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Photoshop Promotions Assistant – Full-Time - Oakland, CA


Contact: Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles, Store Manager 510-763-3342 x 3


Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles is hiring! This full-time position is for Tuesday - Saturday. This person would work with an amazing team and photograph incoming furniture, crop and post pics online. This person would also play a role in creating graphics for weekly and monthly sales and special events. Including posters, postcards, emails, images for our website, Facebook, Instagram, Pinrest and more. This is a great opportunity to be part of a 30 year old economic development institution of APEDF, build support for African self-determination in the community and develop your own skills and experience.

Summary of Duties and Qualifications:

  • Assist in creating our graphics for weekly and monthly sales and special events. This will include posters, postcards, emails, images for our website, Facebook, Instagram, Pintrest and more.
  • Follow our brand guide when creating materials.
  • Take photos of our furniture each day, crop and save them, post them to our website and other online sales channels.
  • Monitor social media analytics.
  • Give report in weekly Marketing Team Meeting.
  • Attend monthly Staff Meetings.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
Creativity and skills in photography and graphic design. Proficient in Photoshop, cross platform. Agreement with the mission and policies of APEDF. Passionate about social justice and economic development in the African community.

Qualifications:
Proficient in Photoshop, Google Drive, Dropbox. The ideal candidate is reliable, punctual, a clear communicator, flexible, able to set own deadlines. Ability to work with volunteers is a plus.

To Apply:
Email resume to oakland.manager@uhurufurniture.org or drop it off at the store: 3742 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610.

This position could lead to more responsibilities and advancement. If full-time is not possible, for the right candidate we are open to discussing part-time.

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles has been providing high quality, low priced furniture and collectibles to the Bay Area for almost 30 years. We have been voted “Best of the East Bay” 8 years in a row! UFC is an economic development institution of the non-profit organization, the African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF.org). All proceeds raised above our operating expenses go to support programs defending the civil and human rights of the African community and bridging the grave disparities faced by the Black community in health, healthcare, economic development and education. That’s why we say that Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles is driven by African self-determination! Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles has a website at uhurufurniture.blogspot.com Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles has a website at uhurufurniture.blogspot.com.