circular textile researcher

Introduction


As an individual with textile knowledge and a motivation to catalyze change, you will play an important role within the REvolve team in 2021. Your passion for sustainability / circularity, basic knowledge of textiles and fashion industry, excellent data collection and management skills, ability to think critically and work independently, and strong appetite to make a difference in the world will lead to our shared success.

Role: Mapping Materials and Stakeholders, Data Management

 

Under the leadership of REvolve’s Director you will collect, organize, and manage a range of data related to circular textiles. You will also engage industry stakeholders, participate in team working sessions, analyze findings, and develop strategic data sets and insights that will be used across internal and external projects.

 

Responsibilities

  • Update and manage existing databases

  • Engage industry stakeholders to collect figures and insights

  • Locate and organize publicly available data

  • Review and organize non-public data provided by partners

  • Evaluate and categorize methodologies used to develop existing data

  • Analyze available information and develop data sets for internal and external use

  • Maintain high confidentiality standards in collecting and handling all information

 

Requirements
 

  • Basic knowledge of textiles and a desire to develop sustainable industry solutions

  • Patience and determination

  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

  • Data collection and management experience

  • Survey design knowledge

  • Stakeholder engagement experience

  • Effective written and oral communication in English

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Familiarity with relational databases

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) is preferred



Duration, Location, Compensation

 

This is a part time role (20-30 hours/week) with an initial contract duration of 9 months. Work is done remotely, and the candidate must be based in the EU. Candidates who speak Estonian and / or Finnish are preferred. Applicants must be eligible to work for a Dutch company. Compensation is based on experience.