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In conjunction with the Director of Industry Engagement, Community Coordinator, and the Membership Administrator, the Membership Manager will be responsible for managing and administering Textile Exchange’s members and all aspects of member relations in designated territory to include Europe and Asia. The overarching goal is to help our members reach an absolute reduction in CO2 emissions by 45% and deliver to Textile Exchange’s Climate+ 2030 strategy. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage all aspects of member relations for designated territory (50%):

  • Maintain regular member outreach.
  • Develop and implement strategies for retention of existing members and recruitment and cultivation of new members, including the creation of new member benefits and regular solicitation of member feedback.
  • Help Curate Textile Exchange’s virtual resources for members.
  • Manage Textile Exchange’s evaluation programs with a focus on member service excellence, including but not limited to benefits survey, and ongoing program and service evaluations.
  • Represent Textile Exchange with members and in the community, including speaking publicly for the organization when needed.

Provide on-site development and coordination of programs and services for regional Members (40%):

  • Provide ongoing support for goals to help members reach Textile Exchange’s Climate + Strategy

Manage operational needs for membership and strategic partnerships (10%):

  • In concert with the Communications Coordinator, coordinate website content and functionality to enhance membership and strategic partnership programs.
  • Complete other projects and tasks as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 7-years professional experience required; master’s degree in relevant field preferred.
  • Previous experience in Sustainability Consulting in the Textile and Apparel Sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality customer service and to lead and balance work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Program planning, implementation and evaluation experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated facility with managing, facilitating and presenting to committees, trainings and groups.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, flexible and collaborative with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and positive, can-do attitude.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Power Point. Salesforce CRM, and Higher Logic

Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a commitment to Textile Exchange’s mission

Employment Package

Full Time Position, 40 Hours a Week

Location: Virtual/Remote, Based in Europe

Annual Salary Range: $50,000-$75,000( Dependent upon experience)

Start Date: AS Soon AS Possible

How to Apply

Please submit to celeste@textileexchange.org with the subject “Membership Manager”

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are submitted. Early application submission is strongly encouraged.

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At Amazon, we are committed to and invested in sustainability because it’s a win all around – it’s good for business, the planet, our customers, and our communities. The Worldwide Sustainability team capitalises on Amazon’s scale, speed, and ability to invent and simplify to create a better and more resilient company. We manage our social and environmental impacts globally, and we drive solutions that enable our customers and our business to become more sustainable. The Sustainability program drives customer trust and business continuity by ensuring respect for the rights of workers throughout Amazon’s supply chain and operations. We uphold company standards and expectations and seek to constantly improve the tools and processes that we use in doing so.

To support our work on sustainability, we are looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to join our Product Sustainability team, with a focus on fashion. The role joins the team at an exciting moment for our work on this area, and we are looking for someone who can devise and support our future strategy on sustainable fashion products, and lead in setting and managing our external relationships in this area. The Sustainability Program Manager will be expected to handle both day-to-day matters (constantly thinking about how to invent and simplify to improve), but will also be expected to strategize on longer term, program-wide initiatives.

The ideal candidate is:
· Enthusiastic and passionate about product sustainability, especially as it relates to fashion
· Strong technical knowledge around the key sustainability issues related to apparel and other textile products
· Knowledgeable about external groups and partners in the fashion sustainability space
· A customer obsessed problem solver who keeps the customer at the heart of decision making on sustainability topics
· Someone with a keen ability to influence and form strong partnerships with business teams
· Equally proficient in Word writing documents as in Excel performing in-depth analysis
· Comfortable presenting executive level reports and analysis
· Interested in sustainability beyond traditional CSR programs
· A self-starter who over-indexes on ownership and accountability
· Energised by opportunities to work on a global team

Key Responsibilities:
· Develop policies, standards and work with business stakeholders to implement
· Depending on the project, either own or support implementation
· Develop engaging external communications
· Create and manage our approach to engaging witha external groups and partners
· Identify/research innovation opportunities and write proposals/white papers

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications:
We want to hire the world’s brightest minds, and offer them an environment in which they can relentlessly improve the experience for our customers.
· Bachelor’s degree
· Experience and proficiency in project/programme management.
· 8-10 years of experience in Product Sustainability preferably in Fashion
· Strong attention to detail
· Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, to meet tight deadlines and prioritise workload even when faced with conflicting priorities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s or other advanced degree preferred

To support our work on sustainability, we are looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to join our Product Sustainability team, with a focus on fashion. The role joins the team at an exciting moment for our work on this area, and we are looking for someone who can devise and support our future strategy on sustainable fashion products, and lead in setting and managing our external relationships in this area. The Sustainability Program Manager will be expected to handle both day-to-day matters (constantly thinking about how to invent and simplify to improve), but will also be expected to strategize on longer term, program-wide initiatives.

The ideal candidate is:
· Enthusiastic and passionate about product sustainability, especially as it relates to fashion
· Strong technical knowledge around the key sustainability issues related to apparel and other textile products
· Knowledgeable about external groups and partners in the fashion sustainability space
· A customer obsessed problem solver who keeps the customer at the heart of decision making on sustainability topics
· Someone with a keen ability to influence and form strong partnerships with business teams
· Equally proficient in Word writing documents as in Excel performing in-depth analysis
· Comfortable presenting executive level reports and analysis
· Interested in sustainability beyond traditional CSR programs
· A self-starter who over-indexes on ownership and accountability
· Energised by opportunities to work on a global team

Key Responsibilities:
· Develop policies, standards and work with business stakeholders to implement
· Depending on the project, either own or support implementation
· Develop engaging external communications
· Create and manage our approach to engaging witha external groups and partners
· Identify/research innovation opportunities and write proposals/white papers

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree
· 8-10 years of experience in Product Sustainability preferably in Fashion
· Experience and proficiency in project/program management
· Strong attention to detail
· Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload even when faced with conflicting priorities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s or other advanced degree preferred

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As a result of expansion and changes in personnel, we are seeking a Quality Manager to join the IOAS management team. The QM is responsible for maintaining and developing the IOAS quality system in support of the overall quality of the work of the IOAS. Tasks include document control and revision; management and execution of external and internal audits; corrective and preventive actions; management review; supporting the IOAS impartiality committee; handling of misuse of name and marks cases; handling and oversight of complaints and appeals cases; client and scheme owner feedback; procedural improvement; training.

TERMS

This is a full-time, long term position. Successful applicants based in the USA will be hired as full-time employees. Persons from outside the USA will be self-employed under contract;
You will work remotely from your own office with daily interaction with other IOAS staff in locations around the world. Some travel will be required. IOAS will pay basic office costs and all travel related expenses;
You are obligated to do the work independently; it shall not be subcontracted in any capacity;
You will receive a complete induction and ongoing training on IOAS and its quality system.
Requirements

Applicants must be able to work on their own as well as part of a team, show good attention to detail, analyse problems critically, and be passionate about impartiality. Fluency in spoken English is essential as is the ability to write clearly. Computer literacy is essential. At least one other language is desirable.

In addition, successful applicants are likely to have the following experience and attributes:

5-years’ experience as a Quality Manager in a certification or accreditation environment;
Excellent knowledge of relevant ISO norms (ISO 17000, ISO 17011, ISO/IEC 17065, etc);
Experience conducting internal audits and management reviews;
Ability to analyse findings, identify root causes and implement appropriate corrective actions;
Experience handling complaints and appeals;
Working knowledge of scheme norms relevant to IOAS work.
Application

Please submit Curriculum Vitae, references, and copies of applicable certifications/qualifications to info@ioas.org with subject line ‘2020 Quality Manager Recruitment’, Attn: David Crucefix

Closing date

December 15, 2020

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The Finance Manager leads all day-to-day accounting operations, with functional responsibility for accounting, accounts payable, and grants administration. Responsibilities also include production of financial reports; proper maintenance of accounting records; accurate processing of financial transactions; and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), adhere to grants management standards, and result in flawless audits. The Finance Manager oversees and assists in the finance department.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to finance and accounting areas of the organization.
  • Provide useful financial analysis and insights to help executive and operational management make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy,
  • Oversee and support the financial team in order to maintain Quickbooks, payroll, bank accounts, budgets, and reports.
  • Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, and cash flow.
  • Update and create ROI reports for senior team and executive board.
  • Help create Annual Reports for various groups within the Textile Exchange community.
  • Create monthly reports, working with financial consultant to improve current Quick Books and its analytics through programs such as ZOHO.
  • Assist in the management of grants reporting, compliance, and reconciliation.
  • Support project analysis, validation of plans, and ad-hoc financial scenarios
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies (GAAP) and regulatory requirements.
  • Monthly status meetings with program and budget managers to make sure budgets are up to date.
  • Ability to meet with Managing Director in person for quarterly and annual reports. (Located in one of these areas Lander, Wy, Casper, WY, Cheyenne, WY, Denver, CO, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX, or Houston, TX).
  • Act as liaison for auditors.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA a plus. Experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years of finance and/or accounting work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in budget development and analysis, coordinating audit activities, monitoring accounts payable and receivable, transaction data entry.
  • Demonstrated experience performing analysis and presenting financial information to management and external stakeholders
  • Strong demonstrated use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Quickbooks Non-Profit.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills and the ability to interact effectively with others, both internally and externally.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.
  • Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.
  • Must be able to work from home remotely.
  • Nonprofit experience, with experience with fund/grants accounting preferred.

Employment Package

Full Time Position, 40 Hours a Week

Annual Salary Range: $40,000-$60,000USD (dependent upon experience) plus Full Benefits Package

Start Date: September 1, 2020

How to Apply

Please submit to RecruitmentOffice@TextileExchange.org with the subject “Financial Manager”

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are submitted. Early application submission is strongly encouraged. We regret that we will only be able to contact short-listed candidates.

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As a result of expanding workloads in 2020 due to an increased number of applicants we are seeking qualified Technical Assessors with experience in organic and sustainable textile schemes and related industries, who are located in India, China, or surrounding areas, primarily for the purpose of completing audits of operator inspections as part of accreditation assessment activities (ie scope specific witness and/or review audits).

Terms
1. This is a freelance contract opportunity, with compensation based on a daily rate.
2. Assignments will be offered by IOAS on an as-needed basis. The contractor may reject assignments based on availability and/or ability to complete the work.
3. It is expected that significant travel will be required, and the contractor must be able to organize travel arrangements and submit all expense receipts as applicable.
4. The contractor is obligated to do the assessment work independently, it shall not be subcontracted in any capacity.
5. All assessment preparation, execution, and reporting shall be completed based on the IOAS requirements and forms.

Requirements
Interested parties must have minimum 5 years’ experience in the textiles industry, and additional experience with certification, inspections, and audit requirements. The successful candidates will have been involved with implementing and/or maintaining and/or auditing a Quality Management System in a textiles manufacturing setting. They must be familiar with GOTS and Textile Exchange Certification Standards and requirements and possess good technical knowledge of textile manufacturing processes such as spinning, ginning, wet and dry processing, and finishing. Candidates will also have knowledge and experience with environmental and social aspects of textiles industry and auditing. Lead Assessor Qualification is preferred but not required. The expectation is that the applicant is prepared to hit the ground running immediately upon completion of IOAS systems training and calibration.
Applicants must be able to work on their own as well as part of a team and show good attention to detail. Fluency in English is essential in addition to the local language(s) and at least one other language is highly desirable.

Application
Please visit our website to download the application form (FR0403), and submit the completed form, along with Curriculum Vitae, references, and copies of applicable certifications/qualifications to info@ioas.org with subject line ‘2020 Assessor Recruitment’, Attn: Iris Rendon.

Closing date
July 15, 2020

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Full Time, 100%, 40 Hours a week

Annual Salary Range: $25,000-$35,000USD

Start date: June 2020

Job SUMMARY

The Data Analyst will work with the Data Management Team to support the organization in collecting, cleaning, validating, analysing, consolidating, reporting and visualizing data from internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be proactive and detail-oriented, with advance Excel and statistical skills and strong experience in managing data.  This person must be able to work independently and be proactive in improving current processes.

Job Scope
  • Gather, clean, validate, analyse, consolidate and identify gaps in data sets from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Carry out desktop research.
  • Attend to data queries and troubleshoot data inaccuracies and inconsistencies.
  • Update and maintain database or data sets.
  • Carry out data mapping between different data sets.
  • Carry out minor configuration various data systems (technical training will be provided).
  • Interpret data, analyse results, generate insights and prepare reports.
  • Create visualization of data.
  • Assist in development and management data governance including data registry, processes and policies.
  • Continuously seek and propose areas for improving data management, integrity and reporting.
Job Requirement
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a reputable university in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science.
  • At least 3 years working experience in related field.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with attention to data integrity
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skill.
  • Advance Excel skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Show high level of initiative.
  • Flexible working hours is a must due to difference in international time zones

To apply: Please submit by email both a resume/CV and cover letter to RecruitmentOffice@TextileExchange.org with the subject “Data Analyst”. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are submitted. Early application submission is strongly encouraged. We regret that we will only be able to contact short-listed candidates.

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Full Time, 100%, 40 Hours a week

Annual Salary Range: $45,000-$55,000 USD

Start date: June 2020

JOB SUMMARY

The Technical Project Manager will work with the Data Management Team to support the organization in proposing and managing cross-organizational technology and data projects/programs from scoping, initiation to delivery of outcome to meet the company’s strategic directive. The ideal candidate will be proactive and detail-oriented, with project management and planning skills and experience. This person must be able to work independently and be proactive in improving current processes.

Job Scope
  • Collect, manage, interpret and document technical requirements from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage technical projects(s) of varying complexities from initiation through implementation and delivery of desired outcomes, including planning, analysis, design, development (by solution providers), cost, testing and implementation.
  • Manage the resolution of procedural, operational and other project-related risks and issues.
  • Manage technical program(s) of varying complexities, including reporting, incident management, change requests, risk management, and continuous improvement.
  • Consult with business platforms to manage risks, resolve issues, develop strategies, and maximize efficiencies with IT solutions.
  • Prepares and presents progress reports for monitoring and evaluation.
  • Develop and implement program communication for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist in expanding and evolving technical strategy to support organizational vision, mission and strategic direction.
Job Requirement
  • Strong technical project and program management experience (at least 4-6 years) around traceability systems, data warehousing, analytics that involves both user, XML and API interface.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a reputable university in Information Technology or Computer Science; project management certification a plus.
  • High proficiency in project management and Microsoft Office tools (advance skills required in Excel); quick learner with new programs and platforms.
  • Background understanding of programming languages for software development process.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Assiduous attention to detail; strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills; and enthusiasm for improving team performance.
  • Textile sustainability and/or sustainability voluntary standard experience a plus.
  • Show high level of initiative and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexible working hours is a must due to difference in international time zones.

To apply: Please submit by email both a resume/CV and cover letter to RecruitmentOffice@TextileExchange.org with the subject “Technical Project Manager”. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are submitted. Early application submission is strongly encouraged. We regret that we will only be able to contact short-listed candidates.