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Sales Internship in Quatre Bornes, Mauritius

  • 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 Mauritius citizen
- You have not completed your degree
- 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 interpersonal and business communication skills - verbal and written
• IT Services and Products Knowledge
• Understanding of the training market
• Very good organizational and planning skills
• Aggressive, persuasive and ability to negotiate an opportunity leading to a sale
• Very good working with numbers and statistics
• Ability to work smarter and harder
• Readiness to do considerable amount of legwork at the grassroots level as and when required


Main tasks and duties:
• The Sales Intern will be responsible for direct interacting with and being on the front line to bring the value of Microsoft software, solutions, technologies and services to customers and businesses
• The Sales Intern would be expected to meeting potential clients and educating them on the benefits of Microsoft products
• Learn about different aspects of the sales cycle and also different techniques used for sales
• Shadowing sales person(s) or accompany the account executives during sales calls and meetings
• May be called upon to work at the client’s premises and solve customer queries
• Assist with preparation of customer contracts and make strategies for new business development
• May work on special projects, learn sales techniques and have to make targeted number of phone calls
• Learn company culture, company products and service offered to consumers
• May have to research ways to reach the target consumers
• Operate and manage client contact database and schedule periodic updates
• Administrative duties related to the sales process

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
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: Presentation skills; Sales support; Negotiation; Verbal communication; Business strategy; Sales strategy
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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