Sustainability Communications Lead

Permanent

£Competitive + Excellent Benefits

London

Posted 2 months ago

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Acre is excited to partner exclusively with a leading global apparel, homeware, beauty and fashion retailer with an excellent commitment to sustainability.

We are seeking a Sustainability Communications Lead responsible for driving, implementing and measuring the communications strategy to deliver an ambitious sustainability agenda.

This newly created and key position will report into the Director of Sustainability and will work closely with both the Directors of Sustainability and Communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Attending and actively participating in the Sustainability Steering Committee
  • Working closely with the press office and communications team on reputation risk and crisis management - leading and advising on those relevant to sustainability
  • Working with Head of Internal Communications to steer sustainability messaging and buy-in across all available internal channels
  • Championing the sustainability narrative and driving the integration of sustainability into core messaging
  • PR planning and building relationships with key sustainability press and sustainability leads as well as NGO and Government

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in sustainability communications. You will be innovative, adaptable and creative; a consummate team player comfortable influencing at a senior level.

Experience:

  • Extensive experience gained in sustainability communications and stakeholder engagement with a track record of building and maintaining robust relationships
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of sustainability issues, drivers, strategies and communications
  • Strong creative and communication skills and the ability to convey complex ideas in thought provoking and engaging ways
  • Excellent team-working, and ability to contribute towards a positive team dynamic

This is a great opportunity to join a pioneering global retailer which provides the platform to influence and maintain real change. If you have the gravitas and sustainability communications experience, please apply below.




Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Georgie Beach +44 (0)207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH7939