Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles ...driven by African self-determination
Seeking a Promotions Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: Promotions Coordinator - Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles Oakland


The African People's Education and Defense Fund (www.apedf.org), a nonprofit, needs your skills and talents as a Promotions Coordinator in one of its dynamic, economic development institutions – Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles in Oakland, CA. Be part of the team that is driven by African self-determination. Help produce a positive impact on the health, education, human rights and future of the African community. Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles sells good quality furniture and collectibles at reasonable prices.

Our Promotions Coordinator will coordinate our internet presence including promotions on our own websites, social media and media campaigns. They will coordinate promotion of our special seasonal and pop-up sales and coordinate our open houses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under the direct supervision of the Marketing Coordinator, you will:

  • Create graphic content such as videos, banners and posters for digital and print distribution

  • Copyright, design, layout and produce promotional materials for distribution through diverse advertising mediums

  • Photograph our merchandise and participants

  • Coordinate a team of interns and volunteers participating in the promotions work

  • Coordinate our social media presence on multiple platforms

  • Coordinate media campaigns

  • Coordinate the promotions of our sales and open house events

  • Collaborate with other Uhuru marketing team members on promotions strategies and content

  • Participate in marketing related committee meetings

  • Distribute promotional materials off site to organizational contacts


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience or education in marketing or promotions

  • Be proficient in the use of graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience creating marketing content for social media

  • Possess good oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with HTML an asset

  • Have a strong passion for the APEDF mission (www.apedf.org), self-determination and economic development for the African community


This is a full time position
It pays minimum wage
To apply: Email your resume and some samples of your graphic design work to oakland.promotions@uhurufurniture.org.
Application deadline is Monday, May 1st, 2017

** If you want to see genuine change and support sustainable, economic development by and for the African community, we would love to hear from you!

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Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles
Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles
3742 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA
Tues - Sun 11am - 6pm

510-763-3342 uhurufurniture@yahoo.com
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Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles is an economic development project of the
African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF.org), building programs and campaigns for health, healthcare, education, economic development and human rights; self-determination by and for the African community.

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