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Core Markets Officer

About the Rainforest Alliance:

We are building an alliance to create a better future for people and nature by making responsible business the new normal.

The Rainforest Alliance works at the intersection of business, agriculture and forests. By bringing diverse allies together we are making deep-rooted change on some of our most pressing social and environmental issues. Together, we amplify the voices of farmers and forest communities, improve livelihoods, protect biodiversity, and help people mitigate and adapt to climate change in bold and effective ways.

Our alliance needs you, whoever you are and wherever you stand. By joining forces with producers, businesses and consumers, we can transform our relationship with the land and forests we rely on. We can make that relationship work better for all.

Together, we can achieve our vision of a world where people and nature thrive in harmony.

Position summary:

The Core Markets Officer will provide input and support the implementation of business development plans in Core Markets by developing and executing account plans and market activities as part of the overall business development plan.  S/he will support priority activities implemented by the Core Markets team.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement market and advocacy activities as part of the core market business development plan (events, campaigns);
  • Gather knowledge and analyze information relevant to the core markets and geographic goals (sustainability and market trends, segment information);
  • Develop and manage account plans for relevant accounts in the core markets;
  • Support key accounts in the implementation of Rainforest Alliance programs and services;
  • Work with other departments on developing and implementing account plans;
  • Work with colleagues in Sectors and Customer Experience departments to gather and analyze information to design and implement priority activities;
  • Work closely with field representatives from main countries supplying Rainforest Alliance products to core markets by developing information and initiatives relevant to that core market;
  • Implement business development activities in Core Markets (event coordination, campaign design and implementation, newsletter, general communications with key sectors);
  • Create and monitor account plans and goals for key accounts in designated country; and
  • Other duties as assigned. 
     

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, agriculture, international development, environmental studies;
  • 3 years of experience working with accounts and relevant stakeholders in country;
  • Experience in supply chain management; and
  • Second language – to communicate with supply chain relevant to Core Market (Spanish, Portuguese, French, etc).
     

Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

Application:

Please apply online. Combine cover letter and resume as one single document and upload.