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Want to spend your days helping make the planet healthier? Want to shape the future of the circular economy? Want to work with a values-driven team that has an absurd number of lunchtime potlucks? See our open positions below and if you think it's a fit, please send a resume and cover letter to: 

jobs@renewalworkshop.com

 

OPEN POSITIONS

 

Marketing Manager

The Renewal Workshop, Cascade Locks

The Renewal Workshop is the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands. We are organized around the idea that businesses have multiple responsibilities for generating positive, lasting value. We are here to solve hard problems and to create circular systems that make things better. Our work is to do what is good and right for people and for the planet. We reduce waste and restore value. We create jobs and treat people fairly. We serve customers kindly and work with partners cooperatively. We consciously choose to act with love in what we do and how we do it.

The Marketing Manager role:

The marketing manager will be meaningfully committed to and excited by the vision, purpose and core values of The Renewal Workshop. This role will have the primary responsibility for helping customers understand their importance in transforming business from linear to circular. They will work in service to our brand partners to create joint marketing campaigns and projects and will be experts in using marketing to engage and inspire customers in making the world better through how they spend their money. We’re looking for someone with a fresh approach to marketing for social good in a meaningful, measurable and thoughtful way.

Being part of a startup means constant change and innovation; any candidate must  remain creative and open to new directions and approaches, and be able to independently manage their workflow and time. 

Typical duties include:

  • Creating and implementing a consumer facing marketing plan that drives sales and engagement across a variety of platforms and social media channels
  • Working with brand partners to develop co-marketing campaigns and efforts to drive sales of brand partner products 
  • Site merchandising to support campaigns 
  • Analyzing sales and traffic data to optimize strategies and budget investments
  • Meeting quarterly KPI’s and reporting out on KPI’s for assigned responsibilities
  • Developing budget recommendations on campaign basis and annual plan
  • Copywriting for consumer facing marketing efforts including blog posts, newsletters, social captions
  • Supporting Director of Retail Sales in marketing related to events and retail partnerships
  • Ensuring compliance with all privacy, spam and other policies related to D2C marketing

Key competencies and technical skills:

  • Demonstrated track record of customer acquisition and list growth 
  • Excellent and impeccable writing skills
  • Exceptional project management and cross team collaboration 
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Google Analytics and Mailchimp proficiency
  • Technical competence with Shopify, G-Suite products and Office suite
  • Self-sufficiency and an ability to manage one’s own time
  • Pursues continuous improvement mindset 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multifunctional team oriented work environment
  • Experience with planning and budgeting campaigns to support sales 

Level:  3 – 5 years of Marketing experience, preferably within an apparel or accessories brand 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree 

Salary: Commensurate upon experience

Job Location:  Cascade Locks, Oregon

Position Type:  Full time, salaried

Job Category:  Marketing

Physical Requirements

You must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Must have close visual acuity to view a computer screen; prepare and analyze data and information; transcribe information; and read.
  • Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person).
  • Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Must be of minimum working age of 16, some jobs will require a minimum working age of 18.

 About The Renewal Workshop

The Renewal Workshop is the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands.  We are helping brands reduce their negative environmental impacts and expand their businesses by adopting circular practices. We offer Apparel and Textile Renewal, Sales Channel Management for Renewed Products, Circular Mapping, Data Collection and Textile Recycling R&D. 

Our proprietary Renewal System takes discarded apparel and textiles and turns them into Renewed Products, upcycling materials or feedstock for recycling.  We track data on everything that flows through the system offering comprehensive insights never before available on products lifetime value and impact. The Renewal Workshop operates a zero waste circular system that recovers value out of what has already been created as a way of serving customers, partners, and planet.

 Equal Opportunity

The Renewal Workshop provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Renewal Workshop complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

 

Partner Account Manager

The Renewal Workshop, Cascade Locks

The Renewal Workshop is the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands. We are organized around the idea that businesses have multiple responsibilities for generating positive, lasting value. We are here to solve hard problems and to create circular systems that make things better. Our work is to do what is good and right for people and for the planet. We reduce waste and restore value. We create jobs and treat people fairly. We serve customers kindly and work with partners cooperatively. We consciously choose to act with love in what we do and how we do it.

The Partner Account Manager role

Our service to our brand partners is something we are really proud of; taking care of our brands is a labor of love and takes someone with patience, great communication and a knack for making people feel heard and taken care of. The person best suited for this role is someone who can key in to the needs of our brand partners and work tirelessly to ensure their satisfaction by collaborating with the roles internally that support them.

 

Typical duties include:

Brand Partner On-Boarding

  • Confirming sales channels, ensuring product data is transferred, entering them into TRW systems set up via internal process.
  • Managing the Brand Partner On-boarding process to ensure that all steps are completed before partnership begins; for example managing approval of the label guide and repair/quality process back to the brands, signing of their contract, submitting an invoice, as well as conducting on-boarding training and customer service.

Brand Account Management

  • Being the point person for general Brand Partner's needs for the business relationship.
  • Managing the bi-annual reporting process with the Brand Partners.
  • Collaborating with the internal roles who work with the brand partners - sales, production, quality, marketing, technology.
  • Setting up and delivering 2 - 3 webinars / educational opportunities for our brand partners on the circular economy.
  • Submitting production requests to the Sales & Marketing Circle for new and current brand partners.
  • Delivering the brand partner marketing report bi-annually or quarterly in partnership with the Marketing Manager.
  • Checking in on brands on a regular basis to hear their needs and adjust how TRW delivers services to meet those needs.
  • Creating ways of showing Brand Partner appreciation including annual holiday gift.
  • Maintaining brand profiles for all existing and new brand partners

Current Brand Partner Business Development

  • Working with the Business Development Support role to help current brand partners’ business development; identifying new sales channels for their product within the TRW sales offerings, growing the volume and type of products they have etc.
  • Working with the Business Development Support role, retail and ecomm roles to put together strategies for brand partners to grow their sales, leveraging TRW's systems and tools.
  • Listening for and recognizing the needs of brand partners; where TRW might need to develop services to support circular transformation etc.

 

Level:  3 – 4 years experience project management and / brand apparel/textile experience

Salary: Commensurate upon experience.

Job Location:  Cascade Locks, Oregon

Position Type:  Full Time

 

Education & Experience Qualifications

Three to four years of experience in project management or account management.

Experience working within an apparel or textile brand.

Experience working with many different stakeholders who have competing objectives to achieve goals.

 

Key Competencies & Technical Skills

Great attention to detail, loves to track and monitor partner status

Great listening skills, known for being a good listener and hearing what people need in order to serve them best

Strategic thinker, able to foresee needs and plan for them

Great communication skills - supporting MANY stakeholders and communication styles.

Service oriented

 

Physical Requirements

You must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Must have close visual acuity to view a computer screen; prepare and analyze data and information; transcribe information; and read.
  • Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person).
  • Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Must be of minimum working age of 16, some jobs will require a minimum working age of 18.

 

About The Renewal Workshop

The Renewal Workshop is the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands.  We are helping brands reduce their negative environmental impacts and expand their businesses by adopting circular practices. We offer Apparel and Textile Renewal, Sales Channel Management for Renewed Products, Circular Mapping, Data Collection and Textile Recycling R&D. 

Our proprietary Renewal System takes discarded apparel and textiles and turns them into Renewed Products, upcycling materials or feedstock for recycling.  We track data on everything that flows through the system offering comprehensive insights never before available on products lifetime value and impact. The Renewal Workshop operates a zero waste circular system that recovers value out of what has already been created as a way of serving customers, partners, and planet.

Equal Opportunity

The Renewal Workshop provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Renewal Workshop complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



 

Sewing Machine Operator and Repair Technician -  Cascade Locks, OR

Level:  Minimum of 6 months industrial sewing machine experience required or equivalent training.

Salary: Commensurate upon level of experience

Job Location:  Cascade Locks, Oregon

Position Type:  Full Time

Job Category:  Manufacturing

Description

The Renewal Workshop seeks a full-time sewing machine operator and repair technician, with expertise in sewing, assembling and repairing apparel products.

Position Summary: This dynamic role will assist with many facets of sewing, assembly and repair operations. This individual will work closely with supervisors in order to meet daily production demands. These duties will require the successful operation of an industrial sewing machine, as well as other machinery to perform duties. 

 Specific Sew Tech Role Requirements:

  • Operate single, double, multi-needle or other sewing machines to repair finished apparel and/or other products
  • Perform sewing duties (i.e. reinforce seams, attach buttons, hooks, repair zippers, etc.)
  • Assist in different aspects of the department to assure work flow (i.e. labeling, quality control/assurance, steam/press of products going through the Repair department)
  • Assist and ensure that daily production quotas are met
  • Identify/maintain product integrity and quality of work at all times
  • Maintain strict and precise attention to detail of repairs, adhering to company repair/quality manual
  • May perform minor maintenance of machinery as necessary
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

Qualifications

Education & Experience Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Working knowledge and experience using an industrial sewing machines, other machinery and various hand tools to perform duties related to apparel manufacturing and repair
  • Working knowledge and experience with apparel and textiles manufacturing, repair and assembly
  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • Ability to follow all pre-established installation and quality methods, procedures and guidelines to ensure consistency of work

Key Competencies & Technical Skills

  • Hand dexterity is required
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Complete job duties within given time constraints
  • Perform other projects as assigned
  • Cross-train between several different departments throughout the company (i.e. sort, laundry, pick, pack)
  • Pursues continuous improvement to improve efficiency of job duties and work flow
  • Cleans and maintains work area. (NO food/drinks in repair area, water only)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multifunctional team oriented work environment
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work variable hours with short notice when needed
  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures as set forth by The Renewal Workshop
  • Basic knowledge of English language with good verbal and written communication skills

 Physical Requirements

You must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Must have close visual acuity to notice errors and/or defects
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include color vision (test will be performed)
  • Sewing test will be given during interview
  • Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person)
  • Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound
  • Must be able to carry/lift; ability to carry boxes or other facility equipment up to 45lbs in weight
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time

 

 

Finishing Role - Cascade Locks, OR

We are looking for someone who can review that each garment is perfect for our customers by being very careful and detail oriented. We call this a “Finishing Role” because they put the final finishing touches on each piece.

Typical duties include:

  • Preparing garments for the customer by de-pilling, removing lint, and cleaning up loose threads
  • Review of sewn on labels
  • Review of repairs
  • Entering garment information into computer inventory system

Level:  Some sewing and apparel experience

Hourly Pay Rate: $15 per hour

Job Location:  Cascade Locks, Oregon

Position Type:  Full Time / Part Time

Full Time Perks: Insurance and other benefits, paid holidays

Qualifications

Education & Experience Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Working knowledge and experience of apparel and sewing is a benefit
  • Ability to follow all pre-established installation and quality methods, procedures and guidelines to ensure consistency of work 

Key Competencies & Technical Skills

  • Hand dexterity is required
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Demonstrate good attendance and punctuality
  • Able to work in a repetitive job with continuous focus
  • Complete job duties within given time constraints
  • Cross-train and support other departments throughout the company
  • Pursue continuous improvement to improve efficiency of job duties and work flow
  • Clean and maintain work area
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multifunctional team oriented work environment 
  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures as set forth by The Renewal Workshop
  • Basic knowledge of English language with good verbal and written communication skills 

Physical Requirements

You must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Must have close visual acuity to notice errors and/or defects.
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include color vision (test will be performed)
  • Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person)
  • Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound
  • Must be able to carry/lift; ability to carry boxes or other facility equipment up to 45lbs in weight
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time

     

    About The Renewal Workshop

    The Renewal Workshop is the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands.  We are helping brands reduce their negative environmental impacts and expand their businesses by adopting circular practices. We offer Apparel and Textile Renewal, Sales Channel Management for Renewed Products, Circular Mapping, Data Collection and Textile Recycling R&D. 

    Our proprietary Renewal System takes discarded apparel and textiles and turns them into Renewed Products, upcycling materials or feedstock for recycling.  We track data on everything that flows through the system offering comprehensive insights never before available on products lifetime value and impact. The Renewal Workshop operates a zero waste circular system that recovers value out of what has already been created as a way of serving customers, partners, and planet.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Renewal Workshop provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Renewal Workshop complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.