Request for Proposals

SERVICE for Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Alliance is seeking a consultant for marketing/communication and proofreading support for Japan team

Summary Information

·      Department:Market Transformation, APAC

·      Location: Japan

·      Commitment: full time 5 days/ week

·      Desired start date and duration: ASAP till the end of 2022


Consultancy Summary

About the Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Alliance, a New York-based 501(c)3, and UTZ, an Amsterdam-based foundation, merged in 2018. Together, the new Rainforest Alliance is now a $70 million per year organization with offices in 17 countries (and growing) and over 5000 staff. The merged organization has two main offices—one in Amsterdam and one in New York City.


The Rainforest Alliance is creating a more sustainable world by using social and market forces to protect nature and improve the lives of farmers and forest communities.


We work towards making responsible business the new normal through our certification program, tailored supply chain services, landscape and community work and advocacy.




RA is developing in Japan quickly. With launch of new 2020 certification program, Japan team need a person who work with us especially in the area of communication/ marketing.


Main Objectives


We need a person who manages communication/ marketing activities in Japan and proofreads of documents translated into Japanese.


Contractor Services at a minimum, must include:

  1. Maintain and hopefully expand SNS accounts in Japanese.
  2. Manage marketing activities especially with companies
  3. Support proof reading of RA website and any other documents.
  4. Support any other work related to Japan team





  • Post at least 1 content / week to for RA Japanese Twitter and Facebook accounts
  • Support managing RA consortium activities, including twitter campaign and other activities, such as organizing meetings, interview and writing articles
  • Support Follow the Frog campaign implementation in Japan
  • Support marketing activities of companies related to RAC products.
  • Proof reading of RA website articles
  • Proof reading of any other documents



General terms and conditions for Request for proposal

  • Proposals and/or any additional information received after the submission time and date are subject to rejection by The Rainforest Alliance. Incomplete proposals may be rejected by RA at its discretion.
  • The Rainforest Alliance reserves the right to request additional information at any time during the procurement process.
  • RA is at liberty to make multiple or no selections as part of the proposal process. RA also reserves the right to cancel the procurement.
  • All proposal costs shall be borne by the applicant and will not be reimbursed by RA.


Selection Criteria

  • Cost/fee – US$30-40K in 6 months
  • Native Japanese speaker, English fluent business level
  • Have experience either communication (especially social media) or marketing in companies or organizations at least 3 years.
  • Experience in a global work environment and/or international non-profit organization
  • Preferred only candidates authorized to work in Japan will be considered.
  • Working style will be home based with irregular travel to Tokyo required



Please provide the following documents/information before June 30th, 2022

  • Current CVs, including previous experience details
  • Contact details (email and phone number)




Thank you for your interest in working with The Rainforest Alliance


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