Director – USA

New Permanent

$Competitive + Potential Bonus

New York

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Corporate Citizenship exists to help companies thrive by doing business in a sustainable way that benefits them, the environment and society.

In response to the increasing demand from businesses, institutions and society to work better together for our common good; Corporate Citizenship are now looking to appoint an exceptional leader to harness the marketplace opportunity and galvanize the team to future success.

Corporate Citizenship provides a unique global view through their teams in six locations around the world: London, New York, San Francisco, Santiago, Singapore and Melbourne, and have undertaken projects across 45 countries.

Already working with some of the largest and most influential brands in the world; current and past international clients include: Abbott, Best Buy, Centrica, Del Monte, Mars, Diageo, Golden Agri, Cisco, Santander, S&P Global, Nigerian Stock Exchange, Sembcorp and Unilever.

Reporting to the Country Director; the successful candidate will be focused on developing long-term relationships while also acting as a 'critical friend' to clients. You will be responsible for mentoring all junior colleagues and efficiently leading a team and a portfolio of clients to meet or exceed budget and profit targets.


Overall responsibilities
  • Setting the agenda and strategy for core clients; supporting the Country Director in developing and implementing strategy within a specific geography or market
  • Driving business development to achieve growth targets for a portfolio of clients
  • Drawing on global experience to contextualise client projects
  • Influencing clients to explore new areas and concepts; hence speeding up their sustainability journey
  • Budget responsibility and accountability for managing and leading a portfolio of clients
Client relationships and business development
  • Productively building, managing, broadening and deepening a portfolio of long-term client relationships
  • Client lead for several major clients with many multiple projects
  • Networking on a local and regional scale to explore new business opportunities and potential new clients
  • Establishing higher strategic priorities for clients by engaging with senior decision-makers across the C-suite
  • Maintaining a constant new business pipeline through conference talks and growth ideas
Project management and people skills
  • Leading and mentoring client teams while delivering complex client projects
  • Resolution of challenges or performance issues
  • Increasing the value of work delivered through effective team management and pricing
  • Involving junior colleagues in business development conversations
Knowledge and experience of client work is paramount. You will also be skilled in identifying project improvements and significant new business opportunities across all clients, locations and service lines. This post is a full-time position, based in Chicago, New York or San Francisco. At a time of rapid growth for the organization, this is an opportunity to help lead an ambitious, dynamic and passionate team. For more information or to apply, please submit your CV via the link below.  


Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Catherine Harris +44 (0)20 7400 5593

Job Ref. BBBH8056