Fair Trade Store Designer and Assistant
Support Women Empowerment in Ollantaytambo , Peru
PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT
Our organization empowers women's artisan cooperatives, providing skills-building workshops and access to the market through our Fair Trade Store in town, thereby allowing women to earn a reliable income. Our Sustainable Tourism Program works to connect women, families and the rural poor with the economic opportunities that tourism brings.
We are looking for an individual who is passionate and has experience in designing a small merchandise store or boutique layout, sales, and/or general design etc. The goal of this opportunity is to improve and transform the layout of our local fair trade store in Ollanta where artisan products made by the cooperatives are sold to increase sales, better communicate the story behind the product, and create a creative and appealing layout to involve potential customers. The work will involve working on both physical layout and changes as well as new creative ideas.
Dates are flexible
Some of the desired results are an increased foot traffic in the store, increased sales of products and tours, an increase in customer engagement
- Design (Product or Industrial)
- International Business
- Product Management
We Provide These Local Benefits
We will provide lodging close to the work location. This will be in either our local volunteer house or with a local host family.
We will provide 3 meals a day.
The Experteer will have the chance to learn more about small, local and international non-profit work. They will also gain an understanding of fashion, production, and fine arts from its local and historical root.
- We will provide local tourism information.
- We will provide transportation to and from the airport
- The Experteer would walk from the house or homestay to the office, and any transport to project sites in other communities would be covered by us.
- We will also include a rural tourism day. The Experteer can accompany a group we already have going up to our weaving cooperative that lives up in the mountains above town.
Questions & Answers About this Opportunity
Industry: Global Development, Non-Profit, Textiles, Travel & Tourism
Mission: Women Empowerment
Size: Small organization: 5 - 25 persons
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