Empow’Her, a French NGO that aims to empower women in partnership with local NGOs in developing countries, seeks a young creative person with design skills and fluent English for a paid short-term (2 month) position in Bangkok to work on materials and design of Thai craft products.
This is a remunerated position for a young creative person, with design skills, who would like to join Empow’Her’s small international team of volunteers coming from France and Italy (specialised in strategic management, marketing and product development) for 2 months (approx December 2014/February 2015).
His/Her role in this project would be to improve existing products (being sold through King Power, the leading company managing the duty free shops in Thailand) and to create new patterns and products, using different raw materials and working directly with the skilled staff from the Association.
Skills and Requirements
The perfect candidate is a person who is looking for a challenging experience and who:
- has technical skills in fashion and design and can speak English (fluently)
- is able to coach and train other people with no/few technical or professional skills in fashion and design
- can understand client capabilities, market context and human insights
- is curious, able to inspire and to be innovative
- is passionate about social issues and wants to help women in difficulties
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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 28 2014
Empow’Her is a French NGO that aims at empowering women offering training courses and consultancy, in partnership with local NGOs in developing countries or in general to women in difficulties. The mission in Bangkok is conceived in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of the Women (APSW). It has the goal of setting up a social enterprise, within the APSW, aiming at empowering women offering them handicraft training and providing them a job, while improving the financially sustainability of the entire Association. The NGO is strongly convinced that, little by little, through culture (in this case, rediscovering traditional handicraft techniques), it is possible to solve social and economic problem.