Executive Assistant to the MD


GFI APAC is looking for an Executive Assistant to the MD to join our mission to transform the global food system. As Executive Assistant to the MD, you will play a vital role in supporting the executive team. You will provide executive-level administrative and project execution support, manage the MD’s schedule, and provide administrative support to the executive team.

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Job description

Power the team transforming the global food system

The Good Food Institute is an international network of nonprofit think tanks working to
make the global food system better for the planet, people, and animals. Alongside
scientists, businesses, and policymakers, GFI’s teams focus on making plant-based,
fermentation-enabled, and cultivated proteins delicious, affordable, and accessible.
Powered by philanthropy, we are advancing alternative proteins as an essential solution
needed to meet the world’s climate, global health, food security, and biodiversity goals.

How you will make a difference

In this role, you will provide executive-level administrative and project execution support to the MD and other members of the executive team.

The Executive Assistant to the MD will be responsible for:

Who we’re looking for

The Executive Assistant to the MD must have:

We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We strongly encourage people of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritize an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the Team.

Research indicates that men tend to apply for jobs when they meet just 60% of the criteria, while women and other marginalized groups only apply if they are a 100% match. If you are passionate about GFI’s mission and think you have what it takes to be successful in this role even if you don’t check all the boxes, please apply. We’d appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

The fine print

There will be several rounds in the application process beyond the initial screening. We really look forward to hearing from you!

Any questions? If you have any questions about this role, please do reach out to us at apacjobs@gfi.org. If you’ve read this far but decided not to apply, please feel free to share this job description with someone else in your network who you think might be a good fit for the role! You can also sign up to receive our newsletter with information about current and upcoming open roles at GFI and to let us know what types of roles you are interested in. Thank you!

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