Avery Dennison Global Sustainability Communications and Engagement Senior Specialist in Mentor, Ohio
Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS), a global leader in providing end-to-end solutions in the apparel and footwear industry, is a $1.5 billion division of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY). RBIS provides intelligent, creative and sustainable solutions that elevate brands and accelerate performance throughout the global supply chain. RBIS helps elevate brands through graphic tickets, tags and labels, embellishments, packaging solutions and woven components that enhance consumer and product appeal. It accelerates performance through radio frequency identification (RFID)-enabled inventory, loss prevention solutions, consumer engagement, price management, printer and labeler products, global compliance, intelligent labels and brand security solutions. RBIS serves the global marketplace with operations in 50 countries, across six continents. For more information, visit www.averydennison.com/RBIS.
Avery Dennison is seeking a Global Sustainability Communications and Engagement Specialist
to provide subject matter expertise and leadership in advancing the sustainability journey through targeted engagement and communication.
This role is to develop and implement a strong internal and external sustainability communication and engagement programme. The candidate must be knowledgeable and passionate about sustainability issues and has an infectious drive and enthusiasm to inspire, engage and educate others. Strong professional with demonstrated global experience and a relentless capacity to work across functions and geographies.
In this role you are part of the global sustainability team and partner closely with the corporate communication team.
Development and execution of an internal and external sustainability communication program in alignment with the corporate narrative.
Set up new sustainability engagement initiatives and manage existing internal communication channels such as the Sustainability Community on the company intranet.
Develop ad-hoc training materials targeted to different business functions.
Be a central point of contact in the organization for sustainability related questions, stay updated and informed on the latest internal and external sustainability developments.
Develop message houses for key sustainability topics.
Work closely with the corporate communications team on the delivery of internal and external content.
Create or manage creation of communications collateral, working with agencies and designers as required.
Monitor and measure the roll-out of sustainability engagement and communication programmer.
Support the global sustainability team on relevant global initiatives.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred or equivalent
7+ years of business experience, preferably within the manufacturing and/or packaging industry
Experience in sustainability
Excellent understanding of generalist sustainability concepts, including social and environmental standards (e.g. Science Based Targets Initiative, UN Sustainable Development Goals)
Experience managing change communications in a matrix organization is desirable
International experience and exposure
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to work effectively both individually, and in a collaborative, team setting
Comfortable with dealing with complexity, curious and looking forward to learning new concepts to do business differently
Demonstrated success in cross-regional projects or initiatives
Excellent organizational and people skills, project management skills
Occasional travel is part of the job
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled