Sales and Marketing Intern

Sales and Marketing Intern  

Posted by:
DAFA Agency | Public profile »
Region:
Greater London 
Location details:
Remote 
Job Sector:
Sales 
Period:
1 - 4 Months 
Type:
Part-time 
Remuneration:
Paid 
Post date:
13/03/2019 


Description

DAFA Agency is a new sales and marketing agency dedicated to helping the creative goods industry in Africa access international markets.

Our aim is to uncover exceptional products, brands, designers and social enterprises in Fashion, Design and Art in Africa and create commercial opportunities for them via sales to the trade – Independent retailers, Buyers, Department stores, Museum and Galleries and Sales agents.

Creative Goods from Africa accounts for less than 1% global exports and our passion as an agency is to drive growth by creating actual commercial revenues for creative goods entities in Africa that unquestionably impact families, communities and economies as a whole.

We are seeking a passionate and driven Sales and Marketing intern with a zeal for ethical fashion and making a social and economical impact through fashion and creativity.

The role of the intern will involve:

• Researching potential retailers and buyers in the UK
• Contacting retailers and buyers via email
• Following up with telephone calls to determine interest and engagement
• Booking appointments to visit retailer to show collection
• Occasionally accompanying founder to visit retailers
• Maintaining Database and CRM
• Sending weekly report of activities

You will gain:

• Insight into wholesale sales and marketing process
• Learn Business Development skills
• Develop key fashion sales skills and techniques
• Learn about ethical fashion practices in Africa
• Learn about supply chain

Qualifications

You will be a:

• A good self-starter
• Confident with good communication skills – written and verbal
• Highly organised

The role is part-time - 1/2 days a week - over a 3 month period initially with scope of growing and developing further within the company thereafter.

Location: Remote
Remuneration: Paid TBD