Account Director

Remote (United States)

Account Director

(Full-time, Permanent)


We are expanding our team to meet the growing ESG reporting and disclosure needs of our Fortune 500 clients. BuzzWord is seeking an Account Director, who will serve as a senior point of contact for clients, provide oversight of and directly contribute to the development and execution of projects, and contribute to growing BuzzWord’s business and expanding suite of products and services. 


The ideal candidate will have a depth of knowledge in the field of ESG/sustainability as well as experience managing project teams, writing content, and developing client relationships.


Responsibilities include:

  • Leading project teams to deliver consistently high-quality products and services to our clients
  • Providing clients with strategic advice and expertise, creative ideas, and practical solutions to advance their ESG reporting and disclosure efforts
  • Writing and editing reports, disclosures, and other communications materials 
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring they stay on time and on budget
  • Supporting business development opportunities with current and potential clients
  • Thinking creatively and collaborating with colleagues to continually build BuzzWord’s ESG reporting expertise and increase our impact
  • Staying current on trends and developments related to ESG reporting, communications, and disclosure.


Relevant skills include:

  • 7+ years of experience as a corporate sustainability/ESG leader or practitioner, in-house or agency communications professional focused on sustainability/ESG, or consultant with a track record in corporate sustainability/ESG reporting and disclosure
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of sustainability/ESG issues and related reporting trends, drivers, and frameworks
  • Proven leader and strategic thinker with strong communications skills and a client service ethos
  • Superb project management skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly in a flat organization
  • Self-directed, highly-motivated, and able to work on virtual teams
  • Experience in financial services, energy, consumer packaged goods and/or private equity sectors a plus


We know there are great candidates who might not check all these boxes or who possess important skills we haven’t listed. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities. 


Location

Remote, based in the U.S.


Compensation

Competitive base salary based on experience, plus participation in an incentive compensation plan and eligibility to enroll in a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, company-matched 401(k), and unlimited paid time off.


How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply here. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.


Have questions about this position? Contact info@gobuzzword.com


Diversity and Equal Opportunity

BuzzWord values diversity of ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and experience within our team, and we are committed to fostering an equitable and inclusive culture. BuzzWord is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. BuzzWord does not retaliate against team members who might raise claims of discrimination or harassment.



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