Account Director, Sustainability Reporting and Communications, Flag Communications (NYC / other USA locations considered)
Our team of enthusiastic, innovative and talented people, based in offices in London and Cambridge, have a passion for delivering effective communications. Our specialist skills span consultancy, editorial, creative, design, digital development and account management. Through strategic thinking, sharp copy and creative design, we help our clients to build trust, enhance reputations, create sustainable growth and drive positive change. We are proud to hold the ISO 9001 accreditation so you can rest assured that the project management processes we follow meet the most stringent quality standards. Founded in 1984, we produced some of the first sustainability reports and 85% of our clients stay with us, year on year.
We are looking for a consultant/account director specialising in sustainability reporting and communications.
The successful candidate will have considerable experience, either agency or in-house, and an unbridled enthusiasm to help businesses be better through sustainability strategy and reporting and communicating both on and offline with their stakeholders.
The role involves:
- Staying on top of the latest market developments in your specialist area and being part of driving Flag’s thought leadership in this area
- Contributing to the overall account direction team’s new business annual target by leading accounts and winning new opportunities
- Acting as senior council and friend to Flag clients
- Working with the creative talent at Flag to develop our reporting and communication offer.
Reporting specialists should be comfortable working with the GRI standards, the UNGC Principles and the UN SDGs. Experience of materiality assessments, stakeholder committees, the UN’s Guiding Principle on Human Rights and the IIRC’s reporting framework would be a benefit.
All candidates should be creative, innovative, users of the latest digital platforms and ideally have experience leading multi-deliverable communications campaigns.
All candidates should be able to demonstrate:
- Creativity and innovation
- Results focus
- An ability to build strong and lasting relationships
- Incredibly high standards
The right person will join a creative, passionate and growing team working with blue-chip clients around the world.
Remuneration dependent on experience and location.
Please submit resume and cover letter on or before October 15th to the search firm, Weinreb Group, via the following: http://weinrebgroup.com/jobseeker/resume. The cover letter should include information on salary history and available start date.
All submissions will be held in the strictest confidence.