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Marketing Social Enterprise


Marketing Social Enterprise

Galway City Partnership


At a Glance

  • Start Date:12/04/2017
  • End Date:12/05/2017
  • Closing date:12/05/2017
  • Post Updated:19/04/2017
  • Min Hours:2 per week
  • Role Type:Marketing/PR/Journalism



Galway Artisan Workshop is a social enterprise in Galway City providing training and up-skilling for long term unemployed in a workshop specialising in design and production of wood products. As a social enterprise we must be self sustaining while providng training opportunities and support for our workers. We are looking for a student to work with the Social Enterprise Development Officer to put in place a marketing plan for the workshop. Once the plan is developed we will look for assstance to implement it.

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Create a Marketing Plan for the workshop

Learn about social entreprises 

Learn about issues for long term unemployed persons

Apply skills, knowledge and experience of marketing, promotion and sales to make the workshop viable in the market

Bring creativity and enthusiasm to the project

Skills required for this role:

Marketing Plan development

Promotion of services and products of the workshop

Computer and some design skills

Good written and verbal communication skills

Open and active listening skills

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Daytime hours Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
An interview will be arranged with any interested persons to explain details and explore student's needs. For example if they want to develop a particular skill or gain specific experience while working on the marketing plan.


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Eileen Lauster

Address: Galway City Partnership, 3, The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway


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