Personal Assistant to the CEO of RGI

Starting as soon as possible; location is Berlin

Deadline for application November 18th 2016

The Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI) is a unique collaboration of NGOs and TSOs from across Europe. We promote transparent, environmentally sensitive grid development to enable the further steady growth of renewable energy and the energy transition.

RGI is looking for a personal assistant to support its CEO. The successful candidate should fit well into our open and international team of smart, driven and creative individuals, bridging intercultural divides between the corporate and non-governmental world. The selected candidate will be based in Berlin and will work on a wide range of tasks including:

  • Meeting and travel scheduling
  • Maintaining files and contact lists
  • Preparing agendas and taking minutes of meetings and calls
  • Assisting in the preparation of presentations and reports
  • Supporting the RGI team in on-going projects
  • Engaging in team discussions on how to further develop these projects
  • Performing other day-to-day duties as required


RGI seeks candidates that actively generate and implement ideas. The ideal candidate should possess the following professional qualifications, experience and personal attributes:

  • Executive support experience
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team, efficiently structure own work and the work of team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, at least one further European language highly desirable
  • Good grasp of office computer functions including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fast learner with ability to quickly understand new issues
  • An understanding of European environmental and energy legislation an the energy sector in general

What we have to offer

  • We are a small international and diverse team
  • We are young, growing and continuously inventing something new
  • We interact with partners in 9 different European countries
  • We are operating at the heart of an exciting industry that’s currently undergoing a massive transition
  • We work at the interface of corporate energy, non-governmental organisations and policy  

Please address your application to Antonella Battaglini, the CEO of RGI, include your CV and a letter of motivation in which you indicate expected salary, first possible available date and references. Send your application per email not later than November 18th 2016 to Sylvia Kessler (