Strategic Project Lead (Sustainability)

Purpose Driven Digital Agency

  • Location London

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary up to £85,000


Unique opportunity for a Strategic Project Lead to consult industry-leading clients and make a positive impact on their sustainability journey.

Salary up to £85k.

Hybrid working, Christmas Shutdown, Volunteering days and L&D packages.

This award-winning digital communications consultancy based in London partners with ambitious companies across various sectors and geographies, employing insights and innovative ideas to tackle creative and communication challenges. They specialise in sustainability-focused areas, offering technical expertise, copywriting, corporate reporting, and comprehensive communications strategies that resonate with stakeholders across all channels. As the company grows, they are seeking a dynamic Strategic Project Lead to lead their sustainability efforts and contribute to their mission of being a leading voice in sustainability communications.

What You’ll Be Doing:

As our Strategic Project Lead, you’ll lead our sustainability offer, collaborating closely with our corporate reporting and digital teams. You’ll work across a diverse portfolio of clients, guiding them in developing and implementing sustainability and ESG strategies aligned with their business goals and industry best practices. Your responsibilities will include overseeing and managing our team of sustainability consultants and copywriters, leading client meetings, developing thought leadership content, participating in new business activities, and representing the agency as an ambassador for sustainability at conferences and industry events.

What Experience You’ll Need to Apply:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a similar role as either a Strategic Project Manager, Strategic Project Lead, Senior Sustainability Project Manager, Senior Project Consulant or Senior Sustainability Project Consultant.
  • Must have experience in either a agency or consultancy environment.
  • Proven expertise in corporate sustainability issues, including advising on sustainability strategies, materiality assessments, and sustainability reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of sustainability standards and frameworks such as GRI, IIRC Framework, TCFD, TNFD, CSRD, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage senior client relationships and lead meetings effectively.
  • Previous experience and desire to drive new business pitches from a sustainability angle.
  • Established network within the sustainability community, including leaders, service providers, regulatory bodies, and academics.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to translate complex information into compelling narratives.
  • Highly organized with a strong client service ethic, adaptable to changing priorities, and a team player mindset.

What You’ll Get in Return for Your Talents:

The opportunity to lead and shape the agencies sustainability offer and contribute to meaningful projects that make a difference. A salary in the region £80-85k, private health insurance, 25 days annual leave (+Bank holidays + Xmas shutdown), early finish Fridays in Summer, Hybrid working (2 days WFH) with a gorgeous central London office, volunteering days, L&D plans and an environment where respect is the norm.

What’s Next:

If you’re passionate about sustainability and eager to take on a leadership role in driving meaningful change, we want to hear from you! Please get in touch with Helena at ADLIB or click ‘APPLY’ today!

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