Director of Sustainability
We believe that bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives makes for a healthy workplace, a more successful business and a better world. We value diversity and encourage everyone to come and soundtrack the world with us.
At Epidemic Sound we are reinventing the music industry. Our carefully curated catalog, with over 40 000 tracks and 90 000 sound effects, is tailored for storytellers, streaming services, and in-store soundtracks. Countless clients around the world, from broadcasters, production companies, DSPs, and YouTubers rely on our tracks to help them tell their stories. Epidemic Sound’s music is heard in hundreds of millions of online videos daily, across millions of playlist streams, and in thousands of in-store locations. Headquartered in Stockholm, we’re spread across offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Seoul, Hamburg, and Amsterdam. We’re growing fast, have lots of fun, and are taking the music industry with us.
We are now looking for an experienced and highly skilled sustainability leader to join our team as the Director of Sustainability. In this role, you will be responsible for leading our efforts in improving and owning our sustainability strategy with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), ensuring compliance with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). This is a unique opportunity to build a sustainability strategy from scratch and make a significant impact in a company that values sustainability and DE&I.
How you will make an impact
As the Director of Sustainability, you will be responsible for providing all sustainability leadership and strategic direction, building a clear and effective sustainability operation organizational structure. Furthermore you will be developing and executing the regular cadence of all sustainability/ESG reporting, collaborating with internal stakeholders across various departments, and staying up to date with trends and best practices within the field.
More specifically, you will be:
Leading, aligning, and evaluating our corporate sustainability/ESG strategy, setting clear metrics and ensuring accountability throughout the organization and with stakeholders.
Building and maintaining an effective sustainability operation organizational structure, including processes and procedures.
Producing recommendations on action, policy, or behavior change, and working with internal stakeholders to implement these recommendations, while developing a cohesive narrative around them.
Collaborating with the Finance, Communications, and Investor Relations teams to establish and lead engagement on sustainability/ESG topics.
Collaborating with various teams to ensure that sustainability goals and DEI goals are integrated into our processes and behaviors.
Working closely with management and board to set strategies, report on progress, and build fruitful relationships internally and externally.
Who you are
You have strong sustainability/ESG skills and a deep understanding of sustainability strategy and reporting, including familiarity with the CSRD framework and European Sustainability Reporting Standards.
You have broad experience in working with DE&I, setting strategies, driving projects and collaborations
You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex sustainability concepts in a clear and concise manner.
You possess strong stakeholder management skills, including the ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at various levels.
You have excellent project management and budget management skills, with a track record of delivering results in sustainability leadership and ESG reporting.
You have experience working in an international corporate setting and understand sustainability from a content perspective, including reporting requirements, human rights, emissions, and environmental impact.
You are proactive, self-motivated, and able to work independently, building processes and structures from scratch.
You are able to work closely with the board and senior management, and can effectively influence and drive change at all levels of the organization.
You are passionate about sustainability and DE&I, and making a positive impact on the environment and society.
Curious to learn more about who we are and what we do? Check out our brand new "About us" page → https://www.epidemicsound.com/about-us/
We have lots of fun soundtracking the world and our annual Spring Bash is an event that captures this perfectly. Take a look at our most recent one, a virtual celebration!
If you are a dynamic sustainability leader with a proven track record in sustainability leadership and ESG reporting, and are passionate about driving positive change in a corporate setting, we would love to hear from you.
Apply now, in English, by clicking the link below.
To join our team as the Director of Sustainability and help shape our sustainability strategy for the future!
- People & Culture
- HQ (Stockholm)
- Remote status
- Hybrid Remote
- Employment type
About Epidemic Sound
Epidemic Sound, the market leading platform for restriction-free music, is headquartered in Stockholm, heard around the globe and on a mission to soundtrack the world.The company has democratized access to music for storytellers. Its innovative digital rights model paves the way for creators - everyone from YouTubers to small businesses to the world’s largest brands - to use restriction-free music to take their content to the next level, whilst simultaneously supporting the musicians it works with both financially and creatively.The company was co-founded in 2009, operates across the globe, and has offices in five major cities: Stockholm, New York, Los Angeles, Seoul and Amsterdam. Epidemic Sound is backed by EQT, Blackstone, Creandum, Atwater Capital, Alecta. AMF, and TIN Fonder and its Chairperson is Andrew Fisher, former CEO and Chairman of Shazam.
Director of Sustainability
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