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Branding and Social Media Mentor Volunteer

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

  • Work experience

  • 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.

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