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WHAT IS KOLLABORA

Kollabora is a new kind of maker community. The root of Kollabora is “working together” - we unite makers, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels to get inspired, share projects, buy and sell PDF patterns, and connect with each other and their favorite brands.

At the forefront of the maker movement, our diverse community of creative influencers includes some of the most well-known and innovative DIYers sharing high quality, fashion-forward content. Our ever-growing communities include sewing, knitting, home decor, jewelry making, dyeing, quilting, and more. Kollabora and the Kollaborator Ad Network are reaching over 2 million makers, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts between 18 and 35 years old of all skill levels.

Are you excited about what we do here? If so, read on...

 

FREELANCE WRITER AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Position Summary

Writing and social media freelance position for DIY, craft, and fashion lovers with a focus on community, education, and aesthetics. Develop blog and social media content that informs and inspires. Spot and relay emerging trends in craft, DIY, and fashion through social and blog posts. Develop relationships with bloggers, brands, and designers through social media connections. Engage the Kollabora community with inspirational, aspirational, and educational content. This can be one or two positions, depending on the applicants' experiences. 

Responsibilities

  • Curate and write newsletters for crafters and brands about relevant, trendy content
  • Feature site content including member projects and designer patterns
  • Manage community through commenting and engagement on site
  • Maintain look and feel of the site through Homepage Banner and featured content
  • Carry the voice and aesthetic of Kollabora through all social media channels including Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Coordinate with members and designers for blog features, pattern sales, and other featured content.
  • Write blog posts featuring member content, site content, and other relevant craft and fashion content.

Skills and Abilities Preferred

  • Photoshop and Keynote skills a plus
  • Understanding of email delivery platform Mailchimp
  • Proficiency in craft: knitting, sewing, jewelry making, crochet, quilting etc.
  • Knowledge of the craft industry and its trends
  • Knowledge of the fashion industry and cultural trends

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Proficiency in social media platforms including Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Understanding of Google analytics and social media analytics
  • Short form writing abilities for blog and social media
  • Good copy editing and grammar skills
  • Organized and task oriented
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and delivery quality work on time

APPLICATION

Please send a cover letter detailing why you want to work at Kollabora and your CV to jobs@kollabora.com.

 

INSIDE SALES EXECUTIVE

Kollabora.com is seeking a Inside Sales Account Executive to help grow its current partner and client list. 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

You will be representing the digital assets (content, contests, ads, trend reports) of a fast growing creative media company. You will be given a list of endemic accounts, some of the with existing relationships that have spend advertising dollars with us already. You will be expected to grow current accounts as well as add new ones. There is a real opportunity to make money if you’re able to maintain existing clients as well as win new ones.

The role is offered with a base salary and commission, as well as health insurance. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 1+ year proven inside sales success, selling digital advertising
  • Cold call/prospecting experience and solid presentation skills
  • Reliable and self motivated to work independently without direct supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Work with content and creative teams to generate event and campaign concepts to sell to prospective clients
  • Strong interpersonal, planning and organization skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and self-starter approach. You will work effectively and efficiently as part of a team, staying composed under pressure and managing your time.
  • You’ll be responsible for providing clear communication to the team, as well as planning your work. You will brief the partnership manager who will produce the campaigns and together ensure that we’re delivering great work. We are about collaboration!
  • A love for DIY, craft, fashion and the maker movement is a HUGE plus.

APPLICATION

Please send a cover letter detailing why you want to work at Kollabora and your CV to jobs@kollabora.com.

 

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