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  • Posted: Sep 24, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Lapaire is a dynamic and engaged panafrican startup disrupting the eyewear market in Africa. At Lapaire, we believe that everyone should be able to see well! Unfortunately, getting quality prescription glasses still remains tedious and costly. This is why we offer free vision tests and affordable eyeglasses . We are committed to delivering a unique...
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    Junior Talent Hunter (Internship)

    Job description

    Location: Nairobi - 3 months internship

    The Junior Talent Hunter will integrate the Lapaire Glasses Talent team and will work directly with the Talents & Communication Director. He/she will actively participate in the growth of Lapaire Glasses' teams by selecting the best profiles.

    Its mission is divided into 3 parts:

    Posting job offers on the different recruitment platforms

    • Follow the company's recruitment agenda
    • Gather key information about the position in order to write the job offer
    • Writes and submits job offers to supervisor
    • Search for local recruitment platforms and post jobs there

    Selecting the best profiles that match the needs of the positions

    • Search for exceptional candidates and sort applications received based on skills and qualifications required
    • Contact candidates and conduct screening interviews by phone
    • Analyze and evaluate candidates' responses to screening questionnaires
    • Produce concise interview reports to assist in decision making

    Ensuring a smooth relationship with candidates

    • Create interest in the company and participate in growing the employer brand
    • Coordinate appointment scheduling between management and candidates
    • Inform candidates about the recruitment process, follow up on the status of applications by email or telephone


    Candidate profile

    Holder of a Degree in Human Resources, and first successful experience in a Human Resources / Recruitment department.

    Ease with the necessary digital tools, good knowledge of Excel and Google sheet.

    Personal skills to succeed in this position

    • Altruism: Money is important but helping others is much more satisfying.
    • Relational skills: You like to be in contact with others, to establish a connection with others to facilitate communication, including by telephone.
    • Curious: You are interested in others and understand who they are.
    • Organized and meticulous: You are rigorous and ensure a daily follow-up of your tasks.
    • Dynamic and motivated: You know how to react quickly, are motivated and passionate about your work.
    • Ambitious: You are always looking to exceed your goals and continue to grow.
    • Team spirit: You like to exchange with your colleagues and create an esprit de corps to achieve the company's objectives.

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    PR & Communication Assistant Internship

    The Press Relations & Communication Assistant will work in close collaboration with the Head of Communication for Africa and the East African country teams. The position covers the countries in the East African zone where Lapaire Glasses is currently operating as well as countries where the group is starting operations.

    His job will be composed of 3 main tasks

    Quickly take ownership of the Lapaire Glasses group’s history

    • Understand the history, brand and objectives of the Lapaire Glasses Group
    • Participate in the drafting of communication tools: press releases, press kits, etc.
    • Carry out a press review on the Optics sector every week.

    Build and manage solid press list for Lapaire’s press campaigns

    • Contribute to and follow Lapaire Glasses’ communication agenda
    • List and select relevant media for the Lapaire group
    • Identify the relevant sections/issues & journalists for press campaigns
    • Update press files

    Become the Lapaire Glasses press interface for East Africa

    • Get in touch with journalists & send press releases
    • Conduct follow-up by phone & email
    • Organize press visits & interviews with country managers
    • Monitor press coverage

    Candidate profile

    • Validated University degree in Communication, Press Relations or Journalism.
    • A first internship in Press Relations or Corporate Communication is highly appreciated.
    • The candidate is expected to be fluent in English, both written and spoken, and to have a good command of Word & Excel, as well as Google Document & Google Sheet.

    Personal skills to be successful in this job

    • Rigor/Method: clearly organize your press files and keep them up to date.
    • Strong interpersonal skills: You get along easily with strangers, you like to get in touch with journalists. At ease on the phone and in physical appointments.
    • Excellent communication skills: You know how to interest an audience and get your messages across, you are transparent with your superior.
    • Total Integrity: You are trustworthy in your work & respect professional secrecy.
    • Dynamic: You never run out of energy to call and reactivate journalists.
    • Motivated and passionate: You love your job and talk about your company.
    • Writing skills: You like to write and adapt your speech to your target audience.
    • Team spirit: Sharing and growing as a team, knows how to work in a transversal way.
    • Motivated to join the adventure? Send us your CV and cover letter

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    Digital Advertising Specialist

    Job description

    Location: Nairobi, Kenya - to start as soon as possible

    The Digital Advertising Specialist will develop online media campaigns to increase both brand notoriety and purchase consideration. He/she will be part of the Marketing team and will report directly to the Head of Marketing for Africa.

    His job will be composed of 2 main tasks

    Design digital media campaigns aligned with business goals

    • Embody Lapaire Glasses’ brand, values and mission
    • Coordinate the creation of digital content across different channels
    • Develop online advertising (Facebook ads, Google ads, etc.) to boost brand awareness and purchase consideration

    Maintain a strong online company voice through social media

    • Liaise with Marketing, Sales & Product development teams to ensure brand consistency
    • Suggest and implement direct marketing methods to increase profitability
    • Monitor ROI (return on investment) & KPIs (key performance indicators)
    • Provide regular report to direct manager

    Candidate profile

    Solid background in digital advertising (Facebook ads, Google ads etc.) and content creation is required for this job

    Excellent communication and writing skills in English 

    Comfortable working with Google sheet/Excel

    Personal skills to be successful in this job

    • Altruism: Money is important but helping others is even more satisfactory for you.
    • Creative & resourceful: You have tons of ideas & like to follow new content trends
    • Curious: Discovering new things is exciting to you
    • Rigorous & well organized: You never get lost & keep good track of your tasks
    • Reactive: You convert ideas into actions in no time
    • Highly motivated and passionate: You always want to go beyond your objectives

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    Marketer-Flyers Distributor

    Job description

    Location: Nairobi - to start as soon as possible

    The Marketer-Flyer Distributor will hand out flyers in different areas of Nairobi. 

    He/she will directly report to the Country Director.

    Candidate profile

    Background in sales or customer service highly appreciated, however juniors eager to learn and grow quickly are welcome to apply.

    Personal skills to be successful in this job

    • Altruism: Money is important but helping others is even more satisfactory for you.
    • Self-confidence: You trust in you and inspire others.
    • Dynamic: You never lack energy to welcome a new potential customer.
    • Good customer relations: You keep good contact with customers to guide them.
    • Highly motivated and ambitious: You always want to go beyond your objectives.
    • Target driven: You are driven by performance and know how to convince anyone.
    • Clear speech: You communicate fluently and are able to argue positively.
    • Always on time!

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    Optometrist B2B / B2C

     Job description

    Location: Nairobi  - to start as soon as possible

    The Optometrist will be part of our B2B or B2C team in Kenya and conduct vision tests.

    The B2B Optometrist will conduct vision tests with our clients within companies and public organizations.

    The B2C Optometrist will conduct vision tests within pharmacies.

    He/She will work closely with the Country Director.

    His job will be composed of 2 main tasks

    Realize vision tests with potential clients

    • Mastering digital tools to realize vision tests
    • Identify potential sight problems 
    • Explain clearly the benefits of eyeglasses based on the sight problem identified previously

    Manage lenses deliveries

    • Verify that deliveries of lenses match orders
    • Make sure that lenses are properly mounted on the frames
    • Manage deliveries of eyeglasses to customers

    Candidate profile

    Graduated in Optometry.

    Previous professional experience as an optometrist highly appreciated. 

    The candidate must be comfortable using new technologies, mobile apps and softwares on tablets.

    Personal skills to be successful in this job

    • Altruism: Money is important but helping others is even more important to you.
    • Empathy: You naturally connect to any type of people, you listen people’s need and understand their problem to answer it
    • Passionate: You love your work and wish to improve people’s sight
    • Dynamic: You never lack of energy to welcome a client
    • Discipline: You can effectively manage your priorities and your time.
    • Reactive & mobile: You are able to work fast (but well) when needed
    • Team spirit: You like sharing knowledge with the rest of your team, inspire a team.

    Salary based on professional experience


    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Ready for the challenge? Email us your CV and cover letter

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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