There is an opportunity for a Business Development Specialist – Private Label, Consumer Packaged Goods at Fair Trade USA. The role is based in Oakland, California. This person will support private label manufacturers and grow sales of private label Fair Trade Certified™ consumer packaged goods to increase our positive impact on farmers and workers in agricultural supply chains. As a Business Development Specialist, you will (a) manage and develop existing partnerships with key private label manufacturers, (b) cultivate new partnerships by educating manufacturers about the importance of Fair Trade, and helping them incorporate Fair Trade into their business, (c) help register new companies and their Fair Trade Certified products, (d) create tools to help them sell their Fair Trade products, and (d) work hand-in-hand with our supply chain and certification teams to ensure successful outcomes at FTC farms.
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