Balancing Remote Work with Face-To-Face Learning

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Drink’s Sustainability team gets together to learn about strategy development.

The latter two quarters of the year at Drink are dedicated to training and development. As the organization has transitioned to 100% online work, so have the learning sessions. However, there are instances when face-to-face instruction is the best way to learn.

This is what the Drink Sustainability team experienced in their recent sustainability and strategy development training. Writer, multiplatform arts worker, and strategist Carissa Pobre conducted the eight-session course from September to December 2023. 

Carissa tackled topics that delved deeper into different sustainability perspectives, personal values, and issues related to the environment, society, and governance. All the topics covered aim to equip the sustainability team with the competency and confidence to develop strategies based on Drink’s priorities and evolving client needs. 

The team’s learning was made more interesting by in-person discussions and hands-on learning activities that would have been limited if done through an online platform. Additionally, team members who do not meet regularly in person have the chance to spend time together. 

The sustainability and strategy development training was originally slated to be an online class, but the group pivoted to face-to-face learning as they found value in being physically present together. They also augmented their training by studying online references such as podcasts, videos, and journals. 

While advances in technology have opened up access to new experiences and resources in the digital world, there is still value in physical interactions. Drink uses these opportunities for its people to learn with and from each other.

Balancing Remote Work with Face-To-Face Learning

1 MIN READ | ADMIN

Drink’s Sustainability team gets together to learn about strategy development.

The latter two quarters of the year at Drink are dedicated to training and development. As the organization has transitioned to 100% online work, so have the learning sessions. However, there are instances when face-to-face instruction is the best way to learn.

This is what the Drink Sustainability team experienced in their recent sustainability and strategy development training. Writer, multiplatform arts worker, and strategist Carissa Pobre conducted the eight-session course from September to December 2023. 

Carissa tackled topics that delved deeper into different sustainability perspectives, personal values, and issues related to the environment, society, and governance. All the topics covered aim to equip the sustainability team with the competency and confidence to develop strategies based on Drink’s priorities and evolving client needs. 

The team’s learning was made more interesting by in-person discussions and hands-on learning activities that would have been limited if done through an online platform. Additionally, team members who do not meet regularly in person have the chance to spend time together. 

The sustainability and strategy development training was originally slated to be an online class, but the group pivoted to face-to-face learning as they found value in being physically present together. They also augmented their training by studying online references such as podcasts, videos, and journals. 

While advances in technology have opened up access to new experiences and resources in the digital world, there is still value in physical interactions. Drink uses these opportunities for its people to learn with and from each other.

Balancing Remote Work with Face-To-Face Learning

1 MIN READ | ADMIN

Drink’s Sustainability team gets together to learn about strategy development.

The latter two quarters of the year at Drink are dedicated to training and development. As the organization has transitioned to 100% online work, so have the learning sessions. However, there are instances when face-to-face instruction is the best way to learn.

This is what the Drink Sustainability team experienced in their recent sustainability and strategy development training. Writer, multiplatform arts worker, and strategist Carissa Pobre conducted the eight-session course from September to December 2023. 

Carissa tackled topics that delved deeper into different sustainability perspectives, personal values, and issues related to the environment, society, and governance. All the topics covered aim to equip the sustainability team with the competency and confidence to develop strategies based on Drink’s priorities and evolving client needs. 

The team’s learning was made more interesting by in-person discussions and hands-on learning activities that would have been limited if done through an online platform. Additionally, team members who do not meet regularly in person have the chance to spend time together. 

The sustainability and strategy development training was originally slated to be an online class, but the group pivoted to face-to-face learning as they found value in being physically present together. They also augmented their training by studying online references such as podcasts, videos, and journals. 

While advances in technology have opened up access to new experiences and resources in the digital world, there is still value in physical interactions. Drink uses these opportunities for its people to learn with and from each other.

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    Art Director

    Qualification:

    – Carry out tasks related to sustainability reporting and help deliver outputs in relation to sustainability reports and communications projects .
    – Synthesize and translate complex information into clear, informative, and compelling materials (e.g., summaries, fact sheets, presentations, online dashboards, reports) for diverse audiences.
    – Support business development opportunities such as in bidding processes, potential client meetings, and proposal writing.
    – Ensure that projects are delivered on time in accordance with Drink’s reputation and standards for producing high-quality outputs.
    – Assist clients in developing strategies on how to embed sustainability in their business operations, risk management, systems, and processes.
    – Help businesses develop strategies to comply with sustainability-related regulations
    – Assist in obtaining independent assurance of a client’s sustainability report by checking the accuracy of the reported data and statements.
    – Develop or assess client’s sustainability strategies, sustainability reports, and data collection processes.
    – Perform other related duties as assigned by the team head.

    Responsibities

    – Responsible for the overall visual style and imagery in projects assigned.
    – Tasked to create the overall design and direct others who develop certain materials for the project (e.g., production team, photographers, and videographers).
    – Constant collaboration with the creative, sustainability, editorial, and support team members to close accounts.
    – Manage secondary sales and marketing channels (website and social media pages).

    Sustainability Associate

    Qualification:

    -BS Degree in Environmental Planning/ Environmental Management/ Environmental Science or other related disciplines. – Familiarity with GRI Standards or certification in GRI Standards Reporting is an advantage.
    – Experience in research and data gathering.
    – Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    – Detail-oriented, transparent, accountable, and adaptable to working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
    – Works well with diverse teams.
    – Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.
    – Ability to work with clients, partners, and colleagues in an innovative and culturally responsible way while exhibiting emotional intelligence
    – Excellent organizational skills, data management and analysis abilities, and attention to detail
    – Proficiency in Google Workspace and/or Microsoft 365 suites

    Responsibities

    -BS Degree in Environmental Planning/ Environmental Management/ Environmental Science or other related disciplines. – Familiarity with GRI Standards or certification in GRI Standards Reporting is an advantage.
    – Experience in research and data gathering.
    – Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    – Detail-oriented, transparent, accountable, and adaptable to working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
    – Works well with diverse teams.
    – Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.
    – Ability to work with clients, partners, and colleagues in an innovative and culturally responsible way while exhibiting emotional intelligence
    – Excellent organizational skills, data management and analysis abilities, and attention to detail
    – Proficiency in Google Workspace and/or Microsoft 365 suites

    Writer

    Qualification:

    – Tertiary qualifications in technical writing, content development, or other significant and relevant experience.
    – Know-how of the research process and experience in research work is a plus.
    – Knowledge and experience in social media copywriting.
    – Capacity to adhere to in-house style and use style guides and templates.
    – Ability to work independently on projects to meet strict deadlines.
    – Strong analytical skills, the ability to interpret technical material, attention to detail.
    – Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    – High-level organizational and time management skills.
    – Highly creative and can work well with a team.
    – Proficiency in Google Workspace and/or Microsoft 365 suites

    Responsibities

    – Fulfill content development assignments given by the editorial head, such as:

    • corporate reports & technical writing;
    • copywriting, copy, & style editing;
    • interviews & desktop research; and
    • supporting auditing, creative conceptualization, & strategic planning.

    – Collaborate with creative, sustainability, and support team members to produce compelling output executions that will communicate sustainability, establish branding, and engage the general audience
    .
    – Knowledge and experience in social media copywriting.
    – Maintain critical thinking, growth mindset, sound judgment, and time management
    .

    Project Manager

    Qualification:

    – Recent graduate with management degree / experience in a communications, non-profit, or corporate environment for consultancy, creative, or development projects
    – Proactive and detail-oriented multitasker
    – Team player who can meet pressing deadlines
    – Has grit, solid organizational skills, and strong oral & written communication skills
    – Background or interest in sustainability, editorial, and design work
    – Results-driven and motivated to learn
    – Proficiency in Google Workspace and/or Microsoft 365 suites

    Responsibities

    – Ensure effective and efficient day-to-day implementation of sustainability and creative communication projects from inception, through execution, completion, monitoring, and evaluation
    – Lead and manage production, sustainability, and support team members to assure quality work and timely submission of deliverables
    – Coordinate and communicate with clients at all stages of the project
    – Identify opportunities for other projects with diverse clients and partners (e.g., corporate, SME, non-profit, and gov’t)
    – Maintain critical thinking, growth mindset, sound judgment and time management