Location England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 14406

At HubSpot, the aim is to build a company that future generations can be proud of. One that helps sustain their employees, community, and environment they operate in. That's why HubSpot is expanding Sustainability work in 2021 and beyond and looking for a passionate Director of Sustainability & ESG to lead and drive environmental, social & governance efforts across the company.

The Director of Sustainability & ESG will have a unique opportunity to have a wide impact and build a Sustainability team from scratch. Your mission will be to craft, deliver and manage relevant and impactful solutions for both HubSpot and its customers within the three sustainability pillars: environmental, social, and governance sustainability. You'll partner closely with a cross-functional working group that owns and drives many aspects of the ESG program today. The candidate will work flexibly and help build out the London office and team over the next 12-24 months.

The Director of ESG will be responsible for the entire sustainability program at HubSpot but will focus on Social & Environment aspects. HubSpot want to be industry leaders in DI&B, employee development and community investment. The DNA of the company is to assist businesses - particularly SMEs to help them grow and develop across multiple functions. Therefore, this attitude of "giving back" will need to be reflected across the organisation and will be a key component in this role. The company are also eager to progress their environmental strategy and appreciate applicants who astute in both reporting and implementation of strategy around this topic

In this role you will:

  • Build and grow a passionate and dynamic global team, responsible for driving and program managing sustainability efforts at HubSpot.

  • Develop an exciting and impactful strategy for Sustainability at HubSpot across the three ESG pillars: environmental, social & governance. This includes identifying, developing and tracking key metrics as the company considers overall ESG performance.

  • Define an effective governance structure (which you will form a core part of) for delivering and reporting on HubSpot's Sustainability efforts.

  • Partner closely with HubSpot's existing Sustainability Muscle Group and cross functional partners like DI&B, Culture, Communications & Legal.

  • Deliver and develop consistent and accurate reporting to Executives (including the ESG executive sponsor) and Board on our Sustainability efforts.

  • Manage and help coordinate annual ESG ratings and rankings frameworks, with support from external partners.

  • Identify opportunities and areas of investment HubSpot consider ways to scale, automate and enhance the metrics gathered and report out on externally.

  • Work closely with the Senior Sustainability Communications Program Manager to effectively communicate the Sustainability vision and efforts both internally and externally.

  • Monitor reporting trends and standards to ensure HubSpot is aligned and driving best practice across the organization and the ESG plans.

  • Provide both external & internal thought leadership on key Sustainability topics to position HubSpot as forward-thinking in this space over time.

  • Create an environment where people management and development is of the highest priority; build, manage, coach and mentor the team.

Your required skills & experience are:

  • At least 8 - 10 years relevant experience around sustainability.

  • 5+ years leading teams at a fast-growing organisation.

  • Experience hiring, managing and building a global team including direct reports.

  • Stellar program management, planning & communication skills.

  • Someone who can use data to understand insights and interpret how to increase the ESG impact.

  • Experience in partnering and providing counsel to senior executives.

  • Someone who can work through ambiguity and collaborate across multiple areas, and with multiple teams to achieve a common goal

  • A self-starter who thrives in a team environment that's fast-paced and dynamic.

This is an incredible opportunity to work within a forward thinking and inclusive organisation to lead the entire sustainability strategy from scratch. This is a chance for individuals seeking modern challenges in a growing digital society!