Business Carbon Footprinting Intern, Carbon Footprinting, Planet First

Description

An exciting internship position is available at Planet First, a  sustainability consultancy and the provider of The Planet Mark  
certification in partnership with the Eden Project. The Planet  Mark is a trusted international mark for businesses and  
buildings, helping organisations to improve their environmental  and social performance.  
 
This internship offers the chance for a motivated self starter to  play a fundamental role in the operations of a consultancy that  
offers a unique solution for business sustainability. The intern  will help to deliver sustainability reporting including the  
measurement of carbon footprints and social performance for a  wide range of organisations as they aim to achieve The Planet  
Mark, a sustainability certification.  
 
Candidates will have a strong mathematical background, close attention to detail, high proficiency in Excel and Word, great communication skills, and a desire to learn more about environmental issues.  
 
Skills required
 
• Interest in or knowledge of sustainability and environmental issues  
• Strong mathematical and analytical background  
• Excellent knowledge of Excel and Word  
• Excellent attention to detail  
• Good writing skills  
• Excellent interpersonal skills  
• Confident phone manner  
• Fluent English Making progress.  
   
Role
Within this internship, you will learn how to  
• Calculate carbon footprints and produce sustainability reports for a range of businesses  
• Use sustainability management software (CloudApps) and CRM software (Salesforce)  
• Conduct desk research, producing reports and resources  
• Manage client relationships  
 
What we offer
 
• Training and experience in sustainability reporting and certification  
• Training and experience in sustainability software and Microsoft Office  
• Client management experience, and experience of a business environment  
• Potential for full time employment  
 
You must have a valid UK work permit to apply for this role. Please contact info@planetfirst.co.uk  with your CV and a detailed cover letter. Please reference where you have seen the job posting in  your application. Interviews will be ongoing until the position has been filled.  
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