SALES AND MARKETING INTERN POSITION AT SWITCH MEDIA LIMITED

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Switch Media

SALES AND MARKETING INTERN POSITION AT SWITCH MEDIA LIMITED

Switch Media Limited, fully owned by the Kenya Red Cross Society, is a pioneering institution dedicated to fostering media excellence and empowering youth across Africa. We are currently seeking passionate individuals to join our team as Sales and Marketing Interns.

Position: Sales and Marketing Intern
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Application Deadline: March 12th, 2024
Apply: Apply here

About Us: Switch Media Limited, a subsidiary of the Kenya Red Cross Society, is committed to nurturing media talent and inspiring the next generation of leaders in Africa. Our innovative approach to media education and development sets us apart as a leader in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Business Development Executive: Perform assigned tasks under the guidance of the Business Development Executive.
  • Sales and Promotion: Present, promote, and sell Switch Media/Switch Media School services to prospective clients.
  • Relationship Management: Establish and maintain positive business and customer relationships to enhance satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Cold Calling: Reach out to potential customers through cold calling to encourage enrollment in Switch Media School programs.
  • Problem Resolution: Expedite the resolution of customer issues and complaints to ensure maximum satisfaction.
  • Sales Targets: Achieve agreed-upon sales targets and outcomes within specified timeframes.
  • Market Awareness: Stay updated on industry best practices and promotional trends to inform sales strategies.
  • Team Collaboration: Coordinate sales efforts with team members and other departments to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales & Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field.
  • Proven work experience and excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Familiarity with BRM and CRM practices preferred.
  • Highly motivated and target-driven with a proven track record in sales.
  • Excellent selling, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Strong prioritization, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to create and deliver tailored presentations and openness to feedback.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply strictly through our website at https://www.redcross.or.ke/Careers by March 12th, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Disclaimer and Notification: Switch Media Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge or accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.


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Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant for Sales and Marketing Intern:

  1. Tailor your resume and cover letter to highlight relevant skills and experiences in sales and marketing.
  2. Research Switch Media Limited and its initiatives to demonstrate your interest and passion for the role.
  3. Showcase your ability to work in a team environment and your willingness to learn and adapt.
  4. Prepare for behavioral interview questions by providing specific examples of your achievements and experiences.
  5. Demonstrate your communication skills during the interview process by articulating your ideas clearly and concisely.
  6. Highlight any relevant coursework, internships, or extracurricular activities that demonstrate your interest in sales and marketing.
  7. Be proactive and demonstrate your ability to take initiative and drive results.
  8. Show enthusiasm and passion for the role and the company during the interview.
  9. Ask insightful questions during the interview to demonstrate your interest and engagement.
  10. Follow up with a thank-you email or note after the interview to express your appreciation and reiterate your interest in the position.

SAMPLE COVER LETTER FOR A SALES AND MARKETING INTERN POSITION

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[Your Email Address]
[Your Phone Number]
[Date]

[Hiring Manager’s Name]
Switch Media Limited
[Nairobi, Kenya]

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the Sales and Marketing Intern position at Switch Media Limited, as advertised. With a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a passion for driving sales and building relationships, I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to your team’s success.

During my studies, I gained valuable experience in market research, campaign planning, and customer relationship management. I am highly motivated and target-driven, with a proven track record in sales. Additionally, my strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively make me an ideal candidate for this role.

I am particularly drawn to Switch Media Limited’s commitment to nurturing media talent and empowering youth across Africa. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to your organization and make a meaningful impact in the industry.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how my skills and experiences align with the needs of your organization.

Sincerely,
[Your Name]

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Q: What qualifications are required for the Sales and Marketing Intern position?
    • A: The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Sales & Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field.
  2. Q: Is prior work experience necessary for the Sales and Marketing Intern position?
    • A: Prior work experience is preferred but not required. We welcome applications from candidates with a strong interest in sales and marketing.
  3. Q: How do I apply for the Sales and Marketing Intern position?
  4. Q: What is the application deadline for the Sales and Marketing Intern position?
    • A: The application deadline is March 12th, 2024.
  5. Q: Are there opportunities for career growth and advancement at Switch Media Limited?
    • A: Yes, there are opportunities for career growth and advancement within our organization.
  6. Q: Is the Sales and Marketing Intern position full-time or part-time?
    • A: The position may be full-time or part-time, depending on the needs of the organization.
  7. Q: Does Switch Media Limited offer any employee benefits?
    • A: We offer a range of employee benefits, including healthcare, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.
  8. Q: What is the selection process for the Sales and Marketing Intern position?
    • A: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. The selection process may include multiple rounds of interviews and assessments.
  9. Q: Can I submit my application via email or in person?
  10. Q: Is there any application or recruitment fee associated with applying for the Sales and Marketing Intern position?
    • A: No, Switch Media Limited does not charge any application or recruitment fees at any stage of the selection process.

Possible Sales and Marketing Intern Interview Questions With Answers:

  1. Q: Can you tell us about your experience in sales and marketing?
    • A: During my studies, I interned at a marketing agency where I gained experience in market research, campaign planning, and customer relationship management.
  2. Q: How do you approach building relationships with customers?
    • A: I believe in building genuine connections with customers by listening to their needs, providing personalized recommendations, and offering exceptional service at every touchpoint.
  3. Q: Can you provide an example of a successful marketing campaign you worked on?
    • A: In my previous role, I spearheaded a social media marketing campaign that resulted in a 20% increase in brand awareness and a 15% increase in sales within three months.
  4. Q: How do you prioritize and manage multiple marketing projects simultaneously?
    • A: I use project management tools and techniques to prioritize tasks, set deadlines, and allocate resources effectively. I also communicate regularly with stakeholders to ensure everyone is aligned and informed.
  5. Q: How do you handle rejection or objections from customers?
    • A: I view rejection as an opportunity to learn and improve. I listen to the customer’s concerns, address them empathetically, and work to find a solution that meets their needs.
  6. Q: How do you stay updated on industry trends and competitors’ activities?
    • A: I regularly read industry publications, attend conferences and networking events, and follow key influencers and thought leaders on social media to stay informed about the latest trends and developments.
  7. Q: What strategies do you use to meet sales targets and objectives?
    • A: I develop and execute targeted sales strategies, identify and pursue new business opportunities, and foster positive relationships with clients to achieve sales targets and objectives.
  8. Q: Can you give an example of a time when you had to adapt to a new situation or unexpected challenge?
    • A: In my previous role, our company underwent a major rebranding initiative, and I had to quickly adapt to the new brand guidelines and messaging while still meeting our marketing objectives.
  9. Q: How do you measure the success of a marketing campaign?
    • A: I track key performance indicators such as click-through rates, conversion rates, and return on investment to evaluate the effectiveness of a marketing campaign and make data-driven decisions for optimization.
  10. Q: Why do you want to work for Switch Media Limited?
    • A: I am impressed by Switch Media Limited’s commitment to nurturing media talent and empowering youth across Africa. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to the organization’s mission and make a positive impact in the industry.

We wish you the best in your application process! Switch Media Limited is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees from all backgrounds in our continued effort to become a better development partner. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not charge any application/recruitment fees, whether refundable or not.

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