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BuzzWord is a leading sustainability and ESG reporting consultancy whose clients include some of the world’s best-known brands and most influential companies.

We believe in the power of high-quality reporting to drive progress, build trust, create value, and support a more just, equitable, and sustainable world.

We are a highly collaborative group of doers and thinkers who bring a broad range of skill sets and experiences to BuzzWord and our clients.

Our shared commitment to doing high-quality work and making an impact means that we know our stuff and bring humanity and creativity into our process. Collaboration, empathy, and integrity are among our core values and they shape how we work with our clients and each other.

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We are expanding our writing team to meet the growing ESG reporting and disclosure needs of our Fortune 500 and other clients. Specifically, BuzzWord is seeking a Writer, who will assist in planning, collecting, writing, and editing the content for corporate ESG/sustainability reports and related communications.

Writers are client-facing and work both independently and collaboratively as part of larger project teams. BuzzWord projects are typically 3-6 months in duration, with variable hours on a week-to-week basis depending on project needs (i.e., hours may scale up or down based on the project cycle and deliverables).  

This is a project-based role as an independent contractor, paid on either fixed fee or hourly rate basis.

The ideal candidate will have substantive ESG/sustainability knowledge and experience writing about ESG/sustainability topics for corporate clients in sectors including financial services, energy, media, and consumer products.

Responsibilities Include

  • Working with a team of project managers, writers, copy editors, designers, and analysts to deliver consistently high-quality products and services to our clients
  • Writing and editing reports, disclosures, and other communications materials in a range of styles and tones and on a broad variety of ESG/sustainability topics, as sole author or as part of a larger writing team
  • Conducting desk research and subject matter expert interviews and reviewing a wide range of internal and external materials to extract and synthesize relevant information and craft a clear and coherent narrative
  • Collaborating with designers to ensure the content and design align with and support one another

Relevant Skills

  • 5+ years of experience writing corporate communications as an in-house, agency, or freelance communications professional. Experience writing ESG/sustainability reports preferred
  • Substantive knowledge of corporate ESG/sustainability issues; familiarity with ESG frameworks (GRI, TCFD, SASB, UNGC, UN SDGs, etc.) and rankers and raters a plus
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, with the ability to skillfully incorporate large volumes of information into a clear, coherent, and well-organized narrative under time constraints
  • Ability to effectively describe technically complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A strong client service orientation with a demonstrated track record of meeting deadlines
  • Self-directed, highly-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work on virtual teams
  • Self-directed, highly-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work on virtual teams
  • Authorized to work in the U.S


Remote, based in the U.S.


BuzzWord offers a competitive base salary based on experience, plus participation in an incentive compensation plan and eligibility to enroll in a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, company-matched 401(k), and unlimited paid time off.

We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.

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