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Sustainability Senior Lead

Braze

Braze

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

We’re seeking a dynamic and resourceful Sustainability Senior Lead to join our Social Impact Team. The Social Impact Department at Braze uses technology, expertise, and resources to transform how the world connects and communicates to shape an equitable and more sustainable future. The department encompasses Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), DEI, grantmaking, and Sustainability Programs under the pillars of community, equity, and environment.

This person will play a critical role in leading, growing, and further executing our Sustainability programs. They will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, track program performance against internal goals and external commitments, and communicate updates to stakeholders. Their ability to analyze data, build strong relationships effectively, and work with third-party scope 3 suppliers to reduce our overall carbon footprint will be key to their success in this role.

The Social Impact Program is funded by Braze in addition to our Braze for Social Impact Fund, in which Braze will donate 1% of equity over the next 10 years, starting in 2022. This role will report to the Vice President of Social Impact (directly reporting to our CEO).

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Braze’s sustainability initiatives, including our science-based target submission and annual greenhouse gas emissions audit.
  • Execute the company’s sustainability strategy, including our efforts to achieve a near-term science-based target, including implementing emissions reductions programs, focusing on supplier engagement, developing internal policies (e.g., business travel) and sourcing renewable energy.
  • Contribute to Braze’s ESG reporting efforts, including our annual ESG report, SASB, and SEC climate-related disclosures.
  • Manage third-party vendor relationships, such as Watershed, our greenhouse gas emissions platform.
  • Partner with relevant internal teams in order to promote and achieve our sustainability goals.

WHO YOU ARE

The ideal candidate is someone who is deeply passionate about Sustainability, has strong project management and communications skills and is able to collaborate with and influence a wide variety of departments, partners and stakeholders. We are looking for someone with a track record of operational excellence across a variety of projects and departments.

  • Experience working in a sustainability role contributing to or leading sustainability and climate programs, either in-house or at a consultancy.
  • Experience overseeing a science-based target, including the target validation process and updating and communicating progress on the target as the business evolves.
  • Track record of building climate and emissions reduction programs, including the ability to engage and partner with vendors to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Experience in GHG emissions reporting, ESG reporting and ESG related frameworks.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with data independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, including senior stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail with exceptional project management and organizational skills.
  • Passion for sustainability, including a vast network that extends beyond Braze.

For candidates based in the United States, the pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $127,500 and $155,000/year with an expected On Target Earnings (OTE) between $150,000 and $182,000/year (including bonus or commission). Your exact offer may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to cash compensation, Braze offers full- and part- time employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes equity grants of restricted stock (RSUs) so that all Braze employees own a piece of our company.

WHAT WE OFFER

Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®

ABOUT BRAZE

Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2024 Best Workplaces (Large), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

BRAZE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Braze, we strive to create equitable growth and opportunities inside and outside the organization.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of everything we do, and that includes our recruiting practices. We're committed to offering all candidates a fair, accessible, and inclusive experience – regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, maternity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. When applying and interviewing with Braze, we want you to feel comfortable showcasing what makes you you.

We know that sometimes different circumstances can lead talented people to hesitate to apply for a role unless they meet 100% of the criteria. If this sounds familiar, we encourage you to apply, as we’d love to meet you.

Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy for more information on how Braze processes your personal information during the recruitment process and, if applicable based on your location, how you can exercise any privacy rights.