GRI is looking to recruit an intern interested in sustainability reporting and sustainability data. The main tasks will be to assist in locating and registering reports and reporting organizations based on GRI’s data classification taxonomy, highlighting sustainability reporting trends through regular statistical analysis of the collected data.

Overview

GRI seeks an Intern Report Services

Internship:   40 hrs p/w – 6 months (€900 p/m gross)
Location:     Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Start date:   15 March 2017

Internship Summary
GRI is looking to recruit an intern interested in sustainability reporting and sustainability data. The main tasks will be to assist in locating and registering reports and reporting organizations based on GRI’s data classification taxonomy, highlighting sustainability reporting trends through regular statistical analysis of the collected data.

Other tasks
•  Support the Report Services team with tasks related to Sustainability Disclosure Database and other related projects e.g. Reports List etc.
•  Web-based research along with data analysis
•  Assist with maintaining GRI’s Contact and Relationship Management system
•  Assist with different research projects and any ad hoc tasks that may arise
•  Support the Report Services team with other administrative tasks

Key competencies/requirements
•  Personal traits as accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail are of the greatest importance
•  Fluent in written and spoken English
•  Knowledge of additional language is an advantage
•  Knowledge of using Microsoft Excel or the ability to quickly acquire these skills
•  Ability to work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds
•  Good team player with a “can do” attitude

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HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates, eligible to live and work in the Netherlands, are invited to submit their CV and a letter of interest in English to recruitment@globalreporting.org. The deadline to submit an application is 12.00 noon (CET) 07 March 2017.  GRI appreciates all expressions of interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Employment prospects: The GRI internship program is not linked to full time employment opportunities at GRI and the program should be valued by its own merits. Interns should not expect to be offered an employment contract after ending their internship; nevertheless they are very welcome to apply for job openings at GRI.

About GRI

GRI is an international independent organization that has pioneered corporate sustainability reporting since 1997. GRI helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption and many others. With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most trusted and widely used standards on sustainability reporting, enabling organizations and their stakeholders to make better decisions based on information that matters. Currently, over 40 countries and regions reference GRI in their policies. GRI is built upon a unique multi-stakeholder principle, which ensures the participation and expertise of diverse stakeholders in the development of its standards. GRI’s mission is to empower decision-makers everywhere, through its standards and multi-stakeholder network, to take action towards a more sustainable economy and world.