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Principal Consultant – ESG Reporting & Communications

Role: Principal Consultant – ESG Reporting & Communications

Location: Remote - USA or Canada Based

Practice Area: Strategy

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: $100,000 - 120,000 (Please note salary is paid in local currency USD/CAD)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management – As a Principal Consultant, you will be expected to manage the delivery of multiple projects (including materiality assessments and sustainability reports) on time, track financial performance, coordinate day-to-day project activities, and act as a primary client liaison. You could be managing several projects at any one time, each with their own project teams.
  • Client Management – You will be responsible for managing client expectations and  optimize value through projects to drive continuous, strategic improvement.
  • ESG Reporting – You will be coaching clients on the evolving sustainability/ESG reporting landscape and supporting them in the development of meaningful public disclosure strategies. You will support the client in gathering data and information, shaping and developing their sustainability stories, and translating key sustainability messages into mediums for different target audiences (e.g., investors, customers, employees, etc.).
  • ESG Strategy and Brand Purpose Development – You will be guiding clients through a process of determining their sustainability priorities and developing communications action plans related to those priorities, using a combined approach of desktop research, internal and external stakeholder engagement, and the integration of advanced data analytics.
  • Creative Communication – You will need to be proficient and effective at communicating the client’s sustainability purpose, commitments, and performance, in a way that is credible and authentic, while balancing the technical and the creative aspects of reporting.
  • Business Development – You will be contributing to and developing proposals for potential clients and projects and represent Anthesis during interviews as the consultancy best positioned to support.

About Anthesis:

Anthesis is the sustainability activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face, and Target, and supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together over 1,000 experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines, and the Middle East.

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people, and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions, and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Key Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience as a sustainability practitioner/project manager, with experience leading sustainability reporting and/ or strategy development projects in an in-house role, in a consulting role, or in a communications firm.
  • Ability to communicate organizational impact effectively and accurately through multiple mediums.
  • Proficiency in some/all the following standards and frameworks: GRI, SASB, GRESB, TCFD, CDP, DJSI.
  • A personable and passionate individual.
  • Comfortable and confident liaising with key stakeholders across various levels.

Knowledge, Education & Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous background or passion for sustainability preferred.
  • Curious, globally minded, and enthusiastic.
  • Organised, methodical, and analytical.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment.
  • Work well with a wide range of people on a global basis.
  • Proactive with the ability and confidence to use initiative.
  • Well presented with a professional manner to act as a brand ambassador which flexes and is appropriate for the specific client cultures and circumstances.

Your Benefits:

  • Comprehensive and competitive group health, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your dependents
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account) benefit (US only)
  • Anthesis provides 100% Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance benefit.
  • In addition, Anthesis covers 100% of Short & Long‐Term Disability Insurance benefits.
  • Anthesis provides a 3% contribution into retirement plans, and you may elect to contribute more each pay period with a pre‐tax deduction up to a certain cap.
  • Anthesis provides Employee Assistance Program and Travel Insurance
  • Annual allotment of PTO, in addition to 56 hours of sick leave, paid company paid holidays, and more.
  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company.
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team.
  • Work collaboratively on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients.
  • Opportunity to work alongside of, collaborate with and learn from sustainability Subject Matter Experts (SME) who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have