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Are you passionate about seafood sustainability and driving positive impact for our ocean resources?
Are you a great communicator who enjoys developing and managing relationships with customers and key industry stakeholders?
If so, this Commercial Manager role could be the opportunity for you!
Join the MSC team, a diverse group of talented ocean and seafood enthusiasts, as we work to safeguard seafood for the future. This role contributes to MSC’s US commercial strategy with goals of raising awareness and demand for certified sustainable seafood on the East coast.
You will lead on the development of deeper relationships with corporate partners, and an increased value proposition with them that will create lasting impacts for our oceans, the sustainability of the seafood industry, and the livelihoods and resources that depend on them. While your partners may be based in Eastern US, their supply chains and influence have a global reach. This offers the opportunity to gain experience with global teams and supply chains.
The Commercial Manager, US East will support and strengthen partner engagement in the MSC’s seafood supply chain on the East coast of the US.
You will be responsible for managing existing key partnerships, working with the team to facilitate successful and transformative work with partners, and driving growth through an increased value proposition to partners on the US East coast.
Location: While this position will work out of our Washington, DC office, there are flexible working options available to the successful candidate.
Key attributes for this role include:
- Excellent knowledge of food supply chains and sustainability, with experience in the seafood industry desirable
- Knowledge of third-party certification schemes and label licensing is an advantage
- A customer-focused approach that is results-oriented and built on a foundation of relationship development
- Ability to support and foster a collaborative team environment where ideas, strategies, projects, and asks-for-help can be shared openly among the team
If you are ready for a new challenge and this has inspired you, please apply here!
We look forward to hearing from you!
We’re an international organisation and our employees all demonstrate a level of cultural awareness, and value the diverse views and approaches relevant to the MSC program.
The MSC is committed to flexible working. We are currently running a trial for hybrid working, and the successful candidate will need to work from the Washington DC office for a minimum of 50% of their working time each month.
The MSC’s vision is for the world’s oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations. Through our internationally recognised certification and ecolabeling program, well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognised and rewarded in the marketplace, through the leadership of our partners. Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing more than 17% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC program and MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.
The MSC is committed to the principles of equality and fairness and we welcome applications from all communities. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, ethnicity, race, colour, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. If you consider yourself to have a disability and need reasonable adjustments made during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know how we can help you.