We are seeking an excellent communicator, writer, and avid social media user as a Marketing andCommunications intern to support public relations, marketing, blog and social media for GGP.
Social Media and Web Responsibilities:
Create content to grow the organization’s footprint, including social media and blog posts
Research current artisan partners and product, maintain sample closet
Expand and maintain GGP’s social networking and online presence to promote GGP products, fundraising efforts, and stories of women artisan partners around the world.
Create compelling narratives about GGP’s partners and work around the world.
Research and update country and partner information currently on the website.
Craft descriptive and appealing product descriptions for the website.
PR and Events Responsibilities:
Connect with influential media outlets and journalists to place stories about company news, relevant holidays, and collections Outreach to potential media partners with pitches, press releases and curated line sheets
Actively pursue permanent links on like-minded sites, and assist with implementing social media strategy.
Organize events designed to engage our target market. Develop and enact a strategy for digital communications with consumers and other key stakeholders to include artisan stories, product information, and resources.
Excellent research, communication and writing skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with social media, blogging and creating public relations campaigns
Interest in and knowledge of fair trade and ethical business
Able to commit to 2-3 days per week
Specific Qualifications (a plus but not necessary):
Experience in creating and implementing public relations campaigns, including familiarity with print and online media
Proficiency with Photoshop, Shopify, SEO, Adwords
Familiarity with e-mail marketing applications like vertical response
Interest in fashion, design, or craft production
Hours: 15-20 hours/week
Location: 115 W 30th Street, Suite 400, New York
How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter via email. No phone calls, please.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Global Goods Partners is an equal opportunity employer
Global Goods Partners is a non-profit, social enterprise based in NYC that is dedicated to alleviating poverty and promoting social justice by strengthening women-led development initiatives around the world. We partner with organizations, associations, and cooperatives worldwide that integrate their commitment to community development—specifically, improvements in education, health, women’s rights, and employment opportunities—with socially responsible income-generating enterprises. We create economic opportunity by offering design direction, generating demand, and bringing the unique, handmade, and quality fashion accessories that our more than 40 partners in 22 countries produce to the U.S. and international markets through our website, www.globalgoodspartners.org.