Academy Director - Empowering employees for positive impact - Lyon

Long term
Lyon, France
Full remote
10+ yrs of exp.
Posted on 09-08-2022
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Goodness & Co

Goodness & Co est une plateforme de conseil en transformation positive. Nous aidons les organisations à créer du sens, passer des mots à l'action, devenir B CORP ou Entreprise à Mission.

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We believe we are at a tipping point in history when organizations need to reinvent their model to demonstrate their contribution to society. Only organizations with a positive footprint will thrive, chosen by employees, consumers, investors, and partners. Time is now for business to be purposeful. Time is now about action.

Goodness & Co is a new kind of change management consultancy platform, to help organizations reinvent their model for better futures. We are an Entreprise à Mission, working with CEOs and leaders to shift from purpose to practice. We serve organizations on a mission, in their transformation for positive impact in society. We make the movement happen, harnessing the power of people around you, with employees, partners, and stakeholders.

We are setting up a new Business Unit, a full digital platform to engage and train employees on business as a force for good. While 70% of employees are willing to play their part, only 7% are trained on sustainability issue. Time is now to unlock transformation for better futures. Ideas, people, actions can change the world.


Lead the GOODNESS ACADEMY, a digital platform to train and empower employees on sustainability.

You will lead the Business Unit, set it up for success and develop the activity.

· Set up the platform content: set up the modules with the different service providers such as LMS (Learning Management System), the educational agencies, the certification bodies, as well as the experts.

· Lead the business development: manage our client relationships, look for opportunities and partnerships to accelerate our development.

· Serve clients in their plan: increase competence, provide full support to best pilot, ensure continuous learning and adaptation based on feedbacks.

· Increase awareness of our approach: market the approach, set PR, represent us at speaking events and conferences.

· Grow the Goodness Academy team.

· Animate the Advisory Board.


· A purpose driven organization in a stimulating business environment, aiming for positive impact. We are working to shape a more inclusive and sustainable word. We serve clients driving change, that dare to be at the forefront and lead the change in their sector, with CEOs ready to turn words into actions.

· A great place to work, dedicating to create a climate of inclusion, equity and belonging. At Goodness & Co, we believe that the best ideas come from the diverse cultures of our team members and from our ecosystem. Our commitment to inclusion drives us forward every day. Creating a work culture of wellbeing for our people to flourish is one of our main goals.

· Be part of a movement of leaders and change makers acting for better futures, Goodness & Co teams up with partners and friends on a mission to create positive impact through business, being part of pioneer movement around the world. Our adventure is made of allies that created our vision and convictions and leading the way for a more sustainable and inclusive economy such as B Corp, Communauté des Entreprises à Mission, International Women Forum, Regenerative Alliance, Generation Glasgow, B for good leaders’ community and many more encounters.


· An enthusiastic leader, with the desire to make business as a force for good, empowering people and employees to make the transformation happen.

· Significant success in projects you have led, 10-20 years of experience in business development or marketing.

· Recognized skills to lead companies on the journey of positive impact (learning, transformation, digital, collaboration).

· Ability to develop and manage executive client relations and play a key role to generate trusted collaborations and partnerships.

· A strong entrepreneurial spirit with proactive attitude in a supportive and agile team environment.

· Being based in Lyon would be an asset. Fluency in written and spoken English is a must.

Availability: September 2022