Location: Remote/working from home

Contract: Freelance

Start date: ASAP

About GSSI

GSSI is a partnership between some of the largest seafood companies globally, development

agencies, the FAO, and NGOs, working together towards more sustainable seafood through noncompetitive

solutions. The GSSI partnership is supported by a small yet dedicated team striving to affect

global change.

The Position

The Benchmark Manager Assistant’s role is to support the Benchmark Manager in assuring The

Global Benchmark Tool process runs efficiently and effectively. The Benchmark Manager Assistant

will work under the close supervision of the Benchmark Manager to provide operational and

administrative support.


This position is perfect for anyone wanting an introduction/entry into the NGO, aquaculture/fisheries

and/or certification/assurance sectors.


Core Responsibilities

1. Reviewing and formatting Benchmark Reports (create PDFs, combine files, organize

pages, edit, export, etc.)

2. Proofreading and editing reports and documents intended for external and internal


3. Updating and filing internal documents



• Currently enrolled in Higher Education, preferably in the field of aquaculture/fishery, quality

assurance or food

• Fluent in English, oral and written

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Pro

• Punctual and precise

• Meticulous and attentive to detail

• Resourceful and independent

• Open to close instruction and eager to learn

• A basic understanding of GSSI and its mission and the seafood sector


What We Offer

To deliver the required work, the candidate will receive detailed technical training on The Global

Benchmark Tool, as well as, the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of certification, assurance and

the seafood sector as a whole. We offer a dynamic, supportive and start-up working culture and a

competitive hourly rate.


If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, please apply by sending your cover letter and CV to, addressing Florian Zuber, Benchmark Manager. All applications will be

treated with the highest level of discretion and will be accepted until February 28, 2018. Start date: ASAP