Reporting and Partnership Manager, Fashion Pact Joint Hire, (12 month contract)

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Textile Exchange is a global non-profit driving a positive impact on climate change across the fashion and textile industry. It guides a growing community of brands, manufacturers, and farmers towards more purposeful production from the very start of the supply chain.

By 2030, its goal is to guide the industry to achieve a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions within the fiber and raw material production. Its focus is holistic and interconnected, accelerating the adoption of practices that improve the state of our water, soil health, and biodiversity too.

For real change to happen, everyone needs a clear path to a positive impact. That’s why Textile Exchange believes that approachable, step-by-step instruction paired with collective action can change the system to make preferred materials and fibers an accessible default, mobilizing leaders through attainable strategies, proven solutions, and a driven community.

At Textile Exchange, materials matter. To learn more, visit TextileExchange.org.

Working at Textile Exchange

We work remotely with a team located in 20+ countries. We are a diverse group committed to harnessing the strengths of the global textile industry to accelerate change toward climate and other key environmental goals. We work collaboratively on important environmental issues around the world by working and interacting with farming groups, processors, brands, retailers, and environmental experts in the textile and fashion industries around the world. We offer an opportunity to join a cutting-edge global environmental nonprofit and to help strengthen the impact of our organization. Each Textile Exchange employee is offered a competitive compensation package with paid time off, a yearly bonus, opportunities for continuing education, and more.

Job Summary

About the CFMB Program and Material Change Index Textile Exchange’s Corporate Fiber & Materials Benchmark (CFMB) program enables participating companies to measure, manage and integrate a preferred fiber and materials strategy into their business. The CFMB program tracks the apparel, footwear and home textile sector’s progress toward more sustainable materials sourcing, as well as alignment with global efforts like the Sustainable Development Goals and the transition to a circular economy. More than 290 companies (including subsidiaries) voluntarily participated in this year’s program, including iconic fashion brands.

From 2022, the CFMB program will be the central reporting tool for all The Fashion Pact (TFP) members. The Reporting and Partnership Manager will act as the central liaison between TFP and CFMB program and will support all TFP members with their benchmarking and reporting needs to drive meaningful change. You will also be joining as we take this exciting initiative to its next level of maturity and impact.

Reports to: Corporate Benchmarking, Director

Duties and Responsibilities

Fashion Pact Lead – 65%

• Primary contact for all The Fashion Pact (TFP) members.
• Liaise with the TFP secretariat and lead on the delivery of an agreed work plan.
• Lead in the onboarding, support, and communication for TFP participants.
• Support the development of data set/questions and guidance for the benchmark in line with TFP requirements and best practices.
• Ensure alignment and connection between CFMB benchmark and overall Fashion Pact reporting.
• Schedule and co-host webinars, workshops, trainings, and any in-person meeting.
• Lead in the review and analysis of data.
• Support the delivery of TFP results – scorecards, reports, and dashboards.
• Develop training and guidance for Fashion Pact members to complete benchmarking requirements.

General Support – 35%

• Broader partner liaison and collaboration with key CFMB program partners.
• Broader Textile Exchange cross-departmental collaboration and teamwork.
• Exploration of additional partners and supporters to support the growth of the CFMB program.
• Research, writing, and contributions to additional methodologies, guidance materials, and other important program resources.

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

At least 5 years industry, sustainability, benchmarking and/or strategy experience: 

Minimum Experience and Qualifications 

  • Experienced Project manager 
  • Experience with account management 
  • Ability to “troubleshoot” and confidently support participants 
  • Experience delivering training to companies (virtually / in person) 
  • General knowledge of biodiversity, nature and climate change 
  • Highly attentive to detail with strong organizational and planning skills 
  • Data management and analytics  
  • Understanding of the role and purpose of benchmarking 
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced proficiency in Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and the ability to quickly learn new systems 
  • Team player, resourceful, eager to learn, and able to work independently in a virtual workplace 

Preferred Experience and Qualifications 

• Knowledge of auditing and verification processes and procedures
• Knowledgeable of raw materials, sourcing and supply chains, production practices, and sustainability in the fashion and textile industry
• Understanding of the luxury sector (preferred)
• Interested and passionate about addressing change in the textile industry.
• Demonstrated experience working with remote teams.

Employment Package

• Full-Time Position, 40 Hours a Week
• Location: Virtual/Remote, CET Time zone based preferred, Ability to work in multiple time zones
• Salary Range: $55,000-$75,000 dependent on experience
• Start Date: As Soon as Available

How to Apply

Please submit to Recruitmentoffice@TextileExchange.org with the subject “Reporting and Partnership, Manager.”

• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Reference (contact details)

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

Textile Exchange is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.