Marketing/ Product Development

Duration1-11 months
Job ID1479
DateFebruary 15, 2022

Poverty in the rural areas sees thousands move to the city in the hope of securing work. Most dont find the prosperous future they were longing for. Instead they are forced to live in substandard accommodation in poor areas of the city. With limited education no financial resources and an abundance of people willing to exploit their situation day-to-day living is a challenge. Our work focuses on empowering women from 3 local slum communities. Income generation through dignified employment is the cornerstone of our work.

The work we do is focused on empowering women. Women are taught skills (or utilise existing skills) to produce beautiful high-quality products. The income they earn helps them to become increasingly self-sufficient. Their confidence and self-esteem grow as they are empowered to improve the quality of their lives and the lives of those who depend on them. We are looking for someone to work in market development. This is a short-term position 3 months to 1 year.

We are looking for a person to explore new ideas options and possibilities for future product. We need to consider potential markets sustainability suitability for home-based production quality control ability of producers. This would be a research and development role hopefully getting several product options through to a production ready basis and ensure staff who would supervise production are trained.