Microsoft 4Afrika Sales Internship

Job Summary
World-Class Skills is about Microsoft’s plans to develop a self-sustaining, world-class education platform, both online and offline, to help Africans develop skills for entrepreneurship and improved employability and competitiveness. Microsoft, in partnership with the host organization, offer you a unique opportunity to kick start your career. The internship program will provide you with a real-world work experience and new skills while working for a leading technology organization on the African continent.
A sales intern must have:
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Knowledge of Web and social media
· Interest in learning about sales
· Very good organizational skills
· Should be persuasive and know how to negotiate well
· Must be good with numbers
· Must be hardworking and willing to do a lot of legwork at the grassroots level if required

Responsibilities

· Assisting the team lead
· Identifying new sales leads
· Generating online enquiries
· Contacting Potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
· Attending conferences, meetings and industry events to explore networking opportunities
· Learn company culture, company products and services offered to consumers
· May need to organize client contact lists and schedule updates
· Administrative duties related to the sales process

Required education

Bachelor’s degree

Required relevant work experience

 one month

Required skills

  • Presentation skills
  • Customer service
  • Product demonstration and promotion
  • Sales strategy
  • Customer support, CRM systems
  • Negotiation
  • Verbal communication
  • Sales support
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