Marketing & Content Coordinator at Sseko Designs
Portland, OR, US

Company Description

Sseko Designs uses fashion to create opportunity and community for women across the world and right here at home. From luxury leather travel bags to customizable footwear, Sseko creates stunning goods with an innovative business model that enables women in Uganda to attend university and pursue their dreams. Sseko products are sold by Sseko Fellows, a bright and bold community of dreamers and doers, who are using their passion and smarts to send women in Uganda to college and earn an income to pursue their own dreams.

Job Description

What You’d Do: 

We are looking for a creative, people-loving, hard-working marketing professional.  This role will collaborate with our Marketing Manager and Graphic Designer on all  marketing efforts from new customer acquisition to driving marketing tactics through our Fellows’ community.  Every day we will expect you to help us track success, dream big, and take care of the people who have committed to growing with Sseko.

In addition to that you will:

  • Collaborate on all marketing campaigns and events including brainstorming strategy, creating assets and writing copy 

  • Support collection launches and sales including visual assets, site copy and photography 

  • Assist in the production of seasonal photo shoots, 4 per year while managing our digital asset management tool including uploading images, keywords and searchability

  • Manage ongoing weekly email marketing, design, and copy

  • Manage daily Social Media execution for Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest

  • Support brand and partner collaborations, giveaways, and contests

  • Create monthly blog content calendar, copy and topic ideation


What Kind of Experience/ Skills We Are Looking For: 

  • 3+ years marketing experience 

  • Strong written, editing and visual design skills

  • Ability to take initiative, start and execute on your ideas

  • Strong problem-solving skills and detail oriented

  • Ability to extend empathy and a desire to work in a collaborative environment

  • Proficient in Office, Google Workspace, Google Analytics, MailChimp, Canva, Photoshop, WordPress and basic html

  • Direct Sales experience preferred but not required

  • Positive energy and a passion to make an impact!


Additional Information

Start Date: Immediately

Compensation: Salary - DOE - Health insurance, 401k matching, PTO

You will be a part of an innovative team that is pioneering the path that merges traditional for-profit business models with positive social change. You will have the opportunity to grow a company and develop a new model for doing business.  

This experience will provide an invaluable platform for learning and gaining a deeper understanding of global economic and social development. You will also have the opportunity and privilege of serving alongside a team of entrepreneurs passionate about socially proactive and responsible business.     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Sseko is on a mission to use business to create educational and economic opportunities for women across the globe. This is an ambitious goal that will only be accomplished with an inclusive culture that creates space for the most creative and courageous minds to have a seat at the table. We believe that in addition to being in alignment with our value for justice and equality, building a diverse and inclusive team is required in order for us to achieve our audacious dream of creating a brighter and more just future for women everywhere. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.