Location Boston
Job-type Permanent
Salary $Competitive
Reference 18155
Category USA

Acre is supporting a well renowned law practice to hire their first Director of Sustainability/CSR to join their rapidly growing team. Your efforts will help the firm's ability to better engage with clients, employees, potential hires and firm leadership.

You will be the main driver of strategy both on the Environmental and Social side.


  • Create sustainability and CSR narratives to drive impactful communication strategies that reach a wide internal and external audience

  • Work cross-functionally to craft our corporate sustainability communications strategy and identify key moments for sustained momentum

  • Drive sustainability innovations at the firm, particularly in the areas of sustainable systems design and thinking

  • Oversee the analysis of data from surveys and other materials that provide information on legal services and professional services sustainability initiatives. Work collaboratively with office management teams to execute any sustainability initiatives required as a result of market benchmark analysis

  • Provide strategic guidance to senior leadership in establishing organizational social responsibility, sustainability and volunteerism goals, objectives, and reporting

  • Oversee the development of policies and procedures related to corporate giving & social impact to ensure programs operate efficiently and in compliance with federal and state laws, as well as industry standards

  • Serve as primary point of contact for questions on sustainability and CSR within the firm

  • Develop reporting capabilities to support a comprehensive and accurate picture of the firm's total giving, support approaches that enable the firm to measure change delivered by its programs

Working closely with designated managers and directors in Facilities/Office services, HR and DE&I, you will ensure meaningful, strategic goals are established and achieved to positively impact our environment.


  • 10 years of relevant and management level experience, including corporate social responsibility, corporate philanthropy or foundations & sustainability project experience

  • Professional experience both on the Environmental and Social side

  • Experience driving solutions and programs in corporate sustainability and operations, and working on sustainability strategies

  • Effective analytical skills and high attention to detail, including the ability to develop business cases, supervise the development of analytics and metrics, set goals, and identify gaps and opportunities for new projects and programs

  • Background in ESG, sustainability, charitable giving, community relations, and employee engagement, as well as an eye for global trends that impact those issues

  • Strong understanding of accountability models and metrics


Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego, Reston, or Seattle

Click apply now or contact Sarah Walde directly via email at: sarah.walde@acre.com