Fashion Sustainability Intern/Associate

  • Sundar, Inc
  • Remote (New York)
  • Jan 07, 2020
Early Career (0-3 years) CSR/Sustainability Digital Product Marketing/Communications Operations Product Development/Supply Chain Research Strategy Fashion Non-Profit/Philanthropy

Job Description

SUNDAR, a digital innovator in fashion, dedicated to supporting ethical and eco fashion and improvements for people in global supply chains, is seeking a versatile and action-orientated Intern to work in partnership with the CEO and sustainability thought-leaders.  You will be working with our founders, and operations, business development and product teams cross-functionally to drive the next stage of growth in our sustainability strategy across products and innovative technologies.


This is a powerful opportunity to help design, execute and scale a strong commercial and impact-driven vision and mission for the trillion-dollar apparel industry.  SUNDAR is a pedigree, venture-backed early-stage tech company, founded at MIT, and operating at the intersection of B2B, supply chains, fashion and sustainability.


Essential Responsibilities


•    Develop materials to support current and future projects (i.e. dashboards, communications, workflows, presentations, databases etc.).

•    Curate social media content to engage Fashion Designers and sourcing teams around Sustainability and ethical fashion issues such as ending Modern Slavery

•    Work on research and organisation regarding international regulations, processes and standards for environmental sustainability and global labour standards social compliance in the fashion supply chain.

•    Assist with research, data analysis, development and execution of company projects and roadmaps.

•    Act as day-to-day support on team’s initiatives.

•    Respond to ad-hoc requests for internal and/or external customers to ensure alignment of projects and programs.

 

Key Attributes


•    A passion for ethical and sustainable fashion with fashion sector industry knowledge.

•    Results-oriented, forward-thinking, confident undergraduate or graduate student.

•    An undergraduate or graduate from  concentration on or exposure to Sustainability or CSR or global human rights curriculum.

•    The ability to use all usual Microsoft office packages efficiently.

•    Excellent knowledge of excel.  

•    Interest or experience in social media such as Instagram and Twitter, and using tools such as Canva and Buffer

•    The ability to research and collate data and information for accurate reporting.

•    The ability to write a great email of a standard suitable to release to the whole company, a customer or a supplier.   

 

Key Benefits


•    Exposure to practises of and contacts in leading global fashion retail businesses

•    Coaching and support from fashion sustainability experts

•    A chance to work on an Omidyar funded project to educate toward ending modern slavery

•    Flexible work hours around your schedule

•    The ability to work from home if necessary

•    Consideration for a formal job inline with company growth and your career progression and/or positive references for work well done

To set up a time to chat and learn more, please contact Jag Gill at jag@sundar.io.