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Fair Trade USA™ Careers

Interested in pursuing a career with purpose? Explore Fair Trade USA job openings and apply to join our talented team of passionate individuals on a mission to change the world!

Why Work at Fair Trade USA

We’re leading the charge toward sustainable development and corporate social responsibility by forming fair and honest partnerships across the globe.

Since our founding in 1998, we have delivered more than $1 billion in cumulative financial impact to farmers, workers, fishers, and communities around the world! That is all possible thanks to our incredible community of diverse stakeholders from producers and businesses to consumers and philanthropic supporters to our dedicated team across the globe.

We’re excited about change and committed to learning and continuous improvement as we strive for a more equitable world. Will you join us? We hire bright, talented change makers who share our vision for a better future!

We offer base salaries and job benefits that are competitive with other non-profits, including a generous time off and sabbatical package, ensuring rewarding careers at Fair Trade USA. Qualified job applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, legally protected medical condition or disability.

Becoming a Fair Trader

What is it like working at Fair Trade USA? Juliette Durand, recipient of our Colleague Recognition Award, shares her perspective as the Senior Manager of Certification. Learn about what motivated her to become a Fair Trader and what keeps her inspired every day.

Our Values

Fair Trade USA is its people and the values by which we live and work​.



We strive to create opportunity for people everywhere. We believe everyone deserves to share in the benefits of the global economy.



We transform our organization, and the world, through entrepreneurial ingenuity, bold innovation and a passion for learning. 



We uphold the highest standards of ethical trade and supply chain sustainability. These standards are activated with transparency and accountability.



We are building a global movement of changemakers. We believe collaboration and partnership are essential for progress at scale.



We are a force for good in the world. We build sustainable solutions that improve lives, protect the environment, and create measurable benefit for all stakeholder partners.

Colleague Spotlights

Every quarter, our team nominates and honors colleagues who go above-and-beyond in contributing to our values-based, performance-driven culture. Here is what some of our Colleague Recognition Award winners have to say about their careers and working at Fair Trade USA.

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