1. Deadline for applications: 11 August 2023
  2. This is a 6 months, full time & paid position 
  3. Satisfactory performance during the 6 months guarantees a full contract
  4. Submit application to: 
  5. Indicate your expected salary
  6. Send your resume and cover letter in PDF format
  7. The successful candidate will work from our offices at the Village Market, Limuru road
  8. Only qualified candidates will be invited for an interview


Established in 2012, Craft Afrika is part of the A55 Group of companies. 

Operating as a social enterprise, Craft Afrika provides business support to micro and small enterprises within the craft/artisanal sector in Afrika.

To this end, the organization has achieved various milestones including:

  • Launching the first ever locally produced website ( that focuses solely on providing business content to the local and regional craft sector 
  • Publishing the first and only Africa-focused downloadable Ebook on the craft
  • sector. The book, titled “The Artisan Business Handbook: A Reference for Micro and Small Entrepreneurs in Africa,” has seen close to 2,000 downloads
  • Hosting the sector-specific monthly meetup “Jumpstart Thursday” regularly for 3 years
  • Producing the annual Afrika Handmade conference and product showcase that attracted international speakers and participants


  • Research, propose and develop new growth strategies and opportunities 
  • Identify and secure resources necessary for new and existing projects
  • Prepare and make presentations to potential project partners
  • Write grant applications
  • Draw up and oversee an annual budget
  • Create a one year roadmap and action plan
  • Create mailing lists and send out regular communication
  • Represent the organization in various stakeholder meetings
  • Revive and manage all logistics of both the bi-monthly meetups and annual conference
  • Develop productive synergies with like-minded institutions
  • Regularly publish blog articles on both the website and various social media platforms
  • Widely promote the organization’s Ebook


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 1-2 years professional experience working in the craft/artisanal sector specifically or creative industry at large
  • Experience in proposal writing and fundraising
  • Experience in creating and maintaining dynamic mailing lists
  • Software competence in the relevant programs 
  • Experience in writing SEO-friendly blog articles and creating social media posts
  • Experience in a leadership capacity


  • Positive, can-do attitude towards life
  • Passionate about supporting creative entrepreneurs create sustainable businesses
  • Strong work ethic and therefore an ability to deliver on JD with little to no supervision 
  • Desire to independently travel locally and regionally
  • Proactive and keen to take initiative