DAKAR aSSISTANT pOSITION


General Information:

How to Apply: Send email submissions with your resume, portfolio, website, and/or social media handles to info@spiritedpursuit(dot)com

Duration: Ongoing

Location: Based in Dakar, Senegal

Commitment: Available 10-15 hours per week

Compensation: Unpaid, College Credit Available

Language: Fluent in English, French & Wolof

Application Deadline: Until Filled

 

Qualifications:

  • Solution driven individual with strong ability to take initiative and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to stay organized, motivated, and maintain high level of urgency.
  • Strong familiarity with Spirited Pursuit.com and its related social media platforms.
  • Enthusiasm for travel, photography, and creative ideas paired with drive to execute.
  • Knowledge and exposure to various social media platforms with strong interest in implementing new ideas and creative strategies.
  • Excellent written communication and relationship building skills.
  • Resourceful and innovative problem-solver with an enthusiastic, fun, go-getter attitude.
  • Fast learner with ability to quickly adapt to new technology and digital platforms.
  • Experience with Photoshop, Lightroom, and/or Indesign preferred but not required.
  • Bonus but not required: prior experience in photojournalism, communications, social media management, or graphic design

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the launch of Marché Spirited Pursuit
  • Act as market liaison for artisans and vendors to source products/fabrics.
  • Assist with weekly schedule to fulfill orders.
  • Draft, edit, and proofread new content for the Marché SP Journal.
  • Assist with cultivating + developing our growing community via social media
  • Maintain content calendar to meet publishing deadlines
  • Pitch and implement new creative ideas
  • Experiment with graphics to create promotional materials for social media
  • Assist with formatting changes to Marchespiritedpursuit.com
  • Assist with production of newsletter

Requirements:

  • Reliable + consistent with ability to meet deadlines
  • Must have strong and consistent internet connection
  • Advanced writing + grammar skills with basic understanding of storytelling
  • Multi-tasking ninja - ability to manage and deliver multiple projects at once
  • Inquisitive; high level of curiousity with drive to see projects to completion