Junior Consultant, Advisory & Communications

Role: Junior Consultant, Advisory & Communications

Location:   Bay Area, CA, Boston, MA or Boulder, CO

Practice Area: Advisory & Communications

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Anthesis is the sustainability activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 500 experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines and the Middle East.

Summary of role

Anthesis is looking for a Junior Consultant to support our growing Advisory & Communications (A&C) team, which supports Anthesis’ global offerings by bringing innovative sustainability solutions to market.

As part of the A&C team, your role will include supporting client projects related to materiality assessments and related sustainability strategy development, setting environmental and social goals/ targets, assessing hot spots and risks and opportunities throughout the value chain, benchmarking against industry best practices, conducting environmental inventories (e.g., energy/GHG emissions/water/waste), and supporting on all aspects of sustainability reporting (e.g., GRI, CDP, SASB, WMSI, DJSI, and others).

Your projects and clients will span across a diverse set of industries, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to boutique brands, and require engagement with clients, and in some cases their suppliers, around the world.

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting project managers in conducting primary and secondary research and analysis on sustainability leadership practices, and emerging issues and trends in a range of industry sectors utilizing a wide range of sources, including web searches, interviews and other methodologies
  • Supporting senior colleagues in the development of work plans, schedules and budgets for the delivery of client projects
  • Working on several projects at the same time, typically for different clients on different topics
  • Being part of global project teams with colleagues in different offices and time zones
  • Performing data analysis and interpretation
  • Drafting reports and presentations that convey key messages and inform strategic decision-making
  • Supporting proposal writing
  • Supporting client relationship management

The ideal candidate will have

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject(s)
  • Demonstrable passion for, and commitment to improving sustainability
  • A willingness to learn new skills and work collaboratively with others in a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for working with both internal and external clients
  • Clear and concise written communications
  • Experience working with data sets and demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and communicate findings
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Proven research and analytical skills (from academia or work experience), with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to think and work independently, while also being an enthusiastic and proactive team player

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to careers@anthesisgroup.com. All applications must address the above listed skills and experience requirements.

No recruitment agencies, please.

At Anthesis we value both the well-being and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity in our workforce. All candidates will be considered without regard to age, color, race, national origin, disability, family or marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, religion or belief, veteran status or any status protected by law. Anthesis does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.