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Communication and sales assistant in a crafts unit

Duration: 3 months

Daily Tasks

Part of the task is office work: keep the contact and update the clients, answer the mails, organize exhibitions,..other part is field work which includes travelling and visiting clients and being in contact with local rural craft.

Skills gained

The volunteer will learn about handicraft techniques and product development and will be participating in a social project upgrading local people conditions. S/he will be visiting local craft units in Auroville region.

Opportunity Description

Conditions and practical details:

Tea and snacks will be provided on working days.

Auroville volunteer contribution will be paid.

Mani can organize tours to expose the volunteer to the local culture and the rural craft. Possibility to go on the field for promoting, meeting customers…

Duration:

Minimum duration is 3 months that can be further extended if there is the need. (Non-Indians must be aware of the visa conditions- see our visa pages).

Timing

 

Morning hours 9.00 to 12.00, Monday to Friday.
Afternoon hours 13.00 to 16.00, Monday to Friday.

Prerequisites

Interested in craft and local culture. Sense of team work. Adaptable person. Experience in sales and marketing.

Language skills

Software skills

No Software Specified

Computer required

YES

Number of volunteers needed: 1