Director, Sustainability Services




Posted 3 months ago

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Our client, an ambitious and well-known brand purpose agency, is seeking a Director to lead and shape their sustainability practice. The business works with some of the world's most exciting brands, blending innovation, sustainability strategy and branding to drive greater impact for clients and society. We are seeking a disruptive thinker with a solid background in sustainability consulting looking for an opportunity to do things differently. In this role you'll have the opportunity to influence how clients look at sustainability; from strategy, to reporting, to materiality assessments. You will work with the Managing Partners to further develop a high impact sustainability reporting and strategic offering, bringing positive disruption to the market.

You will have:

  • A strong track record within an agency delivering sustainability consultancy at a senior level
  • A high energy and collaborative approach to building team and client relationships and a strong personal brand
  • A clear and compelling view about where reporting and stakeholder engagement fits in the brand purpose agenda and what's needed to disrupt these services to drive greater impact
  • Excellent communications, able to persuade business leaders to adopt new ideas and a strong track record of business development
  • Work alongside an established team of 30 who have been with the company for 10 years
You will play a key role in helping the agency and its clients stay ahead of the trends, leading disruptive thinking in sustainability strategy, sustainability strategy, enabling the business to expand against ambitious targets.

The role:

  • You will further build and develop the strategy team, strengthening the agency's brand as thought leaders within sustainability consulting
  • You'll work with the leadership team to identify exciting routes to market, which feed into the business' wider growth ambitions
  • You will work collaboratively to develop products and offerings which truly present something different to the sustainability markets
This is a great opportunity for an experienced consultant to use their knowledge at every level within a growing business; the ideal candidate will be an excellent people manager, able to nurture and grow a talented and ambitious team, as well as a strong sustainability practitioner, with experience of growing an already well established business.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Tanith Allen 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8699