Sydney Kirkland – COMING SOON
Director of Growth at Havas Media
Sydney has 5+ years of experience in marketing and communications across Telco, Retail, Finance, Government and Non-Profit, and Alcohol. Her favorite stage of a project is establishing the problem and firmly believes collaboration leads to the best results.
Most recently, Sydney has helped accelerate organizations’ impact through business strategy and development, partnerships, and communication across issues like digital inequity, climate change, and Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity. Passionate about merging profit with purpose, with extensive experience in social impact and sustainability, Sydney is a strategic thinker with a proven track record of developing social impact strategies and bringing them to life. Specializes in project and client management, strategic development, and community investment.
Work and impact
How is sustainability/social impact integrated in your work?
What are your past and current areas of focus in a few words?
How did you enter this space?
Did you always want to work in the impact space?
What are you most excited about that has been happening in your industry/field for the past few years?
Are there any misconceptions about your profession or industry?
Life and aspirations
What does a typical workday look like for you? What’s your work-life balance like?
What parts of your job do you find most challenging?
What’s next for you, what are your long-term goals (if you have any)?
Advice for the next generations
What are 3 key skills required in your position?
Whether it’s from your own path or the ones from your colleagues and friends who have a similar profession, how important is it to have a specific degree to be able to work in your industry/profession?
What are some personal characteristics that you value in someone you’re interviewing/working with?
Knowing what you know now, would you have done something differently with respect to your career? If not, why and what is your best life or career advice for youth?