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Posted:
8/30/2019
Job Category:
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Job Description

Our comprehensive, 12-week paid internship program gives you the opportunity to test your skills working for the nation's leading producer of cleaner fuels and developer of renewable chemicals. This internship will begin May 18, 2020 and end August 7, 2020.

POSITION PURPOSE :

The purpose of this job is to encourage, track and report on corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

Assist with data gathering, analysis and organization

* Collaborate with internal stakeholders to expand data gathering and analysis relevant to ESG topics
* Provide data in organized package to influence decision-making

Support communication of REG's ESG initiatives already underway

* Serve as an REG advocate in planning and collaborating on ESG messaging engaging internal and external team members, consultants and partners
* Draft and/or update content related to ESG initiatives

Research best practices in ESG space

* Explore the needs of various REG stakeholders
* Identify growing trends and recommend possible areas for improvement within REG organization

Participate in ongoing implementation of ESG efforts into REG culture

* Engage with groups from across the organization to understand company culture
* Identify ways to enhance the existing culture and further incorporate ESG initiatives

Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor's degree - Liberal Arts, Environmental Studies, Marketing, Communications, Data Analytics, Economics, Business or related degree

Experience Required: Communications and analytical business experience

Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred

Skills Required:

Advanced presentation skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strategic thinking

Cross-functional approach and collaboration

Strong analytical research

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Knowledge of and curiosity for environmental and social issues, including strategic risk and program management and monitoring/trend analysis

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

About Renewable Energy Group, Inc.

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is an operator, marketer and distributor of biodiesel. During the year ended December 31, 2006, the Company marketed approximately 78 million gallons of biodiesel. Most of this biodiesel is marketed under the Company's SoyPOWER brand. The Company operates a 132 million gallon network of biodiesel production facilities, consisting of one facility wholly owned by it and four facilities owned by third parties, for which the Company manages facility operations, input procurement, quality control, marketing and distribution logistics. It also provides new facility construction management services to third parties. The Company operates in two principal segments: Biodiesel and Services. Through its Biodiesel operations, the Company operates its wholly owned biodiesel production facilities, consisting of its 12 million gallons per year (mmgy) capacity production facility in Ralston, Iowa, and it purchases and resells biodiesel produced by third parties.

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