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Sustainable Impact Officer

25 hours per week @ National Minimum Wage (6 month contract)

Company: betternotstop

Job Description

Betternotstop’s mission is to bring people together so we can create a better future for people and the planet. We help individuals and businesses become more eco friendly through education, training, online articles and implementing sustainable goals like B Corp Certification and the Uniteed Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

We also run the Better Business Network and want to create the biggest worldwide independent, democratic and private community of small business owners that work together to have a bigger social and environmental impact through accountability, collaboration and support.

We are looking for team members who are passionate about wanting to create a better world. No experience is needed, but a willingness to learn and wanting to have a positive impact through their work is a must. We are a climate positive company through Ecologi, a proud member of 1% for the Planet and a B Corp business. We care about people and the planet and want team members who want to help us change the world. Only candidates that provide a covering letter which outlines why they want to work for a purpose driven business like betternotstop will be considered for the role.

Betternotstop is looking for two trainee Impact Officers to learn about B Corp Certification and Sustainable Frameworks to assist our B Leaders in helping businesses become B Corp Certified.

Certified B Corps are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. They are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. This is a community of leaders, driving a global movement of people using businesses as a force for good.

Your primary role will be to support our B Leaders with helping businesses through the B Impact Assessment. This is a certification process that helps businesses measure their social and environmental impact. Your role will be to support the B Leader in guiding the business through the process, helping create the necessary paperwork and managing the project timeline.

You will learn new skills on sustainability and how to help businesses through the B Impact Assessment , developing them over the six months by putting them into practice. We are more interested in candidates that are willing to learn a new skill then your previous work experience.

We are commited to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics or disability.

We have a Manchester City Centre office but also provide remote and flexible working opportunities. Computer will be provided by the company.

We have an open book management style in which we empower all our employees to learn about the whole organisation to help them become part of business decisions.

Essential Skills

- A passion for wanted a job that does good in the world

- Ability to share your creative ideas.

- A willingness to learn new social media platforms and software

- Familiar with excel

- An interest in Sustainability

How the employer will support your employability skills

We will help you learn how to use online tools such as Trello, Slack and Google Documents as well as supporting Project management.

We will also teach them to learn about sustainable frameworks such as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, B Corp Certification and Carbon Literacy. These skills will make them able to understand the sustainable economy better, which is believed to be work £12 trillion.

Our aim is to have the ability to offer placements a full time role within the company once the placement is over.


MIx of work from home and on-site in Manchester

How to Apply

Please email your CV and Cover Letter to hannah@betternotstop.com explaining why you want this role.