Senior Director of Sustainability Policy

| Greater Denver Area
About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is the Denver-based startup bringing supersonic flight back to the skies with Overture. As the world’s fastest airliner, Overture is designed and committed to industry-leading standards of speed, safety and sustainability. Flights twice as fast as today’s commercial airplanes, means we can go twice as far—bringing more people, places, and cultures into our lives.
Boom is the first commercial airplane manufacturer to commit to a carbon-neutral flight test program and to build sustainability into its entire aircraft program. Founded in 2014, Boom has assembled a team of over 140 full-time employees who have made contributions to over 220 air and spacecraft programs.
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Sustainability in all its facets is integral to Boom’s vision. The Senior Director of Sustainability Policy will manage Boom’s overarching sustainability program, including internal and external initiatives. They will continue to develop Boom’s partnerships with sustainable aviation fuel producers, carbon offset providers, engine manufacturers, and other stakeholders and ensure that sustainability considerations are part of all company and engineering decisions. They will also oversee Boom’s environmental policy activities with international organizations and global regulators. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Ensure sustainability is core to all of Boom’s activities, including working with the commercial operations team to integrate sustainability into Boom’s site-selection program, including LEED construction criteria and clean-energy availability
  • Lead collaboration with airline customers, key suppliers, and academic institutions on sustainability priorities, including environmental modeling and advocacy
  • Manage relationships with partners to satisfy Boom’s net-zero commitments
  • Lead Boom’s engagement with national environmental regulators, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), advocating for regulatory certainty and data-driven standard-setting
  • Lead Boom’s engagement with the International Civil Aviation Organization, including its Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (ICAO/CAEP), in coordination with Boom’s internal CAEP team. Help inform environmental standards for the supersonic industry, including outreach and speaking opportunities with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), trade associations, and other involved groups
  • Manage Boom’s alternative fuels program, laying the foundations for a carbon-neutral Overture fleet. Work with an interdisciplinary Boom team on strategy, diligence, fuel supplier relationships, fuel qualification, and advocacy
  • Work with policy and marketing to develop investor presentations, customer/industry research, environmental reports, public outreach materials, and other communications
  • Develop policy positions and research plans to address the climate and health effects of Overture emissions, including ozone-layer impacts of cruise NOx,CO2, and non-CO2 greenhouse gases, potential efficiency-improving technologies, among others
  • Develop partnerships with leading scientists to ensure policy decisions are informed by latest scientific understanding
  • Support policy team advocacy efforts, providing voice of sustainability in meetings with policymakers

The ideal candidate:

  • 10+ years of experience in environmental policy/management or closely-related area 
  • Experience presenting complex ideas to senior management and/or external audiences
  • Ability to analyze strategies and opportunities to build a relevant case for both business and governmental organization audiences
  • Experience working with key groups including communities, NGOs, international organizations, regulatory agencies, employees, etc. 
  • Significant understanding and experience with environmental topics and policy in aviation
  • Knowledge of climate policy, including international aspects, is highly desirable
  • Outstanding written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of one or more foreign languages is desirable

To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here (
Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
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Volunteer in local community
Volunteers of America, Local Food/Toy Drives, Partnerships with local School Districts
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Women's Networking Group
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Boom's fitness initiatives include In-office yoga and running club.
Mental Health Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
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