Careers with Trade Aid

Images:  (Left) Justin Purser, Trade Aid and Rigoberto Galindo Velázquez, ISMAM, Mexico, pose next to a truck which has been purchased by ISMAM with the support of profit share funds from Trade Aid. (Right) Marleni Alburqueque, Trade Aid shop staff member, Auckland

Trade Aid is a social enterprise with retail stores nationwide, and a head office and warehouse in Christchurch. We have a diverse and exciting range of paid and volunteer roles throughout the country. We’ve got a lot going on, from importing beautiful products, to educational programmes, to manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing. We’re passionate about our work and the work of our trading partners. If this sounds like you, check out our current vacancies below. We would love to hear from you.

Current paid positions

  • Product development – Handcraft

We are looking for someone to own Product Development within our Handcraft team. The successful applicant would have a design background with proven experience and a good understanding of current trends in homewares and personal accessories.

Reporting to the Product Manager and working closely with the National Retail Manager and Craft Sales you would be responsible for product development and website photography as well as developing and maintaining constructive working relationships with trading partners.

At times the role will require international travel to trade fairs as well as visits to trading partners to facilitate product development work.

To be successful in this role you will require working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Lightroom or other photo editing software would be advantageous as product photography is an important part of the role. Click here to find out more or apply for this role>


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