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Project Manager (Contract) at Context Europe

About the Organization

Context is a corporate sustainability consultancy founded in 1997 with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York. We help our global clients understand sustainability and profit from it – by developing leading sustainability strategies and compelling communications. Our practice areas span strategy, brands, reporting, communications, engagement, and event facilitation.
The Context team has three core skills:

  • Knowledge of sustainability – environment, ethics and social issues
  • Strong communications and writing
  • Business consultancy

This unique combination enables us to advise clients on strategic sustainability, create winning strategies, and help them communicate effectively with internal and external audiences. Context is proud to work with some of the world’s leading companies including British Telecom, Citi, The Estée Lauder Companies, GlaxoSmithKline, IKEA and Vodafone.

About the position

The Project Manager will join a small London-based transatlantic team for six months to manage a sustainability reporting and digital communications project for a major global brand. You will organise the team and ensure deadlines are met, working with consultants, writers, designers and web developers. You will be meticulous and personable. Remote working is a possibility.

Candidate Requirements

  • Write confidently in an active, engaging style.
  • Highly organised and excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable project management experience.
  • Good understanding of marketing communications.
  • Knowledge of sustainability communications a plus, but not essential.
  • A passion for sustainability and a desire to be fluent in the full range of corporate sustainability issues.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

Compensation

Salary for this position is £25K pro rata.

Location

London
Qualified individuals please apply by sending a cover letter and resume to tamara@contextamerica.com.


Writer/Analyst at Context Europe

About the Organization

Context is a corporate sustainability consultancy founded in 1997 with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York. We help our global clients understand sustainability and profit from it – by developing leading sustainability strategies and compelling communications. Our practice areas span strategy, brands, reporting, communications, engagement, and event facilitation.
The Context team has three core skills:

  • Knowledge of sustainability – environment, ethics and social issues
  • Strong communications and writing
  • Business consultancy

This unique combination enables us to advise clients on strategic sustainability, create winning strategies, and help them communicate effectively with internal and external audiences. Context is proud to work with some of the world’s leading companies including British Telecom, Citi, The Estée Lauder Companies, GlaxoSmithKline, IKEA and Vodafone.

About the position

Based in London, the Writer/Analyst will join a transatlantic team helping well-known businesses communicate their sustainability initiatives. You will write mainly for digital platforms (websites and social media) working with our clients in Europe and the U.S.A.

Candidate Requirements

  • Write confidently in an active, engaging style
  • Passionate about sustainability
  • Experience in agency or related marketing/communications fields
  • Personable, willing to learn and have a great eye for detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; an ability to write clearly in English under time constraints.
  • A keen interest in business and an understanding of the corporate world.
  • A full understanding of digital communications media.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

Compensation

Salary for this position is £25K plus bonus.

Location

London
Qualified individuals please apply by sending a cover letter and resume to tamara@contextamerica.com


Context intern programme

Context’s three month internship programme is designed to give successful applicants experience in a professional consultancy environment advising on sustainability strategy and communications.

Context interns get involved in all aspects of our work, including research, writing, client meetings and brainstorming sessions. As a guide, this may include:

  • Writing briefing documents and PowerPoint presentations
  • Researching and writing copy for reports
  • Writing case studies
  • Proof reading and formatting
  • Taking notes at meetings
  • Writing blog entries and news stories for our website
  • Benchmarking and sector comparison exercises
  • Researching and writing GRI reports
  • Providing research for stakeholder engagement events
  • Researching and booking outside venues for events
  • Participating in meetings, brainstorming sessions and events.

You will also have some specific responsibilities such as updating our marketing database.

What we’re looking for

We look for interns who are enthusiastic, hard working and creative. You will have a degree and be able to demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in corporate sustainability consulting. This may come from your studies or some work experience you have recently done.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential as a large part of our work is writing and we also want you to feel comfortable and confident when speaking to clients. You need to be confident working with data and a proficient user of Word, Excel and Powerpoint. You must also be prepared to help out with some administration tasks that are a part of running a business.

Pay

We don’t think anyone should work for free. We expect a lot from our interns and think it’s fair that they are properly rewarded.

How to apply

London
To register your interest in future internships in London, please send your CV and a letter, explaining how you meet our requirements and why you would make a great intern, to Pete Statham at Pete.Statham@contexteurope.com.

 
New York
Interested in applying to our internship programme in New York? We want to hear from you! Please send a resume and cover letter on why you would be a great fit to Daniel Liswood at Daniel.Liswood@contextamerica.com.


Our business is growing, so we’re always on the look-out for great people to join our team. If you’re a creative thinker with a passion for sustainability and strong writing and project management skills, we’d like to hear from you.

All our consultants get fully involved in helping clients develop and communicate their sustainability strategies – working with recognised sustainability leaders as well as companies just starting out.

To apply, write to us explaining why you’d make a great sustainability consultant, and attach a copy of your CV.

UK: Peter Knight

US: Jaycee Pribulsky

London

  • C26 Jack’s Place
  • 6 Corbet Place
  • London
  • E1 6NN
  • Tel: +44 20 7426 5430
  • Email: Peter Knight

Los Angeles

  • 7083 Hollywood Boulevard
  • Los Angeles
  • CA 90028
  • Email: Simon Propper

New York

  • New York
  • 29 Broadway
  • Suite 1610
  • New York, NY 10006.
  • Tel: +1 212 216 9773
  • Email: Jaycee Pribulsky

Legals

  • Context Group is a limited company Registered in England and Wales No. 3642691 VAT registration Number: 726 3286 29
  • Registered Office: Mitre House, 12-14 Mitre Street, London, EC3A 5BU
  • © 2015 Context Privacy Policy Terms & Conditions

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