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 We believe wholeheartedly that people hold the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success. People constitute our most important asset. We offer many exciting career opportunities and are always searching for the most talented people to join our team.

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About the shop

Kipfashion – Kipfashion is a unique African fashion clothing and accessories online retail and wholesale marketplace showcasing Africa’s brightest design talent to the world.

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As Kipfashion grows and evolves, we remain dedicated to maintaining a dynamic and inclusive work environment. We value the individual talent that comprises this company and are committed to equal opportunities for each employee’s advancement. Our company believes in and supports policies and practices that prohibit discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe wholeheartedly that people hold the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success. People constitute our most important asset.

We offer many exciting career opportunities and are always searching for the most talented people to join our team. The Kipfashion internship program is a 12-24 weeks program created to identify leaders within the Community. We crafted the program to engage highly skilled and talented individuals to serve as team members and decision-makers within the company. We are seeking highly motivated, dynamic, and resourceful individuals, but we also want people who love our mission and are excited to take Kipfashion and African inspired Fashion to new levels. Kipfashion interns will be decision-makers in their own right, so they must be confident and they must know how to take initiative. We want people who are excited about transforming lives and excited about changing perceptions of the African continent. 

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How are we going to share African Fashion with the world? That is what the Kipfashion Marketing Fellow will be tasked with. This person will serve as a Kipfashion ambassador while innovating exciting and unique ways to grow our community. This person will use social media, our newsletter, our magazine, and other funnels to reach our target audience. Most importantly, this person will also look for new ways to engage our community and get them excited about the many designers who sell within the Kipfashion Marketplace 

Duties and Responsibilities 

1. Marketing & Advertising Meetings with the management team to think about new marketing strategies, and chance to contribute own views and experiences; then carrying out these new marketing researching new streams of advertising or marketing. 

2. Social Media 

• Individually create and post to Facebook and Instagram to advertise new products and help drive user interaction and engagement.
• Opportunity to analyze social media interactions and develop strategies.
• Stay up to date on new social media tools, best practices, and how other organizations and companies are using them so that we can continue to be an early adopter of these technologies. 

3. Learn the basics of web analytics and SEO Use of tools and channels that include website and analytics, digital lead generation, blog, and other digital channels, tools, and initiatives including product launches and campaigns. Be involved in the latest trends in digital marketing and continuously learn to evaluate opportunities for the company. 

4. Assist with the creation of reports Planning, creating, managing, and reporting of the content and campaigns in social media and activities with our community and executing different marketing projects online. 

5. Take ownership of day to day maintenance tasks 

• Update product information and create content for web marketing.
• Assist in developing new products and entering new markets. 

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Our designers are the people who breathe life into our marketplace. Without them, there would be no marketplace. The Business Development intern will be someone who is an advocate for the sellers. This person will work very closely with our sellers and help them to maximize their potential in the marketplace to help them improve sales and overall brand quality. Equally important, the intern will also source and onboard new designers to join the marketplace. The ideal candidate for this position would be someone who has experience in the eCommerce and/or fashion /retail space.

Duties and Responsibilities 

1. Monitoring business development opportunities 

• Identify growth opportunities and partnerships with key players in the eCommerce space
• Research sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential 

2. Market retention 

  • Create, structure, and execute business and marketing initiatives to support our growth and demand in the market. 
  • Selling, and securing our market position from existing and prospective partners and customers through a relationship-based approach. 
  • Establishes develops and maintains and strengthens business relationships with current and prospective partners and customers to generate new business for the company’s products/services

3. Relationship building 

  • Establishes develops and maintains and strengthens business relationships with current and prospective partners and customers to generate new business for the company’s products/services 
  • Contacting potential clients. 
  • Build long term relationship with new and existing customers 
  • Support in writing new business proposals 
  • Coordinate with the sales team to create marketing campaigns 

4. Report analysis 

• Keeps abreast of product applications, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising, and promotional trends.
• Supplies management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
• Create a reporting and analytics structure to measure performance
• Analyse digital data to draw key recommendations around website optimization 

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A core component of the Kipfashion mission is storytelling. The Visual Imagery and Photography Intern will be an incredibly creative person who has a good eye for aesthetics. This person will oversee the Kipfashion website, magazine, and social media channels to ensure a consistent brand story is being presented. The fellow will also serve as an advisor to Kipfashion sellers and guide them in creating better and more consistent visual stories. The ideal fellow will have experience in fashion photography. 

Duties and responsibilities 

1. Manage the imagery on the Kipfashion platform 

• Work in partnership with the team to create on-brand products and marketing images.
• Awareness of contemporary trends in photography and fashion
• Organize, manage, and archive image library 

2. Be able to tell stories visually 

• Image processing and editing.
• Pre-Production and Shoot planning. 

3. Help sellers create better imagery 

• Create content for social channels. 


4. Lead community photoshoots 

• Use digital cameras, along with a variety of equipment such as tripods and flash attachments to produce professional photos
• Develop composition, select subjects, and manipulate lighting to achieve desire effects
• Adjust aperture, shutter speed, and camera focus based on a combination of factors such as lighting, field depth, and subject motion
• Create and manipulate light using flashes and reflectors
• Test equipment prior to use to ensure its in good working order
• Set up, mount, or install photographic equipment and camera 


• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Good English both written and spoken.
• Be in the last year of bachelor’s studies in Business and or information technology
• Has the ability to adapt fast and is open to change
• Be well-organized, efficient, adhering to deadlines
• Be quality and detail-oriented
• Can work both independently and within a team
• Has an intercultural affinity
• A driven personality
• Has a creative and professional approach to all tasks 

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