Status: Permanent, Full-time
Hours: 40 hours/week
Location: Home Office, Country of Residence
Reports to: Global Director, 50by40

Role summary
We are seeking an Executive Assistant to work for the global initiative 50by40 which focuses on significantly reducing global animal product consumption. The Executive Assistant will help the Global Director with daily tasks, help solve problems, help manage projects, assist in planning events, and provide internal and external communications support


  • Directly assisting the Global Director
  • Assist in planning events
  • Scheduling and managing calendars
  • Carry out research
  • Creating reports and meeting logs
  • Note-taking and similar duties


  • Project management skills with the ability to lead and work collaboratively
  • Strong writing skills in English and preferably another UN language
  • Excellent organisational skills, including documentation of all work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including effective listening and objection handling
  • The ability to show initiative, be proactive, have a sense of urgency and drive
  • Work well with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and social competences
  • Creativity to help plan and carry out events and meetings


  • Experience working remotely within dispersed teams
  • Knowledge of the innovation food and global food sector
  • Strong motivation to support the food movement and alignment of your values with those of 50by40


  • Salary dependent upon experience, qualification and location
  • Flexible, trust-based working arrangements and home office arrangements

Diversity Statement

50by40 is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. People of colour, minorities, women, people of all genders, people with disabilities, people from LGBTQIA+ communities, people of all age groups, and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure

Send your cover letter and CV to info@50by40.org by February 29th.

Tagged as: administration, advocacy and outreach, assistant

About 50by40

50by40 is a global multi-NGO and cross-sector movement addressing externalities of animal agriculture by catalyzing and augmenting existing and new initiatives. The vision is to reverse current growth and trends to cut global production of industrialized animal agriculture by 50% by 2040. 50by40 functions as a convener of stakeholders and rightsholders with a global South-North balance being paramount.

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