Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 19949

Are you a communications professional with sustainability knowledge looking to develop a meaningful and impactful narrative?

Then please continue reading. Our client, a global financial services firm, has created an exciting Global Director of Communications role within an entirely new vertical dedicated to sustainability communications and corporate affairs. Reporting to the MD for Global Communications, you will be the right-hand person responsible for co-creating the development of the strategic narrative surrounding sustainable finance for the global business.

What you will receive

You will have the opportunity to join a future-centric organisation that has already established long-term sustainability ambitions. To meet these goals, all stakeholders, customers and colleagues need to be informed and illuminated on both business decisions and strategy. You will play an integral role in ensuring effective internal and external communications are clearly conveyed to a diverse selection of stakeholders.

Whilst in position, you will be able to enhance your knowledge in key areas such as carbon markets, biodiversity, adaptation finance and blended finance, which are all key to ensuring a just transition of our financial systems.

What you will do

With a group-level mandate in the Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing function, you will:

  • Work alongside the MD to co-lead the development of the firm's strategic narrative for sustainability.

  • Identify opportunities and challenges for the firm to strengthen its reputation and build its brand, whilst also developing your personal brand.

  • Be a trusted advisor to senior leaders from across the business, from the Chief Sustainability Office to Group Compliance and Investor Relations.

  • Oversee the content development for the firm's sustainability report and ESG disclosures.


What you can bring to the business

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in corporate affairs, communications and sustainability.

  • Financial services or industry experience from a carbon-intensive sector.

  • A proven track record in influencing and advising senior business stakeholders.

  • Global exposure strategy experience and exposure, ideally in emerging markets

Sparked your interest?

Then please apply directly or reach out to Lewis Dickinson at lewis.dickinson@acre.com for a confidential discussion about what your next step could look like.