Thursday, February 9, 2012

Logistics Associate (Intern) Career Opportunity

Job Title: Logistics Associate - Intern

The Person

We are seeking a bright and enthusiastic individual seeking to gain insight into e-commerce in Kenya and the greater East Africa region.

In this role, you will provide valuable support to a small and very dynamic team and will be entrusted routine tasks individually and as part of a team. There will also be the opportunity to engage in more specific projects.

The position calls for a confident communicator as you will at times be tasked with liaising with corporate partners, SME’s as well individual business owners. You will need to hone your creativity to help with marketing, client relations and other communication activities delegated to you.

The Job Logistics associates provide important links between their supervisors and the clients and customers they serve.

They often enter important data acquisition and conglomeration. At times they shall be called upon to post information on the company website and other online communication media.

Some aspects of social media awareness and article drafting will as such be included in the role.

The Skills

Person Specification

Essential:
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Good administrative and IT skills (including Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel)
  • Creativity and ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
  • Good research and internet skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent team player
Background

Requirements to become a logistics associate - intern are largely based on ones acumen, willingness to learn, sound work ethic and upbeat approach to the job.

The applicant is required to have either completed a business or I.T related degree at a university; or at the very least have completed second year of the aforementioned course.

Remuneration

This is vacancy is designed to give the applicant valuable industry experience and as such is unpaid. Ringier Kenya will however provide weekly communication allowance and travel expenses

Duration

We ask for a minimum commitment of three months working 3-5 days per week. [To be discussed with your direct department head]

What we offer

Ringier Kenya gives the applicant the chance to gain an insight into the running of a cutting edge, international company. The applicant is also afforded the opportunity to develop valuable marketing, networking and communication skills.

A personal development plan will be custom made and regular support provided to help you [the applicant] in your role and in your future. Interns who show promise will be extended the opportunity to join Ringier Kenya on a more permanent basis.

References will be supplied on successful completion of the three month period.

Ringier Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation

When

Interested parties should send in a soft copy of their cover letter and resume to kazi@ringier.co.ke by the 17th of February 2012.

Successful applicants will be contacted by 24th February 2012.

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