Developer and Sales Executive Interns at The Property Guide

On Monday, July 8th, 2013
TPG Developer – Internship

The Developer will be responsible for various delivery and maintenance tasks across our portfolio of websites.

The Developer will:
  • Work on the development, testing and documentation of new sites
  • Assist technical and usage problems
  • Perform routine maintenance as-needed
  • Upload content to the websites
  • The WordPress Developer must have the following skills:
  • Experience developing WordPress themes and plugins
  • PHP
  • Javascript/jquery
  • Basic Photoshop skills (to take designs and produce assets from them)
  • Be able to translate designs pixel-perfectly
  • Familiarity with linux or mac operating systems
  • Have a good understanding of usability and an appreciation for good user experience
  • Visual design skills useful, but not required (ability to produce presentable templates without the assistance of a designer)

The following skills/experience would be useful:
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • HAML and SCSS
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Experience building responsive sites
  • Source control using Git
Personal qualities
  • Articulate and personable
  • Optimistic problem-solver
  • Gains genuine satisfaction from being useful
  • Completer/finisher personality

This role is open to applications from candidates with a wide range of experience. Appointment is made subject to a successful background check. 
Apply by emailing your CV to [email protected]
Include the following:
  • Links to websites created on the body of your email
  • Position Applied for on the Subject line of your email
Deadline for applications is 19th July 2013
TPG Sales Executive – Internship

Want to join a fun, exciting company? The Property Guide seeks to be Kenya’s leading property resource, be a part of our small but dynamic team and experience the thrill of being part of one of Kenya’s fastest growing companies.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Provide customer support
  • Produces weekly activity reports and monthly activity plans.
  • Participates in sales/listings meetings.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.
  • Be innovative and share possible revenue generating ideas.
  • Responsible for the business development with existing and potential customers to achieve sales target and market share while selling advertising space on the magazine.
  • Ensure that the magazine is well position in select venues, in a manner that allows for maximum visibility.
  • Identify, manage and secure existing and new account and continue to maintain a high level of sales achievement
  • Conduct boardroom presentation to provide better understanding to customer on the products capabilities and its cost-effectiveness (part of training to understand the company’s products)
  • Conduct canvassing and cold-calls to increase effective working prospects
  • Update the CRM daily
Skills and Abilities
  • High level of professionalism and work ethic.
  • Helpful, willing and friendly attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A passion for ecommerce
  • Self- motivation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to follow the 212° degree rule –
  • Flexibility/adaptability.
  • Technology Savvy
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree or an IT related qualification is advantageous.
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience sales, preferably in Advert Space sales for a property magazine or newspaper, but this is not essential.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office and email required, including internet proficiency.
  • Access to own laptop
Due to the volume of applications, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Location: The position is based in Kenya, Nairobi


How to Apply: 
In order to be considered for an interview, email your application to [email protected] with the following documentation:

A concise CV with personal details, education details and any previous as well as current work experience gained thus far.

A brief motivation highlighting why you feel we should hire you and why you would be a fitting candidate for The Property Guide Magazine.

Include the following:
  • Position Applied for on the Subject line of your email
Deadline for applications is 19th July 2013
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