Director, Sustainability and Social Impact

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Sustainability & Social Impact will oversee all sustainability and social impact efforts to deliver A better world for all - powered by clean energy.  Reporting to the Vice President, Brand & Comms, the Director of Sustainability & Social Impact will develop key initiatives, build dashboarding, establish internal and external relationships and will be the subject matter expert for the organization.  

THE DIRECTOR, SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT HAS SIX MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develop and lead highly innovative and targeted sustainability advocacy strategies and positions that engage employees and consumers with short, medium, and long-term critical metrics that deliver measurable change.
  2. Establish and drive the key partnerships and industry coalitions required to deliver the enterprise-wide advocacy agenda.
  3. Identify, cultivate and maintain relationships with industry specialists, advocacy groups, government and non-governmental organizations and academics that deliver both business and social value
  4. Manage social impact work to deliver against climate equity goals and key objectives 
  5. Partner with internal stakeholders to build sustainability and social impact reporting, dashboard and key narratives
  6. Own and manage all aspects of Inspire’s B-Corp certification and key relationships

SOME YEAR 1 DELIVERABLES

  • Build corporate sustainability plan with identified key deliverables 
  • Finalize consumer and media facing narrative to articulate Inspire’s sustainability and social impact efforts
  • Create and lead Inspire Sustainability & Social Impact Council to unify cross functional efforts 
  • Develop dashboard and reporting to measure success of sustainability and social impact efforts
  • Launch climate equity social impact initiative
  • Complete Inspire B-Corp recertification

SUCCESS METRICS

  • Deliver against carbon footprint reduction metrics
  • Increased key stakeholder awareness of efforts
  • On time and on budget 

EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years demonstrated experience as a communications, partner relations, public affairs or corporate affairs lead
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, PR, Journalism, or related field
  • Excellent verbal, written and intrapersonal communications skills and consistent track record to lead high profile projects in climate change, clean tech or environment to deliver results
  • Familiar with sustainability and/or climate change issues, positions and trends
  • Engagement and stakeholder experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
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    • MongoDBDatabases
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    • RedisDatabases

Location

3402 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

An Insider's view of Inspire

How does your team reward individual success?

Each month we award an "Avenger of the Month". This is an employee that embodies one of our values: Own It, Study It, Coach It, Live It. The Avenger of the Month is also featured on our blog here: https://www.helloinspire.com/blog/avenger-life

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What are Inspire Perks + Benefits

Inspire Benefits Overview

Inspire’s culture balances the serious nature and tone of a professional company with the move-fast-and-execute tone of a rapidly growing emerging tech company. We believe in working hard and producing, but doing it in a positive and friendly environment where collaboration is rampant.

Inspire calls its employees Avengers. It’s a team out to even the score on behalf of the common man, to challenge the status quo and confront apathy and old-world bureaucracy. Every Avenger lives for the mission: To build the world’s most consumer-focused clean power platform and inspire a connected moment towards a brighter energy future. Avengers are scrappy, restless, humble and committed to balancing passion with purpose and profit.

Inspire offers competitive compensation and equity packages, plus benefits such as health, vision, life, and dental insurance - Not to mention, unlimited vacation, 401(k) plan, a dog friendly workplace & LOTS of cupcakes!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Inspire provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Inspire sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Full-time Inspire employees receive unlimited PTO.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Inspire offers relocation assistance for certain roles.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Inspire offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Inspire hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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