Microsoft 4Afrika Skills Initiative Interns4Afrika Opportunity in Accra, Ghana

Are you talented, hard working, motivated and looking to develop business and technical skills?  Do this whilst building up your career with a unique experience?

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Microsoft’s 4Afrika initiative is to develop affordable access,  skills and innovation on the African continent. This year they celebrate their 4th year doing that.

The Interns4Afrika program offers talented young people a unique experience with a dynamic and agile technology organization on the African continent. Whether you’re aspiring for a future in sales, marketing or technology, this is your chance to kick-start your future.

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With this offer you will work for 6 months with a Microsoft partner on real projects. You’ll collaborate and learn from your colleagues. Got more question to ask about the Interns4Afrika program, check out the FAQ’s

These are the opportunities available;

IT Technical Support Internship

Job Summary

World-Class Skills is about Microsoft 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 technical intern should have:

· Problem Solving skills
· LAN Knowledge
· Help Desk Experience

· Verbal Communication

· Operating Systems

· Phone Skills
. Customer Service
· Quality Focus
· PC Proficiency
· System Administration

 

Responsibilities
. Troubleshoot and resolve customers problems
· Deployment of Office365 solutions to customers
· Support Office365 tickets as opened in the helpdesk partal
· Provide training to customers on Office365 capabilities
· Support the marketing team on Office365 technical issues
· Sever administration
· Test and document software
· Database management
· All tasks concerning the installation, migration and support of a sever system
· Microsoft Cloud products installation and support

Marketing Internship

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 must have:
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Very good organizational skills
· Persuasive and know how to negotiate well
· Must be good with numbers
· Should be hardworking
· Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
· Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
· Understanding of different marketing techniques

Responsibilities
· Manage the company’s social media profiles and presence, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and additional channels that may be deemed relevant
· Deploy company marketing resources
· Create shareable content appropriate for specific networks to spread both our brand and our content
· Monitor and engage in relevant social discussions, competitors, and/or industry, both from existing leads and customers as well as from brand new audiences
· Run regular social promotions and campaigns and track their success (e.g., Twitter chats, LinkedIn discussions, etc.)
· Drive consistent, relevant traffic and leads from our social network presence
· Search engine and store optimization
· Track, measure, and analyze all initiatives to report on social media ROI Customer service support

Sales Internship

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 sales intern must have:
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Knowledge of Web and social media
· Creative and innovative pitching ability
· Excellent organizational skills
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Integrity
· Team player
· Boldness & persistence
· Flexibility

Responsibilities
· Company online and offline operations
· Outreach to target customers and partners
· Sales lead conversions
· Business growth
· Customer acquisition
· Customer retention

There actually isn’t much time left, so if this is you click on the links sign up and apply. All the best.

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