Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
Company Summary: Founded in 2012, ByteDance’s mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. With a suite of more than a dozen products, including TikTok, Helo, and Resso, as well as platforms specific to the China market, including Toutiao, Douyin, and Xigua, ByteDance has made it easier and more fun for people to connect with, consume, and create content. **Location: flexible to London, Paris, Washington DC** About the Team: The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department will provide global guidance to the work that ByteDance and its subsidiaries conduct, which has an impact to all aspects of society, including economic, social, and environmental. The CSR team works across disciplines to bring the right resources, expertise, and experience to each matter. Our team is growing fast and is seeking highly experienced, bright CSR professionals to join us. In this role, you will be building out the global CSR team. The following describes the responsibilities and requirements for the role. Responsibilities: – Lead the development and implementation of holistic direction for priority topics (eg. education, diversity, and sustainability) – Manage stakeholder engagements in close collaboration with investor relations and governmental affairs – Engagement with NGOs and civil society actors to help the system manage relationships around the industry – Develop sustainability and CSR narratives to drive impactful communications strategies that reach a wide variety of external stakeholders – Work cross-functionally to craft our corporate sustainability communications strategy and identify key moments for sustained momentum – Develop and implement strategic initiatives in conjunction with cross-functional teams, in particularly Public Policy, Communications, Legal, etc. – Ability to drive sustainability innovations at TikTok and industry leadership, particularly in the areas of sustainable systems design and thinking – Establish influence and credibility across internal sustainability teams to ensure consistency of messaging, reporting the work and priorities of data center energy and sustainability, and participating in broad-based strategy setting – Lead engagement, partnerships, and advocacy with key external stakeholders to advance TikTok’s strategic priorities and sustainability leadership – Lead in the production of original research or supportive materials that support cross-cutting strategy
– Bachelor’s degree required – 15+ years of experience in building and running CSR within another company – Excellent communication skills to develop internal and external stakeholder networks – Experience driving solutions and programs in corporate sustainability and operations, and working on sustainability strategies – Knowledge in broad networks with NGOs, relevant academic institutions, industry best practices, and leading-edge sustainability trends and concepts – Effective analytical skills and high attention to detail, including the ability to develop business cases, supervise the development of analytics and metrics, set goals, and identify gaps and opportunities for new projects and programs – Strong management, leadership, and team building skills – Empathetic and self-motivated leader that can excel in a fast-paced environment TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We believe individuals shouldn’t be disadvantaged because of their background or identity, but instead should be considered based on their strengths and experience. We are passionate about this and hope you are too. TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please reach out to us at Recruiting.Corp@tiktok.com.
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Job posted: 2021-07-20