Sustainability Associate, Auckland

Last update 2024-05-21
Expires 2024-06-21
ID #2045084043
Sustainability Associate, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 26, 2024


We're building a company to tackle some of our biggest social problems through a mix of creativity, inclusiveness, and intelligent software. We want to change how people, organizations, supply chains, and governments measure and manage positive social impact, sustainability, environmental social governance (ESG), and meaningful work. If that sounds nice we'd love to have you be a part of it.

We're looking for a thoughtful, technical, data-driven, and high-attention-to-detail Sustainability Associate who can support Brightest and our clients with:

Being a subject matter expert and advocate for Brightest's products, services, and solutions in Australia and throughout the Asia-Pacific Region

Helping to guide organizations through carbon accounting, sustainability reporting, and other Brightest consulting and software needs and workflows to help them achieve their sustainability and ESG objects

Answering, managing, responding to, and resolving client questions and issues

Providing consulting, advice, troubleshooting, and issue resolution around customer needs related to use of our ESG and sustainability software platform

Working closely with our Sales, Business Development, Client Success, Account Management, and Product teams to support new client needs, including implementation and migration support

The right candidate for this role should enjoy working with software and data, hold their work to a high standard, and be a great team and client-oriented problem solver.

It's also a great opportunity to learn and become an expert in ESG (environmental social governance), sustainability, and social impact - themes that are gaining increasing cultural relevance and mindshare among companies.

Who you are (what we're looking for):

2-5 years of business development, consulting, sustainability, environmental, client success, and/or account management experience

Passion for social impact, environmental sustainability, ESG, and climate action

Good written and verbal communication skills

Multi-lingual candidates who are fluent in English and also able to speak other languages is a plus

An interest in building a career in sustainability

You're social, patient, caring, a thoughtful communicator, and you know how to support and maintain a high-quality customer relationships

You're coachable, organized, and self-disciplined. You're not afraid of monthly goals, new challenges, and learning opportunities

Entrepreneurial mindset: eager to advance through clearly defined learning and earning paths, or resourceful enough to create and invent your own

Hubspot software experience is a plus

You pay attention to detail and hold high standards for yourself and the quality of the work you deliver


Support an early-stage, growing, international social enterprise

Good pay

Opportunity to work cross-functionally with our client team, product team, and company leadership and learn every aspect of how our startup works and inform what our engineers build and how we make our product better

Flexible remote hours and vacation policy

Have a real positive impact on the world - we're not just reading the news, we're trying to shape and create good news

Sound good? Great, let's build something amazing together.

Note: Brightest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic.

Brightest focuses on Enterprise Software, Machine Learning, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, and Environmental Innovation. Their company has offices in New York City and Brooklyn. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Sustainability associate

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