OVERVIEW:
We’re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up – for themselves – to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It’s what we want for our community, and our team. A team that’s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark’s future. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.

Are you our next Product Sustainability Specialist? We’re looking for someone to join our Sustainability team, to help implement key projects to support Gymshark’s journey of maximising its Product Sustainability. Someone who wants to be part of a team that lifts each other up; a team that fails together and celebrates together. Someone who likes each day to be different, the challenge of doing things differently, and the freedom to figure things out for themselves. We work hard, sure, but we have a laugh while we do it. Sound like you? Here’s the role up close:
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
  • Support Gymshark’s ambition to lead in sustainability and implement existing Product Sustainability objectives and goals as well as identifying opportunities to further improve our sustainability performance.
  • Lead cross-functional project teams to drive Product improvement initiatives. Delegate and assign ownership both internally and with external business strategic partners to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Develop Sustainability guidelines and principles for use by the Product and Innovation teams and provide ongoing support in implementation of these.
  • Develop Product sustainability metrics that can be incorporated into our business, utilise tools such as the Higg Product module, and develop a score card for use at point of Design, ensuring that data is communicated in a way that is accessible to all.
  • Set high, yet attainable goals that are fully embedded within functions and in line with business requirements.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce environmental impacts of products during customer use and work closely with the Circularity Manger on end of use options.
  • Support the Product Marketing team in developing communications and storytelling opportunities.
  • Work with sustainability and innovation teams to seek alternatives with positive environmental and social impacts.
  • Ensure relevant information on sustainability performance is regularly updated on Gymshark’s Transparency site and ensure that key metrics and story-telling opportunities have been identified with relevant supporting data.
  • Collaborate with supply partners, other brands, and communities of practice such as universities, industry bodies and service providers to share knowledge and best practice.
  • Carry out industry benchmarks and participate in industry round tables to identify and implement responses to emerging sustainability trends.
  • Stay informed of key changes, developments and requirements of industry memberships and tools.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

You'll be the type of person who:

  • Has a degree level qualification in a relevant subject such as Textiles, Product, Materials Engineering or equivalent.
  • Understands sustainability and able to demonstrate how you have suggested, driven, and implemented product improvement initiatives within a fast-paced organisation.
  • Is knowledgable of textile and apparel manufacturing processes and supply chains.
  • Is a collaborator and can create strong and meaningful relationships with stakeholders including internal teams, suppliers, and any other 3rd party organisations in order to drive change.
  • Is committed and has passion for the positive impact that business can make to society, with excellent commercial awareness and an understanding of how social and environmental sustainability supports business relationships.
  • Has excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with experience in visually presenting complex data to a varied audience and supporting the creation of story-telling opportunities.
  • Can demonstrate excellent IT skills including proficient use of MS Office especially Excel database management tools.
  • Can work on own initiative, with excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects, adapt, multi-task and prioritise activities.
  • Is willing to travel and flexibility when required for attending events or supplier visits which may occur during evenings and weekends.

Here are some of the perks we offer:

🙌 Opportunity to work on high traffic, high performing e-commerce systems
🤑 Competitive 'Win Together, Lose Together' Bonus
🩺 Full private medical insurance with no excess
🏖 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
💻 A truly flexible working culture (role needs someone to come to HQ at least twice a week but not every day).
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
💰 Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🤩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount & Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service
🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
📚 Great training and learning resources & 10% time for personal development
🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software
🤒 Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package – we support you extending your family

GS Campus Perks:

🍎 Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
🏋️‍♂‍ Free Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership for yourself and two friends/family
👉 Free monthly massages
💈 Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking