- 222 SE Alder St, Portland, OR 97214, USA
Sseko Designs uses fashion to create opportunity and community for women across the world and right here at home. From luxury leather travel bags to customizable footwear, Sseko creates stunning goods with an innovative business model that enables women in Uganda to attend university and pursue their dreams. Sseko products are sold by Sseko Fellows, a bright and bold community of dreamers and doers, who are using their passion and smarts to send women in Uganda to college and earn an income to pursue their own dreams.
Plan, Manage and Execute all events including but not limited to:
Setting and managing event budget
Negotiating and managing vendor relationships
Marketing event - responsible for attendance
Managing and planning resources needed for executing events
Managing all the details for the duration of the event. You are the go to person that everyone will run to when they have no idea where to be
Creating a space for magic to happen. Sseko events facilitate connection, inspiration and give practical tips to help Fellows move forward
Plan and manage all travel arrangements for HQ staff, 3rd party, and Fellows for all Events
Sseko Summit and Leadership retreats, quarterly trainings, opportunity events and Sample Sales
Plan, Manage and Execute all trips including but not limited to:
You are responsible for ALL incentive trips including Uganda and North America incentive trips, and incentives for attending Summit and Leadership
Setting and managing travel budgets
Planning itineraries, and managing schedules while traveling
Negotiating and managing vendors for travel
Coordinating Fellows travel schedules when required
Coordinating with Marketing to communicate details for incentive trips
Booking travel for Sseko HQ team members
LOVE People, and specifically love created spaces and experience for people to thrive in
Comfortable traveling and managing complex situations in new cultures and environments
Strong excel skills, and a good comprehension of managing a budget
Comfortable and confident in complex negotiations with vendors. Able to manage conflict and work for win win outcomes in all negotiations.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to take initiative, start and execute on your ideas
You will be a part of a young and innovative startup that is pioneering the path that merges traditional business models with positive social change. You will have the opportunity to grow a company and develop a new model for doing business.
This role will be located in our Portland, OR office.
- Salary: DOE ( Est. $40 - $45k)
- 2 weeks PTO
- Health Insurance
- Retirement Matching
Start Date: 9/15/19