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Collective Action Program Coordinator

Company: Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Coordinator of Collective Action ProgramThe OpportunityThe SAC is seeking a highly respected industry professional with the experience and mindset to drive large-scale, industry-wide environmental and social sustainability programs that aims to deliver exponential positive impacts to people and environment in the value chain. The Coordinator of Collective Action will play a key role in collaborating with members and external organizations to drive systematic change required to transform the apparel, footwear and textile industry as a whole. Our two aspirational objectives include:Protect Human Rights - The SAC enables and supports workers' rights, safety and livelihoods by 2025Combat Climate Change - SAC brand, retailer and manufacturer members achieve a 45% GHG emissions reduction in line with Science Based Targets by 2030 against a 2020 baselineFor the right candidate, the Coordinator of Collective Action role poses a unique opportunity to facilitate and support the execution of Collective Action Program, through researching & preparing key data insights from the Higg suite of tools and other data sources in order to inform the type(s) of collective action required to implement across the entire global industry in the near- and long-term. The ideal candidate will be an experienced and organized coordinator who is passionate in environmental and social sustainability, experienced and confident in organizing internal and external stakeholders meetings, educating and supporting members to enhance their sustainability performance in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry.About the OrganizationThe Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) was founded by a group of sustainability leaders from the global apparel and footwear industry who recognize addressing our current social and environmental challenges are both a business imperative and an opportunity.Through multi-stakeholder engagement, the SAC seeks to lead the industry toward a shared vision of sustainability built upon a common approach for measuring and evaluating apparel and footwear product sustainability performance that spotlights opportunities for technological innovation and priorities for action. The Higg Index, our common measurement tool, is currently in use by thousands of brands, retailers, and facilities within our industry. 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. SAC values trust and strong relationships where team members collaborate effectively and support each other and the work across the organization.SAC seeks a candidate who is / has: Mission-driven: Is motivated by sustainability and the mission of the organization. Team player: Has team-oriented experience and approach.Tech-savvy: Has the ability to understand and manage a variety of technology and software platforms to support the anized and detail-oriented: Is able to effectively manage many different moving parts (information, projects, software) to help keep the organization running smoothly.Excellent communicator: Is able to interact with people of all levels in a confident, professional manner.Learn more about the SAC and the Higg Index

Keywords: Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Oakland , Collective Action Program Coordinator, Other , Oakland, California

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