Communications & Marketing Assistant Joy Newton (design studio)
- Date Posted April 26, 2022
- Location West Granby, CT
- Category Business / Design
- Job type Part-Time
We are a mission-driven lifestyle company that connects agriculture and design in conscious-living home spaces. Based in Connecticut, in the foothills of the beautiful Berkshires, we are deeply connected and inspired by farming and the natural world. Our designs are created using sustainable textiles that are bold, colorful, effervescent, and are a source of comfort, security, and positive connections. Our expanding line of products includes kitchen linens, bedding, and a collection of quilts for children– all designed with 100% natural fibers.
We consider ourselves to be stewards of the land and sea by producing sustainable and beautiful designs that celebrate the world around us. We seek to bring beauty, awareness, simplicity, sustainability, and consciousness into daily living through heirloom-quality goods that honor agriculture, history, education, tradition, and the environment through the window of art.
Health-conscious, our customers include creatives, health-conscious families, educators, chefs, restaurateurs, and farmers, among others. We believe that knowing the route and safety of the fabric we use is as important as the food we eat, and our customers value this mission. The “cloth” we use in our daily lives and the positive value of design through the natural world impacts the health of our bodies, our families, our communities, and our planet in turn. For that reason, we deliver ethically sourced and certified textiles to our customers that are free of harmful substances.Job description
We are a rapidly growing design studio with over 23+ years of experience in the industry. We have received international recognition, attention, and notoriety, and are seeking a highly- motivated and energetic Communications/Marketing Assistant + for 3 hours of work per week, (or project-based) with plans to add additional hours as we grow together. Our goal is to find a talented, creative, and experienced professional who can help us expand our reach in an unchartered farm-meets-art-and-design lifestyle space. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about working with a small entrepreneurial team; who is a motivated and detail-oriented multi-tasker; and who works well independently and craves challenges. The ideal candidate possesses experience in office administration, analytics, marketing, and design, and is also deeply driven and compassionate about the environment, farming/agriculture, design (textiles, home goods, fashion) food, and the natural world.
Hours: 8-12 hours/month (~2-3+ hours/week).Must have some availability during business hours and on weekends. (Hours can change from week to week.)
Location: You will work remotely via email and/or weekly phone calls/video meeting check-ins when necessary with the Founder/Principal Creative Joy Newton.
Start Date: ASAP
Administrative: This role involves a variety of general administrative support including research, and assisting with special projects.
Communications: This role contributes to and manages marketing initiatives (i.e., email marketing/campaigns, digital marketing, and event marketing). Activities include composing letters, emails, and social media posts, execution of mailings, email blasts, and marketing campaigns, drafting and sending newsletters, and promotional emails, and assisting with the organization of our retail and editorial calendar.
- 5+ years of administrative and marketing experience
- Organized and detail-oriented
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent creative and editorial writing
- Experience with e-commerce platforms (Shopify)
- Experience with Ominsend and Mailchimp
- Graphic design skills
- Experience working in design, retail, or similar
- Local to CT/MA/NY preferred
- Works well independently and remotely
- Is resilient and motivated
- Has fresh and creative ideas
- Love to brainstorm