Anticipated start date September 2020
Here's a fantastic opportunity to join the global organisation, there are currently two management opportunities available!
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) was founded by a group of sustainability leaders from the global apparel and footwear industry who recognize addressing our current social and environmental challenges are both a business imperative and an opportunity.
VP HIGG INDEX - The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is seeking a highly respected professional to serve as its Vice President of Higg Index. The radical change of making the apparel and footwear industry more sustainable can only happen if all actors, private and public work together. The SAC and Higg Index can lead this transformation if they are recognized as robust, credible and trusted tools. The Vice President of Higg Index is the senior SAC leader responsible for all aspects of the Higg Index from content development and improvements of tools to verification programs and building consumer facing trust and awareness of the Higg brand. This role is a committed partner with ecosystem organizations (Higg Co, Apparel Impact Institute), other key partners, members, and stakeholders to fulfill the purpose of the SAC.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is seeking a highly respected professional based in North America with previous nonprofit experience to serve as its Director for Operations. The radical change of making the Apparel and Footwear industry more sustainable can only happen if all actors, private and public work together. The inner workings of the SAC must run efficiently and effectively if the organization is to fulfill its purpose. The successful candidate will lead the development and implementation of strategies to ensure that SAC utilizes tools and processes that enable efficient collaboration, effective workflows, consistent record-keeping, vendor selection/management, information sharing, and impactful project management. This individual will be a seasoned, mission-focused, and process-minded manager with experience executing on vision and strategy through day-to-day operations, financial oversight, back-office functions and staff management.
The SAC’s Purpose:
Through multi-stakeholder engagement, the SAC seeks to lead the industry toward a shared vision of sustainability built upon a common approach for measuring and evaluating apparel and footwear product sustainability performance that spotlights opportunities for technological innovation and priorities for action. The Higg Index, our common measurement tool, is currently in use by thousands of brands, retailers, and facilities within our industry.
SAC is a fast-paced organization that has an ambitious mission that seeks to reward those who challenge themselves to provide membership and the organization with very high-quality deliverables and engagement in line with our mission. SAC values trust and strong relationships where team members collaborate effectively and support each other and the work across the organization.