Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Our Ugandan Women Beaders
We work with over 200 women on beading and other income-generation projects, and impact over 1500 people if we count their dependents. Here, our Jinja beaders are cutting paper, and rolling beads. Two of our board members, Carol and Conchetta, are looking on.

About

Outreach Uganda is seeking a volunteer with strong experience in product marketing and branding, and ideally also help in locating and partnering with larger wholesalers.

Opportunities:

  • Develop strategic marketing plan to obtain wholesale partners and further market our product marketing efforts
  • Assistance in updating our product packaging and marketing materials
  • Educate and inform wholesalers about our products
  • Identify other marketing material opportunities to provide support to our wholesalers and other buyers
  • Develop method for contacting prospective wholesalers and stores that would like to carry our product
  • Help us determine if becoming fair trade certified would be beneficial

Desired skills:

  • 2 or more years or more in product marketing and distribution; product branding
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ease with telephone, email and in-person contacts
  • Familiarity with online selling
  • Must be located within the U.S. and understand firsthand U.S. marketing methods and patterns

Skills

  • Retail / Sales
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Brand Development & Messaging

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 15 to 20 hours over a 3 month period

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