HBO is looking for an experienced Director of Sustainability to help manage the greening of a diversified portfolio of HBO productions.
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.
Production Related Experience
Corporate Sustainability Reporting Experience
Project Management Experience
Master's Degree preferred
Experience working on a film/TV production in a sustainability capacity preferred
Project and/or change management training preferred
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.)