Wednesday, 9 March 2016
Business/Marketing Assistant Intern
Schedule: 20-40 hours/week (negotiable)
Deadline for application: 25 March 2016
Transitions Online (www.tol.org) is an Internet magazine that covers political, social, cultural, and economic issues in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia.
This internship provides an introduction to business and marketing practices at an international publisher and training institution, as well as insights into social business and social entrepreneurship.
We require a minimum of 100 hours at TOL’s offices in Prague for semester-long interns, and a full-time commitment for a minimum of six weeks for summer interns.
Internship responsibilities include:
Assisting on sales and marketing of training courses and Transitions Online magazine, as well as other products such as e-books and special reports;
Designing sales campaigns for magazine and training courses;
Searching for new business;
Executing sales and marketing campaigns (both via personal contact and creating/distributing promotional material), including through social media;
Updating sales records and customer databases;
Processing sales orders;
Liaising with both potential and existing customers;
Researching for new clients (creating and updating lists).
Previous experience in a business/marketing position is an advantage but not a requirement. We don’t require any language skills, but any knowledge of languages of our coverage region, especially Russian, would be very welcome.
This internship is unpaid. All costs related to travel, accommodation, health insurance and living expenses are the responsibility of either the interns or their sponsoring institutions.
The interns are responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas.
An internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with Transitions. However, the interns can use their supervisors and colleagues as references when applying for jobs.
How to apply:
Please send your CV and brief motivation letter (A4 page max.) outlining why you are interested in joining our team to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include in the subject line the vacancy title as above.