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Collective Action Officer

Ethical Trading Initiative


Posted 2 weeks ago


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Collective Action Officer role for the Ethical Trading Initiative


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£35699 - £39295

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Hybrid; London

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: The Ethical Trading Initiative is a pioneering alliance dedicated to the betterment of workers' conditions globally. With a mission to uphold human rights and dignity, ETI works collaboratively with companies, trade unions, and NGOs to create a fair and exploitation-free world of work. By joining ETI, you become part of an impactful movement striving for a world where work is safe, fair, and equitable.

  • Role Summary:
    • Provide administrative support to the Collective Action team.
    • Coordinate sector and thematic meetings.
    • Conduct research and support project management systems.
    • Maintain CRM and community platforms.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Experience in a dynamic office environment managing multiple tasks.
    • Skilled in stakeholder management across various sectors.
    • Adept in organizing events, both virtual and in-person.
    • Competency in Office 365 and CRM systems.
    • Research and report writing expertise.
    • Commitment to sustainability and human rights.
    • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Self-motivated and proactive attitude.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Review job description and complete the Application Pack and Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form.
    • Submit application in WORD FORMAT via the provided Apply link by the deadline.

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a ground-breaking alliance of companies, trade unions, and voluntary organizations working together to improve the lives of workers in international supply chains. ETI’s vision is of a world of work that protects human rights, ensures dignity for all, provides opportunity, and is free of exploitation and abuse.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Collective Action Officer role to provide administrative and program support to the Collective Action team to enable the effective delivery of agreed work plans – coordinating the organization of sector and thematic meetings, undertaking research, and supporting the maintenance of the CRM, the project management system, and the relevant aspects of the community platform.

We are seeking a proactive and detail-oriented individual with a strong administrative background, adept at seamlessly managing multiple workstreams within a dynamic office environment. Your expertise should extend to nurturing relationships with diverse stakeholders, adeptly providing project management support through CRM systems, and proficiently organizing both in-person and online events, ideally with proficiency in Office 365.

 Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • Proven track record of thriving in an office environment characterized by multiple work streams and fast-paced teams.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders, including companies, NGOs, and trade unions.
  • Experience providing administrative and project management support, proficiently utilizing CRM systems.
  • Proficiency in organizing both in-person and online events.
  • Familiarity and adeptness with the Office 365 suite.
  • Strong background in conducting research, analysis, and composing reports.
  • Passionate about and knowledgeable in sustainability and human rights issues.
  • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship-building capabilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and proactive in approach.

This is a part-time (4 days/week) hybrid post with a salary of between £35,699 - £39,295 plus benefits.

Why join ETI?

  • Great people and meaningful mission.
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays + office closed over Christmas = 36 days.
  • Compassionate leave – 5 days at full pay.
  • Time off for dependents – 4 days at full pay.
  • 3 Volunteering days at full pay.
  • 4 study leave days at full pay.
  • Flexible working hours – no core hours and flexible working arrangements from day 1.
  • London location (Oval).
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • 7% Pension Contribution.
  • Enhanced maternity (90% pay for first 20 weeks) and paternity leave (full pay for 6 weeks).
  • Staff Union Representatives.
  • Mental Health Champions.
  • Casual dress code.
  • Season ticket loan.
  • Cycle to work.
  • Bi-weekly yoga.
  • Staff monthly social.

To apply, please review the job description and complete the attached Application Pack together with Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form and send it to HR in WORD FORMAT by clicking Apply!

Closing date for applications: 16th May 2024, 12 midnight (GMT)

Flexible working arrangements will be considered.

ETI is an equal opportunities employer. We invest in diversity, ensure equality, and encourage expression. We have a zero-tolerance policy for harassment, bias, or discrimination towards applicants and employees.

Want to join us for the ride? Let’s do this right – together.


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