Digital communication and event organisation support (part-time, flexible, on an hourly basis, Oct ’17 – January ’18)
We seek a digital communication and event organisation support (f/m) to help Grown this coming winter season in building our community by digital communication and real events.
The ideal candidate is a ski/Telemark/snowboard instructor or/and mountain guide with a strong value-based interest and spirit in and for sustainability. The offered position is part-time, flexible and paid by the hour, with a time equivalent of about 20h of work per month, for the period October ‘17 until January ‘18. Ideally, the candidate is a student and/or works as a ski instructor/guide this coming winter, based in the central Alps (Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Northern Italy, France), and this part-time position is a valuable addition to her/his other job since it can be done from anywhere with flexible working hours.
The ideal candidate will support Grown in our new strategic community building strategy, including website development, digital marketing, crowdfunding, and event organization; s/he will assist in daily routine tasks and has the chance to contribute to the design of new products, pop-up sales, events and trips. The candidate will actively support the growth of our sales distribution network, help to build new partnerships, and manage 2-3 weekend events on-site. There is no fixed work place; the candidate works independently organized from her/his own mountain office or café, while being easily reachable by digital means and willing to travel between Innsbruck, Torino and Grenoble.
Required skill set
The ideal candidate is a great communicator who easily connects with people; s/he is independently organized, capable to multi-task and has an education/training in sustainability or related topics. S/he is a snowsports instructor or/and mountain guide, is fluent in both spoken and written English, and speaks at least one other alpine language (especially Italian or French). Language skills are most critical for this position. Furthermore, the candidate is experienced working with WordPress based websites and capable to transform the current site into its new stage, likes to write short marketing texts and narratives, is photo affine and creative, and has experience with crowdfunding.
We offer a unique experience in a highly innovative and creative, research-based outdoor sports and eco design lab, great contact networks, and a fair compensation. Starting date is asap by October ’17.
Applications contain a motivation letter, a CV with picture and information on snow sports and digital communication experience, specifically in WordPress-based websites. This info should be sent by email as one .pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org, attention Dr. Tobias Luthe.
Applications are reviewed on a first-come-first serve basis.