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Markets Administrative Coordinator

About the Rainforest Alliance:

We are building an alliance to create a better future for people and nature by making responsible business the new normal.

The Rainforest Alliance works at the intersection of business, agriculture and forests. By bringing diverse allies together we are making deep-rooted change on some of our most pressing social and environmental issues. Together, we amplify the voices of farmers and forest communities, improve livelihoods, protect biodiversity, and help people mitigate and adapt to climate change in bold and effective ways.

Our alliance needs you, whoever you are and wherever you stand. By joining forces with producers, businesses and consumers, we can transform our relationship with the land and forests we rely on. We can make that relationship work better for all.

Together, we can achieve our vision of a world where people and nature thrive in harmony.

Position summary:

The Markets Administrative Coordinator will support the Chief Markets Officer (CMO) in all aspects of their responsibilities, including general administrative tasks, as well as strategically managing their time by coordinating daily activities. 


  • The Markets Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for assisting both the CMO in all areas of executive operations and coordinate communications across programs and units;
  • Provide strategic management and oversight of the CMO’s time with a strong understanding of priorities; ability to serve as a gatekeeper to ensure time is used for the highest-value reasons;
  • Coordinate all aspects of meeting preparation, including communications with relevant staff, logistics, agendas and materials preparation, as well as meeting follow-up, including tracking reports and correspondence;
  • Assist in preparation of staff meetings including communication with staff, coordinating logistics, materials preparation, in addition to meeting follow up and taking minutes; 
  • Manage communications by coordinating consistent and timely follow up between the Board, Finance, and other units as needed;
  • Contribute to overall team success by tracking status of responsibilities and ensuring follow up with necessary parties;
  • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and assure successful follow-through, with minor supervision; and
  • Provide general administrative support as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required;
  • 3-4 years administrative experience at an executive level;
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and display a high level of diplomacy and professionalism; and
  • Exceptional organizational skills to manage ambiguity and multiple priorities in a time sensitive manner.


Commensurate with experience.


Please apply online. Combine cover letter and resume as one single document and upload.