Business Development Associate



Hours per week

3 weeks in Peru | 7 weeks remote



Application Deadline


Start Date


End Date



La Libertad


Who you are:

  • Willing to work in Trujillo, on the Northern Coast of Peru for 2-3 weeks | Work remotely the rest of the summer
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, energetic
  • Resourceful and creative: able to create a plan of action and execute it
  • Not afraid to put yourself out there & able to relate to different people
  • Passionate about helping to build out the strategy for a growing small social enterprise that employs Peruvian artisans

Scope of Work May Include:

  • Assist with social media, branding, marketing and community outreach
  • Conduct market research through surveys, A/B testing, and focus groups
  • Cash flow projections and basic financial modeling
  • Create a vendor and store analysis for potential pop-up shops in Peru and US markets 
  • Work with Peruvian artisans to develop new product lines and marketing strategy
  • Maintain website, social media and blog content; other marketing channels as needed
  • Craft and coordinate content and video creation to leverage storytelling
  • Outline an Inventory Planning/Tracking systems


  • Intermediate-to-advanced Spanish speaking skills
  • Available for a minimum of 8 weeks

Preferred experience:

  • 1-2 years of professional experience
  • Background: marketing, business management, nonprofit administration,
  • Preferred Software Skills: Google Suite, Excel, Wix, Photoshop/Adobe

Start Date: early June 2018

About Cadena Embroideries

Cadena Embroideries is a social enterprise founded in 2012 and is dedicated to producing ethically produced goods from the foothills of the Andes Mountains. Every hand-crafted item is inspired by Peru’s rich archeological history and the legacy of the Moche community. Our products are made by female artisans whose voices and opinions shape every product we sell. We collaboratively design and produce every item with a strong sense community and partnership. At Cadena, everyone creates alongside one another.


How To Apply

To be considered, please submit resume, cover letter, and 2 professional references to by May 11, 2018.