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Samasource is a social enterprise that provides dignified, internet-based work to people living in poverty. We build technology that helps leverage the brain power of the poor so they can lift themselves out of poverty by providing valuable services to companies around the world. We are a dynamic and growing team with a big vision--to reduce worldwide poverty and its effects through technology. We need the best people to help us achieve it. We like to move fast and get things done. If you join us, you’ll be able to make an immediate impact, connect with some of the brightest people in the fields of social enterprise, impact sourcing, and tech. Samasource is supported by major corporate and philanthropic funders including eBay, Google, Cisco, and the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations.

Job Description

The agent will be responsible for processing data as per client specifications


  • Research products across several e-commerce platforms
  • Write product descriptions and titles
  • Classify products into different categories
  • Maintain data work requirements by following data program techniques, procedures as well as meeting and maintaining the required quality threshold.
  • Verify entered data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data; purging files to eliminate duplication of data.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Perform any other duty as may be required or assigned

Qualifications Required

  • Successful completion of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

Skills Required

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Fluent in written and verbal English and Kiswahili. 
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent web research skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency
  • Sense of urgency and Good time-management skills
  • Ability to /interest in communicating effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Must be a good team player

Experience Required

  • Comfort using Internet search engines like Google or Bing. 
  • Familiarity with software like MS Office, and comfortable adapting to and learning new software and web applications


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