Sustainability Writer

Join Our Team as a Sustainability and ESG Report Writer!

Are you a talented writer with a passion for sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) reporting?

Do you have a knack for translating complex data and corporate initiatives into compelling narratives?

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a dedicated Sustainability and ESG Report Writer to join our dynamic organization. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with industry leaders, innovative companies, and forward-thinking organizations to craft impactful sustainability and ESG reports.

This position may be on-location or remote.

About Us

At OBATA Design, we help companies who are dedicated to making a positive impact on the world. We believe in the power of sustainability and responsible business practices to drive change and create a better future for all. We are the longest consecutively-running creative and corporate reporting agency in St. Louis, MO. Learn more about our history.


As our Sustainability and ESG Report Writer, you will:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and synthesize data related to sustainability and ESG initiatives.
  • Translate complex technical information into clear, concise, and engaging narratives for our clients’ sustainability and ESG reports.
  • Conduct research and analysis to stay up-to-date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices.
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance with reporting standards, frameworks, and guidelines.
  • Develop compelling storytelling strategies that highlight our clients’ sustainability achievements and impact.
  • Review and edit reports to ensure clarity, coherence, and consistency.
  • Work closely with clients to understand their unique goals and objectives and tailor reports accordingly.
  • Assist with project management to ensure clear client communication, accurate deliverables, and timely responses.


To be successful in this role, you should possess:

  • Proven experience in sustainability and ESG reporting and corporate communications.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, with a talent for storytelling.
  • Knowledge of sustainability frameworks and initiatives such as GRI, SASB, TCFD, and UN SDGs.
  • Familiarity with ESG data sources and metrics.
  • Strong research and analytical abilities.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Experience with proposal/contract writing.

Why Work for OBATA Design?

  • Meaningful Work: Join a team that is at the forefront of sustainability and ESG reporting, working on projects that have a real impact on society and the environment.

  • Professional Growth: We invest in our team members’ development, offering opportunities for training, mentorship, and career advancement.

  • Collaborative Culture: Be part of a supportive and collaborative work environment where your ideas are valued, and your voice is heard.

  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package that recognizes your skills and contributions.

How to Apply

Are you ready to use your writing talents to drive positive change and promote sustainability? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Please submit:

  • your resume,
  • a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience, and
  • writing samples showcasing your ability to communicate complex sustainability and ESG topics effectively.

Please send to: careers@obata.com

No phone calls and no recruiters, please.

OBATA Design, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace.