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Microsoft Graduate Internship Recruitment 2017 (Interns4Afrika Program)

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. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.“I am because we are” – the popular African proverb asserts. It also best describes our relationship with the continent of Africa over the last 20 years.The Microsoft 4Afrika initiative has enabled us to link our growth with approaches that accelerate growth for the continent in three critical areas of development – world-class skills, access and innovation. Each of these focuses on different aspects that will help empower African youth, entrepreneurs, developers and business and civic leaders to turn great ideas into a reality that can help their community, their country, the continent, and beyond.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.

The Microsoft 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

To give you the best chance of success 4 weeks of your internship will be dedicated to developing world class business and technical skills. We’ll support you to rapidly develop your capabilities through the (virtual) classroom and the great work you will do.The competition for a place on Interns 4Afrika is tough but if you are entrepreneurial with a passion for technology, are keen to continue learning and have a flexible can-do attitude we want to hear from you. Join us today, and help shape the Africa of tomorrow.

ob Title:  Sales Internship
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

Required languages

  • English (Spoken:  | Written: )

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Job Title:  Marketing Internship
A Marketing intern must have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Persuasive and know how to negotiate well
  • Must be good with numbers
  • Should be hardworking
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Understanding of different marketing techniques

Responsibilities

  • The Marketing Intern will assist with:
  • · Significant marketing efforts including branding, campaigns and helping to establish a digital plan
  • · Compile data from numerous sources and organize into a monthly report using set criteria
  • · Assist with updating marketing materials
  • · Facilitate email marketing campaigns and analysis
  • · Perform web updates periodically

Required education Bachelor’s degree

Required relevant work experience: One month

Required skills

  • Presentation skills
  • Public speaking
  • Customer service
  • Product demonstration and promotion
  • Customer support, CRM systems
  • Conflict and complaint resolution
  • Negotiation
  • Product knowledge
  • Sales support
  • Marketing

Required languages

  • English (Spoken:  | Written: )

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Job Title:  IT Technical Support Internship
A technical intern should have:

  • · Problem Solving skills
  • · LAN Knowledge
  • · Help Desk Experience
  • · Verbal Communication
  • · Operating Systems
  • · Phone Skills
  • . Customer Service
  • · Quality Focus
  • · PC Proficiency
  • · System Administration

Responsibilities

  • . Troubleshoot and resolve customers problems
  • · Deployment of Office365 solutions to customers
  • · Support Office365 tickets as opened in the helpdesk partal
  • · Provide training to customers on Office365 capabilities
  • . Support the marketing team on Office365 technical issues
  • · Sever administration
  • · Test and document software
  • · Database management
  • · All tasks concerning the installation, migration and support of a sever system
  • · Microsoft Cloud products installation and support

Required education: Bachelor’s degree

Required relevant work experience: One month

Required skills

  • Basic computer maintenance
  • Technical documentation
  • Server management
  • Computer, laptop maintenance and repair
  • C, C# or C++
  • CSS
  • IT support
  • Customer support, CRM systems
  • Problem solving

Required languages

  • English (Spoken:  | Written: )

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply for this Position

 

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS:
Candidates who are currently doing National Youth Service will be disqualified.

 

For more information, visit https://www.microsoft.com/africa/4afrika/interns4afrika/

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