Responsible Leadership Sustainability Analyst

Who We Are: 

Since 1906, New Balance has empowered people through sport and craftsmanship to create positive change in communities around the world. We innovate fearlessly, guided by our core values and driven by the belief that conventions were meant to be challenged. We foster a culture in which every associate feels welcomed and respected, where leaders and creatives are inspired to shape the world of tomorrow by taking bold action today. At New Balance, We Got Now.


As part of the New Balance Responsible Leadership Team, the Sustainability Analyst will support the department’s needs in the areas of data analysis, policy (research & development) and supplier capability programs. The Sustainability Analyst will engage with internal and external stakeholders on industry leading practices and innovations to help manage risk, elevate labor, health and safety, and sustainability standards in the New Balance supply chain.


  • Manage sustainability data utilizing department systems and resources to generate reports and analysis.

  • Analyze data using statistical and data visualization tools to help inform and support NB business decisions.

  • Develop reports and presentations to communicate findings to stakeholders, including senior management, sustainability team, and external partners.

  • Support the creation of learning tools and content to meet the development needs of our supply chain.

  • Conduct research on policy, best practices, and emerging trends in sustainability and identify opportunities to apply these practices within the organization.

  • Work cross functionally to identify areas for improvement and develop strategies and tools to positively impact our supply chain.

  • Support strategic projects (e.g., fair compensation, supply chain mapping) to meet the company’s sustainability targets.


  • 3-5 years of experience in managing data and data analysis with programs of increasing complexity; international experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of and experience in the labor compliance field, human rights, corporate social responsibility, and/or sustainability. Direct experience working in a social compliance function preferred.

  • B.A. degree in relevant course of study (Sustainability Science, Social Sciences, Business Administration, International Relations); preferred advanced degree.

  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail; ability to analyze data sets and new information to drive decision-making and creative problem solving.

  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural relationship skills; ability to relate to, understand, and work with diverse individuals across business units and geographies.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel skills (complex functions, Macros, data tools, etc.) experience building Spotfire or PowerBI dashboards.

  • Results-driven team player with integrity, trust, perseverance, and patience.


Regular Associate Benefits 

Our products are only as good as the people we hire, so we make sure to hire the best and treat them accordingly. New Balance offers a comprehensive traditional benefits package including three options for medical insurance as well as dental, vision, life insurance and 401K. We also proudly offer a slate of more nontraditional perks – opportunities like online learning and development courses, tuition reimbursement, $100 monthly student loan support and various mentorship programs – that encourage our associates to grow personally as they develop professionally. You’ll also enjoy a yearly $1,000 lifestyle reimbursement, 4 weeks of vacations, 12 holidays and generous parental leave, because work-life balance is more than just a buzzword – it’s part of our culture.

Temporary associates are provided three options for medical insurance as well as dental and vision insurance and an associate discount.

Part time associates are provided 401k, short term disability, a yearly $300 lifestyle reimbursement and an associate discount.

Flexible Work Schedule

For decades we have fostered a unique culture founded on our values with a particular focus on in-person teamwork and collaboration. Our North American hybrid model encourages rich in-person experiences, showcasing our commitment to teamwork and connection, while maintaining flexibility for associates. New Balance Associates currently work in office three days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday). Our offices are fully open, and amenities are available across our North American office locations. To continue our focus on hybrid work we have introduced “Work from Anywhere” (WFA) for four weeks per calendar year. This model will help us enhance our culture while continuing to maintain elements of flexibility.

Equal Opportunity Employer

New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.

Job Summary

Job number: R29784
Date posted : 2023-07-10
Profession: Administration
Employment type: Full time
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