Job posted by: Fair Trade USA
Posted on: July 31, 2014
About Fair Trade USA:Fair Trade USA, a four-time winner of Fast Company Magazine's Social Capitalist award, promotes sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. We are an entrepreneurial, non-profit organization and the leading independent third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the U.S. Our unique market-based model for sustainability links millions of farming families in the developing world to more than 800 leading US companies through more direct, equitable trading partnerships. Fair Trade allows farming families to improve their living standards and cultivate hope for the future while protecting the environment. At the same time, we strengthen global supply chains and make sustainability a driver of profitability for the business community. Since 1999, Fair Trade USA has channeled over $300 million in additional income to hardworking farmers and farm workers around the world.
Fair Trade USA is a fast-paced, dynamic environment driven by a passion for doing good in the world. We seek bright, talented changemakers who are passionate about our mission. We are social entrepreneurs, flexible and adaptive to change. We value integrity, innovation, idealism and impact.
Overview of Position:
In May 2013, Fair Trade USA began a process to create a game-changing new Impact Management System (IMS) for defining, measuring and communicating the value we enable for farmers & workers, for businesses and for consumers that becomes a model for our sector. We are in the final stages of designing the IMS, and now need a highly capable individual to lead the implementation of it across our organization and to continuously improve the collection, management and reporting processes.
We seek an entrepreneurial thinker with exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills who is passionate about collaborating to make a difference in the world.
Systematic planning, data capture, analysis, and reporting
Internal and external stakeholder collaboration in implementation
Continuous improvement of the IMS
Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
To Apply: Please submit both a cover letter and a resume to the attention of Mike Vincent through the Careers section of our website www.fairtradeusa.org