The Lisbon Project is a nonprofit organization established in 2017 to build a community that integrates and empowers migrants and refugees. As a Branding and Social Media Mentor with the Employment Program, you will be helping entrepreneurs from our community to improve their branding for products and services, through creating a brand to social media platforms, and eventually creating websites. The current group of entrepreneurs is small, and we see the initiative growing in the future. At the Lisbon Project, you will have the opportunity to impact people’s lives through your art and skills. Your duty is fundamental to communicate the values, mission and vision of the Lisbon Project, both externally and internally.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Meet with entrepreneurs one-on-one to discuss their business needs
Mentor entrepreneurs in branding and social media matters
Create digital content for entrepreneurs based on their needs
Assess and guide the entrepreneurs
Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts, design, communications, or related field (pref.)
Must be fluent in English (Portuguese is highly valued)
Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals and the web
Knowledgeable in social media and marketing
Knowledge of entrepreneurship market or initiatives (pref.)
Perform retouching and manipulation of images (e.g., Photoshop)
Create and manipulate designs (e.g., Illustrator, Canva)
Prioritize and manage multiple projects, ensuring that they are completed with high quality and on schedule
Excellent communication skills
Working in a team that aims to create impact
Making a considerable difference to the lives of migrants and refugees
Free tea and coffee (like all day long)!
Meeting people from all over the world and hearing their stories
Time Commitment: 4-8 hours a week
Duration: Minimum 6 months
Volunteer reports to: Entrepreneurship and Workshops Coordinator
We can’t do it without you! Thank you for being a part of our team.