JOB OPENINGS

Online Marketing and Communications Liaison

 

Norlha Textiles is a social enterprise whose mission is to bring beautifully hand-woven yak wool products from the Tibetan Plateau to the world, all while empowering the lives of former nomads and Tibetan communities. 

Norlha is looking for a creative, technically savvy, fashion-oriented marketing and communications liaison to help Norlha bring its products, stories, and mission to life online. 

This person will work on-site in Ritoma village on the Tibetan Plateau, directly with the Founder, CEO, Sales Manager, and eCommerce Manager, and indirectly with a number of Norlha's local management staff. 

 

Skills Desired: 

  • Experience with online marketing and understands the dynamics of fashion marketing
  • Proficiency with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, LightRoom) with the ability to touch up pictures, make GIFs, etc. 
  • Works extremely well in a team from various backgrounds, who takes initiative, communicates clearly, has an open mind, and has the ability to take constructive feedback in a positive manner
  • Possesses a trained eye for creative design, being able to see the potential marketing strategy in a collection of products or stories
  • Possesses a proficient commercial sense, with their finger on the pulse of the fashion industry
  • Experience with promoting a brand within the framework of a defined mission and strategy
  • Puts the mission of the team and brand before the self, with the goal of making high quality products and transforming lives
  • Enjoys being hands on and involved
  • Creative writing experience
  • Enjoys life in a remote village with different cultures

 

Plusses:

  • Studio photography experience

 

Tasks: 

  • Assist with Norlha's photo-shoots
  • Assist with managing Norlha's photo archives
  • Assist with Norlha’s photo-editing process and touch-ups
  • Photo, GIF, and video creation
  • Develop marketing materials
  • Assist with Norlha's online marketing and communication strategies, including social media
  • Market research and analysis
  • Ensure materials and content are marketed in an efficient and optimized manner for products, collections, website, blog and social media posts, following Norlha's 2017 marketing schedule
  • Capture life and moments at Norlha, in Ritoma Village, and on the Plateau, both past and present, and communicate these authentically and in a manner that’s relevant with the time/context

 

Timeframe: 

  • 9 months; mid-March to mid-December 2017

 

Compensation: 

  • Accommodation in Norlha's modern guesthouse in Ritoma village, adjacent Norlha's atelier. Private room with private bathroom (Western showers and toilets). Wifi. Daily housekeeping. 
  • All meals
  • Round-trip Airfare
  • Visa
  • $500USD/month stipend

 

Interested candidates please email and submit resume to contact@norlhatextiles.com