The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Citizenship, Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability in New York, New York

Manager, Citizenship, Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


Under the direction of the Director, provide leadership, direction, and execution of ELC's citizenship and sustainability programs across brands, regions, and functions. Collaborate cross-functionally on the development of innovative systems and strategies; protect and elevate the Company's reputation; and maximize ELC's impact as a leader in citizenship and sustainability. The ideal candidate will have worked in a multi-branded retail company and/or another industry with a high profile consumer brand.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research, planning and execution of citizenship and sustainability programs

  • Collaborate across functions and with external stakeholder groups to achieve key goals; develop strong relationships and partnerships

  • Maintain understanding of leading trends and changes in corporate social responsibility, brand purpose and overall sustainability landscape

  • Serve as a contact and information source for sustainability initiatives

  • Track budgets, schedules and work plans

  • Write and edit materials promoting our citizenship and sustainability programs and activities via the company intranet, corporate website and our digital channels

  • Manage metrics and reporting on performance

  • Manage the creation of reports and presentations for the division for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Support an annual benchmarking initiative on ELC and Brand initiatives by collecting, synthesizing and analyzing industry data and preparing a report for senior management

  • Partner Director to ensure compliance on all citizenship and sustainability programs, including legal, tax and other regulatory requirements; establish clear guidelines and processes.

Candidate Profile

  • At least five years of demonstrated success in sustainability program execution, and partnership development

  • Knowledge of the social and environmental issues and NGO landscape

  • Strong project management skills

  • Outstanding writing and speaking skills

  • Pro-active; entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving

  • Ability to set priorities and allocate resources to achieve goals and objectives

  • A track record of building strong relationships with members of cross-functional and affiliate teams

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Ability to execute multiple, simultaneous projects with quality results

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, business administration and marketing or the sciences

  • Fluency in at least one language in addition to English preferred


Minimum Education level: B.A.; advanced degree in environmental sciences, management, policy a plus

Minimum Years of Experience: 5

Required Language Proficiency:English; Additional Languages a plus

Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Number: 171193