Open position at Frank Bold

Open calls sustainability analyst, policy and research officer, communications officer

Work schedule
Full-time
Address
Brno, Praha, Brusel

Do you want to promote systemic changes at EU level for the protection of the environment, climate and human rights? Are you interested in participating in a project with European and global impact? Frank Bold is advertising three positions and looking for candidates to join its Responsible Companies team working to strengthen corporate sustainability rules.

Frank Bold
Frank Bold

What does Frank Bold do for corporate sustainability ?

At European level, we pushed through the adoption of an ambitious reform of the rules and obligations for companies to report on their sustainability risks and impacts and participate directly in the development of accompanying mandatory EU sustainability standards. Our efforts to improve corporate responsibility also focus on the new proposal to adopt a European framework on environmental and human rights due diligence which we advocate for as a member of the European Coalition for Corporate Justice... We are coordinating the Alliance for Corporate Transparency, a platform made up of over 20 major non-profit organisations, and collaborating with responsible investors, academia and business leaders and directly engaging in the development of mandatory sustainability standards in the EU.

 Who are we looking for:


1. Sustainability Analyst

  • Implementing analysis and targeted research on corporate sustainability transparency matters including (but not limited to): reporting standards, transition plans, GHG reporting, related methodologies and sustainability due diligence.
  • Contributing to Frank Bold’s work to develop EU and global sustainability reporting standards, ensure high-quality reporting in practice and combat greenwashing.
  • if you are interested in applying for this position, please fill the short form below.

2. Policy and Research Officer

  • Supporting Frank Bold work on sustainability reporting and due diligence legislative proposals, focusing on human rights and just transition aspects. Analysing and gathering evidence on sustainability reporting and due diligence topics.
  • Developing advocacy-related material, e.g. briefings, FAQs, response to policymakers requests and managing networks and external relations with partners and other groups.
  • If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill the short form below.

3. Communications Officer

  • Implementing media and public relations strategy including the production of a podcast series with leading experts in the world on the most pressing corporate sustainability issues.
  • Developing communication outputs e.g. dissemination of advocacy and research work, contents for the website and social media, blog posts, newsletters
  • If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill the short form below.

Frank Bold
Frank Bold

To apply, please fill in the following form and attach your CV: https://airtable.com/shrLijj4tji435Nyp

The deadline for applications is 5 December 2022.

Phone interviews with short-listed candidates will be organised on a rolling basis. Selected candidates will be invited to a personal interview which will take place on the 13 and 14 December 2022 in Brussels or online. 

What can you find at Frank Bold?

  • Meaningful work, informal working environment, great European team and opportunity to meet interesting projects and people. Opportunities to grow professionally and a great deal of freedom at work.

  • Full-time position (eventually with 0.8 part time agreement).
  • Working place in Brussels, Brno or Prague with occasional travel.
  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work partly from home.
  • One-year fixed term contract, with a view of extending to a permanent contract.
  • A competitive remuneration package.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • You have relevant experience in corporate responsibility and sustainability topics (for those applying to the analyst and policy positions).

  • You have training or experience in EU policy making, project management or applied research (depending on the position) and are able to quickly familiarise yourself with new topics through research, policy documents or expert publications (especially for the policy and communications positions). Experience in developing research and advocacy strategies within a non-profit organisation will be an advantage.
  • You can easily work and collaborate with partners, technical experts, policy makers, as well as adapt your messages to the wider public (especially for the policy and communications positions).
  • You possess excellent organisation skills, English proficiency and want to work in an international environment. French and other EU languages will be an advantage.
  • You have ambitious goals and want to help resolve major global challenges, including climate change and systematic human rights violations.
  • You are eager to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team. We are looking for someone that fits with the team and the organisation (no need to tick all the boxes so if you think the position might suit you, try applying!)  

Frank Bold
Frank Bold

About us

Frank Bold is an expert group combining legal expertise on sustainable finance and corporate governance; clean energy; business and human rights; values of democracy and freedom; and a focus to strengthen the voice of civil society.

Established in 1995, Frank Bold is headquartered in the Czech Republic and has offices in Brussels (Belgium) and Krakow (Poland). The organisation seeks to use the power of business and non-profit approaches to solve social and environmental problems. The Responsible Companies section at Frank Bold focuses on improving EU legislation and developing a corporate accountability framework that better integrates societal interests in companies’ purpose, governance, and decision-making. Frank Bold is coordinating the Alliance for Corporate Transparency, a member of EFRAG's Sustainability Reporting pillar preparing technical advice for the adoption of mandatory EU standards on sustainability reporting by the EU Commission and a board member of the European Coalition for Corporate Justice.

For more information please visit our website: http://en.frankbold.org/our-work/programme/responsible-companies

If you think any of our positions might suit you, try applying! We are looking forward to applications.

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