Maisha Collective Sales Manager is a Chicago-based position designed for an experienced sales manager to play an integral role in ensuring the success of the Collective by connecting the peer-driven design and production initiative to buyers from the US and the world. Please see the link below for a detailed description of the position. Applications are due Friday November 14, 2014.
All internship positions are unpaid and require a minimum three-month volunteer commitment. We are currently accepting applications for the following volunteer internship positions:
The Maisha Collective Fellow (Nairobi) The Maisha Collective Fellowship Program offers established designers and/or design students the opportunity to work directly with Maisha Collective artisans by teaching them new designs and skills, ultimately leading to a more diverse collection and increased sales. The internship is an unpaid position. Primary responsibilities include the following: 1) Assist the manager with product development by strengthening existing line, as well as incorporating new designs, fabrics, and dyes to compliment trends in the western market; 2) Train and monitor quality control and advise on methods to improve process; 3) Work with project manager and members to develop strategy and timeline for implementing future product line; 4) Help the project manager facilitate weekly meetings, monitor inventory, and manage issues and concerns; and 5) Assist with developing marketing campaign to target buyers in Kenya and abroad. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your CV and cover letter for review.
Teaching Assistant Intern (Nairobi) The teaching assistant intern will support the teaching team of the Girls' Empowerment Project with all aspects of daily implementation. This includes supporting teaching lessons, developing curriculums, assessing progress, and report writing. Qualifications should include a degree in education, special education, or some experience working in education programming. Please contact email@example.com to submit your CV and cover letter for review.
Communications Fellow (Nairobi) Heshima Kenya welcomes professionals with a background in journalism or communications and an interest in refugee, immigration, human rights and women’s rights to apply for this fellowship. This role will support Heshima Kenya’s digital and print communication initiatives and help to tell the stories of the girls we serve in a creative and dignified manner. Past and current fellows have supported fundraising initiatives, drafted print and online communications, supported aspects of grant writing and assisted in event planning. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your CV and cover letter for review.