Trama Textiles is a 100% worker-owned women's weaving cooperative based in Guatemala, created to help local women receive a fair salary through weaving textiles. This cooperative is the perfect place to volunteer if you're creative, self-motivated, and interested in Guatemala's Mayan traditions.
Working directly with 17 weaving cooperatives, representing 400 women from five different regions, Trama Textiles' headquarters is in the beautiful highland city of Quetzaltenango (Xela). In Xela, we have a shop where the handwoven items are sold, and a weaving school offering hands-on classes for individuals wanting to learn about Guatemala's traditional weaving processes. We also sell our products internationally online, as well as working with wholesale clients to fulfill large and custom orders.
Our Content Writer & Public Relations Intern, will write engaging and captivating content across a number of different channels.
They will be responsible for our monthly newsletter and blog as well as any other ad-hoc writing that is needed.
In addition, they will use their writing skills to raise Trama’s public profile, through reach-out to publications, journals, blogs and other possible publicity opportunities.
Desired skills and experience:
For the Creative Writer & PR Intern position we expect a minimum of one month’s commitment, and a minimum of 20 hours per week.
We do not provide accommodation, but we can help you find an inexpensive place to stay. Quetzaltenango is a mid-sized city with plenty of affordable hostels and apartments. There are many shops and restaurants, bars and cafes, and it is a short bus ride away from many of the beautiful tourist sites in Los Altos (Lake Atitlán, Chichicastenango, Antigua, Huehuetenango, and many other destinations).
All positions are non-paid. We do not charge any fees for Internship positions.
Trama Textiles is a 100% worker-owned women's weaving cooperative based in Guatemala, created to help local women receive a fair salary through weaving textiles. This cooperative is the perfect place to volunteer if you're…