Location London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH14180_1629362915

Acre is thrilled to partner with a leading strategy and communications consultancy seeking to identify a new Director for their Responsible Business practice. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead a quickly growing practice in a collaborative organisation that prioritises social and environmental sustainability.

The Director of Responsible Business will be a part of the company's leadership team, contributing to the strategic direction of the business. They will lead a team of consultants, providing expert advice on project delivery and business development.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Developing the Responsible Business value proposition, setting the strategy, drawing up budgets recruiting colleagues, marketing, and networking

  • Serving as part of the senior leadership team, attending meetings of the directors and contributing to the overall strategic direction and operational excellence of the business

  • Working with other practice directors at Lexington on integrated solutions for clients

  • Acting as senior counsel on responsible business accounts, providing advice on sustainability strategy, issues and communications, and overseeing account teams

  • Developing the responsible business offer, innovating and responding to changing market trends whilst drawing on the clients strengths and networks using the platform they provides to grow the business

  • Serve as an inspiring leader for the Responsible Business team, helping them to deliver your vision whilst giving them the opportunity to learn and thrive at work

This person will:

  • Be an exceptional leader, with strong commercial and interpersonal skills

  • Have demonstrable experience of advising on sustainability issues, with a track record of developing and communicating sustainability strategies and programmes

  • Be a strong manager of teams, organisations or businesses

  • Set and deliver business targets

  • Be a self-starter

  • Possess high quality communications skills and a collegiate working style

If you're a strategy and communications expert and want to help companies achieve and articulate their sustainability goals, please contact Emily Goetsch via emily.goetsch@acre.com for more information.