Marketing Graduate Trainee

  • Internship
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Vaima Talent Management Centre

People. Strategy. Success

MARKETING GRADUATE TRAINEE

Vaima Talent Management centre invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Marketing Graduate Trainee.

Company Name: Vaima Talent Management Centre
Job Title: Marketing Graduate Trainee
Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Overall, Job Summary:
As a Marketing Graduate Trainee, you will gain hands-on experience and develop a diverse skill set by working across multiple functions within the marketing department. You will be responsible for supporting various marketing and business development activities, coordinating events, managing online presence, and assisting with administrative tasks. This role will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of marketing strategies and operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in selling the company’s services, including training and strategy consultancy, and various products offered by the organization.
  • Research and identify potential leads for specific products.
  • Conduct market research to understand customer needs, industry trends, and competitive landscape to inform marketing strategies.
  • Engage with potential and existing customers to understand their needs, address inquiries, and build strong relationships.
  • Plan and organize training events, ensuring all logistical details are managed and events run smoothly.
  • Assist in coordinating fundraisers, tours, and other promotional events, ensuring effective execution and participation.
  • Organize and coordinate various meetings and events, ensuring timely communication and preparation.
  • Monitor and update the company’s website and LinkedIn page, ensuring content is current and engaging.
  • Handle various administrative tasks, such as managing schedules, preparing reports, and maintaining records.
  • Assist in managing finances, including tracking expenses, preparing budgets, and processing payments.
  • Update and maintain membership and other relevant databases, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Support the monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) for marketing interns, providing feedback and reporting on performance.
  • Assist in monitoring employee activities, ensuring compliance with company policies and performance standards.
  • Serve as a liaison between the company and various stakeholders, including partners and directors, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and other departments to align strategies and achieve organizational goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing.
  •  Must be a member of Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM).
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with CRM and marketing automation platforms is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Proactive attitude with a willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges.
  • Good understanding of the latest marketing trends and techniques.

Benefits:

  • Hands-on experience in marketing and business operations.
  • Exposure to real-world business challenges and opportunities.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals.
  • Opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the organization’s success.
  • Potential for future career growth and advancement opportunities within the company.

All interested candidates should submit their application no later than 10th June 2024 in a single pdf file that includes:

  • A copy of the CV
  • A cover letter
  • Academic qualifications

Applications should be sent via email to [email protected]. Recent Graduates are encouraged to apply.


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