Position title
Smollan Internship Program 2024 / 2025 Apply Now
Description

Smollan is a leading international retail solutions company that specializes in helping brands and retailers improve their sales and brand visibility. With a global presence, Smollan offers a range of services such as sales, merchandising, marketing, and technology solutions. As a Smollan Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and contribute to our dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

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Responsibilities
  • Assisting with Sales and Marketing Initiatives: Support the sales and marketing teams in executing strategies and initiatives to drive brand awareness and increase sales. This includes conducting market research, analyzing data, and assisting in the development of marketing campaigns.
  • Merchandising Support: Collaborate with the merchandising team to ensure product displays and promotional materials are effectively placed in retail stores. Help monitor inventory levels and assist with stock replenishment activities.
  • Data Analysis and Reporting: Collect, analyze, and interpret data related to sales performance, market trends, and customer behavior. Prepare reports and presentations summarizing findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Customer Service: Provide excellent customer service by responding to inquiries and resolving issues from clients, customers, and internal teams in a timely and professional manner.
  • Project Assistance: Support various ongoing projects by coordinating logistics, organizing meetings, and contributing to project deliverables.
  • Learning and Development: Actively participate in training sessions and workshops to enhance your skills and knowledge in areas relevant to your internship. Seek opportunities to learn from experienced professionals within the company.
Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant degree program in Business, Marketing, Sales, or a related field (or recently graduated).
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Detail-oriented with good analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with a strong desire to learn and grow in a professional setting.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on Experience: Gain practical experience and exposure to various aspects of the retail solutions industry, allowing you to apply your knowledge in a real-world setting. This experience can be valuable for future career opportunities.
  • Learning and Development: Benefit from training sessions, workshops, and mentorship opportunities designed to enhance your skills and knowledge in relevant areas. Acquire new skills, broaden your understanding of the industry, and develop professional competencies.
  • Networking Opportunities: Build connections and professional relationships with experienced professionals within Smollan and potentially other industry stakeholders. Networking can provide valuable insights, mentorship, and future career opportunities.
  • Professional Growth: Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a leading retail solutions company, allowing you to develop a deeper understanding of the industry and its challenges. This experience can contribute to your personal and professional growth.
  • Exposure to Projects and Responsibilities: Contribute to various projects and initiatives, working alongside experienced professionals. This exposure can help you develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Feedback and Evaluation: Receive constructive feedback and performance evaluations that can help you identify areas of strength and areas for improvement. This feedback can be valuable for your professional development.
  • Potential for Long-Term Employment: Internships often serve as a pathway to long-term employment within the company. Exceptional performance during the internship program may increase your chances of being considered for full-time positions within Smollan.
Contacts
  • Prepare your application materials: Update your resume to include your relevant education, work experience, skills, and any extracurricular activities or achievements. Additionally, craft a well-written cover letter that highlights your interest in the internship and explains why you believe you would be a good fit for Smollan.
  • Visit the Smollan website: Go to the official Smollan website and navigate to the Careers or Jobs section. Look for any information specifically related to internships or graduate programs. If available, carefully review the details of the internship program, including application requirements and deadlines.
  • Submit your application: If there is an online application portal, follow the instructions provided to create an account and submit your application materials electronically. Ensure that you attach your resume and cover letter in the specified file formats (usually PDF or Word documents).
  • Tailor your application: Customize your resume and cover letter to align with the specific internship position you are applying for. Highlight relevant experiences, skills, and achievements that demonstrate your suitability for the role.
  • Proofread and edit: Before submitting your application, thoroughly proofread your resume and cover letter for any errors or typos. Pay attention to formatting, grammar, and spelling. It's a good idea to have someone else review your application as well to provide feedback and catch any mistakes you may have missed.
  • Follow up if necessary: If you haven't received a confirmation or response after submitting your application, you can consider following up with Smollan's Human Resources department. Send a polite and professional email inquiring about the status of your application. However, make sure to wait a reasonable amount of time before following up (usually a few weeks).
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Retail
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
May 10, 2024
Valid through
June 7, 2025
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