Position: Marketing Coordinator at Fashion for Good
Company: Stichting Fashion for Good
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Start date: Immediately
Reporting to: Manager FFG Experience / FFG Communications Manager
Employment type: Full time for 6 months
Fashion for Good (FFG) is the global platform for sustainable innovation, providing promising start-ups expertise and funding needed to grow. From our hub in Amsterdam we host a co-working space with like-minded organisations, create open-source tools for the fashion industry and welcome visitors in our Experience – an interactive space that aims to change hearts and minds to join the collective movement to make fashion a force for good.
We are looking for a full-time Marketing Coordinator to support the team with the development of our soon to be opened fashion, tech and innovation museum, located in the centre of Amsterdam. The responsibilities of this role focus around project management, marketing support and communications projects.
Specific responsibilities include:
The final candidate has a strong track record in project management and in developing and executing communications and merchandising strategies in a B2C environment. The following qualifications are essential:
Launched in March 2017, Fashion for Good (FFG) aims to reimagine how fashion is designed, made, worn and reused. This open and inclusive initiative – with its first physical hub in Amsterdam and a global ambition – was founded by C&A Foundation and brings together brands, retailers, multi- stakeholder initiatives, and funders to promote the five essential “Goods” of a new, transformed fashion industry: Good Materials, Good Economy, Good Energy, Good Water, and Good Lives.
Specifically, Fashion for Good is changing the apparel industry through innovation and new business models. Its innovation platform scouts for, nurtures and funds early-stage ideas and it scales proven technologies and business models for wider adoption by the industry. Its Good Fashion Fund catalyses access to finance and its open-source Good Fashion Guide shares knowledge to help the apparel industry transform. As a convenor for change, Fashion for Good enables conversation and collaboration, bringing together co-locators at its first hub in Amsterdam, as well as visitors to the Fashion for Good Experience to learn more about Good Fashion.
The Fashion for Good Experience brings all the objectives of Fashion for Good – innovation, collaboration and community – to life. The main goal is to inform, inspire and attract visitors in particular and the wider public in general to be part of this larger movement of Good Fashion. The Fashion for Good Experience engages visitors locally and in person, creating a high- touch, inspirational, transformative experience. As the headquarters for the assembled global effort around sustainable fashion, this experience gathers ideas, innovations, products, initiatives, and technologies from around the world, enticing visitors to engage and be changed.
Academic degree in a relevant subject
Native English; Dutch language skills are a plus
Please submit your application, consisting of a short motivation letter and your CV, via email with the position you are applying for in the subject title to email@example.com.
The ideal candidate is already located in the Netherlands or can easily relocate to Amsterdam. International applications are nevertheless encouraged. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.