Full-time position, flexible/remote, preferable location Amsterdam, The Netherlands

About the Sustainable Apparel Coalition
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is an industry-wide group of more than 250 leading apparel, footwear and textile, brands, retailers, suppliers, service providers, trade associations, nonprofits, NGOs and academic institutions working to reduce environmental impact and promote social justice throughout the global value chain. Leveraging the Higg Index suite of tools for the standardized measurement of value chain sustainability, the SAC is working to transform business for exponential impact.

The SAC was incorporated as a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization and launched the groundbreaking Higg Index suite of tools in 2011. In May 2019, the SAC spun-off the Higg Index technology platform to Higg, which delivers tools and services that help consumer goods businesses accelerate transformation for a more sustainable future. For more information, visit www.apparelcoalition.org.

The SAC is a fast-paced organization that has an ambitious mission that seeks to reward those who challenge themselves to provide membership and the organization with very high-quality deliverables and engagement in line with our mission. The SAC values trust and strong relationships where team members collaborate effectively and support each other and the work across the organization.

Position Description
The Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator will support the SAC’s Stakeholder Engagement (SE) team by coordinating key SE activities, monitoring and researching relevant social and environmental trends, and managing and updating all related databases, reports, initiatives, and more.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Helping build partnerships and alliances to advance the cause of sustainability in the global apparel and footwear industries 
  • Developing and updating ‘internal’ SAC stakeholder engagement policies and processes to support the effective and efficient implementation of the SAC Stakeholder Engagement strategy
  • Mapping and updating list of stakeholders at global and local levels , creating and maintaining the SAC stakeholder database
  • Ensuring that formal stakeholder partnership/collaboration agreements (e.g. MoUs, Letters of Intent etc.) are consistent with SAC stakeholder engagement policies and processes, and are recorded, filed and updated as required
  • Coordinating stakeholder engagement reporting across the SAC and identified partners
  • Maintaining events calendar and task sheets
  • Monitoring emerging social, environmental related policy issues and trends affecting the apparel and footwear industry
  • Monitoring media and websites for, current news and key developments regarding sustainability issues in the apparel and footwear industry
  • Organizing meetings with SAC’s stakeholders and the stakeholder engagement team, acting as the primary point of contact for the SAC Event Manager 
  • Attending stakeholder related meetings and draft minutes as appropriate
  • Supporting the stakeholder team, and others in the SAC with other tasks as requested

Qualifications and Experience
Ideal candidate has:

  • Graduate or postgraduate, ideally in Political Sciences, Law, Economics, Communications, social sciences, sustainability or related field or with an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, extensive training and/or experience
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong process driven approach and ideally a good knowledge of Google suite, notably Docs, Sheets, and Slides 
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint & Excel) skills required
  • Experience working with Webflow or WordPress is a plus
  • Good communication, influencing and interpersonal skills with a positive and supportive attitude. Ability to interact and engage with various stakeholders in an international context
  • Knowledge of EU decision-making processes and EU institutions 
  • Strong analytical capabilities. Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English. Knowledge of other EU languages is a plus.  
  • Knowledge of the Textile and Footwear Sector (e.g. NGO, retailer, brand, manufacturer, research perspective) is a plus. 
  • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of proven work experience 
  • Strong interest and knowledge of sustainability issues, ideally in the context of the global apparel and footwear sector
  • Fluent in English, with knowledge of other languages being an advantage
  • Ability to work with colleagues in a multicultural, multinational context to collaboratively achieve organisational goals
  • An open, global, growth and learning driven mindset
  • Ability to multi-task and comfortable with ambiguity and handling complex issues 

Reporting Structure and Timeline
This is a full-time role, reporting directly to the Director of Stakeholder Engagement, with a start date of May 2021.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Sustainable Apparel Coalition “SAC” is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and organization’s achievement as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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About the Sustainable Apparel Coalition
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is an industry-wide group of more than 250 leading apparel, footwear and textile, brands, retailers, suppliers, service providers, trade associations, nonprofits, NGOs and academic institutions working to reduce environmental impact and promote social justice throughout the global value chain. Leveraging the Higg Index suite of tools for the standardized measurement of value chain sustainability, the SAC is working to transform business for exponential impact.

The SAC was incorporated as a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization and launched the groundbreaking Higg Index suite of tools in 2011. In May 2019, the SAC spun-off the Higg Index technology platform to Higg, which delivers tools and services that help consumer goods businesses accelerate transformation for a more sustainable future. For more information, visit www.apparelcoalition.org.

The SAC is a fast-paced organization that has an ambitious mission that seeks to reward those who challenge themselves to provide membership and the organization with very high-quality deliverables and engagement in line with our mission. The SAC values trust and strong relationships where team members collaborate effectively and support each other and the work across the organization.

Because the SAC has been growing rapidly with an extremely ambitious vision, the organization seeks to manage the dynamic nature of its mission with efficient planning and effective execution. As the SAC grows, the organization is implementing systems and processes at all levels of engagement to ensure strong governance and accountability. 

The SAC seeks a candidate who:

  • Is motivated by sustainability and the mission of the organization  
  • Demonstrates proactive thinking to understand the implications of their actions.
  • Works collaboratively with teammates and stakeholders to ensure that processes and systems are robust and executed while honoring SAC’s culture of innovation.

Position Description
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is seeking a highly respected sustainability professional to serve as its Manager of Higg Facility Tools. The successful candidate will play an essential role in managing SAC’s Higg Index Facility Modules, the Higg FEM & the Higg FSLM  which enable thousands of apparel, footwear, and textile manufacturing facilities worldwide to track their progress in improving environmental performance and protecting the well-being of their workers. The Higg Index Facility Modules are the respected global standard for measuring and improving both environmental and social/labor impacts for one of the world’s most important industries. 

The Manager of Higg Facility Tools will be responsible for managing and improving the Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM), Higg Facility Social & Labor Module (Higg FSLM) and their suite of resources. The goal of this position is to continue to integrate input of Coalition members, facilities, and stakeholders into the tools and resources through effective engagement and facilitation and to scale the implementation of these tools globally. This role requires an expert in the field of supply chain engagement and factory-level sustainability management, who is experienced and confident with facilitation of diverse stakeholder perspectives. This role also will require familiarity and experience working with environmental and social & labor metrics and data analysis. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Higg Facility Tools development: Lead planning and involvement of SAC members and stakeholders to shape content and methodology of the Higg Index Facility Environmental and Social/Labor assessments. 
  • Support the technical development and scoring of both Higg Facility Modules.
  • Support technology development and testing of the Higg Facility Modules on the Higg.org platform
  • Provide expertise on environmental & social & labour subject matter. 
  • Engage with the external stakeholders such as the ILO / Better Work team, Social Labor Convergence Project (slconvergence.org) on the Higg FSLM content, program, work plan and tools. 
  • Continue the development of adoption resources that support the global scaling of the Higg Facility Modules, including “How to Higg” guidance, training and implementation guides, resources, and translations. 
  • Support the continued engagement and development of Higg Facility trainer and verifier programs.
  • Support the Higg FEM verification programme. 
  • Track and analyze Higg Facility Module adoption and performance data, including the development and review of data exports, internal and member data reporting, QA testing in cooperation with the technical teams, and responding to external data requests. 

Qualifications
Ideal candidate has:

  • 7+ years of progressive experience within the apparel, footwear, or home textiles industries including facility engagement and sustainability programs
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong familiarity with SAC and the Higg suite of tools with a clear understanding of the difference in approach between Higg and standard audits
  • Experience working with people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Enjoys a fast pace, dynamic, challenging and team-oriented work environment
  • Demonstrated professional and personal interest in Sustainability

Compensation and Location
SAC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. SAC’s members are global organizations, and as such, the SAC staff need to work early /  late hours to work across many time zones. 

Reporting Structure
This role will report to the Director Higg Facility Tools.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Sustainable Apparel Coalition “SAC” is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and organization’s achievement as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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Full-time, remote position within APAC region, preferably in Hong Kong

About the Sustainable Apparel Coalition
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is an industry-wide group of more than 250 leading apparel, footwear and textile, brands, retailers, suppliers, service providers, trade associations, nonprofits, NGOs and academic institutions working to reduce environmental impact and promote social justice throughout the global value chain. Leveraging the Higg Index suite of tools for the standardized measurement of value chain sustainability, the SAC is working to transform business for exponential impact.

The SAC was incorporated as a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization and launched the groundbreaking Higg Index suite of tools in 2011. In May 2019, the SAC spun-off the Higg Index technology platform to Higg, which delivers tools and services that help consumer goods businesses accelerate transformation for a more sustainable future. For more information, visit www.apparelcoalition.org.

The SAC is a fast-paced organization that has an ambitious mission that seeks to reward those who challenge themselves to provide membership and the organization with very high-quality deliverables and engagement in line with our mission. The SAC values trust and strong relationships where team members collaborate effectively and support each other and the work across the organization.

SAC seeks potential team members who:

  • Are motivated by the mission of the organization and knows that success comes through teamwork and strong relationships with coworkers and members.
  • Are solutions-oriented when navigating change and uncertainty. 
  • Are ambitious, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and aspires to achieve high levels of performance on a team. 
  • Are comfortable navigating complex relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders – from senior executives to CSR officers of SAC members based in the region, both corporate and regional levels in organizations both large and small, or government leaders
  • Can think ahead and proactively seek to understand the implications of members’ actions to ensure the work aligns with the mission.  
  • Can work closely with teammates to reach global team goals.
  • Can contribute to the increased professionalism of the organization by working collaboratively with teammates and stakeholders to ensure that processes and systems are robust.

Position Description
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is seeking a motivated and assertive professional interested in the field of sustainability to advance the mission and strategic plan of the Coalition by engaging members to participate fully in the Coalition. The main role of this position includes providing members guidance and support in utilizing the Higg Index tools as part of their sustainability strategies and finding ways to ensure members collaborate together to push SAC’s overall goals forward. 

The primary purpose of the Manager, APAC Member Engagement, is to support the execution of SAC’s strategic plan by meeting the following key objectives:

  • Capture and onboard potential business development leads for SAC
  • Build Long-Term Relationships with Members in APAC region and regional members’ representatives  and ensure member satisfaction and retention.
  • Drive and support Higg Index adoption at scale by our members in the APAC region.
  • Continue to improve and evolve our membership processes for engagement.
  • Collaborate closely with your teammates within the organization and SAC Ecosystem.

The Manager, APAC Member Engagement will work closely with a wide range of other individuals in SAC. Managed by the Director of Membership, This position will manage SAC member engagement, services and quality assurance specifically for the APAC region and will work with other member engagement managers and coordinators in Europe and Americas. This position will also work on business development, seeking potential leads in the APAC region and working to connect these leads to SAC. Additionally, this position will onboard new members and ensure that they are fully informed on the work, products and processes of the SAC. Finally, the Manager, APAC Member Engagement will cooperate with SAC’s sister organization, Higg, to coordinate any member needs related to the Higg Index. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Account Management

  • Cultivate a positive member experience and build substantive relationships to increase member engagement and retention.
  • Assist our members in the development of an adoption road map for their organization to ensure adoption of the Higg Suite of tools at scale and adherence to member requirements.
  • Conduct regular touch-bases / calls with members to understand member priorities, concerns, challenges and collective action opportunities. 
  • Conduct regular roundtable discussions and regional meetings with members to share best practices and gain alignment to impact goals.
  • Use information gathered to identify new revenue generating opportunities from member needs.

Deployment and Promotion of SAC-Branded Professional Services / Products

  • Support the deployment of services for our members to support them in their adoption effort, including Summits related to Higg Index Tools, and Higg Index training.. 
  • Quantify the business case for Higg Index use through case studies and best practice guides 
  • Plan, schedule and execute bi-monthly member webinars
  • Support the development and execution of membership meetings (event planning and execution)
  • Support communications and business development initiatives as needed to help drive member engagement and retention

Business Development

  • Grow and diversify SAC Membership bases in the APAC region. Identify target retailers, brands and manufacturers which are prominent locally or regionally but have limited exposure to SAC, with annual 10% growth rate of membership in APAC region.
  • Manage the inbound enquiry on SAC membership in APAC region.

Qualifications
The Ideal candidate has:

  • Experience working in a membership organization and managing member accounts
  • Experience working in the apparel, footwear, industry 
  • Experience using any Higg tool or knowledge of the Higg Index

Position Requirements

  • 5 years experience with 1-2 years client/stakeholder engagement experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
  • Experience working with people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds;
  • Excellent customer service skills are required and the ability to create lasting partnerships with colleagues, members, and stakeholders;
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate clear, concise information to a variety of internal/external stakeholders, members, etc.;
  • Demonstrated organizational, administrative, project management, and time management skills; results driven with the ability to carry out multiple responsibilities with minimal supervision;
  • Enjoys a fast pace, dynamic, challenging and team-oriented work environment;
  • Good presentation skills, and relationship management / listening skills;
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated professional or personal interest in Sustainability;
  • Ability to travel regionally and internationally;
  • Fluent English and Mandarin proficiency is a must. Japanese proficiency would also be beneficial.
  • Eligible to work in Hong Kong.

Compensation and Location
SAC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience with full and excellent benefits for all of its full-time employees. SAC’s members are global organizations, and as such, the SAC staff sometimes works early or late hours. This position is a full-time position based in the APAC region and preferably in Hong Kong.  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Sustainable Apparel Coalition “SAC” is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and organization’s achievement as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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Full-time position, preferably in Hong Kong, Flexible/remote location within Asia

 

About the Sustainable Apparel Coalition

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is an industry-wide group of more than 250 leading apparel, footwear and textile, brands, retailers, suppliers, service providers, trade associations, nonprofits, NGOs and academic institutions working to reduce environmental impact and promote social justice throughout the global value chain. Leveraging the Higg Index suite of tools for the standardized measurement of value chain sustainability, the SAC is working to transform business for exponential impact.

The SAC was incorporated as a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization and launched the groundbreaking Higg Index suite of tools in 2011. In May 2019, the SAC spun-off the Higg Index technology platform to Higg, which delivers tools and services that help consumer goods businesses accelerate transformation for a more sustainable future. For more information, visit https://apparelcoalition.org

The SAC is a fast-paced organization that has an ambitious mission that seeks to reward those who challenge themselves to provide membership and the organization with very high-quality deliverables and engagement in line with our mission. The SAC values trust and strong relationships where team members collaborate effectively and support each other and the work across the organization.

 

Position Description

The Member Engagement Coordinator is an integral part of the SAC’s global Member & Corporate Engagement team. As a membership coalition, the ability to deliver on our vision will only be realized through the positive engagement, progressive behavior, and collective action of our membership. This position has a vital role in supporting our membership, together with the team, to ensure delivery of defined KPIs as part of the SAC Member & Corporate Engagement strategy, focused on implementing:“Transforming Business for Exponential Impact” 

This is a full-time role, reporting directly to the Director of Membership & Corporate Engagement. The person will provide the foundation in a specified region, for a harmonious, effective, value added member experience, for SAC members, supporting efficient, streamlined, relevant engagement, including outreach, effective communication and reporting. 

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing membership collateral to better position the value proposition of SAC (format: one-pagers, brochures, PDF) 
  • Support in creating and updating a monitoring framework for tracking membership requirements 
  • Support in membership operations, support team to develop better and more streamlined processes and systems
  • Provide efficient and informative customer service to meet APAC new members’ needs, identify and respond to members’ pain points, and keep colleagues informed on trends in member queries.
  • Managing APAC member emails and calls on utilizing the SAC membership and other logistical matters
  • Managing and supporting the improvement of the monthly onboarding process for members, including updating the onboarding deck
  • Updating internal membership handbook process 
  • Support the member engagement manager in regional implementation of SAC membership requirements and engaging with newer members
  • Organizing regional meetings and primary point of contact for the SAC Event Manager 
  • Proactive management of Salesforce by updating APAC member and prospect profiles, including contacts 
  • Posting information/events/recordings in Higher Logic/LinkedIn etc
  • Updating and keeping Higher logic organized with support of managers
  • Creating template and gathering input for Monthly Membership Updates with support of managers
  • Follow-up with members with delay invoice reminders to members, managers to follow up when needed

 

Additional Tasks

  • Encourage member community to actively use of the SAC member group LinkedIn page and SAC Connect
  • Support the Comms team in more robust and responsive management of SAC website 
  • Better organization of Google Drive for membership team (e.g. which master files to use, make sure logos are updated etc)
  • Better management and organization of Salesforce as well as SAC Connect / Higher Logic – looking into how to engage and communicate with members more effectively, help with user experience on SAC Connect
  • Supporting the membership team, and others in the SAC with other tasks as requested

 

Qualifications and Experience 

Ideal candidate has:

  • Graduate degree in social social sciences, sustainability or related field or with an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, extensive training and/or experience.
  • Excellent organisational skills with a strong process driven approach and ideally a good knowledge of Google suite, notably Docs, Sheets, and Slides 
    • Experience working with of membership / customer engagement CRM platforms, e.g. Salesforce, Higher Logic, or other platforms, and with Adobe Indesign or Illustrator an advantage
    • Good communication, influencing and interpersonal skills with a positive and supportive attitude. Ability to interact and engage with various stakeholders in an international context
    • Experience of delivering excellence in a customer service environment an advantage 
    • Interest and knowledge of sustainability issues, ideally in the context of the global apparel and footwear sector
  • Fluent in English, with knowledge of other Asian languages (Mandarin, Cantonese, or Japanese) an advantage
  • Ability to work with colleagues in a multicultural, multinational context to collaboratively achieve organisational goals
  • An open, global, growth and learning driven mindset
  • Ability to multi-task and comfortable with ambiguity and handling complex issues 

 

Reporting Structure and Timeline

This is a full-time role, reporting directly to the Director of Membership & Corporate Engagement, with a start date of May/June, 2021.  

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Sustainable Apparel Coalition “SAC” is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and organization’s achievement as well.

 

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

 

APPLY HERE

 

Director of Higg Facility Tools

Full-time position, flexible/remote location within APAC, with strong preference for Hong Kong

 

Position Description

The SAC is seeking a highly respected industry professional with the experience and mindset to drive large-scale, global impact through industry-wide environmental and social sustainability programs. The Director of Higg Facility Tools will play an essential role in driving the vision, direction, and implementation of the Higg Index Facility Modules, which include the Facility Environmental Module (FEM) and the Facility Social & Labor Module (FSLM). These tools enable thousands of manufacturing facilities worldwide to track their progress in improving environmental performance and protecting the well-being of their workers, reaching over 25,000 combined users in over 100 countries. As the respected global standard for measuring and improving impacts for one of the world’s most important industries, the Higg Index Facilities Modules have paved the way for industry transformation on a global scale, and tool adoption is expected to continue growing dramatically in the coming years.

For the right candidate, the Director of Higg Facility Tools role poses a unique opportunity to take industry experience and knowledge from the field and use it to drive and develop the standards, programs, and collective action across the entire global industry. This leadership role will provide critical insight and management across many stakeholder groups in the advancement of this important suite of tools, and it provides an opportunity to help define and shape what the social, labor, and environmental standards for the industry will look like in the near- and long-term.

As the industry evolves rapidly toward true product-level sustainability assessment and performance, the SAC must continue to integrate the input of stakeholders into its tools and resources. This role presents an opportunity to engage with leaders across the industry, with diverse needs and perspectives, and work toward aligning on solutions and improvements to the tools and programs at the facility level, and implementing and scaling them globally. The ideal candidate will be an expert project manager who is experienced and confident in facilitating conversations among stakeholders with diverse perspectives, and has experience working with facility environmental and/or social sustainability programs within the apparel, footwear, and textile industry.

The Director of Higg Facility Tools reports directly to the Vice President of the Higg Index and manages three direct reports: the Senior Manager, Higg Facility Tools; the Senior Manager, Verification; and the Manager, Higg Facility Tools.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Project manage the Higg FEM and FSLM tools and programs to successful launch and completion.
  • Develop a vision and roadmap for the Higg FEM and FSLM tools, including value proposition development and possible applications for transparency initiatives.
  • Collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, members, and SAC staff to gather and synthesize feedback, prioritize initiatives according to SAC’s vision and strategy, and work with technical developers to implement improvements and enhancements to the platform, tools, and methodologies.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the SAC’s members involvement process through the Strategic Council and Member Expert Teams, in order to gather input and feedback to complement internal expertise in development of the FEM and FSLM tools and programs.
  • Be the lead expert and representative on Higg FEM & FSLM for SAC staff, members, and external stakeholders.
  • Continue the development of adoption resources that support the global scaling of the Higg Facility Module, including “How to Higg” guidance, training and implementation guides, resources, and translations.
  • Track and analyze Higg FEM & FSLM adoption and performance data, including internal and member data reporting and the development and review of data exports.
  • QA testing in cooperation with the technical teams, and responding to external data requests.
  • Coordinate development and creation of communications, case studies, and white papers on the Higg FEM & FSLM adoption, results, and impact.
  • Engage with the Social Labor Convergence Project to become SAC’s expert on their content, program, workplan, and tools.
  • Engage with member manufacturers and SAC Board/Staff to ensure and promote the concept of equal partnership between Manufacturers, Brands & Retailers across workstreams and member engagement.
  • Lead, manage, and oversee the training functions related to the Higg Facility modules, as well improve on the existing verification methodologies and introduce new verification methodologies for the entire range of Higg modules, including Product modules & Brand & Retail modules.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has:

  • 10+ years of experience in the apparel, footwear, or home textiles industries, including direct experience developing and implementing environmental and/or social sustainability programs at manufacturing facilities;
  • Demonstrated project management, leadership, and analytics skills;
  • Strong familiarity with SAC and the Higg suite of tools, with a clear understanding of the difference in approach between Higg and standard audits;
  • Experience with multi-layered, complex projects with multiple stakeholders and a solution-oriented approach;
  • Experience and confidence in convening, facilitating, and leading conversations with diverse groups of stakeholders with a wide range of perspectives, and consensus building;
  • Experience working with people from a variety of cultures and backgrounds;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Passion for environmental and social sustainability;
  • BA required, MA Preferred.

 

SAC offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience. SAC’s team members are globally located, and as such, the SAC staff sometimes works early or late hours.

 

To Apply: 

SAC has retained Schaffer&Combs, a certified B Corporation, to support this high-priority search. In order to apply, please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter via this posting. All candidates will receive an email invitation to complete a short self-assessment within a few business days of submitting their applications. Your responses in the self-assessment will help us learn more about you, and support a more robust conversation with our team, should we advance your candidacy.

Please refrain from contacting SAC directly. All inquiries should be directed to Schaffer&Combs at SAC@schaffercombs.com. We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis.

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