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Sales and Marketing Intern at Growth Pillar

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  • Lilongwe
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Growth Pillar

Growth Pillar is committed to providing an uplifting hand of technical assistance that enables families, businesses, and social service institutions to achieve wellness and growth, and meet their goals through tailor-made institutional strengthening support and resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of sales and marketing strategies
  • Creating awareness of the products and services offered by the company.
  • Plan advertising and promotional campaigns for products or services on a variety of media (including marketing campaigns on social media platforms, print etc.)
  • Liaise with stakeholders and vendors to promote success of activities and enhance the company’s presence
  • Prepare content for the publication of marketing material and oversee distribution.
  • Conduct market research to identify opportunities for promotion and growth
  • Collaborate with supervisor in preparing budgets and monitoring expenses.
  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with the clients.
  • Respond to the client queries regarding products and services in a timely fashion to explain the advantages of the products or services offered and follow up with them in order to close business deals.
  • Supporting the company to set and meet sales and marketing targets.
  • Negotiating the deals with the clients.
  • Assist with negotiations of collaboration agreements, and scopes of work with local and international partners.
  • Develop creative strategies to retain clients including interviewing them to take their feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan.
  • Assist in company’s branding and media communication activities such as press releases, advertisements, marketing collaterals, social media and web site.
  • Create, monitor, and report on key performance metrics to determine effectiveness of sales and marketing efforts and anticipate customer needs.
  • Participating in internal and external exhibitions and conferences.
  • Writing monthly reports on the performance of the campaigns.
  • Assist with special projects and tasks as requested.

Education, Skills and Experiences:

  • Impeccable writing skills, and ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, distilling large amounts of highly technical information down to a compelling narrative that informs and inspires.
  • Excellent knowledge of various marketing tactics.
  • Drive and self-motivation.
  • Proven sales experience from independent contractor, sales representative or distributor background.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles
  • A creative team player with a customer-oriented approach and commercial awareness
  • A result-driven and organized individual with some experience in sales and marketing
  • Outstanding negotiation and project management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Diploma in marketing, business administration or relevant field. Those with Degree will have added advantage.

Method Of Application

Prospective candidates meeting the requirements should submit their applications together with a detailed CV with 3 traceable referees to: [email protected] with the Position Title as the subject.


The final date for receiving applications is Wednesday, 19th June 2024. Late applications will not be considered.

Growth Pillar is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified people. Women meeting the above criteria are encouraged to apply.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.