Consultant Corporate Sustainability

  • Sustainserv, Inc.
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Feb 08, 2021
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Job Description

We are currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Corporate Sustainability Consultant in both our Boston and Zurich offices. These team members will participate in a wide variety of projects in sustainability consulting, working for various clients from small and medium-sized companies to large multinational corporations in sustainability strategy, quantitative assessments of sustainability and sustainability report development.

Consultant in Corporate Sustainability (100%), Boston

Sustainserv, a twenty-year-old Swiss, German and US-based sustainability consultancy, is seeking to hire a full-time consultant for its office in Boston. This team member will participate in a wide variety of projects in sustainability consulting, working for various clients from small and medium-sized companies to large multinational corporations in sustainability strategy, quantitative assessments of sustainability and sustainability report development.

We are a global leader in sustainability consulting, and a dynamic, fast moving firm seeking outstanding, high-potential people to join our team, demonstrate the ability to contribute immediately to our work, and eventually lead projects.

Responsibilities you will have:

  • Support clients in sustainability strategy development, quantitative analysis and sustainability program implementation;
  • Participate in the development of environmental and sustainability reports, most aligned with the guidelines of the GRI, SASB, TCFD, CDP and similar;
  • Help develop new products and services for our consulting practice in close collaboration with the teams in Boston, Zurich, Nashville and Munich and external partners;
  • Assist in marketing and sales approaches for consulting services;
  • Assist in the development of project proposals, research reports, white papers, marketing materials, blog articles and other documentation.

We expect that you have:

  • A demonstrated interest in, passion for and knowledge of sustainability, ESG or corporate responsibility;
  • An unwavering commitment to quality;
  • Willingness to go the extra mile, and outstanding judgment under conditions of uncertainty;
  • The ability to be client-facing early in your career with us;
  • A fun, wicked smart, highly creative yet still detail-oriented personality

Required qualifications you must have:

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in engineering, sciences, journalism/communications, business or related fields;
  • Impeccable interpersonal, communication and self-motivation skills;
  • Superior writing skills– corporate/journalism/technical writing and editing – and oral presentation skills;
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office suite of products.

Things that will give you a clear edge:

  • Experience in corporate communications, marketing or public relations;
  • Experience in a professional consulting firm (environmental, communications or engineering);
  • Experience in sustainability, sustainable finance, ESG strategy and/or reporting or related fields;
  • Experience with environmental data accounting, greenhouse gas, energy and/or financial calculations;
  • Demonstrable skills in graphic design and or internet/IT technologies;
  • Foreign language skills, particularly German, is a strong plus.

Sustainserv is an international management consulting firm focused on sustainability. Wherever you are on your sustainability journey, we are your guide, and offer global perspectives, innovative solutions, and actionable results. Everything we do is designed to inspire meaningful change in the world every day. Our services cover all aspects of sustainable corporate value creation from sustainability strategy development to data collection and analytics as well as sustainability and integrated reporting. Our offers include helping companies in all sectors align with their partners in the financial industry on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

Founded in 2001 by a team of PhD-trained scientists, Sustainserv has offices in Zurich, Switzerland, Munich, Germany, Boston, Massachusetts and Nashville, Tennessee. At our core, we are a global team with global perspectives. We have a wide range of academic backgrounds and professional experience, but most importantly, we are engaged and passionate about sustainability. Our team members are great listeners, excellent writers and skilled at quickly understanding our clients’ specific needs. We have an eye for detail, yet never lose sight of the bigger picture.

Also see Zurich position listing.

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