Job posted by: Fair Trade USA
Posted on: February 5, 2014
As a member of the Supply Chain team at Fair Trade USA, you will have one of the most meaningful, rewarding, and impactful jobs in the world of social enterprise!
We're looking to expand our team to include someone who:
If that describes you, we'd love to meet!
Overview of position
This position is responsible for supporting and further developing Fair Trade supply chains in Asia, including, but not limited to tea, herbs & spices, and coconuts. Previous knowledge of these products is helpful, but not required.
The Manager will work with farmers, farm workers, and exporters, training them to understand and implement Fair Trade standards and linking them with markets. The Manager will also cultivate relationships with the top Fair Trade importers, responding to their sourcing needs and helping them to expand their Fair Trade sales. The Manager will position Fair Trade USA as a leader in impact, looking for ways to improve our program and better serve farmers, workers, and the environment. He or she will be the go to resource on what is it like to be a farmer, what issues workers face, and what Fair Trade does to help.
The Manager will complete much of their work from our main offices in Oakland, California, but significant travel, primarily to Asia, is required.
Additional responsibilities include:
To Apply: Please submit both a cover letter and a resume to the attention of Sarah Connolly through the Careers section of our website www.fairtradeusa.org