Microsoft Graduate Marketing Internship Programme 2016 – Interns4Afrika

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14 Nov, 2016

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Marketing Jobs in Nigeria

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.

Applications are invited for the position below:

Job Title: Marketing Internship

Location: Nigeria
Area of work: Sales, marketing, promotion

Job Summary

  • 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.
  • Microsoft, in partnership with the host organization, offer you a unique opportunity to kick start your career.
  • The internship program will provide you with a real-world work experience and new skills while working for a leading technology organization on the African continent.

A marketing intern should have:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Very good organisational skills
  • Should be persuasive and know how to negotiate
  • Should be hardworking and willing to do a lot of legwork at the grassroots level if required
  • Knowledge of Web and social media will be a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritise in a changing environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills and follow up skills
  • Proactive problem prevention and issue resolution leadership ability
  • Leadership potential
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


  • Assist in the preparation, distribution or delivery of marketing materials
  • Assist with fulfilment of marketing offers
  • Assist with execution of trade shows
  • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
  • Seek and analyse competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline
  • Prepare presentations
  • Open and sort mail
  • Enter contact information into contact management systems
  • Provide support to social media efforts
  • Maintain tracking report of public relations activity
  • Update and maintain social media presence
  • Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly newsletter
  • Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
  • Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for events hosted
  • Update the organisation’s website when needed
  • Organise and attend monthly marketing committee meeting including preparing agenda and taking minutes
  • Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications

Job Requirements
Required education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Required relevant work experience:

  • One month

Required skills:

  • Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.)
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Creativity
  • Written communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Persistence
  • Problem solving
  • Marketing

Required languages:

  • English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Job Start Date
Tuesday, 15th November, 2016.

Job End Date
Wednesday, 31st May, 2017.

Application Closing Date
14th November, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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