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Our volunteer teams put up posters in stores promoting donating to Uhuru Furniture to support the mission of the African People's Education and Defense Fund.
POSITION TITLE: Marketing Assistant Internship with Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles
The African People's Education and Defense Fund (www.apedf.org) needs your skills and talents as a Marketing Assistant to the coordinator in one of its dynamic, economic development institutions - Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles in Oakland, CA. Be part of the team that is driven by African self-determination. Help produce a positive impact on the health, education, human rights and future of the black (African) community. Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles sells good quality furniture and collectibles at reasonable prices.
Under the direct supervision of the Promotions Coordinator, you will carry out weekly marketing assignments to ensure goals and deadlines are met and marketing and promotions campaigns are initiated and carried out in a timely fashion.
TASKS MAY INCLUDE
Attending the weekly Marketing Team
Using Photoshop to edit photos with layers, masks and isolating images from backgrounds
Creating flyers for monthly and weekly sales promotions using Photoshop
Weekly marketing meeting to lay out social media strategy and sales promotions strategy for the week
Post and respond to people on social media including Facebook, Instagram and more
Create weekly videos for Facebook and Instagram highlighting our inventory, staff, volunteers, etc.
Photographing, cropping and posting pictures of our inventory to our website, OfferUp and LetGo
Train volunteers to assist in editing our online postings as needed
This internship will include training on any of the above if needed
Have a strong passion for the APEDF mission ( www.apedf.org), self-determination and economic development for the African community
Photoshop and social media skills
Be organized, punctual reliable and honest
Possess good oral and written communication skills
Operate a reliable and consistent cell phone for communication as needed
Volunteer coordination experience a plus
This is an unpaid internship with a commitment of a minimum of 3-9 months for 20-25 hours per week.
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