Textile Exchange is hiring a
Coordinator, Climate+ Impact
(Remote, North America or Europe/UK time zones preferred)
Textile Exchange is a global non-profit driving positive impact on climate change across the fashion and textile industry. It guides a growing community of brands, manufacturers, and farmers towards more purposeful production from the very start of the supply chain.
By 2030, its goal is to guide the industry to achieve a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions within fiber and raw material production. Its focus is holistic and interconnected, accelerating the adoption of practices that improve the state of our water, soil health, and biodiversity too.
For real change to happen, everyone needs a clear path to positive impact. That’s why Textile Exchange believes that approachable, step-by-step instruction paired with collective action can change the system to make preferred materials and fibers an accessible default, mobilizing leaders through attainable strategies, proven solutions, and a driven community.
At Textile Exchange, materials matter. To learn more, visit TextileExchange.org.
Working at Textile Exchange
We work remotely with a team located in 20+ countries. We are a diverse group committed to harnessing the strengths of the global textile industry to accelerate change toward climate and other key environmental goals. We work collaboratively on important environmental issues around the world by working and interacting with farming groups, processors, brands, retailers, and environmental experts in the textile and fashion industries around the world. We offer an opportunity to join a cutting-edge global environmental nonprofit and to help strengthen the impact of our organization. Each Textile Exchange employee is offered a competitive compensation package with paid time off, yearly bonus, opportunities for continuing education, and more.
Textile Exchange is seeking a Coordinator to join the Climate+ Impact team, supporting projects in four key areas:
The Climate+ Impact team ensures that all Textile Exchange programs and platforms are driving measurable impact reduction and positive outcomes and are enabling achievement of the industry’s “Climate+” goals, which include a 45% reduction in GHG emissions from textile fiber and material production by 2030 while also addressing other interdependent impact areas such as biodiversity, soil health, and water.
Reports to: Director, Climate+ Impact
This role will encompass diverse tasks across projects, including development of presentations, documents, communications, and other materials; project support for research reports, tool development, and other deliverables; interfacing with and representing the Climate+ team and work across internal teams and with members and other external stakeholders; ensuring relevant information is in key systems; other administrative support; and more.
This is an ideal role for someone in the early stages of their career, with significant potential for long-term growth for the right individual.
Like all roles at Textile Exchange, the role will be primarily home-based. Textile Exchange is a United States-based, remote-working organization with a global team; your key colleagues will be in Europe/UK and the United States.
Support Impact Area research projects, including but not limited to regenerative agriculture; biodiversity; water; circularity; and degrowth.
Support Impact Area Communities of Practice, including but not limited to regenerative agriculture and biodiversity.
Support Impact Data collection projects as needed, in partnership with Fibers & Materials, Standards, and Data & Technology Teams.
In partnership with Communications team, develop Climate+ content for internal and external newsletters and other communications needs. Proactively engage in relevant topics on The Hub (members-only platform) and answer questions.
Develop presentations and other Climate+ resources.
Support Membership team with Climate+ questions and needs.
Support meetings and calls, including notes and next steps. Ensure information is entered into Salesforce.
Support development and execution of Climate+ presentations and meetings at annual Textile Exchange Conference and other events.
Support project management tracking in ClickUp as needed.
Support other projects on an ad-hoc basis.
Keep up-to-date on the latest news, tools, and best practices related to the Climate+ impact areas and the apparel/textile/fashion industry.
Experience and Qualifications
Remote, North America or Europe/UK time zones preferred
Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in a relevant field.
Interested in and passionate about environmental sustainability and about the apparel/textile/fashion sector.
Resourceful and eager to learn.
Able to work independently in a virtual workplace. Self-motivated and strong work ethic.
Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and planning skills.
Excellent communication, written, and grammatical skills in English.
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams, and the ability to quickly learn new systems. Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM systems is preferred. Experience with ClickUp or similar project management software is preferred.
Adaptability and ability to deliver value within a rapidly evolving field.
Willing to travel domestically and internationally for meetings and events when required.
Ability to work across different time zones (within reason, it is not expected that you will work extremely long hours).
How to Apply
Please submit the below through the application here:
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are submitted. Early application is strongly encouraged.