E-Commerce Marketing Advisor - Volunteer in Colombia (Spanish)

This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Bogota, Colombia
Start Date: May 2024
Placement Length: 12 Months
Language Requirements: English ; Spanish 
Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role

Are you interested in supporting and empowering Afro-descendant communities by helping their enterprises succeed?
Our partner, the ACUA Foundation is currently seeking volunteers to assist with mainstreaming processes of visibility, brand management, marketing techniques and e-commerce of products and services of traditional and cultural enterprises funded by the Foundation.
If you're interested in embarking on a new and creative journey with an amazing local foundation, apply now.

As a volunteer, you will:

Create higher visibility on several social media platforms.
Develop and train staff on marketing techniques and e-commerce for traditional products.
Develop and assist with training on brand management for the foundation.

Essential Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, advertising, business administration or related disciplines

Essential Background:

Work experience or studies in gender, advocacy and/or sustainable development.
Knowledge of economic development processes and practices with a social and environmental approach.
Experience in communication roles.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with social platforms.

Support Package

Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
Accommodation while in placement
Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
Pre-departure training, in-country orientation, and reintegration debriefing, including travel and accommodation (more details below)
On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months


We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

Only applications made to our website will be considered: https://cusointl.org/3wDCMsG