Director, Sustainability

Red Bull
🌎 Location
💵 Salary

$121,695 - $134,505

🗓️ Posted

October 18, 2023

Santa Monica, CA

The Director of Sustainability is responsible for spearheading initiatives aimed at reducing the organization's carbon footprint and minimizing its environmental impact. You will focus on developing and implementing strategies to enhance environmental sustainability, energy efficiency, and overall environmental responsibility. In addition to working cross-functionally with departments across the US organization, you will work with our Austrian Sustainability team to develop and refine the US sustainability strategy and ensure that this aligns with the company’s global sustainability priorities.


Sustainability Strategy

  • Develop and drive sustainability strategies across Red Bull North America.
  • Partner with Global and local stakeholders to research, develop, and implement sustainability programs and procedures.
  • Lead the refinement of the company’s carbon footprint data collection and reporting
  • Act as subject matter expert on environmental and social sustainability within Red Bull North America and advise and align with Global Sustainability team
  • Create appropriate sustainability targets and develop key tools, systems and reporting to ensure targets are met
  • Represent and communicate the sustainability strategy to senior leadership functions and drive integration and accountability in other functions throughout the organization.
  • Partner with the Red Bull Regulatory team to review both our domestic sustainability regulatory requirements and inform local and Global stakeholders.
  • Work with cross functional teams to address gaps in current procedures relative to upcoming legislation
  • Manage data collection of sustainability metrics and report to internal and external stakeholders including global counterparts, senior leadership, regulatory bodies, and retail partners
  • Lead reporting and analysis of company’s carbon footprint and report data, findings, and key actions to US and global stakeholders
  • Build interdepartmental relationships to influence both internal and external stakeholders on the importance of Sustainability initiatives
  • Build a network to understand common Sustainability challenges internally and across our industry to enable proactive positioning and strategy development
  • Build process to respond to inquiries from internal and external teams regarding Red Bull sustainability practices. Special focus on customer requests
  • Advise on legal requirements for sustainability in place and help prepare for requirements to go into effect in the near future

People Management

  • Responsible for hiring, training, coaching, and developing team members and managing performance
  • Foster collaborative and engaged relationships with internal stakeholders and external business partners
  • Adapt team structure and resources to help evolve the sustainability and carbon reporting organization, tools and processes
  • Foster and develop strong partner relationships with outside service providers and internal partners and stakeholders


  • At least 10 years of experience of direct leadership or cross-functional team leadership.
  • At least 5-10 years experience managing sustainability initiatives and projects.
  • Experience establishing sustainability partnerships with vendors, NGO's and industry organizations
  • Experience establishing & maintaining cross functional relationships with individuals at various levels of an organization including peers, department heads, and senior leadership, ideally within a global organization
  • Experience analyzing complex problems and developing, recommending and implementing solutions to resolve such problems
  • Extensive subject matter knowledge and expertise of environmental and social sustainability policies, process, and technology focused on food/beverage industries.
  • Experience working with facilities, events, supply chain and logistics sustainability efforts.
  • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework surrounding sustainability requirements

Salary & Benefits

The base salary range for this position is $121,695 to $134,505 + cash incentives Actual salary offer may vary based on work experience. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Our current Benefits include:

Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, 401k Match, Family Leave, PTO & Paid Holiday Schedule, Pet, Legal, and Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement (Benefits listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment and/or work location)Red Bull North America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


Santa Monica, CA (USA)

Red Bull

Director, Sustainability

$121,695 - $134,505


Santa Monica, CA


Climate & Sustainability



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