Sunday, July 27, 2014

Seller Acquisition Intern at Kaymu

Kaymu is the largest, fastest-growing and safest online marketplace in Africa, where buyers and sellers meet and exchange everything from Fashion to Phones. Founded in January 2013, Kaymu’s vision is to offer both customers and sellers a shopping experience that is convenient, safe and second to none. We currently have openings in Tanzania.

Our company is part of Africa Internet Holding, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce, and the leading internet group of Africa with already over 1,000 employees in more than 10 African countries. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Millicom and Rocket Internet. We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, dynamic and highly motivated individuals with a passion for emerging markets and Africa. We are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and web businesses. 

Job description: SALES
· Sales focused role centering on sourcing and acquiring retailers in Tanzania for Kaymu’s online marketplace, in close collaboration with the wider Sales Team and Management
· Clear understanding and strong ability to communicate the value proposition of selling online
· Development of both online and offline sourcing strategy for new quality sellers
· Initial education of sellers on the basic process – Kaymu’s role and the role of the sellers
· Maintaining sales leads trackers and charged with follow-ups
· Analysis of best performing acquisition channels and responsible for compiling reports

Profile requirements
· Some sales experience preferable
· Knowledge of traditional retail landscape in Tanzania, as well as experience with various online outlets or portals for product sales
· Entrepreneurial mentality – hungry for success, high energy and charismatic
· Fast learner – able to adapt to new processes quickly
· Strong communication skills and flexible team player
· Computer Proficiency (especially MS excel and Word), web browsing on desktop and mobile
· Basic understanding of e-commerce (how it works, and it’s potential)
· Speaking and Writing Fluency in English and Swahili
Our offer
· A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts
· Experience working with a highly professional, dynamic and fun team working around the world on a cutting-edge business solution
· A competitive compensation package for University students

If you want to be part of one of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume with subject as “APPLICATION: KAYMU ACQUISITION INTERN” to: