Company Engagement Officer

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM, application deadline: 31st july 2019

On behalf of TRAFFIC and the FairWild Foundation, the FairWild Company Engagement Officer will work on expanding use of FairWild certified ingredients and the FairWild label. The candidate’s main responsibility is to help FairWild expand certification scheme participation, by increasing member engagement and promoting its expansion to more businesses thereby delivering conservation and social benefits during commercial collection of wild plants and fungi.

In collaboration with the FairWild Executive Officer and the Communications and Marketing Task Team, the candidate will focus on helping brand companies – those selling tea, cosmetics or foods and wishing to make their supply of wild products more sustainable – to find the FairWild products they need; and likewise assist FairWild ingredients suppliers in finding buyers. In addition, they will work on improving existing communications approaches that support FairWild market development (website and other tools), and certification scheme operations.