Better Buying is Hiring: Regional Ambassador

March 17, 2021

We are no longer accepting applications for this role.

Opportunity for: South and Southeast Asia

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 Regional Ambassador who will lead Better Buying’s supplier engagement efforts in the consumer goods industry in the specified market and hire a team of local ambassadors.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

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

Stakeholder Engagement. Build Better Buying’s global reputation by leveraging existing networks and implementing a strategy to increase Better Buying’s name recognition throughout the region, traveling as necessary with approval from the President.

Supplier Participation. Collaborate with the Senior Manager of Communications to develop supplier-focused materials and determine the best approach for ambassadors to provide additional support.

Support Better BuyingTM Strategic Goals. Contribute ideas and/retailer subscriptions, including by traveling to buyer offices within the region.

Qualifications should include:

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, or related field of study.
  • At least 5 years of management experience within global supply chains or sustainability.
  • Existing network of connections to suppliers, factory owners, industry associations, or other relevant stakeholders in the region.
  • Reliable and Southeast Asia.

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 suppliers across multiple consumer goods industries.

Details

This is a 6-month contract position. You will work remotely from your home and commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Applicants should send to apply@betterbuying.org:

  • A cover letter and CV

You must include “Regional Ambassador” as the subject line of the email. Questions concerning this position should be sent to the email address above. No phone calls or faxes, please.


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