AT&T Dallas, TX, USA
Jul 18, 2019Full time
AT&T is leading the way to the future – for customers, businesses and the industry. Now more than ever, people and investors are demanding more from companies. We recognize that in addition to meeting our business objectives, we have a responsibility to develop programs that will help benefit society and create a more sustainable world. Simply put, it's about doing what's right, getting involved and making a difference. Team up with industry innovators every time you walk into work, creating the world you always imagined. So what do you say? Let’s do great things together. Overall Purpose: Responsible for helping develop AT&T’s annual global ESG (Environmental, Social, Corporate Governance) reporting, including our annual corporate responsibility summary/report, material topic-level issue briefs and other supporting materials. This role helps advance the reputation of AT&T’s corporate responsibility initiatives, including philanthropy, education, community engagement and other environmental or social sustainability programs -- generally called Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. Reports to the Director – Global CSR Reporting & Insights. Key Roles and Responsibilities: Work with business unit peers and external stakeholders to collect and report hundreds of data points annually. Review and gather approvals (business unit, legal etc.) for communications materials to ensure accuracy and clarity, and maximize external disclosure. Conduct benchmarking and national/global/market research on ESG (environmental, social, corporate governance) reporting to identify and monitor trends and identify best practices. Work to continuously streamline external reporting processes and increase efficiency. Research internal and external opportunities and risks and develop strategic plans to increase internal and external awareness of CSR programs and optimize scoring on external ratings & rankings. Engage with key internal stakeholders and develop formal relationships as needed with external stakeholders such as consultants, external experts, non-government organizations and investors to improve effectiveness of ESG reporting initiatives. Work with communications teams to plan content for digital, social and earned media promotion of ESG reporting and external scoring results. Work with external vendors (communications services, software, non-profits, and consultants) to utilize their services effectively. Evaluate external initiatives for possible inclusion in future projects. Effectively manage projects and execute strategic reporting initiatives by developing effective plans, timelines and budgets. Identify metrics for project success. Quantify impact and value to the business (confirm the value proposition in terms that are meaningful to the business). Help develop executive presentation materials (presentations, communications plan, speaking notes, timelines, key messages). For this reporting-centric role, applicant must demonstrate excellent project- and data-management skills, highly professional written and verbal communication skills (including at the officer level), and exceptional attention to detail. A strong sense of self-direction and ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously is also critical. A minimum of 2+ years of direct reporting experience with major ESG reporting frameworks (such as GRI, IIRC, SASB, TCFD) and major rating/ranking organizations (such as CDP, DJSI) is preferred Qualifications Must have at least 2 years of direct reporting experience with major ESG reporting frameworks or rating/rankings. This position is located in Dallas, TX. Relocation assistance is not available.