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Sector Lead, Corporate Engagement

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CDP North America


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Published 20 days ago

March 6, 2020
Competitive NGO salary

Job purpose and background

CDP North America is seeking a dedicated individual to join its Corporate Engagement team and support our corporate engagement efforts. This person will be responsible for engaging with our corporate stakeholders, securing their annual responses to CDP, speaking on a variety of topics including natural resource disclosure and corporate sustainability. This role will report to Senior Manager, Corporate Engagement.

Key responsibilities

·       Directly manage relationships with approximately 200 companies, implementing an engagement strategy that drives increasing number and higher quality disclosures

·       Securing participation in CDP through phone calls, emails, and speaking engagements

·       Providing internal and external support for general and technical guidance information

·       Supporting engagement protocols, procedures, and tools

·       Building relationships with sector-related associations and research organizations

·       Prepare and deliver presentations to external audiences on the value of CDP

·       Provide guidance and support to all CDP NA staff on engaging with external stakeholders on the value of disclosing to CDP

·       Generating and furthering relevant opportunities for CDP initiatives managed by other teams;

·       Coordinating relevant internal communications to companies

·       Contributing to annual planning and engagement support development

 

Required skills and experience

·       A university degree in a related subject

·       At least three years of related work experience

·       The ability to understand company needs, identify opportunities, and act on this information

·       Excellent engagement and communication skills, with ability to provide high quality email and phone support

·       The ability to come up to speed quickly and independently with technical information (such as CDP's guidance materials) and apply this information to support inquiries

·       Basic understanding of database systems and experience working with large datasets in MS Excel or other similar software

·       Broad familiarity with MS Office, with ability to learn and master new technology systems

 

Desired skills and experience

·       Basic knowledge of sustainability issues, specifically related to climate change, water security, and/or commodity-linked deforestation

·       Keen interest in global and regional corporate reporting and disclosure

·       Accurately communicating technical information in a concise, yet comprehensive manner

·       Attention to detail, with strong organizational and time management skills

·       The drive to take ownership and responsibility for particular areas of work

·       The desire and ability to improve and streamline processes to better and more efficiently achieve program goals, rather than follow the status quo

·       The ability to meet deadlines under pressure


This is a full time role based at CDP’s New York office in Manhattan. CDP’s annual disclosure cycle runs from February to July, the most critical availability period for this role. Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the US.

Job purpose and background

CDP North America is seeking a dedicated individual to join its Corporate Engagement team and support our corporate engagement efforts. This person will be responsible for engaging with our corporate…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Salary and benefits: Competitive NGO salary, annual discretionary bonus, excellent health & dental benefits, non-contributory 401k (additional contributory 401k amount optional), 24 days’ vacation annually.

Salary and benefits: Competitive NGO salary, annual discretionary bonus, excellent health & dental benefits, non-contributory 401k (additional contributory 401k amount…

How to Apply

To apply: Send your resume and a cover letter setting out how you meet the key responsibilities and required skills and experience. Please email info.northamerica@cdp.net by March 6 with this specific subject line: ‘CDP NA Sector Lead Corporate Engagement Application – [First Name Last Name]’. 

To apply: Send your resume and a cover letter setting out how you meet the key responsibilities and required skills and experience. Please email info.northamerica@cdp.net by March 6…

Location

New York, NY

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