Director, Sustainability

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HBO is looking for an experienced Director of Sustainability to help manage the greening of a diversified portfolio of HBO productions.

The Daily

  • Serve as the liaison with crew and production personnel to implement the HBO Green strategy and policies and help manage the sustainability efforts at the corporate level.
  • Communicate Sustainable Production Guidelines and assist in the integration of best practices into existing and new production operations.
  • Administer production documents to gather qualitative and quantitative information and track ongoing progress on all productions.
  • Train crew members on sustainable production best practices
  • Oversee the compilation and analysis of production environmental accounting data. Create benchmarks for annual goals.
  • Collaborate with internal teams (e.g. Finance, Post Production) and CSR to communicate program progress to Corporate.
  • Collaborate with the sustainability teams in other corporate entities on reporting and communications of sustainability related information and industry best practices.
  • Maintain database of sustainable suppliers and resources.
  • Research new vendors and emerging technologies and keep HBO Sustainable Production Guidelines up to date and implementable on productions.
  • Conduct educational webinars and presentations for productions and on corporate level as needed.

The Essentials

  • Production Related Experience
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting Experience
  • Project Management Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working on a film/TV production in a sustainability capacity preferred
  • Project and/or change management training preferred
  • Team Player
  • 5+ years of experience in Corporate Sustainability preferably in the motion picture industry
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting Experience (CDP, GRI, etc.)
  • Knowledge of ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
  • Ability to adapt to ever-changing business environment
  • Superior management, teaching, communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Curious, insightful, engaged, determined
  • Experience with carbon calculation, data analysis and presentation, LEED requirements
  • Experience with alternative power sources and applications (e.g., Solar, battery power)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as graphic communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to meet the needs of clients and the company
  • Experience managing relationships, setting expectations, and engaging with production executives, producers, directors, production crew and vendors
  • Good customer service and people skills
  • Able to do speaking engagements
  • Experience with general office software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

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Director, Sustainability


Monday 13th January 2020


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