Administrative Assistant, UK & Ireland

Can you help inspire an end to overfishing? The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), a global non-profit organization, is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support our Program Director, UK & Ireland

About the role

This post is an exciting opportunity to work closely with a high performing and busy regional team located at the heart of MSC’s headquarters in London, UK. The role will perform cross-function support to the UK & Ireland’s commercial, fisheries, and marketing communications team.

You will:

  • Be an experienced administrator with excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Office 365
  • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have exceptional organisational skills with experience in making executive travel arrangements, event planning and managing multiple calendars across various time zones
  • Have the ability to work across cross-cutting teams, write minutes to a high standard, organise and manage quarterly team meetings, and work efficiently in a high-paced environment
  • Care about the health of our oceans and the marine life within it

Who we are

The MSC’s vision is for the world’s oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations. Through our internationally-recognised certification and ecolabeling programme well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognised and rewarded in the market place, through the leadership of our partners.  Critically, other fisheries are incentivised to improve their performance to meet the growing demand for certified sustainable and traceable seafood choice. Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing 14% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC programme and over 1200 documented improvements to the way our oceans are being fished have been recorded. MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries. 

Administrative Assistant, UK & Ireland job description
Language: English
Date of Issue: 03 September 2019

To apply

Please email the following information to

  • A cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification, and include information on your salary expectations and right to work information; and
  • A copy of your current CV.

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. The subject of your email should read: Administrative Assistant, UK & Ireland

Closing date

Monday 23 September 2019, 09:00 (BST)
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Language: English
Date of Issue: 23 May 2018
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