Service Description: Welcome to the WUSA Thrift Store – one of WUSA’s newest on-campus sustainability projects! We are looking for folks with a passion for sustainability and fashion to help us bring accessible and resourceful ways for students to get involved in creating a greener university experience. With this, the WUSA Thrift Store hopes to offer alternatives to fast fashion, and accessible clothing at a reduced price.

Benefits of Volunteering with the Thrift Store: Spend your volunteer time meeting like-minded people and educating others on accessible sustainable options. Our team of volunteers will be able to share their opinions and their ideas for making an inclusive sustainable environment! Additionally, we will have many opportunities for volunteers to interact with their teammates and spend time together working on sustainability projects, or in team socials! All volunteers will also receive an appreciation gift at the end of the semester for their amazing work with us.
Department: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Student-Run Service

Reports to: Thrift Store Manager
Effective date: September 2022 – December 2022
Weekly Time Commitment: 1-5 hours per week, including a weekly executive meeting
Job title: Social Media and Marketing Director – The WUSA Thrift Store

Job Description: The Social Media and Marketing Director is responsible for the promotion and marketing of the Thrift Store and its sustainability objectives, including sales, sustainability tips, information on clothing drives and implementation of marketing plans to promote events and information about additional sustainable topics.

General Requirements:
Skills and knowledge of social media platforms (TikTok, Instagram) is a must; previous work experience managing social media platforms is considered an asset
Passion for and experience in sustainability
Good organization, communication, and time management skills
Ability to work independently
Availability throughout the week to manage posts and interact online
Knowledge of WUSA and the UWaterloo community, academic policies, and procedures is considered an asset
Experience using basic design software (such as Canva) is an asset
Interested in launching a social media presence from the ground up!

Manage and keep the store’s social pages up to date
Represent the Thrift Store online
Work with WUSA Marketing in the creation of promotional materials, as well as completing some design work
Assist in the promotion of the weekly events committee and stay in communication with the executives and volunteers running the events
Share content from related organizations to cross-promote events and educational materials

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