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Sales Internship in Lagos, Nigeria

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Sales, marketing, promotion
  • Intern or trainee
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Do not apply if:
- You are not a Nigerian citizen
- You have not completed your degree
- You have not completed your National Service
- You are employed

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 Interns4Afrika 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 sales intern must have:
· Excellent communication and negotiation skills
· Hands on experience in sales and an ability to deliver excellent customer experience
· Understanding of of sales performance metrics
· Business acumen with a problem-solving attitude
· Knowledge of CRM software and MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
· Creative and innovative pitching ability
· Excellent organisational skills
· Integrity
· Team player
· Boldness & persistence
· Flexibility


Main tasks and duties:
· Manage a portfolio of accounts to achieve long-term success
· Develop positive relationships with clients
· Act as the point of contact and handle customers’ individual needs
· Generate new business using existing and potential customer networks
· Resolve conflicts and provide solutions to customers in a timely manner
· Supervise account representatives to ensure sales increase
· Report on the status of accounts and transactions
· Set and track sales account targets, aligned with company objectives
· Suggest actions to improve sales performance and identify opportunities for growth

General Information

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Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nigeria
Area of work: Sales, marketing, promotion
Seniority: Intern or trainee

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: one month
Required skills: Conflict and complaint resolution; Verbal communication; Presentation skills; Product demonstration and promotion; Sales strategy; Negotiation; Customer support, CRM systems; Sales support; Problem solving
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Microsoft 4Afrika Skills

Computers, software development and services

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.

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