Textile Exchange is hiring a
Textile Exchange is a global non-profit driving 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 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 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, yearly bonus, opportunities for continuing education, and more.
The Standards, Senior Technical Manager will be responsible for managing the execution of technical reviews, interpretation, research, and other related needs of Textile Exchange standards. The Senior Technical Manager will manage a team of experts in content areas related to Textile Exchange's standards. This role will require a deep understanding of standards systems and the ability to bring together detailed and nuanced concepts and topics into the world of standards development and interpretation. This will involve ensuring the execution of daily activities such as planning workstreams, writing standards and associated documents, participating in internal and external meetings, and supporting several moving projects within the standards team and cross-departmentally.
The ideal candidate is curious, self-motivated, helpful, organized, and works well with tight turnaround times. Success in the role will depend on attention to detail, a high degree of organization, resourcefulness, and professionalism. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are a must.
Like all roles at Textile Exchange, the role will be primarily home-based, though there is a need to work during hours that overlap with North American time zones. Textile Exchange is US-based, remote-working organization with a global team.
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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.