Sustainability Director – GP Professional

  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Dec 04, 2018
Full time Communication - Public Outreach Sustainability

Job Description

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The consumer products sustainability team works with business category teams and various capabilities to create value by helping to develop, communicate, and execute a sustainability vision and strategy for the retail and professional consumer products business.  

We are hiring a Sustainability Director for the GP Professional business. This role will drive the development and execution of the Sustainability Vision within the Georgia-Pacific’s North American Consumer Products business (GP Retail Consumer Business, GP PRO, and Nonwovens), driving long-term profitability and helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals by developing collaborative relationships with our strategic customers, creating value advantages and/or eliminating waste for Georgia-Pacific businesses and categories, and providing evidence that GP is a responsible and ethical supplier. 

This position will work closely with various category, brand, manufacturing, and functional teams, and GP’s corporate sustainability team, as well as external stakeholders.  This position is based in Atlanta, Georgia and reports to the VP of Sustainability – Consumer Products.  


  • Sustainability POV and Vision Development and Maintenance.
  • Develop marketing strategy and platform that clearly advances socialization of GP’s sustainability advantages.
  • Support content development for training, customer communications, and broader market initiatives.
  • Profitably engage with strategic customers and third parties (associations, eNGO’s, etc.) in support of GP sustainability initiatives and objectives.
  • Build analytical tools and frameworks to help line managers with their strategic decision making. This will support the financial analyses, POV development, Vision development, etc.
  • Coordinate with GP knowledge experts and business sustainability leaders: Ensure that emerging issues are identified and evaluated, business strategies and initiatives modified, as necessary to create the greatest long-term value, and customers and the businesses are provided effective communication of GP’s performance and views on sustainability.

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of marketing and business experience

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced understanding of MBM®
  • Sustainability related experience
  • Knowledge of GP Professional markets and customers

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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
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