Database Assistant Intern - Gaia Education

Database Assistant Intern - Gaia Education 

Lcoation: Edinburgh 

About the organisation 

Gaia Education is a leading-edge provider of sustainability education that promotes thriving communities within planetary boundaries. We work towards a resilient future within planetary boundaries where no one is left behind. Gaia Education was officially launched in 2005, after seven years of preparatory work by some of the world's leading ecovillage pioneers, permaculture designers and sustainability educators and practitioners. Since then our work has expanded to reach around 14000 graduates through our collaboration with
over 240 programmes in 48 countries across six continents. After successfully contributing to the United Nations ‘Decade of Education for Sustainable Development’, Gaia Education was invited to join the UNESCO ‘Global Action Plan’ in 2015 and is actively supporting the implementation of the SDGs at the community scale around the world.

Job role and responsibilities 

Gaia Education is now accepting applications for a part-time, 6-week contract role as a Data Entry Assistant Intern. The selected candidate will begin on Wednesday 15 November at our Edinburgh Office adjacent to the Royal Mile.
Travel expenses will be covered.
The role will contribute to Gaia Education’s sales operations, and CRM implementation, you will have a clear attention to detail, be confident in working with large volumes of data coming from multiple databases and be used to working to a deadline. The role will assist the Information Systems Engineer and Marketing team.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Participating in the development and implementation of strategies for cleaning data to improve our
marketing campaigns.
• Data management: cleaning data, data entry, data migration
• Assisting the IT Information Systems Engineer with documentation of the CRM system
• Responding to enquiries

Person Specification

• Good technical skills, proficient in MS Office and Google Docs.
• Strong database skills, MS Excel, ideally SQL.
• Attention to detail
• Solid organisational skills, including multitasking and time-management.
• Ability to work both cooperatively with a team and independently.
• Strong co-creation and teamwork skills
• Familiarity with basic research methods and reporting techniques

How to Apply 

Please submit a cover letter and CV before 6pm UK time on Sunday 12 November,
with the subject line “Intern Application” to info@gaiaeducation.org

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