International Institute for Sustainable Development is hiring a
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 220 people, plus over 150 associates and consultants, come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, our work affects lives in nearly 100 countries.
IISD is looking for a Project Assistant to join our Project Management team and perform a range of support and administrative tasks for the project managers as well as other team members. This person is an extremely efficient and organized multitasker looking for an exciting opportunity to work with an outstanding international team. The role has growth potential and is perfect for those who want to broaden their skillset.
Event Organization and Support
For more details on what we are looking for in our candidates, please refer to the IISD competencies on our website.
Please apply to only one posting, as this role is posted to multiple cities.
This is an indefinite position.
Deadline for receiving applications: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the ideal candidate is identified.
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: CAD 42,000–CAD 47,000 (based on qualifications and experience)
Start date: ASAP
Closing date: April 4, 2023
Location: Ottawa, Toronto, or Winnipeg
Candidates must hold an appropriate work authorization for locations where they expect to be based without any sponsorship from IISD.
All submissions must be in English. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.
Applications will only be accepted through Bamboo HR.
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Only those candidates we wish to interview will be contacted. Resumes will be kept on file for 1 year.
IISD has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires employees who are required or choose to be at an office or participate in in-person team events or in-person meetings/events to be fully vaccinated. Anyone unable to be fully vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or a disability that prevents them from being fully vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.
IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, to correct the conditions of social injustice and disadvantage in employment around the world, we encourage candidates from historically marginalized groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply for this position. Preference will be given to the equity-deserving groups during the hiring process. We offer reasonable accommodations in our recruitment process and seek applicants' advice on how best to accommodate their needs. Please self-identify and answer our employment equity questionnaire on our applicant tracking system when you apply.