Senior Sustainability and Social Impact Manager


GAME ON – OLG needs you

We said GAME ON, and we mean it – OLG is rapidly transforming its organization to better serve Ontarians by delivering exceptional gaming experiences through our digital, retail lottery and land-based casino channels. In our 2019-2020 fiscal year alone, OLG achieved net income of over $2.3 billion in the province of Ontario. OLG is now expanding its horizons even further, with a new strategic direction, to become a world-class gaming entertainment leader with a globally admired digital platform.

We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate Sustainability and Social Impact Manager to partner with the Vice President of Community, Sustainability and Social Responsibility in the development, delivery, maintenance and improvement of environmental, social and governance strategies (ESG programs and initiatives) consistent with GameON and OLG’s ESG strategy.


Reporting to the VP Community, Sustainability & Social Responsibility, you will be empowered to:

Support the Vice President of Community, Sustainability and Social Responsibility and other internal stakeholders in the development and implementation of OLG’s updated ESG strategy

Support the Vice President in developing strategies and implementation plans to tell OLG’s ESG story to external, internal and customer audiences through a range of communications and marketing tactics

Collaborate in the development of branding, sponsorship and content initiatives that align with OLG’s ESG goals to demonstrate how we are helping to build a better Ontario with clear and measurable KPIs

Conduct sustainability assessments and partner with organizational leadership as needed to develop actionable, research-based strategies, targets and outcomes to advance the company’s ESG objectives

Educate senior management and the entire organization on key ESG issues to support the adoption of ESG practices

Lead and coordinate OLG’s Corporate ESG Advisory Group comprised of representatives from all divisions

Collaborate with the VP to develop ESG strategy objectives and measurable outcomes and track progress against defined KPIs

Support the VP in assessing OLG’s baseline performance against ESG best practices to prioritize ESG investments (through three-year planning)

Support the Vice President in the development and delivery of the annual ESG report for the President & CEO and other executive audiences

Research trends and best practices in CSR, sustainability and ESG and provide analysis, advice and recommendations for the improvement and continuous improvement of CSR and ESG programs

Contribute to the development of ESG-related policies and support communication and adoption across the company

Act as an advocate within OLG for goal-based initiatives and proactively integrate corporate responsibility messages and opportunities into various aspects of OLG’s communications plans and talent management programs

Oversee and coordinate the work of third-party agencies/consultants (social impact firm, etc.) to ensure timely deliverables


Professional experience: 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in social responsibility, sustainable development, development of ESG programs and leadership. Experience in managing complex internal and external relationships. Experience communicating complex political issues to senior management. Experience with ESG strategy, rating/ranking methodologies and data management approaches for ESG metrics. Experience in developing and communicating cause-related partnerships, grassroots community initiatives.

Education: University degree in business management, public relations, environmental or social sciences, or experiential equivalent. Master an asset.

Primary knowledge around: Evolving social impact sector, including research and trends. Understanding of ESG best practices. Understanding of gaming industry and operations an asset. Experience in a government department or agency an asset. Certificate in sustainable development, corporate social responsibility or communications an asset.

Critical Skills

  • Proven leadership in developing strategies and creating plans with real results
  • Exceptional writing and report writing for high-level leadership skills
  • Exceptional presentation skills to internal, external and senior management audiences
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize complex information
  • Exceptional relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Political acumen is an asset
  • Strong project and budget management skills
  • Knowledge of digital and social communication best practices
  • Knowledge of emerging CSR and ESG marketing trends, targets and data-driven metrics to optimize the reach and impact of communication programs
  • Ability to influence cross-functional teams of peers and senior managers
  • Collaborative work style based on relationship building and commitment to obtaining diverse perspectives


  • Part of a larger image: socially responsible company that returns all profits to the province and the people of Ontario
  • Flexible work environment: to help balance work and life
  • You count: family-friendly work practices and remote work
  • Freedom to innovate: supports new and better ways to succeed
  • Be your Authentic Self: environment that values ​​diversity as a source of strength
  • Learning galore: 24/7 access to robust online learning programs
  • Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a large defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Ontario government
  • Variable compensation program: performance-based incentives to share our success (permanent OLG employees only)

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s goal is to contribute to a better Ontario by providing great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a several billion dollars organization with a wide range of business lines including lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horse racing and charitable gaming. OLG is in the midst of a massive transformation to become customer obsessed and take our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be based on real, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity and openness in everything we do. We support and empower employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family-friendly work practices, including remote work.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are essential elements of our culture, the cornerstone of our values ​​of respect, integrity, stewardship and excellence. At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their insights and skills for the benefit of the people and the province of Ontario.

As we reshape and grow our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose and ensuring our business delivers meaningful results. benefits for the people of Ontario. OLG’s net profits are reinvested in the province, contributing to the quality of life of Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG, visit our website at

We look forward to hearing from you, interested candidates should apply online by May 6, 2022.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] if you require accommodation at any time during the hiring process.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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