Help Black Women Stitch express their voice and articulate their key messages with well-written and compelling marketing and communications materials.
Black Women Stitch
Charlottesville, VA, USA
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Charlottesville, VA, USA


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Posted July 23rd

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What We Need
  • Well-written and compelling copy for marketing or communication materials; examples include a brochure, blog post, one-pager/fact sheet, fundraising/promotional materials
  • Messaging that is consistent with brand identity, public relations strategy and communications objectives
Additional Details

SPECIALTY content writer. We are looking for support with 350-word blog entries on the subjects of sewing, quilting, and needle arts. We are also interested in the history of Black women in the industries of fashion, textiles, and other needle arts. Volunteers would be able to follow their own direction/interest or take inspiration from one of our podcast episodes.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a long list of episodes available as audio files, most of which also have written transcripts. Each episode is available on Apple podcasts, Spotify and other places where podcasts are found, including the podcast website. For episodes that have not yet been published, we have a google file with audio recording and draft transcript. This makes it easy to access.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $4,212 , allowing us to This will help us conserve scarce resources while also producing high quality blog entries with peppy writing and, ideally, with relevant keywords.

This job is essential to the development of our website. It is not enough that the site be beautiful (WHICH IT IS!) it must also be functional. One function we want our website to serve is as a resource for ideas. These blog entries are crucial for this endeavor.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides examples of existing communications and marketing materials such as links to website and social media, brochures, and other collateral
  • Volunteer Manager provides brand messaging guide and marketing strategy (if applicable)
  • Volunteer Manager communicates initial concept for deliverables to be created
Milestone 1: Information Gathering
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional connect to discuss goals of copywriting deliverables, target audience, and desired style and tone of writing
Milestone 2: First Draft
  • Professional shares first drafts of copy with Volunteer Manager for feedback with respect to style, tone, clarity, and length
Milestone 3: Finalize Copy
  • Professional incorporates feedback and submits final copy for review
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Black Women Stitch
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Lisa W.


Our Mission

Black Women Stitch is the sewing group where Black lives matter. We center Black women, girls, and femmes in sewing. We practice the principles of Black liberation, radical self love, and social justice.

What We Do

*Stitch Please podcast, a weekly audio show, is our major project. The podcast aims to support, celebrate, and inspire Black women sewists locally and around the world.

*Weekly chats on Instagram Live to answer questions and address issues/topics of interest, including material from the podcast, current sewing projects, and dismantling white supremacy.

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