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HandCrafting Justice

Astoria, NY

GSV Role

There is two GSV at HandCrafting Justice.

The GSV Inventory Coordinator is responsible for managing HCJ’s inventory, packing shipments, receiving and processing orders, helping maintain and update HCJ’s website and online presence, managing groups of volunteers to who come to help out, managing the network of national sales representatives, and facilitating sales at churches, schools, and community events. The GSV Wholesale Coordinator is responsible for expanding the new wholesale division. The GSV is mainly responsible for managing inventory, updating the wholesale website, and creating marketing publications. The GSV attends trade shows as a sales representative to promote products and the mission of the organization, as well as other HandCrafting Justice sale events. In addition, the GSV Wholesale Coordinator leads operations of the Fair Trade Uniforms project as a liaison between schools and producers in Thailand and Mexico to negotiate orders and set pricing.

HandCrafting JusticeHandCrafting Justice (HCJ) provides access to Fair Trade markets for unique, handmade goods created by enterprising women in the developing world working to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. By fostering self-reliance, ensuring fair wages, and building support networks, the organization offers far more than Fair Trade: HCJ promotes human dignity by empowering women to overcome social and economic injustice. Working with thousands of artisans in 20 countries, HCJ offers more than 1,000 high-quality products including gifts, accessories, and home décor.