The B Team is a not-for-profit formed by a group of business leaders working to catalyse a better way of doing business for the wellbeing of people and the planet. At a time of major global changes; powers shifts, loss of trust in leadership, continued loss of biodiversity and social inequality, the role of The B Team, a group of business and civil society leaders standing side by side to collectively advocate for policy change, drive progress in their own businesses and invest in new solutions and tools for the business community, in driving social and environmental change is more important than ever before.
About the Role
We are looking for an advocacy and human rights specialist with a business background to help develop The B Team’s corporate and human rights network and to co-develop and implement its supply chain/anti-slavery work programme.
Part I: Business and Human Rights Network Manager (60%)
Working with partner organisation BSR, develop and activate a network of individual business leaders and companies to advocate for protection of US support for human rights in public policy, and to maintain and extend the commitment from business to strengthening human rights worldwide.
Part 2: Programme Manager, supply chain transparency and anti-slavery initiative (40%)
Build a programme of awareness raising, targeted advocacy, outreach and galvanising support for new policy frameworks to leverage the leadership and voice of business to contribute to an enabling environment for the eradication of forced labour, trafficking and worker protection.
We’re looking for someone who has:
It’s a bonus if you have:
If you believe in what we’re doing and you share our values, please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter (in a single PDF document) telling us why you are the best candidate for this role to [email protected]. Please use the subject line ‘Your Name – Business and Human Rights Network Manager’.
This role is based in our NYC office, and the application deadline is December 15, 2017.
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