Associate Director, Sustainability Strategy


£Competitive+ Benefits


Posted 7 months ago

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Acre is delighted to be partnering with Given London, an award-winning, brand innovation and sustainability agency. Working with businesses such as IKEA, Heineken, Virgin Media, P&G and John Lewis, Given brings disruptive thinking, new ideas and a fresh perspective to traditional sustainability services, helping clients to understand the opportunity for true brand purpose, and persuading business leaders to embrace new ways of working to drive greater impacts for society.

Given is undergoing a period of ambitious growth and as such is seeking an Associate Director to be focused on sustainability strategy. The successful candidate will form part of the senior leadership team reporting to the Managing Director and Co-Founders, developing Given's exciting offering across reporting, winning new briefs and delivering engaging solutions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop & bring to market Given's disruptive reporting & stakeholder engagement proposition
  • Lead on existing work streams across a wide range of high-profile clients, producing exciting and innovative sustainability and reporting strategy solutions
  • Lead and manage a team of consultants and creative producers to deliver on projects
  • Work closely with the business development team to bring on new projects

The successful candidate will possess strong business acumen, a hunger to do things differently and a clear appetite and ambition to lead and grow an exciting offering in an empowering and entrepreneurial environment.

Requirements include:

  • Extensive experience in sustainability consulting including materiality assessments, strategy and reporting
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills; proven ability to influence senior leadership in adopting new ideas and ways of working
  • Experience working within an entrepreneurial environment selling high value projects
  • Strong perspective on the role of sustainability to effect change within business

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing organization with a reputation for developing purpose driven sustainability strategies for some of the most influential and largest brands in the world. If you have the necessary experience and a deep motivation to develop and build out a successful sustainability business practice, please apply below.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Georgie Beach 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8276