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Sustainable Partnerships & Engagement Project manager

Back Market

Back Market

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Sales & Business Development, Operations
Bordeaux, France
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of 650 people, powering operations in 21 countries (and counting!).

Named one of the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company in 2019 and again in 2021, our mission is simple: empowering people to consume tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact . We have indeed contributed to avoid the production of more than 1,000,000 tons of CO2e worldwide since our launch in 2014.

Be part of an exciting and growing international adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

The role of the Sustainable team as Back Market is to find ways to make our impact even more positive. And this means spreading good practices, developing partnerships in our ecosystems to foster circular tech and change in consumption habits, and supporting all teams in their daily engagement for our Home Planet. You will join the Head of Sustainability to roll-out of Back Market sustainability roadmap and to develop new projects supporting the company leadership in terms of positive impact.

As mission-driven and B Corp company, Back Market aims to have the most positive impact possible on the planet and the society. The role of the Sustainability team is to support the company leadership in circular tech, to ensure Back Market’s exemplarity in its practices, to engage the company’s stakeholders with its mission. Joining the team you will be reporting directly to Back Market’s Head of Sustainability.

The role will require to travel in France or abroad from time to time.


  • Lead and coordinate the roll-out of the societal/community pillar of Back Market’s sustainability roadmap
  • Define an action plan to achieve the company’s roadmap objectives
  • Consolidate and roll out the company’s sustainable purchase policy
  • Strengthen good business practices within the company
  • Lead and promote our philanthropic activity (budget management, action coordination, and promotion
  • Foster stakeholder engagement
  • Employee engagement: develop initiatives to improve employee engagement, support the roll-out of structuring projects for the company (e.g. our carbon strategy), facilitate the internal sustainability ambassador program.
  • Mission Committee: ensure the Committee’s involvement and functioning
  • Sellers: support and promote sellers' sustainable performance with new services and projects
  • Customers: develop and promote new projects to raise awareness about the impact of tech to foster a change in consumption habits
  • Contribute to Back Market ESG performance reporting
  • Enhance ESG reporting processes
  • Coordinate update and delivery of the annual Non-Financial Performance Declaration and of the Mission report.


  • You are perfectly fluent in french and english
  • You have a solid professional experience in project management and stakeholders management (min. 5 years experience), experience in sustainability is a plus.
  • You are comfortable working transversally with several teams and leading work groups.
  • Master’s degree level preferred, a degree in sustainability/CSE or social management is a plus.
  • Good communication skills, written and oral.
  • Excellent handling of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proactive, pragmatic, social, teamwork, rigorous, curious, and adaptable


  • A meaningful job: you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!
  • A meaningful company: we became a mission-driven company in January 2022.
  • Be part of a worldwide growing company based in Europe, the USA and Asia to face great challenges : you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!
  • Work alongside passionate experts: who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow in your career.
  • Grow your career: with a flexible career path and a dedicated Learning & Development team. Back Market will help you evolve with personalized internal trainings and external handpicked providers from day 1!
  • Leadership Academy by Back Market:“be a coach not a dictator” is at the core of this program ! We train and enable all our leaders to support their team towards achieving goals. Be a manager at Back Market is an unique experience we take by heart.
  • An attractive salary, equity and a host of benefits including : Lunch voucher, health insurance, relocation package, paid time off for activism in your community, parental benefits, flexible hours, etc…
  • Remote friendly company : up to 3 days of remote work per week!
  • One Loving Tribe: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.
  • Be part of one of our Employee Resource Groups createdaround shared identities, common backgrounds and/or special interests crafted to be a safe space and an expressive outlet.
  • Several internal events: The Monday Brief (weekly)/ The Somehands (monthly)/ The All Hands (annual).
  • We’re here to SABOTAGE: It’s our mantra. It keeps us focused on what we aspire to be: a little bit sneaky, always smart, kinda frugal and constantly conspiring to create maximum impact.

Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer which means we pledge to not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.. If reasonable accommodations are needed for the interview process, please do not hesitate to discuss this with the Talent Acquisition Team.

Back Market is helping to address one of the biggest challenges of our time: climate change. We take this so seriously that we were awarded status as a “Société à Mission”, or company with a social mission, by the French government. We know we can’t tackle a global problem without a globally representative team so we are committed to embedding diversity, equity and inclusion principles in every aspect of our organization. But more importantly, being One Loving & Free Spirited Tribe is in our DNA as it is one of the five foundational values of our company since we got started way back in 2014. We are committed to hiring and supporting diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We know our lofty goals cannot be reached unless everyone has a seat at the table along with the resources and opportunity to grow.

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