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London

£55000 - £70000 per annum
Ref: 084106009  Date Posted:  02/09/2020
This is the ideal role for experienced communications and sustainability professional, looking for the chance to grow and shape an ESG capability within an established PR firm, with an inspiring atmosphere and an open corporate culture.

They offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic team and be part of a global network. There is also scope for creative and entrepreneurial freedom coupled with short, fast decision-making processes. There are plenty of cross-office and cross-border projects, so the role is well suited to someone with an international outlook.

Responsibilities include:

• Providing expertise to clients on all matters relating to sustainability, significantly improving their ability to address and deliver on sustainability issues

• Developing a powerful proposition for sustainability mandates, achieved through a deep understanding of the company's sustainability performance, corporate strategy, social and economic positioning as well as ESG

reporting standards

• Driving the in-house knowledge building for sustainability mandates, for example with in-house training and peer-to-peer coaching

• Building a strong positioning for our clients around all relevant sustainability issues, cultivating interest in the company's stock by socially responsible investors and raising the attractiveness of the client to potential talent

• Designing corporate signature programmes, social narrative and innovative solutions to complex, societal challenges

• Leading project teams in sustainability projects, managing timeline, staffing and reporting

• Enhancing the company's social license to operate with partners, customers and other stakeholder groups

Skills and Experience

• Completed degree, minimum Bachelor level (preferably in sustainability-related subject)

• Proven, authentic client relationship skills, confident in talking to high-profile client groups

• Several years' experience as project lead for sustainability topics, in a consulting practice, business or similar organisation

• Proven track record of having developed impactful sustainability strategies

• Excellent knowledge of current research and trends in sustainability management

• Good level of knowledge in budget planning, reporting and controlling

• Analytical skills, ability to work with and quickly understand key insights from data

• Ability to lead team of mixed consultant groups with empathy and clarity

• Excellent communication skills in English with German language skills highly desirable

Applicants must be able to work in the UK without sponsorship   

Unfortunately we are unable to consider applicants without directly relevant experience and only transferable skills. Please do not be offended if your application is rejected.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.