Internship - Sales and Marketing Assistant

SUMMARY:


TechAfghanistan is a new and upcoming technology magazine/publication in Afghanistan whose mission is to empower local audiences with valuable and relevant news and information products related to technology. These audiences include the academic community, technologists, ICT private sector, governing institutions and development agencies. Ranging from video tutorials to research papers, from short news articles chronicling international tech innovations that can be adapted to the local context, to data and events, TechAfghanistan aims to be the premier tech publication in the region.


We are currently constructing the website, identifying volunteer contributing writers from the local and international community, building partnerships with the relevant organizations, and setting up a small in-house studio for video production. To this end, we have a number of positions open for internships. We seek creative, hardworking and talented individuals who would like to gain crucial work experience in a professional environment. Tasks will be assigned with strict timelines and outputs. We are looking for motivated self-starters with big ideas and the discipline to see them through, who can work under tight deadlines and minimal supervision.



Responsibilities


  • Assisting with the creation of a sales and marketing campaign, to be implemented amongst businesses interested in advertising or sponsorships with TechAfghanistan

  • Assisting with devising a revenue model and revenue streams

  • Developing new innovative ways to promote TechAfghanistan amongst key audiences and stakeholders

  • Outreach to sell advertising space / sponsorship packages / custom newsletters

  • Planning and coordinating marketing events and evaluating their success.

  • Supporting the marketing manager in day to day marketing activities.


Skills / Requirements

   

  • Ideally pursuing a degree in sales/marketing although not essential.

  • Strong and confident communicator.

  • Excellent copywriting skills and experience.

  • Design skills including graphics and web design.


Application Process


Send your CV, cover letter and writing sample(s) to career@tech.af by 14th March, 2016

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Application deadline: 2016-Mar-14

Organization: TechAfghanistan

Sector: Media

Email: career@tech.af