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19 Dec 2022

Full-Time Manager, ESG Communications

Abeeda – Posted by Abeeda Anywhere

Job Description


ClimeCo is a respected global advisor, transaction facilitator, trader, and developer of environmental commodity market products and related solutions. We specialize in voluntary carbon, regulated carbon, renewable energy credits, plastics credits, and regional criteria pollutant trading programs. From policy advisory to ESG strategy, offsets sourcing to project development, we provide comprehensive, vertically- integrated solutions to help enhance our customers’ sustainability impact—whether they are responding to emissions regulations or satisfying voluntary sustainability goals.

ClimeCo is currently seeking a full-time Manager, ESG Communications to join our Sustainability, Policy & Advisory team. The ideal candidate is an experienced professional that is driven to achieve the goals of the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a trusted advisor to clients that are accelerating their sustainability plans as a response to market and stakeholder demand.


  • Staff Writer: Support our clients’ ESG journeys, with a particular focus on report writing around corporate sustainability, climate, and other ESG issues
  • Advise a spectrum of clients and industries ranging from industrial manufacturing to consumer-facing brands, including Fortune 500 companies and sustainability-minded startups on how and what to communicate about their ESG performance
  • Write and edit copy, conduct quality review, and deliver high-quality final reports
  • Must be able to conduct Subject Matter Expert interviews, take own notes, and turn results into content without supervision
  • Must be comfortable interviewing C-level and board level executives and turning their key messages into digestible content
  • Must be able to align report content with global reporting standards as needed
  • Collaborate with colleagues and client subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop appropriate content related to a variety ESG issues
  • Serve as project manager, including conducting kickoff meetings, managing client communications, ensuring high quality and on time deliverables, et al
  • Monitor and control project financials including budget, time tracking, invoicing, and profitability
  • Contribute to ESG communications and reporting plans, including key messages development and qualitative analyses including, but not limited to, desktop research, competitor benchmarking, stakeholder interviews, industry workshops, and report writing
  • Support alignment of reporting content with standards and frameworks, with support from colleagues
  • Supervise and coach colleagues on the timely development of high-quality deliverables in the scope of work of client projects
  • Guide the professional development of Associate and Analyst direct reports
  • Contribute to knowledge-sharing and product development across business units at ClimeCo
  • Foster a team culture driven by collaboration, intellectual curiosity, accountability and empathy
  • Track news, announcements, and other strategic developments relevant to the Sustainability, Policy, and Advisory team
  • Assist colleagues across ClimeCo with editing and proofreading blog posts, refining web content, and improving slide templates

This position has the opportunity to grow a team to deliver ESG communication projects.

ClimeCo embraces diversity and welcomes candidates who contribute to a climate that supports our staff of all identities and backgrounds. We further commit ourselves to an inclusive workplace where we value the perspectives of all employees by recognizing and appreciating their unique skills and talents. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.


  • General understanding of corporate sustainability and climate strategy, including global reporting frameworks for ESG and impact reporting (e.g. SASB, TCFD, GRI, etc)
  • Portfolio of corporate communications work
  • Ability to conduct journalistic interviews with senior executives and turn raw material into publishable content
  • Excellent editor; ability to serve as final copy editor for a project
  • Ability to write corporate communications copy for internal and external audiences
  • Rigorous planner and excellent communicator, comfortable managing multiple projects simultaneously, balancing shifting priorities, delegating effectively, and contributing expertise to ensure deliverables are completed efficiently
  • Team player with a track record of problem solving and proactive collaboration
  • Detailed- and growth-orientated; intellectually curious
  • Comfortable working in a remote-first company
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Empathetic team player, excited to contribute to an inclusive company culture
  • Passion to help businesses address global challenges such as climate change
  • Interest to contribute to a fast-growing global sustainability company

Desired Skills

  • Advanced degree in in Journalism, English, Marketing, or related field
  • Prior work experience in corporate sustainability and climate strategy
  • Public track record in corporate sustainability, climate strategy with published reports, thought leadership, podcasts, and other channels


Compensation & Benefits

The salary range for a well-qualified Manager, ESG Communications is $90,000 – $115,000 annually, considering individual work experience and work location.

ClimeCo offers a competitive salary and bonus structure with benefits including 401(k) with employer match, medical/dental/vision benefits, EAP program, paid time off, holidays, and more.

ClimeCo LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Additional Information

The position is full-time, salaried and exempt, which is ineligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

How to Apply

Please click here to apply. Be prepared to provide a professional writing sample during the application process.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 39 days.

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