IN ON AFRICA – Sales and Marketing Internship

IOA is inviting applications from students with a passion for Africa, Sales and Marketing. The successful applicant will join the IOA team as a dedicated sales and marketing assistant and will work directly with the company’s CEO and senior management on selling reports and marketing the firm.

In On Africa (IOA) is a Johannesburg-based research, advisory and publishing firm with a comprehensive focus on Africa.

The company boasts more than 300 expert consultants and various strategic partners spread across the African continent.

IOA’s product and service offerings are housed within three complementary company divisions:

Consulting, Publishing and Content Marketing.

Commission will be paid during your three-month probation period thereafter the sales and marketing assistant will receive a basic and commission.

The role of the sales and marketing intern will include (but not be limited to):

• Marketing IOA reports
• Conducting market research
• Selling IOA reports

• Selling advertising space in IOA reports

Ideal personal skills and attributes:

• Skilled in cold calling
• Passionate about Africa, sales and marketing
• Able to work in a team
• Self-motivator and deadline driven
• Passionate about learning
• Attention to detail
• Good people skills
• Good communicator

• Analytical and critical thinker

Position: Sales and Marketing Assistant

Qualifications: Relevant to Marketing and Sales

Experience: Must have 3 years’ experience in telesales

Salary: Basic and Commission

Location: Johannesburg (Randburg)

Term: Full or part time

Closing date for applications: 26 May 2017


  • Detailed CV
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copies of all academic achievements
  • Add, sales and marketing position, in the subject line of the email

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