Afrika Handmade is a popup event in Nairobi that focuses on contemporary artisan and design products for home. All products are sourced from within the African continent.
We have recently opened a retail store at the Village Market and are looking for a retail shop assistant to join our team. It is a temporary position, available only for October 2018, but with high possibility of extension. It is a paid position.
Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service
Maintain outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards
Maintain a fully stocked store
Manage point-of-sale processes
Actively engage in the sourcing and receiving of new shipments
Keep up to date with product information
Accurately describe product features and benefits to customers
Follow all companies policies and procedures
Past experience working in a retail environment
Strong understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
Track record of over-achieving sales quota
Solid communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent customer service skills
Friendly, helpful, patient, confident and engaging personality
Basic administration skills, including bookkeeping
Minimum of college diploma in relevant field – interior design, sales and marketing, communications etc
Flexibility to work on other tasks
Ability to follow instructions to the letter
Good team player, but also able to take initiative
Previous working experience with Craft Afrika and/or Afrika Handmade will be an added advantage.
Deadline for receiving applications: 19 September 2018. Send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org