Swahili Modern seeks a sales and marketing manager for our retail e-commerce team. Founded in Eugene in 1995, Swahili Modern is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and partners exclusively with talented African artisans. From our Eugene warehouse and office, we distribute handmade fair trade gifts and decor to stores and consumers around the world.
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The right candidate for this key position in our organization must be available to work 20 hours/week and travel monthly to our Eugene office. If applying, please be able to provide excellent references and demonstrate impeccable writing skills, design acumen and enthusiasm for organization.
Daily tasks include:
â€¢ Learning about our product inventory and artisan partners
â€¢ Collaborating with wholesale distribution, 5th Street Market store and photography team members
â€¢ Scheduling meaningful weekly, monthly and quarterly retail sales and marketing content
â€¢ Accomplishing retail sales goals via targeted imaging and website content, email, social media posts and online advertising
â€¢ Contributing creatively to copywriting and product design
â€¢ Organizing press coverage of Swahili products
â€¢ Scheduling and hosting Skype conferences with remote team members
â€¢ Engaging with and promoting the Fair Trade Federation
â€¢ Assisting with fund-sourcing for community enrichment projects in Africa
We provide a competitive salary, dependent on experience. Interested candidates must be able to travel monthly to Eugene, OR, and should email a resume, cover letter and verifiable references to the link above.