Microsoft 4Afrika Skills Marketing Internship

Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions, founded in 1975. As a leader in platform and productivity for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, we believe in what people make possible.

The Interns4Afrika program offers talented young people a unique experience with a dynamic and agile technology organization on the African continent. You will work for 6 months with a Microsoft partner on real projects, collaborating and learning from your colleagues. Whether you’re aspiring for a future in sales, marketing or technology, this is your chance to kick-start your future.

Job Summary

Do not apply if:
– You are not a Nigerian citizen
– You have not completed your degree
– You have not completed your National Service
– You are employed
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 Interns4Afrika 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 Marketing intern must have:
· Email Marketing 
· Data Mining and Microsoft Excel proficiency 
· Planning/ organizational skills and initiative 
· Good interpersonal skills 
· Excellent time management skills 
· Excellent oral and written communication skills 
· Influencing and presentation skills 
· Flexibility in work schedule 
· Knowledge of Budgeting and project management 
· Customer service skills 
· Ability to plan and prioritize and required 
· Working knowledge of MS office 
· Good negotiation skills 


Main tasks and duties:
· Monitor and engage in relevant social discussions, competitors, and/or industry, both from existing leads and customers as well as from brand new audiences
· Run regular social promotions and campaigns and track their success (e.g., Twitter chats, LinkedIn discussions, etc.)
· Drive consistent, relevant traffic and leads from our social network presence
· Search engine and store optimization
· Track, measure, and analyze all initiatives to report on social media ROI Customer service support


Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Required relevant work experience: one month
Required skills: Conflict and complaint resolution; Problem solving; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Product demonstration and promotion; Marketing; Verbal communication; Negotiation; Customer support, CRM systems
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Application Deadline: January 19, 2018

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