Online Creative Marketing and Sales Experteer
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 currently operating an online merchandise store selling primarily to the U.S. market. However, the store is underutilized and is not a strong source of sales due to a lack of staff resources as well as expertise in online sales. We would like to host an individual who is able to "makeover" the online store in a way that increases online traffic as well as sales in order to support the women with whom we work.
Dates are flexible.
This project will be considered a success if, by the time the Experteer leaves our online store is set up to receive an increase in online foot traffic (both to the store and general website), an increase in online sales, and a more appealing setup/online store for customers.
- Design (Web or Print)
- International Business
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. One can also learn about online sales, design, etc.
- 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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