Account Supervisor, Corporate Social Responsibility

Cone, a Porter Novelli company, is a Global Purpose Communications Consultancy that inspires companies, organizations and brands to make a positive societal impact. We believe Purpose is more than a mission statement or a commitment of values. Purpose defines an organization’s authentic role and value in society and allows it to simultaneously grow its business and positively impact the world. At Cone, you will find a passionate and diverse group of professionals that values fierce collaboration, embracing imagination, standing up for the right idea and liberating greatness in our colleagues and clients. 

The Role: 

Porter Novelli’s Cone is seeking to hire an Account Supervisor of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to support corporate clients in the areas of CSR Strategy, Reporting, Stakeholder Engagement, Strategic Philanthropy, Employee Engagement and Communications. Porter Novelli Boston includes our team of experts from Cone, the leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and consumer brand reputation. Cone became a part of Porter Novelli in 2017, forming the world’s largest agency dedicated to purpose communications. 

  As a member of the account team, the Account Supervisor is responsible for delivering the highest quality work product for clients, while focusing on cultivating client relationships and helping to identify organic growth opportunities for their accounts. S/he should have significant experience in the CSR space across sustainable business practices and social impact with experience executing CSR campaigns and programs across multiple platforms. Familiarity (or some understanding of) GRI standards, facilitating stakeholder engagement and public-private partnerships are highly desired. The Account Supervisor will also be well-versed on the trends and influencers in the CSR space. 

Responsibilities: 

•Constantly looking for new and creative ways for clients to meet and exceed their goals 

•Understanding of the CSR space from a Thought Leadership, Influencer and Stakeholder Engagement perspective 

•Proficient in in reporting such as materiality assessments 

•Having an entrepreneurial spirit, always seeking opportunities to grow the account organically by identifying incremental project opportunities 

•Managing multiple accounts efficiently with attention to detail and meeting all deadlines with high-quality deliverables 

•Being part of a work environment that is motivating and empowering and collaborative 

•Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of CSR trends, corporate CSR initiatives, and how social and digital tools are used to communicate CSR programs 

Qualifications:

•Minimum of 6+ years of CSR, PR, nonprofit experience 

•Highly strategic, creative, and innovative mindset 

•Advanced listening, verbal and written communications skills 

•Persuasive presentation style 

•Display analytical thinking and strategic planning and direction 

•Exhibit strong client management and client relations 

•Effective coaching skills for junior-level talent 

•Strong organizational and time management skills 

•Ability to travel 

•Media relations experience, including pitching and relationships with business and sustainability reporters, is a bonus 

About Porter Novelli: 

As the agency that pioneered communications for behavior change, Porter Novelli has origins that are distinctive from any other major player in public relations. Over forty years ago, Jack Porter and Bill Novelli realized that classic marketing disciplines could be reapplied to public relations communications to make a positive social impact on the world. 

Porter Novelli exists to inspire companies, organizations and brands to make a positive impact by creating a collaborative, diverse and inclusive environment designed to drive innovation and liberate greatness in our people, clients and partners. 

Our ambition is simple – to become the most passionately recommended consultancy in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our Social Purpose values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli—Join Us. 

Please send your resume and cover letter to:  careers@conecomm.com