Senior Marketing and Partner Engagement Manager - Climate Projects

  • Jakarta

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all continents across the globe, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

Our Marketing and Communications teams are the key ambassadors of our corporate brand. From overseeing the way in which we approach our clients and showcase our products and services, to positioning South Pole as a global thought leader in the fight for climate action, we sharpen and strengthen our brand positioning and multiply our impact in the market through our strong value proposition. If you are a smart, ambitious and dynamic professional with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, the below position may be right for you!


Job summary:

 From renewable energy to waste management to forestry, biodiversity and agriculture: South Pole is globally one of the largest developers of climate projects, focussing on the global South. But in order to achieve a world of net-zero emissions, we need to scale-up even more and convince more entrepreneurs, technology developers, industries, investors and landowners to embark on a low-carbon future with us. For this, we need you!

As the Senior Marketing and Partner Engagement Manager for our Climate Projects business line, you will lead the creation and execution of our marketing strategy. You will help attract and retain partners, communities, land owners and project owners ensuring a solid pipeline of future climate action projects. You will promote the extraordinary expertise of our team and our capacity to deliver high quality climate action projects and convert these into valuable mitigation and net positive efforts for clients.

This is an exciting role which would suit an accomplished B2B marketer with a good strategic approach, communication skills, experience with working in emerging and developing countries, campaign experience, digital foundations and a confident client-facing manner.


 Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Lead the creation and execution of a market and partner engagement plan in collaboration with the Business Line Directors.
  • Develop materials and assets to strengthen our offerings to project owners by maximising the marketing value of our activities and core competencies. 
  • Identify and represent South Pole at major industry events. 
  • Constantly screen existing communication approaches between the unit’s practices and external parties e.g. partners, project owners, regulatory bodies etc. and always strive to enhance our communication quality/methods and improve our project partners’ and other stakeholder’s satisfaction. 
  • Support and coordinate with the unit’s operations team in order to review and improve the quality of our pitching slides, looking into marketing and engagement angles, in all unit’s practices 
  • Showcase a series of our running projects and those in development on the website and through other mediums to demonstrate track record to other project partners. 
  • Elevate the profile of South Pole’s technical skills and ample experience in being a leading developer of carbon and biodiversity projects (project structuring, methodology expertise, MRV, implementation and innovation). 
  • Develop campaigns to target carbon and biodiversity project owners or those with potential to develop such projects, to support the business development activities to these important customer segments 
  • Work with the communications team to ensure the global South Pole brand supports the Climate Project business plan. 
  • Work with targeted media outlets and other partnerships to position South Pole as the go-to partner for carbon reduction project structuring and implementation activities 
  • Work with marketing to align campaign activity with the wider South Pole campaign plan 
  • Be a CRM super-user to champion a digital sales and marketing process in the business line. 
  • Coordinate activity across the wider Marketing and Communications Teams to share best practice, learn from other areas and create “one South Pole” approach

Requirements:

Essential:

  • Degree in marketing (or other relevant subject) 
  • Proven track-record in engaging with stakeholders in emerging or developing markets (Asia, Africa, Latin America) 
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience of working in marketing, communications or client / stakeholder engagement managing a plan and with strong sales and client interactions. 
  • Knowledge of environmental and sustainability topics and experience of building campaigns around these topics 
  • Demonstrable competence of digital marketing techniques or marketing automation systems 
  • Experience in leading a marketing team 
  • Proven ability to manage budgets 
  • High competence in project and stakeholder management 
  • Comfortable working autonomously in a fast-paced, dynamic international environment 
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to partner effectively with a wide range of stakeholders internally and externally 
  • Fluent in English 
  • Valid work authorisation 

Desirable:

  • Fluent in Spanish, French, Bahasa Indonesia or Portuguese a strong plus 
  • Proven experience of working on strategic solutions for and with clients a real plus 
  • Ability to create content / support the delivery of thought-leadership within the Regional Team would be helpful 
  • Ability to think strategically to share how local campaigns can translate into wider South Pole benefit 
  • Experience of developing new product collateral and supporting a new product launch

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make and South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Locations

Medellin, Bogotá, Mexico City and Jakarta

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Cra. 46 ###7-59
050022 Medellín Directions View page

Bogotá

Dg. 68 #11a-29
110231 Bogotá Directions View page

Mexico City

Maricopa 10
03810 Ciudad de México Directions View page

Jakarta

Graha Iskandarsyah
12160 Kebayoran Baru Directions View page

Life as a Penguin on the Iceberg

With such an important mission, we expect a lot from our employees, and strive to give a lot in return. Because we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet.

  • Health & Wellbeing

    We believe that health is central to happiness. We organise many wellbeing activities such as yoga, meditation sessions, sports groups, healthy snacks, active breaks, etc.

  • Work-life balance

    From flexible working hours to flexible workplace (home office), with above-average vacation allowances, we strive to make the work and family life puzzle an easy one for our employees.

  • We practice what we preach

    From Vegan Days to plastic-free lunches, off-setting our own Company emissions and countless other initiatives, we fully live our values and lead by example on a daily basis.

  • Company outings and events

    It is not only hard work, we also have lots of fun! We frequently get together to celebrate our successes, do activities together and get to know each other better

What makes us unique

At South Pole, we are first and foremost a purpose-driven Company. People join us because they believe in our mission and want to be part of a community that fights together for our shared values and beliefs. But that is not the only reason why working at South Pole is such a rewarding experience...

  • We know that our vision to help create a greener world is both bold and challenging. To achieve it, we settle for nothing less than the absolute best.  We form a Community that is stronger than the sum of its parts.
  • Entrepreneurial at heart.  It’s not just our founders who are entrepreneurs. We actively promote an innovative mindset at all levels of the organisation, where each and every employee is encouraged to challenge the status quo and empowered to make decisions.   
  • Growing employees in a growing company.   With a team of smart, passionate and engaged colleagues, as well as an increasing demand from our clients, opportunities to learn, develop our skills and grow our careers are endless. 
  • All for one, and one for all!.  Above all other things, what truly drives our dedication and commitment to our purpose is our colleagues.  We learn from each other and grow together. Because that is who Penguins are.

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