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Island Innovation Sales, Full-time

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Island Innovation is a social enterprise committed to drive sustainable change across islands and rural areas around the world. We want to help island stakeholders share best practice and knowledge to help drive economic performance, ensure political stability, and promote good governance. This improves the social and environmental conditions within remote and rural communities, in addition to creating a stronger and more cohesive global support network. To maintain our activities, we offer marketing and communication services to a wide range of organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to connect with inspiring leaders and organizations that are working towards a better future.

We are looking for a qualified Sales Assistant to join our sales team! Under the supervision of the Director of Operations & Growth, the Sales Assistant will provide support with organizational tasks, meetings, and proposals. You may be assigned other duties as necessary, supporting the leadership team in activities such as advocacy and event planning.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists in planning and organising Zoom meetings/conference calls, including managing calendars, accommodation, travel and other logistics;
  • Provides support during meetings as required; prepares agendas, takes minutes, and manages follow-up emails and coordination of supporting materials;
  • Send all follow-up emails after meetings;
  • Provides support to senior management in updating and keeping CRM up to date. Develop CRM weekly, monthly reporting up to date (number of meetings, revenue opportunities etc.);
  • Ensures all IT-related requirements and resources are working effectively, liaising with the IT Manager as appropriate;
  • Performs other relevant ad-hoc duties as required by the office or team as they arise.

Any combination of relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable.


Minimum Required: Educated to degree level or equivalent vocational certifications.

Desirable Skills

  • Connection to islands, subject knowledge;
  • Proven ability to work well under dynamic conditions with input from multiple managers;
  • Ability to interact and communicate appropriately and professionally with senior management;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • CRM experience;
  • Excellent problem solving skills, able to think through the likely cause of problems before referring to others;
  • English plus another fluent language such as Spanish or Portuguese.


Depending on experience. Please submit your salary expectations when you apply. This is a full-time remote position with some flexibility in structure. Please note that we are a small, community-focused social enterprise and salary expectations should be in line with the non-profit sector.

DEADLINE: August 20th or until the position is filled.
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