Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining the Maya Traditions team! We are a multicultural group committed to the empowerment of indigenous female artisans and their families. Below are our current job listings. Please note that these positions are based in our office in Panajachel, Sololá, Guatemala.

We currently have three positions available. Please click the position title for more detailed information.

Gerente Administrativo y Financiero - El puesto de Gerente Administrativo y Financiero es una posición clave en la Fundación Tradiciones Mayas de Guatemala. Estamos buscando a una persona extremadamente responsable, organizada, transparente y con visión de futuro. Este puesto requiere una mentalidad orientada a las finanzas, tener capacidad de análisis financiero y supervisión; una persona que sepa crear y/o mantener correcta y oportunamente los procedimientos para realizar los registros contables, tributarios y controles financieros de la fundación. El/la Gerente Administrativo y Financiero reporta directamente a la Directora Ejecutiva.

Marketing and Communication Internship - The marketing (and communication) Intern is responsible for assisting in the communications and marketing plan to build awareness, and to increase our client base and donations; promote, distribute and report Maya Traditions work. The marketing Intern is responsible for assisting and executing MTF’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tripadvisor. The Intern will work closely with the members of Maya Traditions Foundation staff, providing the opportunity to learn about and contribute to many aspects of Fair Trade, and nonprofit management.

Fashion/Textile Designer - We are currently seeking an experienced - volunteer- fashion/textile designer to work side by side with our skilled artisans to develop a new line of textiles and products for our wholesale catalog. This will require developing, coordinating, and leading sample development. The ideal candidate will be flexible, innovative, and sensitive to the cultural and structural differences of these indigenous communities. This is a very hand-ons position.

 

For listings of all available jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities, please visit our idealist.org page.