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Industry Initiative Lead
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Industry Initiative Lead (Contract Position)
Bringing our physical world online, EON is fashion retail’s leading Product Cloud Platform - connecting fashion retail end-to-end to power The Network for Connected Commerce. EON turns each product into a media channel & monetizable asset - enabling brands to drive new sustainable business models, connect and engage with customers, and access unprecedented business intelligence. We work with global brands and retailers to create digital profiles for physical products, connecting them to the Internet of Things and powering new systems and business models for a more sustainable and circular commerce.
EON’s platform is powering the digital backbone for circular economy by centralizing data about products, maximizing their lifetime utility, and ensuring the efficient recycling of their component materials when their utility is exhausted. We are building a technology platform to transform the linear economic model of production and waste into circular patterns that will power the future of business and protect the health of our planet.
About the Opportunity
We are looking for an experienced Industry Initiative Lead who will facilitate multi-stakeholder strategy and program development and management of an industry-wide Initiative and Pilot Program that is pioneering the development of new technologies and systems for the circular fashion industry through digitization and recycling. Leveraging Eon’s Connected Products Platform and CircularID Protocol, the industry-wide Pilot Program will introduce digital identification technology into apparel garments to enable the identification, sorting and recycling of garments/textiles at scale.
The Industry Initiative Lead will represent Eon’s role (as the technology partner) in the initiative, and will be responsible for communicating with other Initiative Members and facilitating the multi-stakeholder coordination for initiative strategy development and deliverable management. The Industry Initiative Lead will work cross-functionally with Eon technical and client and strategy teams throughout the project period to implement the Eon technology into the Pilot Program. The Industry Initiative Lead and will be the main contact with brands, retailers, recycling partners, sorters and digital ID vendors for the successful oversight and management of global Industry-wide Initiative and Pilot Program.
We seek diversity of thought and encourage applicants with all backgrounds to apply.
United States, Remote
Key Responsibilities (How you will contribute)
Be the primary project manager and facilitator between Eon and Industry Initiative; work cross functionally and cross industry with Supply Chain, Product Sustainability/Circular Economy, Technology, Ecommerce and Digital Technology teams; with Brand/Retailer, Recycler, Sorter and Digital Identifier organizations
Plan, execute and evaluate pilot program through five stages of implementation: 1) Research, 2) Planning, 3) Engagement, 4) Execution and 5) Evaluation
Develop and maintain project plan; oversee the execution of the project plan and timelines, and track execution activities
Communicate status to stakeholders and pilot program partners and ensure their needs are met, and lead cross functional collaboration including Supply Chain, Product Sustainability/Circular Economy, Technology, Ecommerce and Digital Technology teams for implementation
Liaise with internal cross functional teams to leverage expertise where applicable
Be an expert on our technology solution, and how it can deliver value for brands and retailers
Quarterly grant management and reporting against KPIs and deliverables
Oversee the development and maintenance of stakeholder documents such as meeting agendas, documenting discussions, presentation decks, kick off materials and other client communications and correspondence
Key Skills, Abilities And Experience Required
7+ years experience in related industries, including apparel, technology, sustainability or circular economy; with a focus on recycling or sorting technologies for fashion
Industry collaborative and facilitation experience across a wide range of stakeholders and partners
Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of a company and organization, including executive and C-level
Excellent organization and time management skills
Ability to work as part of a team and manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize essential activities, and meet deadlines
Must be proficient in G-Suite (Google Drive, Gmail, Google Docs) and Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.
Familiarity with project management tools such as Asana, Salesforce, Slack is a plus.
The employee must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eon values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, gender identity, race, color, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation, age or marital status.