We believe that to be a great business, you have to be a good one too. We built Away to be a company that has a positive impact, from the products we make to the community we create. Together, we’re making the world a better place for everyone.

The Director of Social Impact is charged with driving Away’s corporate social responsibility work, both by maximizing existing efforts and by identifying new opportunities Away to be a force for good. You will report directly to Senior Director of Communications & Social Impact alongside a Manager and Senior Associate, working from our headquarters in SoHo, New York City.

Learn more about our existing work by visiting www.awaytravel.com/impact

Some of what you’ll do:

  • Help to develop the the long-term strategy for Away’s social impact efforts, identifying opportunities for Away to make a real positive difference in the world.
  • Synthesize your recommendations into compelling presentations that identify industry trends and insights and align stakeholders on an action plan.
  • Spearhead any existing initiatives with the support of the Manager of Social Impact.
  • Lead related employee-facing initiatives designed to improve the employee experience and overall engagement with Away's social impact.
  • Help to define Away’s stance on various issues, and work closely with others across the company to determine best ways to engage.
  • Identify stakeholders (key international agencies, NGOs, government agencies, or other like-minded companies) and facilitate partnerships to enhance our efforts.
  • Act as an internal consultant and champion to ensure that consideration of the social impact element of any given initiative is embedded into the decision-making process at all levels of the organization.
  • Track and report progress on budget and KPIs.

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience from a top-tier consulting firm, or a CSR role in the private sector.
  • Experience working with high-profile consumer brands a plus.
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, facilitation, and written).
  • Capacity to thrive in a high-growth, fast-paced organization as both a solo producer and an eager collaborator.
  • Can synthesize potential problems and offer solutions.

You’ll love working at Away because:

  • We travel. We encourage you to take time to recharge outside of the office. You’ll have flexible PTO to explore new places and access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless. And once you’re here for three years, you’ll earn a sabbatical and a bonus to take a well-deserved trip.

  • We’re not just employees. We’re people. We offer insurance coverage (health, vision, and dental), tax savings plans for retirement, dependent care, commuter benefits, generous and inclusive parental leave, and a kitchen stocked with organic snacks and coffee.

  • We’ll invest in your career. Our company’s growing quickly, and we’ll give you the opportunity to do the same. You’ll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company’s evolving needs.

  • We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is, too. Through initiatives like our employee resource groups, our new office in downtown Manhattan, and more, we’re building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their best selves to work.

  • We offer competitive compensation packages. We deeply value the talent our team brings to the table, and believe that fair and equitable total compensation packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here.

  • And so much more. You can bring your dog to work. We’ll give you money every month to grab coffee with coworkers. We have weekly team meals and regular happy hours. We organize ways to give back to our local communities.


ABOUT AWAY

Away (www.awaytravel.com) is a global lifestyle brand creating thoughtful products designed to enhance your travel experience. We’re building a company with a mission to make travel more seamless—starting with luggage. We started in 2016 with one foundational piece: The Carry-On. Today, we’re working to build the #1 travel brand in the world.

To date we’ve sold more than one million travel products, opened several retail locations, expanded internationally to meet our customers where they are, launched an in-house media division, and grown to a team of more than 200 people. We know that’s just the beginning.

Fast Company named us one of their “2018 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies,” we were selected as one of TIME's 50 Genius Companies of 2018, included on LinkedIn's "Top Startups of 2018" list, and called a “Breakthrough Brand with Ingenious Marketing” by Adweek.

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