CAREER AT KIPFASHION

As our company 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 8-10 weeks program created to identify leaders within the Community. We crafted the program to engage highly skilled and talented individuals to serve as team member 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.

INTERNSHIP POSITIONS

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.

Roles

  • Innovate and execute marketing strategies
  • Manage Facebook ad spend
  • Manage Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr
  • Look for new ways to engage community
  • Work with editorial fellow for cross promotion and content

Our designers are the people who breath life into our marketplace. Without them there would be no marketplace. The Business Development Fellow 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, this fellow 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.

Roles

  • Create resources to help sellers improve sellers
  • Create and update seller handbook
  • Update handbook weekly
  • Have 1 on 1’s with sellers, i.e. “Office Hours”
  • Find and onboard new vendors

A core component to the Kipfashion mission is storytelling. The Visual Imagery and Photography Fellow 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.

Roles

  • Manage the imagery on the Kipfashion platform
  • Help sellers create better imagery
  • Lead community photo shoots
  • Be able to tell stories visually

At Kipfashion, story telling is an integral part of business ethics. The Editorial intern will be a master storyteller and will lead Kipfashion’s editorial content. This person will be a talented writer who knows how to curate and write stories that will represent Kipfashion’s brand. As an Editorial intern you will shape the tone of our digital content and find opportunities to further integrate storytelling into the Kipfashion platform.

Roles

  • Ensure consistent tone on social media and on website
  • Manage the Kipfashion blog and bloggers
  • Write content for Kipfashion blog
  • Innovate on ways to drive traffic from magazine to Kipfashion.com