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Senior Corporate Social Responsibility Communication & Reporting Specialist

Illumina, Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    26779-JOB

Senior, Corporate Social Responsibility Communication & Reporting Specialist

U.S. Based role - (San Diego, CA, Bay Area, or Madison, WI)

Position Summary
As a company, Illuminas mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. In alignment with this inspiring mission, we have been passionate about embedding corporate social responsibility and sustainability into our global business, philanthropy, employee experience, and culture. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) function is expanding, and we are creating a new role to support the growing internal and external reporting efforts.

The CSR team is looking to add a Senior Specialist role to support the companys reporting practices including ESG disclosures, Illuminas annual CSR report, CSR storytelling, submission of external recognition, company awards and proactive communication programming. The role will support communications about the CSR program internally and externally helping to craft campaigns that share the impact of our programs.

Illumina has organized the CSR program based on our materiality assessment results into three CSR strategic focus areas and two foundational elements. Our focus areas include: Accelerating Access to Genomics, Empowering our Communities, and Environmental Sustainability. Our two foundational supporting elements include: Our People and Governance & Ethics.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, this position will have a critical role in the evolution of the Illumina CSR reporting, program management, and communication.

Responsibilities

  • Support communication campaigns for internal and external audiences on the CSR program, milestones, and impact.
  • Support creation of our annual CSR report
  • Support submission of external recognition applications and corporate awards
  • Support submission to investor ESG indices such as MSCI, ISS, Sustainalytics, FTSE4Good, Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, HRC Corporate Equality Index, and DJSI
  • Leverage CSR and ESG business industry knowledge to support development of communication related to CSR initiatives to all internal and external audiences
  • Support communication on key performance indicators for CSR targets and work with teams to strengthen internal program KPI dashboards
  • Coordinate with global communication, marketing team, and other key functions to ensure consistency of communication and brand alignment to key internal and external audiences
  • Provide support as needed on other key CSR initiatives such as philanthropy, employee volunteer, and sustainability programs
  • Additional duties may include support US based volunteer engagement activities
  • Additional duties may include support for project management of corporate philanthropy program

Key Capabilities

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to create compelling data visualizations and infographics for diverse audiences
  • Ability to craft communication campaign for applicable platform such as social media, internal employees, or external news center articles.
  • Familiarity with workplace award submissions
  • Expertise in Microsoft office (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Project management experience, attention to detail, and ability to work with different priorities
  • Results orientation and good time management skills with an ability to understand key milestones, goals, and objectives while engaging with groups of internal and external resources to meet project goals
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to adjust and adapt to changing conditions.
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships and navigate organizational complexities
  • Ability to collaborate throughout the organization
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and ability to prioritize tasks and to successfully handle multiple demands simultaneously
  • Possesses a collaborative, yet relentless approach to process improvement to achieve best in class results

Experience/Education

  • At least 2 years in a communication role related role
  • At least 5 years of work experience in a business setting
  • Preferred experience with CSR field including knowledge of sustainability/CSR reporting methods in general, such as Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), CDP, EcoVadis, MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS, etc.
  • Bachelors degree required

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at applications@illumina.com.

To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, Illumina requires proof of COVID vaccination for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions) beginning November 1, 2021.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact accommodations@illumina.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf





Posted: 2021-09-12 Expires: 2021-10-11
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