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Job Description:

Job Title: Marketing Communications Intern
Start: ASAP
Job Type: 6 months’ internship
Location: Paris, France
Reports to: Marketing Communications Manager 

SUMMARY:

Konnect Africa, a Eutelsat brand dedicated on broadband activities in Africa, is currently looking to recruit a Marketing Communications intern for a 6 month internship.

The Marketing Communications Intern will support the Marketing Communications Manager in the execution of the Marketing Communications plan of the company.

The candidate will be assisting in promoting the company’s mission and vision in all communications.

They will coordinate external communications regarding the organization, which includes but is not limited to, special events, website maintenance and social media pages.

Job Requirement:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Draft and design digital and written marketing communications within a variety of distribution channels, i.e. brochures, briefs, formal e-mails…etc.
  • Manage social media presence and oversee updates to website content.
  • Monitor branding to ensure consistency
  • Gather Data in order to assess the status of the company’s public image.
  • Regularly collect and assess data and analytics across a variety of digital platforms.
  • Briefing and management of Blu Flamingo, Konnect Africa’s digital marketing agency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University graduate in marketing, communication, or business administration.
  • Comprehensive experience in developing, executing, and managing strategic marketing and communications plans, including experience with web-based initiatives, social media and CRM/Salesforce.
  • Perfect command of Microsoft Office suite, particularly PowerPoint and Word software
  • Understanding of Photoshop will be a plus
  • Excellent command of English.  

COMPETENCIES

  • Organization: The marketing communications intern will be handling a number of logistical details and juggling several different types of projects, therefore exceptional organization and fastidious attention to detail are important to have.
  • Strong Writing skills: In order to produce clear, concise and professional briefs to the marketing agency the marketing Communications intern must possess solid writing skills and the ability to review and enforce brand and corporate messaging guidelines across the company's websites, print and electronic publications 
  • Editorial Skills: The marketing communications intern will be expected to edit, critique and provide feedback to agency on press releases, articles, LinkedIn posts and email campaigns and social media posts sent in by the marketing agency. And assist in the delivery of a monthly internal newsletter. 
  • Interpersonal skills: The marketing communications intern will be interacting with Konnect Africa’s partners on a daily basis, it is imperative that they have great interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and the ability to carry out a conversation seamlessly.
  • Ability to multitask and perform under pressure: The marketing communications intern will often find themselves balancing administrative work, meetings, writing and providing support for public relations communications through all media channels  
  • Attention to detail: The marketing communications intern will be expected to send detailed/comprehensive emails on behalf of the marketing and communications manager. Good writing and proof reading skills are essential 
  • Highly Creative and self-motivated: The marketing communications intern will be expected to take on projects assigned by their manager and complete tasks without supervision