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Recruitment at Shakara Creations Ltd Kenya

Shakara Creations is a trusted and renowned provider of printing, photography and videography as well as branding services. 

We provide complete solutions in this service niche for customers to effectively express their ideas. We stand firm on quality because this is our strength. 
 
We are now seeking applications from suitably qualified professionals to fill the following position:
 

Receptionist / Office Administrator

The person will contribute to the effective running of the day to day operations of the office by providing full administrative support to the management. 

The person will also be required to demonstrate a clear understanding of printing, videography, photography and branding services.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Act as the first point of contact and welcome clients/visitors on arrival, respond to their queries and paperwork and check them in/out.
  • Help to promote a positive working environment.
  • Develop an understanding of the company’s services and products in order to answer basic enquiries.
  •  Keep familiarized with current services including the nature of the services offered and the price lists.
  • Respond sensitively and appropriately to any queries and/or questions from clients as and when required.
  • Liaise with the management on a daily basis in relation to any specific client requests/queries.
  • Establish good relationships with key customers and suppliers to strengthen the partnerships with them.
  • Contribute to the upkeep of the reception to provide a safe and welcoming environment, ensuring brochure stands are replenished throughout the day.
  • Answer telephone calls, respond to emails, handle queries and book appointments
  • Prepare items/paperwork for the next working day including notification to management for any pending customer orders, notifications for meetings to management and ensuring that materials required to complete the next day jobs or materials required for next day meetings are available in readiness for the next day.
  • Take payments via cheque and cash and chase any unpaid/outstanding invoices.
  • General administrative support including maintaining accurate filing, scanning, photocopying etc.
  • As requested attend any meetings with management.
  • Responding to reasonable ad hoc duties requested by management from time to time.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Diploma in Front Office or Secretarial Diploma or Certificate.
  • Recent and proven front of house reception experience gained within a large corporate company.
  • Excellent communication, grooming, presentation and customer facing skills.
  • Sound knowledge of word and excel.

Sales Assistants
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • The sales assistants are required to sell Shakara products and services in Nairobi and environs.
  • The sales assistants will be required to interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products or services.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum diploma of marketing or any other relevant courses of sales.
  • Should be with computer skills and good knowledge of customer services.
  • Must be kind, generous and enjoy to save daily customers.

Photographer

Duties and Responsibilities

The photographer will provide high quality still photography services.
Qualifications and Experience


  • Have a sincere appreciation of photography.
  • Experience with a digital cannon camera.
  • Have basic knowledge of photoshop for editing of photos, facial retouch, colour correction etc.
  • At least one year photography experience.
  • KCSE and above
  • Good oral skills

Graphics Designer

The graphics designer will be required to produce designs with a high visual impact. 

The ideal candidate must have a mix of creative skills, commercial awareness and an imaginative flair. 
Duties and Responsibilities


  • Produce accurate and high quality work.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations.
  • Developing design briefs by gathering information and data to clarify design issues.
  • Using a wide range of media including photography and computer aided design.
  • Contributing creative ideas and design artwork to the assigned works.
  • Being proactive in presenting ideas and design to management and clients.
  • Employ colour, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques when designing project.
  • Design logos for products and business.
  • Create promotional displays and marketing brochures.
  • Develop the layout and production design for magazines, journals, corporate reports and other publications.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Diploma in graphic design.
  • 1 to 2 years experience in graphics design.
  • Good design skills.
  • Knowledge in corel draw, Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6) programs mainly photoshop, illustrator,  indesign and premiere pro.
  • Ability to multi task on more than one design brief at a time.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Good customer interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

If you posses the above requirements please apply in confidence by sending CV and cover letter and clearly stating the vacancy being applied for on the subject header of the email to shakarajobs@gmail.com.
 

Application deadline is Saturday, 29th November 2014.
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Shakara Creations is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates who meet the above requirements are highly encouraged to apply.

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