Running project in Addis Ababa; help us develop marketing materials and web presence

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small Ethiopian business which organises fitness programmes and altitude training for every level of runner. We also run an athletics club in Addis Ababa, and we work to broaden our athletes' skills by training them in English, communication skills, massage, handicrafts and tourism.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help

    Help

    We would like help with:
    - Updating website content and social media sites, working with programmes such as WordPress, MailChimp, Excel, Google Analytics;
    - Designing brochures, leaflets and events materials;
    - Developing funding proposals for our athletics club and our social-development programme, including seeking sponsorship and funding opportunities;
    - Reviewing activities in the running-tourism sector;
    - Promoting our running project directly with hotels and tour companies in Ethiopia.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French, Spanish, Amharic, Arabic

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We are a 20-minute walk from the eucalyptus forests and Entoto Hills of Addis Ababa, and a 45-minute bus journey from the city centre. Room and board (three meals per day) provided.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Spending time with us presents an excellent opportunity for self-starters to advance marketing, promotion and web skills with a small business. You can gain first-hand experience of living and training at altitude alongside the best (if running is of interest to you, but it doesn't have to be), while also mixing with elite athletes, experiencing Ethiopia's rich cultural and social life, and eating fresh healthy Ethiopian food. You can also hone IT, design and marketing skills and learn some Amharic.

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    Volunteering hours expected

    4-5 hours per day, 5 days a week

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