There is an opportunity for a Brand Partnerships Manager: Apparel and Home Goods Program at Fair Trade USA. The role is based in Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area, California. This position is responsible for increasing our positive impact on employees in manufacturing facilities by supporting brands in sourcing Fair Trade Certified™ (FTC) apparel and home goods products. Day-to-day, that means you will be (a) managing ongoing relationships with top global brands; (b) working hand-in-hand with our supply chain, certification, and standards teams to ensure successful outcomes at FTC factories; (c) work with our impact and marketing teams to help understand the impacts of the program and communicate these impacts to brand partners and their customers; and (d) developing relationships with new brands, communicating the importance of Fair Trade, and figuring out how to make Fair Trade work for their business. This role will also focus on supporting the Apparel and Home Goods (AHG) team in building the tools and value-added services to support our brand partners in building strong Fair Trade programs.
About Fair Trade USA
Fair Trade Certified™ enables sustainable development and community empowerment by cultivating a more equitable global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, fishermen, consumers, industry, and the earth. They achieve their mission by certifying and promoting Fair Trade products. From far-away farms to your shopping cart, products that bear their logo come from farmers and workers who are justly compensated. They help farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their communities. They teach disadvantaged communities how to use the free market to their advantage. Visit fairtradecertified.org for more.Apply now