Work at ECANDI - Retail Intern


Job Title: Retail Intern
Location: ECANDI, Rosslyn Gates Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
Term: Onsite – Flex hours
Shop opening hours: 8:30am – 6pm

Are you passionate about sustainability and eager to gain hands-on experience in the retail industry? ECANDI, a leading eco-conscious brand in Kenya, is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Retail Intern to join our team.


As a Retail Intern, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in a dynamic retail environment while contributing to ECANDI’s mission of sustainability. You will work closely with our retail team to assist with day-to-day operations, provide excellent customer service, and gain valuable insights into the retail industry.


  • Assist with store opening and closing procedures, including setting up displays, stocking shelves, and maintaining a clean and organized store environment
  • Greet and assist customers with their inquiries, helping them find products and providing product information and recommendations
  • Process transactions accurately and efficiently using our point-of-sale system
  • Assist with inventory management, including receiving shipments, conducting stock counts, and replenishing inventory as needed
  • Learn about our eco-friendly products and services and become knowledgeable about their features, benefits, and sustainability credentials
  • Assist with marketing and promotional activities, including creating signage and displays to highlight featured products and promotions
  • Provide feedback and ideas for improving store operations and customer experience


  • Passion for sustainability and environmental issues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Prior retail experience is a plus but not requires

Benefits and Perks:

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in the retail industry with a focus on sustainability
  • Opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team committed to making a positive impact on the planet
  • Flexible schedule with the possibility of remote work options
  • Potential for growth and advancement within the company

How to Apply

If you’re eager to kick-start your career in retail and make a difference through sustainability, we want to hear from you! To apply, please submit your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your interest in the position and relevant experience to

Application is on a rolling basis and only successful candidates will be contacted.

ECANDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, status, or any other basis covered by approbate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.