Fair Trade USA

Fair Trade USA is a nonprofit organization, is the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. Fair Trade USA audits and certifies transactions between U.S. companies and their international suppliers to guarantee that the farmers and workers producing Fair Trade Certified goods were paid fair prices and wages, work in safe conditions, protect the environment, and receive community development funds to empower and uplift their communities. Fair Trade USA educates consumers, brings new manufacturers and retailers into the Fair Trade system, and provides farmers with tools, training and resources to thrive as international businesspeople. Visit http://www.fairtradeusa.org for more information.

Fair Trade USA Remote (Oakland CA or Remote US)
Nov 09, 2020
Mid-Career (3-8 years)
This position is responsible for increasing our positive impact on employees in manufacturing facilities by supporting brands and growing sales of Fair Trade Certified™ (FTC) Apparel and Home Goods. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic team member to work with FTUSA’s current brand partners, and increase the number of businesses offering and promoting Fair Trade Certified products. Day-to-day, that means you will be (a) managing ongoing relationships with top global brands; (b) educating companies about the importance of Fair Trade, and figuring out how to make Fair Trade work for their business; (c) working hand-in-hand with our dynamic supply chain operations, certification, and standards teams to ensure successful outcomes at FTC factories; and (d) 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. Specific responsibilities include: Account Management:...