Jun 29, 2017

Now Hiring: Communications Manager

Fashion for Good (FfG) is the global initiative that’s here to make all fashion good. FfG will enable the breakthrough innovation and widespread adoption of good fashion practice. We now open applications for the role of Communications Manager.

We seek a full-time Communications Manager to refine and execute FfG’s communications strategy. This is a key hire for FfG. While Fashion for Good’s branding strategy and initial communications model has been developed, the Communications Manager is responsible for its execution and continuous improvement in order to raise awareness of Fashion for Good, strengthen its credibility, and attract new partners and members.

Communications Manager

Company: Fashion for Good B.V.
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reporting to: Managing Director of the Fashion for Good B.V.
Start Date: Immediately
Employment type: Full-time and permanent

Fashion for Good (FfG) is here to revolutionise the fashion industry. Fashion for Good will enable the breakthrough innovation and widespread adoption of good fashion practice: good materials, good economy, good energy, good water and good life.

By mobilising around a collective innovation and investment agenda, we will spark and scale technologies and business models that have the potential to change the sector profoundly. And by openly sharing what we learn, we will guide the fashion industry toward a future in which brands, suppliers, communities and our planet can all thrive.

Fashion for Good is a global partnership that unites apparel producers, retailers, suppliers, non-profit organisations, innovators and funders in the shared ambition of only good fashion.

Created with an initial grant by founding partner C&A Foundation, Fashion for Good is a joint-industry initiative with the support of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative and an open invitation for brands, retailers and manufacturers to join us.

Key Responsibilities

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Media Management
  • Event Management
  • Social Media Management
  • Movement Making

 Experience

  • Strong track record in developing and executing branding and communications strategies in a B2B (and ideally, B2C) environment
  • Experience in working in entrepreneurial and/or start-up settings
  • Ideally, deep experience in the apparel/fashion industry
  • Ability to act within a complex stakeholder environment
  • Expertise includes branding/identity development work as well as the execution of communications and PR strategies
  • Ability to prepare compelling talking points, professional presentations and other supporting materials as needed
  • Experience in the effective and efficient usage of digital communications channels as a major part of the entire channel mix

Education

Advanced academic degree in a relevant area.

Languages

Fluent in English (spoken and written) and Dutch.

Your Application

Please submit your application, consisting of a short motivation letter and your CV, via e-mail with the position you are applying for in the subject title to applications@fashionforgood.com.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

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