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Job Opening: Campaign Manager (Part-Time Temporary)

Date posted: May 25, 2021

Apply by: June 18, 2021

Job Overview

Piedmont Fibershed is a young environmental arts organization based in Durham, NC dedicated to building a regional fiber system in central North Carolina centered around local fibers, local dyes, and local labor. We are hiring for a contract Campaign Manager to help us launch and grow membership in our new Supporter Program. The position will be part-time and last for a term of 8-12 weeks.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Piedmont Fibershed’s Steering Committee to plan a campaign to promote the Supporter Program and reach campaign goals
  • Identify effective channels and tactics for reaching Piedmont Fibershed’s intended audiences
  • Create and publish engaging content for Instagram, Facebook, email newsletters, and other communications channels
  • Devise a short-term campaign strategy that includes a timeline and media schedule
  • Monitor communications channels and compile and share out regular reports of campaign performance and results

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience using Facebook and Instagram for a business or organization
  • Entry level understanding of marketing strategy and how to use the concepts throughout various forms of outreach
  • Experience with creating eye-catching digital campaign graphics
  • Ability to work well independently, receive and integrate feedback, work within a budget, and meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with textile arts, fiber arts, and/or fiber and dye farming
  • Professional fluency in Spanish is a plus

Pay: $20/hour · No benefits

Term: June-August 2021

Schedule: 3 hours/week for 8 weeks; schedule flexible

Location: Open to folks outside of Piedmont bioregion; someone with experience of creating membership campaigns in this region preferred

To apply, submit a resume and a paragraph explaining your interest and qualifications for this position to info@piedmontfibershed.org with “Campaign Manager” in the subject line.

Piedmont Fibershed is an Equitable Opportunity employer and recruits people of color, women, trans folks, gender non-binary folks, LGBQIA folks, people with disabilities, people across the health spectrum, immigrants, people across the formal education spectrum, and people from low-wealth backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from people with lived experiences in communities that have been directly impacted by the textile industry.

Volunteer Opportunities

Piedmont Fibershed is currently seeking volunteers to help with the following projects. Fill out the form below to let us know if you’re interested!

Workshops – Organizing workshops for summer and fall 2021, including coordinating with instructors, booking venues, and managing registration

Social media – Planning and creating content for Facebook and Instagram

Interest groups – Initiating and coordinating monthly meetings focused around a particular fiber/textile topic (such as wool, growing natural dyes, raising fiber animals)

Other – Do you have other ideas about how you can contribute to Piedmont Fibershed’s work? Reach out!

Volunteer Interest Form

Volunteer Interest Form

What volunteer opportunities are you interested in? *