The post holder will be working within the Corporate & Stakeholder Relations Team, to maintain existing relationships with a regional portfolio of the GOLD Community, grow the number of Gold Community members in these regions and deliver and create valuable GOLD Community benefits including events.
The post holder is responsible for creating and developing the GOLD Community network in defined region with a focus on the food industry to achieve an active and engaged network by delivering excellent and tailored “customer” service.

Overview

Senior Coordinator Corporate & Stakeholder Relations 

Start Date: 1 September 2017, 40 hrs p/w. (€ 35,000 / € 38,000 gross p/y on full time basis)
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Contract: 1 year initially – extension by mutual consent

Position summary and job purpose
The post holder will be working within the Corporate & Stakeholder Relations Team, to maintain existing relationships with a regional portfolio of the GOLD Community, grow the number of Gold Community members in these regions and deliver and create valuable GOLD Community benefits including events.The post holder is responsible for creating and developing the GOLD Community network in defined region with a focus on the food industry to achieve an active and engaged network by delivering excellent and tailored “customer” service.

(S)He reports to the Deputy-Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations and will work closely with the other members of the team.

Job responsibilities 
Coordinating, under the supervision of the Deputy-Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations:
• Coordinate relationships with regional portfolio of GOLD Community members including: ensuring regular contact, arranging and leading calls and meetings, answering email and phone enquiries, assisting GOLD Community members with administrative and website issues, ensuring timely payment of GOLD Community contributions
• Coordinate all activities using GRI’s CRM, maintaining up-to-date information and ensuring efficient administration and reporting
• Working to targets (including financial) to increase the number of GOLD Community members in specific sector and region to achieve growth in income and a varied membership e.g. large and small business, civil society with a high number of GRI reporters
• Coordinate international GOLD Community events and where necessary events for a broader audience, including finding and securing a host, arranging logistics, proposing agendas in conjunction with GRI’s Events Coordinator
• Run regular and ad hoc reports from CRM to support Deputy Director with regular financial and progress reporting
• Develop and coordinate key projects and benefits for the GOLD Community Program, to encourage knowledge-sharing and assist with reporting
• Build close working relationships with GRI-colleagues to ensure GRI GOLD Community activities meet GRI’s broader objectives and GOLD Community members are included in all local engagement plans

Key competencies / Requirements
• Excellent organizational and project management skills, with an ability to organize, plan and regularly report back on multiple projects/ work streams using dashboards, KPIs and other tools
• Proven experience in building strong relationships with customers/ supporters
• Comfortable and skilled to represent GRI, as a presenter/moderator and facilitator at international speaking engagements and events. (including on-line meetings)
• Fluency in English (spoken and written) and fluent in at least one further language
• Excellent inter-personal skills, and an ability to represent GRI at all levels and in different cultural settings
• Experience in delivering research results in a comprehensive manner
• Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and/or other project management systems
• Experience of organizing events
• Comfortable working to achieve targets, including financial targets
• Collaborative nature
• Willingness to travel internationally
• Eligible to live and work in the Netherlands
• Knowledge of GRI, sustainability and sustainability reporting

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HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates, eligible to live and work in the Netherlands, are invited to submit their resume and letter of interest in English to recruitment@globalreporting.org. The deadline to submit an application is 12.00 noon (CET), Tuesday 1 August 2017. GRI appreciates all expressions of interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Stichting Global Reporting Initiative, Attn. Human Resources
Visitors’ address: Barbara Strozzilaan 336, 1083 HN, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
T: +31 (0)20 531 00 00 // www.globalreporting.org

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