Business Development and Marketing Intern at Blue Webs Africa

On Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Blue Webs Africa is looking for a highly-motivated, intelligent, and skilled individual to join its team as a Business Development and Marketing Intern.
The position will have the primary and immediate responsibility for growing the sales and marketing of the organization, maximizing financial returns through efficient and effective marketing and delivery of products.


Job Objectives / Summary

Working within sales & marketing team you will be responsible for building and developing a successful sales & marketing pipeline. 
This is a new business role and you will be expected to generate leads by participating in a number of sales & marketing activities:
  • Calling prospects from a target database (usually following up a mail shots)
  • Cold calling
  • Networking
  • Attending exhibitions/seminars
  • Referrals from clients
In addition you should have a strong and growing telemarketing approach which will assist towards making sales appointments.
  • Conduct day to day sales & marketing activities.
  • Own revenue targets and deliverables
  • Identify and qualify prospects within this target market.
  • Perform presentation and customer sensitization activities
  • Prepare proposals and tender documents.
  • Identify Customer requirement: meet customer requirement with minimum hassle.
  • Develop and build a client base utilizing proven sales techniques e.g. prospecting, cold calling, lead generation and probing.
  • Create a large base of customers
  • Work closely with engineers to ensure the delivery of quality service

  • Degree or Higher Diploma in a related field (Sales and marketing, BCOM)
  • IT certification will be added advantage
  • Sales in IT will be added advantage.
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Strategic Business Perceptive
  • Good organizational skills
  • Time Management of self and others
  • Problem solving skills
Knowledge of own job/Subject Area
  • Ability to sell and meet targets.
  • Go getter, independence, Trustworthy/ Reliable, Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Confident, Pleasant and Smart
Complexity and difficulty of the work: A demanding job that requires high level of achievement, commitment including lobbying for business.
Successful performance standards
  • Aggressive and Result Oriented
  • Able to meet set target on a monthly basis
  • •Able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to write good proposals
  • Ability to keep confidential company and client information.
Interested and qualified candidates that meet this Job description should send their updated CV to [email protected] on or before 5th September, 2013.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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