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Executive Director (Strategy, Marketing and Commercial) - Maternity Cover



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Join Energise as an Executive Director and Lead the Charge in Sustainable Business Strategy and Growth


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St Neots/ Remote

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary

Energise is a pioneering sustainability consultancy committed to transforming the environmental impact of businesses. With a strong focus on energy and carbon management, we cater to a diverse client base, including corporates, public entities, third sector organisations, and SMEs. Energise is a place where pushing boundaries is the norm and personal and professional growth is nurtured.

Role Summary

  • Shape the future direction of Energise by developing and executing strategies in collaboration with the C-Suite.
  • Analyse market trends and competition to inform strategic decisions.
  • Drive revenue growth, customer acquisition, and market share expansion with innovative sales strategies.
  • Enhance brand identity and position through strategic marketing.
  • Interpret data and metrics to evaluate performance and make informed decisions.
  • Create and implement cross-functional plans with various team leaders to deliver on strategic goals.
  • Promote a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Manage and mentor Heads of Strategy, Marketing, and Commercial, as well as the Executive Coordinator.

Role Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in executive leadership within a similar industry.
  • A proven track record in developing and implementing successful business strategies.
  • Strong commercial acumen and evidence of driving revenue growth.
  • Exemplary leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team.


  • Competitive pension scheme.
  • Unlimited holiday policy.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Access to additional benefits on our Careers page.

Energise is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunity employer.

Here at Energise it’s not just a job, it’s a commitment to a more sustainable way of living. We are flexible, 

hardworking and not afraid to push boundaries. Our employees are encouraged to become the best they 

can be. 

We are a sustainability consultancy with a track-record of delivering energy and carbon management for 

corporates, public and third sector organisations and SMEs, supporting them on every step of their 

sustainability journey. 

We are looking for someone who can not only do ‘The Job’ but questions it and then seeks to improve it. 

We are currently seeking an Executive Director (Strategy, Marketing and Commercial) on a 11 month 

maternity cover FTC. This leadership position requires a strategic thinker and results-driven professional 

capable of driving business growth, enhancing value proposition and ensuring the successful execution 

of key initiatives across the business. 

Are you:​  

∙able to build great relationships on a foundation of trust, respect and vulnerability? 

∙a natural problem solver and solution finder? 

∙a self-starter and able to use your own initiative? 

∙passionate about sustainability, and excited about what we do and how you could contribute to 


∙efficient in your use of time? 

∙friendly and approachable? 

∙committed to personal growth and professional development? 

∙ready to cause good trouble? 

 If you answered yes to all the above, then read on… 

The Role 

As Executive Director (Strategy, Marketing and Commercial) you will play a pivotal role in shaping the 

future direction of Energise. Working alongside the C-Suite, you will be responsible for directing and 

developing the strategy, overseeing strategic marketing activity and driving commercial performance. 

As part of this role, you will be expected to: 

∙Act as the company’s main adviser on all strategic issues relating to the execution of the agreed 

business plan and keep abreast of latest developments to ensure that the company maintains its 

market-leading position. 

∙Analyse market-trends, competition and emerging opportunities to inform strategic decision-


∙Develop and implement effective sales strategies to drive revenue growth, customer acquisition 

and market share expansion. 

∙Develop and implement effective brand strategies to maintain a strong, cohesive brand identity, 

enhance market positioning and customer relationships. 

∙Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analysing and interpreting data and metrics. 

∙Work with other Executive Directors, Associate Directors, Heads, Leads, Managing Consultants 

and Principal Consultants to create and execute effective cross-functional plans for the delivery 

of our strategy/growth/performance. 

∙Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, encouraging professional growth and 

employee engagement. 

∙Actively participate in executive decision-making and contribute to the overall success of the 


∙Manage the Head of Strategy, Head of Marketing and Head of Commercial, providing leadership 

to these teams and fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous 


∙Manage the Executive Coordinator, providing support and guidance in execution of executive-

level activities. 

∙Make recommendations on how we can continually improve our processes and systems. 

​ Experience & Qualifications required  

∙Proven experience in executive leadership roles, preferably in a similar industry 

∙Demonstrated success in developing and implementing successful business strategies 

∙Strong commercial acumen with a track record of driving revenue growth 

∙Ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams to achieve common goals 

∙Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment, which includes discussions around 

creative reviews, giving and receiving constructive feedback to and from fellow team members 

and customers 


∙Pension Scheme 

∙Unlimited holidays 

∙Private healthcare 

∙Additional benefits information is available on our Careers page 

Energise is committed to a policy of diversity, equity and inclusion in its recruitment process. We actively 

and consciously seek to recruit without bias on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, 

gender, marital status, disability, beliefs (religious or other), age or sexual orientation of that employee.


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