Sustainability Communications and Engagement Manager
Job Description Summary
The Bentley University Office of Sustainability's mission is to mobilize sustainable leadership in business by:
1.Modeling sustainable organizational operations;
2.Supporting sustainability education both inside and outside of the classroom; and
3.Expanding career opportunities for Bentley's graduates.
We achieve this mission through collaborative partnerships with divisions across the university.
The Bentley University Office of Sustainability seeks a sustainability communications and engagement manager to write stories about sustainability on our campus and engage our community in actions identified in the university's Sustainability and Climate Action Plan. The successful candidate will use social media, short stories and other forms of content creation to share information and news with internal and external audiences. The successful candidate will also design creative and effective strategies to engage the Bentley community in the university's sustainability efforts.
Excellent communication is the key to engagement and to ensuring that our students understand the breadth of opportunities available to incorporate sustainability into their Bentley experience. An effective communications strategy will also ensure that external audiences (prospective students, parents, alumni and local neighbors) are aware of Bentley's leadership in modeling sustainable organizational operations and preparing students for careers in today's organizations and businesses that are grappling with sustainability challenges.
The communications and engagement manager reports to the Director of Sustainability and will be responsible for the following essential functions:
About our Team:
The Office of Sustainability provides a fun, supportive team environment. The team is passionate about its mission to mobilize sustainable leadership in business by educating students on the business imperative of the "triple-bottom line" -- considering the social and environmental impacts of business decisions along with the economic results . We are a dynamic team and enjoy thinking outside the box. We love collaboration and prioritize the inclusion of diverse voices in our work. If you want to love coming to work every day, you want to work with us!
The Bentley University Office of Sustainability is an independent office within the university that reports to the president's chief of staff. The Office of Sustainability achieves its objectives by modeling sustainable organizational operations and providing students with experiential learning opportunities. The Office of Sustainability aims to set an example for sustainable business practices and prepare students for work in today's business world.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.