Location Paris
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Reference 16687

Are you looking for an impactful and strategic sustainability position with a global fashion brand? For Kering (known for Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent), Acre is looking for a Sustainability Future Thinker.

Kering is the company behind many prominent fashion brands that are household names across the world. Additionally, they are a frontrunner in sustainability and innovation within the industry. To further support their sustainability team and to ensure that they stay at the top of the industry, they are hiring a Sustainability Future Thinker.

The aim of this role is to keep innovating Kerings sustainability strategy and initiatives, both internally and externally.

Concretely, the most important responsibilities are:

  • Ensure that Kering keeps its leading position in the sustainability field by generating and developing innovative sustainability projects and ideas.

  • Adopt a forward-looking approach to invent the groundbreaking sustainability initiatives for Kering tomorrow.

  • Strongly reinforcing and further developing Kerings presence in all key and relevant roundtable dialogue with existing external stakeholder groups and emerging new ones at European and global levels.

  • Developing advocacy and influence, especially with international working groups, seminars, and public sustainability events.

  • Developing creative awareness-raising tools for employees to further put sustainability at the heart of the various departments' consideration.

To do this, you are expected to deliver:

  • Regular structured and creative memos and plans on potential new innovative ideas and projects to fuel Kerings tomorrow's sustainability leadership and to support the Group's trendsetting and one-step-ahead position in Sustainability.

  • Constantly updated action plan on public engagement, speaker events, and membership development for Kering to be visible in all relevant coalitions.

  • For internal purposes, a 3 to 5year plan to develop all Group employees' knowledge and understanding of the present and future sustainability challenges.

Who you are and what you have:

  • A strong record of accomplishment in sustainability and innovation management.

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience in educating fellow employees on sustainability.

  • A strong network in sustainability and an ability to effectively connect with external stakeholders to further develop Kerings position in the market.

  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills.

  • A curious and innovative personality - you proactively generate ideas and develop new projects

Acre is supporting Kering in the hiring process for this position. If you are interested, please send a message to peter.vos@acre.com.

Please note that this position is based in Paris. Non-French speakers are welcome and encouraged to apply!