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Internships for Business Administration/Business Manager graduates @ Oxford University Press


Closing date: 18 September 2023 Work Level Student/Graduate Job Type Contract Salary Market Related EE Position Yes Location Midrand Reference Number OUP-71

Description Oxford University Press Southern Africa Oxford University Press advances knowledge and learning of all kinds, from a child reading their first words to a researcher expanding the frontiers of their field. Our work is constantly evolving, and the possibilities are endless. We strive to reach more and more people around the world to achieve their potential. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It is our mission to further the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Inbound Sales Consultant Principal Accountabilities

  • Inbound sales support to the sales team. This includes setting up appointments, sending emails and calling prospective customers

  • Quality data management and capturing

  • Quote creation to drive sales opportunities

  • Qualify sales opportunities through follow ups on open quotes

  • Assist the sales team with workshop coordination and logistics

Requirements Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant degree/diploma in Business Administration/Business Manager or equivalent. Focus on Sales/Marketing advantageous

  • Customer services experience

  • Microsoft suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

  • Excellent writing and strong communication skills

  • South African citizen

  • Access to reliable transport


  • Ability and willingness to learn: Have an open mindset

  • Collaboration: Working with internal and external teams

  • Initiative: Foster new ideas and solutions to projects and processes

  • Resilience: Ability to manage time well, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Analytical thinking: Being able to analyse and capture data

At Oxford University Press we believe education is the most powerful weapon one can use to transform live and to empower teachers and learners. By making knowledge accessible through the delivery of our educational products and support services to teachers, we strive to positively impact the lives of millions anytime, everywhere. Oxford University Press, an equal opportunity employer, seeks a talented graduate to fill the Inbound Sales Consultant Internship position based in Midrand, Gauteng. Oxford University Press will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need for transformation.

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