Social Responsibility Intern

Monday, 8 August 2016

Sasa is Hiring

Social Responsibility Intern

About Soko: Soko is a women’s accessories brand that aims to transform the status quo of how trade is conducted with emerging markets.

We work with a network of artisan entrepreneurs across Nairobi who produce handmade jewelry from upcycled materials such as brass, bone, and horn.

Our commitment to ethical production has led to growing demand for our products buyers around the world.

As a social enterprise with a brand built on ethical production, we are building programs to increase artisans’ income and build their capacity to grow and manage their workshops.

More information about Soko can be found at

The Social Responsibility Intern will be primarily focused on implementation and monitoring and evaluation of Soko’s artisan programs.

Conduct program monitoring activities, including artisan surveys and workshop assessments
Coordinate and facilitate program activities with internal stakeholders and artisans
Manage social impact data, from initial data entry to analysis and large dataset management
Prepare documents outlining social impact and program plans and results to be shared with internal and external stakeholders
Identify artisan training needs and develop the content to address them
Conduct targeted research to support development and funding of new programs (loans, workshop safety, etc.)
Person specification
Experience with program implementation and data collection, analysis, and management, preferably in an NGO or social enterprise setting
Desire to support community work
Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and Swahili
Commitment to data integrity and precision
Comfort with technology
Team player who excels at building relationships with colleagues in a cross-departmental setting
Willingness to regularly travel to multiple locations around greater Nairobi (e.g., Kibera, Dandora, Rongai, Kiambu, etc.)
Entrepreneurial spirit and sense of humor
Expertise in Microsoft Excel
University degree with 1 - 2 years of working experience

Reports to: Director of Programs

Contract level: Internship Standard, 3 Months

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Start date: Immediately

Soko is an equal opportunity, anti-corruption, and affirmative action employer.

To apply

Please email a cover letter and CV to

Email should include “Social Responsibility Intern” in the subject line.

Application deadline is 12th August 2016.

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