US based Handicraft/Jewelry Sales Program Manager for small charity working in Guatemala
Miracles in Action
About the organization
We are an innovative, grassroots charity raising funds by selling handicrafts and jewelry made by Mayan artisans in Guatemala, and by building relationships with U.S. donors, advocates and volunteers. We seek candidates who are social entrepreneurs - passionate about making a difference in the world and willing to invest time, energy and heart. As a mission-minded team of caring/giving people, we find this work fun and rewarding, not just a job. Are you that way? The smiles from children and knowing we have made a difference are bonuses without a price tag. Being a small charity, you wear many hats - graphic design, bookkeeping, website work, customer service, sales/marketing, volunteer training/recruiting, social media... It keeps things interesting and you are always learning something new. This position is located at our home office in Naples, FL. We have a support office/facility in Antigua, Guatemala.
This position has 3 roles: A. Coordinate sales/orders of handicrafts/jewelry. B. Office, computer, bookkeeping, website duties, social media, and C. Work as a team with Operations Manager & Executive Director.
•Coordinate, schedule and manage events and volunteers.
•Increase sales and revenue through new or expanded wholesale and retail business.
•Promote Miracles in Action and our Beyond Beads handicraft program via email, Facebook, e-news, posters, phone, press release, etc.
•Fulfill, ship and bill the online orders and/or manage part timer to do this activity.
•Place orders and manage inventory. Restock the handicraft displays ready for sales events.
•Sell products at events by sharing the story of our artisans.
•Build relationships by explaining the handicraft project and our work in Guatemala, act as an Ambassador to develop relationships that lead to sales and donations.
•Organize and update website so it is easy to use, accurate, and current. Work with clients to order products. Take phone orders. Update website with new products, descriptions, etc. Take photos of handicrafts, and edit/organize photos.
•Develop marketing/promo pieces, signage, sales displays, banners, mailers.
•Perform office/financial duties in accurate, honest, and timely manner includes deposits, invoices, track receivables, and credit card sales.
•Organize/edit/share photos of the artisans and sales events.
Spanish-English written and verbal.
Passion to help others and make a difference in the world. Able to communicate our mission, goals and achievements to individuals, organizations, volunteers and supporters.
Strong computer/internet skills MS Office, graphic design, photo programs, Word Press, social media...
Organized and detail oriented. Able to prioritize and effectively manage time and resources.
Prefer someone well-traveled with goal to be a social entrepreneur
Contact email: [email protected]
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Cover letter to include:
1. Why are you interested? 2. What are you passionate about? 3. How long do you expect to stay in this position? 4. Why leaving your current position or looking? 5. Why should we hire you? 6. Salary history of last two positions? 7. How far you live from zip code 34112?
Or, willingness to relocate?
Equal Opportunity Employment
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