant packets, etc.

• Support post-event close-down, including surveying attendees, sending follow-up emails, and reconciling attendance reports. Relationship management

• Interface with investors and other NGOs as needed to support programming and organizational goals.

• Track and update participants information and engagement data in Salesforce and in other formats as needed.

• Draft materials in support of working group meetings, including briefing documents, agendas, and PowerPoint presentations


• Professionalism in managing important internal and external stakeholder relationships.

• Exceptional project management skills and ability to develop effective working relationships with external and internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization to move projects forward

• Ability to work with various technology solutions catering to association/network management

• Penchant for methodological and structured thinking

• Strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously

• Proactive communicator who identifies problems, communicates them, and takes initiative to solve them

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Strong client and service orientation

• Team-orientation, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently

• Interest or experience in climate change and financial markets

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

• Personable, engaging presence, with diplomacy, tact, and good humor

• Aligned in thought and action with GIIN’s values:

• Commitment to equity and justice. Successful candidates will be aware that race, income, age, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender and gender expression, and other identities can play, and have historically played, a role in equity disparities, including within organizations. Successful candidates will be committed to continuous learning about diversity, equity, and inclusion and how to manifest these principles in the workplace

Other requirements:

• Work experience demonstrating exceptional administrative and organizational abilities

• Experience with and/or aptitude for technology solutions and databases, such as Salesforce, Slack, Asana, Zoom, Microsoft Teams etc.

• Working knowledge of computer software applications, such as Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Bachelor’s degree required (business / finance or related degree a plus)

• Proactive communicator who identifies problems, communicates them, and takes initiative to solve them.

To apply

LOCATION: This position will be based in our New York City office with significant remote work flexibility offered through the GIIN’s hybrid in-person/remote work model. Candidates must possess valid authorization to work in the United States that does not require employment visa sponsorship.

COMPENSATION: The GIIN is committed to pay equity. The salary range for this role is between $48,000-$60,000, with exact salary depending on experience, with an excellent benefits package.

We aim to offer competitive salaries and benefits and are committed to equity, trust, and transparency in compensation. Basing compensation on someone’s willingness and ability to negotiate or on their prior salary leads to wide inequities and bias in how people are paid, particularly for groups experiencing historical oppression. Therefore, we do not ask for prior pay history from our candidates and our offer-making process is negotiation-free for salaries and benefits.

We determine the best possible salary offer based on relevant experience and extent to which candidates demonstrate the competencies for the role during the entire hiring process. The GIIN also uses our annual performance evaluation process at the end of each year to determine raises and promotions.

TO APPLY: Email cover letter and CV to Human Resources at State “Associate, GIIN Global Climate Solutions Initiative_ First Name Last Name” in the subject line of your email. Please indicate where you saw the job posting in your cover letter. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. The GIIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer