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Volunteer Marketplace Curator, World Pulse Magazine

Do you have an eye for fashion and a heart for social change? If so, you may be a great fit for a unique volunteer position with World Pulse Media. As our Volunteer Marketplace Curator you will play a key role in producing our “Marketplace” department, a unique editorial offering within World Pulse Magazine.

World Pulse is a media organization that covers global issues through the eyes of women. We produce WorldPulse.com, as well as a semi-annual print magazine, and a social networking newswire, called PulseWire.

The Marketplace department is part of our print edition and features fairly traded and eco-friendly items from global women artisans. From clothes and accessories to body care and home items, we seek to highlight the best in socially responsible commerce targeted to our primary demographic of globally engaged women. Marketplace exposes readers to exciting and well-crafted products, while providing opportunities for readers to support responsible businesses that are providing meaningful income-earning opportunities for women around the world.

The Marketplace curator will work closely with World Pulse’s editorial department to research, recommend, and secure products for inclusion. We are looking for someone with an eye for design and an appreciation for compelling story telling.

Responsibilities: -Research and recommend Marketplace products for review -Request product samples and document intake -Write short, compelling product descriptions with support from editorial team -Correspond with marketplace vendors -Secure photos of chosen Marketplace items -Provide creative input for Marketplace layout

Required skills: -Superior organizational abilities -Research skills -Excellent aesthetic sensibility

While this is an unpaid volunteer position, it is a learning opportunity and a chance to assume a challenging and important role in the production of our magazine—and to put your excellent taste to good use!

Application instructions:

To apply please email a resume and cover letter—detailing interests and experience relevant to the position—to Corine Milano ([email protected])

Additional Details

Start Date: Immediately Length of volunteer position: 4 months Minimum time required per week: ~ 5 hours a week Location: Portland, OR (Northwest Kearney and NW 19th)