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Interior Textiles Market Specialist (Voluntary) - Turquoise Mountain - Remote

Australian Volunteers Program

We’re looking for an Interior Textiles Market Specialist who can volunteer remotely (from home) for 3 months. Join the Australian Volunteers Program to contribute to sustainable development across East Asia.

About the Partner Organisation: 

Turquoise Mountain has led the step‐change in the artisanal textiles industry in Myanmar. By training weavers and tailors in technical, design, and doing‐business skills, Turquoise Mountain has created communities of weavers across the country that are capable of producing to international standards in terms of quality and design whilst Turquoise Mountain ensures ease of doing business for international clients.

They are seeking someone to assist in conducting a commercial mapping of a region of Australia to identify possible outlets and buyers of Myanmar textiles, including interior designers, interiors shops and concept stores and fashion designers.

About the Position: 

  • You'll be supporting a local social enterprise and the textile industry in Myanmar by mapping potential buyers in Australia.
  • You'll need commercial experience as well as knowledge of the interior design and textiles market in Australia.
  • You'll gain the opportunity to work with a local organisation in Myanmar and broaden your skill set to international markets and experience.

We actively support and encourage people of all backgrounds and abilities to volunteer internationally and aim to make the program as accessible and inclusive as possible. Find out more.

A position description is attached.

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