Better Buying is Hiring: Local Ambassador

March 17, 2021

We are no longer accepting applications for this role.

Opportunities in: Bangladesh, China (Hong Kong), India, Latin America, Vietnam

Better Buying Institute (BBI) was launched in 2019 to promote the improvement of buyer purchasing practices, supply chain management, worker conditions, and plan to make more intentional progress with new industries in that sector soon.

Better Buying Institute reimagines supply chain sustainability, leveraging data to strengthen supplier-buyer relationships and whether or not workers in their factories go hungry. 

Better Buying Institute is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization incorporated in Delaware in the United States and headed by Dr. Marsha Dickson, a distinguished academic scholar.

About the Opportunity

Better Buying Institute is seeking a Local Ambassador to engage suppliers during the 2021 ratings cycle. The Local Ambassador will be responsible for increasing supplier participation and provide other support as needed.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

The Local Ambassador is responsible for meeting and expectations of each objective is listed below:

Supplier Participation. Use best practices to communicate directly with individual suppliers and the process for submitting ratings to be able to answer suppliers’ questions. When necessary, seek support from the Regional Ambassador.

Supplier Communication. Brainstorm additional opportunities for supplier-facing communications with the Regional Ambassador, contributing ideas for specific opportunities to promote Better Buying’s work in the local country. Work alongside the Regional Ambassador and Senior Manager of Communications to implement selected strategies.

Staff Reports. Prepare and/or the Regional Ambassador.

Qualifications should include:

The ideal candidate for the Local Ambassador is passionate about Better Buying’s mission. In addition:

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Reliable and one or more other languages used in the relevant country.

In addition, the following skills and experiences are preferred:

  • Direct experience with factories in consumer goods supply chains, including but not limited to apparel, footwear, and household textiles.

Details

This is a contract position for approximately 15 days during the period beginning March 29, 2021 and Data Protection Policies.

To Apply

Applicants should send to apply@betterbuying.org:

  • A cover letter and CV

You must include “Local Ambassador” as the subject line of the email and specify which country you are applying for. Questions concerning this position should be sent to the email address above. No phone calls or faxes, please.


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