We are hiring a full time Memberships and Operations Coordinator at GeSI Secretariat

Published on: Apr 26, 2023 | Written by: Varnika Srivastava

The GeSI Membership and Operations Coordinator is a full-time permanent role aimed at supporting the GeSI leadership with day-to-day administration and operation of the association. In addition, the role will require general tasks around membership and stakeholder management, supporting communication activities, and financial reporting.


Preferred seniority range: 1-3 years’ experience, in addition to internships.


Main Job Responsibilities

  •  Providing day-to-day operational, administrative, and secretarial support to the GeSI leadership
  • Acting as the first point of contact for general enquiries and correspondence from GeSI Members and Partners, as well as directing Members to the correct channel for support
  • Proactively assisting GeSI leadership in growing the membership and partnership of GeSI
  • Organising meetings, taking minutes, and providing administrative and logistical support on GeSI events
  • Managing CEO diary and responding to meeting/requests, assisting CEO with daily correspondence and monitoring emails
  • Working closely with the Programmes and Communications Manager to coordinate content, social media, and other external communications 
  • Financial tasks: sending invoices, processing receipts, operational expenses and other accounting activities/reporting
  • Maintain close communication and regular reporting with GeSI Board and Members
  • Support office logistics, IT (hardware and software), communications and other tasks as necessary to ensure the GeSI office runs smoothly



  • Undergraduate degree in social sciences, environmental sciences, political science, or journalism;
  • Minimum 1-3 years experience, in addition to internships, preferably at an international institution, NGO, or industry association with a global reach;
  • Knowledge of sustainability issues at a global level, climate change, Sustainable Development Goals, and ICT industry highly desirable;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English, high level of French proficiency required, Dutch is a plus;
  • Fully at easy with software such as: Mailchimp, Wordpress, Microsoft Office, Sharepoint;
  • A team-oriented self-starter with excellent organisational skills, with ability to work independently and take ownership of and manage a range of tasks and activities at the same time.



This is a permanent role that will require a degree of flexibility due to a global membership, therefore some meetings/calls may be earlier or later than normal working hours (9h00-18h00).


It is possible for this role to be hybrid with prior agreement with the GeSI CEO. 


How to apply


Applications and a short cover letter should be addressed to GeSI Secretariat and sent to info@gesi.org.

The last date to apply for the position is 15 May 2023. 


Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we will only be able to contact applicants who are being actively considered for a position.



About GeSI

Since GeSI was formed in 2001, it has collaborated with members from global ICT companies to become the leading source of impartial information, resources and best practices for achieving integrated social and environmental sustainability through ICT.


From the beginning, GeSI has recognised the need to advance the role of sustainability across the ICT sector and into society, working together to create a bigger and better impact. As an industry responsible for billions of customers, GeSI has a duty and obligation to advance the needs of society and protect our planet. And by standing shoulder to shoulder it can mobilise stakeholders more effectively, accelerating their impact and driving sustainable change through digital solutions. 


GeSI is comprised of some of the leading global ICT and telecommunication companies as well as organisations, think tanks, NGOs and associations which focus on the contribution of digital technologies to sustainability. Learn more about GeSI by visiting our website at http://www.gesi.org. 


GeSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by local, national, and international laws. 

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