Thursday, 6 August 2015

International Management Trainee Programme 2015

International Management Trainee Programme - Africa Office (based in Cape Town)

Do you have what it takes?

Meltwater is the global industry leader in online media monitoring and analysis, providing companies with business critical information. We are looking for highly ambitious and driven individuals to participate in our African expansion, with the opening of our new Africa office, based in the regional HQ in Cape Town.

This opportunity represents a unique chance to participate within a global start-up project, with a vision to create a strong Pan-African footprint.

The why:

Meltwater has experienced significant growth in Africa since its entry into the market in South Africa and Ghana in 2007. Our success has resulted in a need for a team fully focussed on African business.

Meltwater offers a diverse range of career opportunities based on your potential and talent. You will join our International Management Trainee Programme as a sales consultant, then progress through our entry-level management positions.

We are looking for ambitious professionals who are eager to roll up their sleeves and help us grow our presence across Africa, by focussing on B2B sales predominantly in Southern, East and West Africa and other African countries as we further expand.

The role:

New business development and client acquisition. In the first month, Sales Consultants go through our breakthrough training program, it not only focuses on teamwork and culture, but also guides you through the fundamentals of the B2B sales process.

Continuous training is provided on how to research, present and sell Meltwater services to C-Level executives across all industries in Africa.

Meltwater offers an exciting career path with plenty of International opportunities for personal and professional growth in a fast paced environment.

We are offering:

Fun, cosmopolitan and international work culture

Continuous training throughout your career

Accelerated leadership and promotion program

Global career opportunities

Competitive salary model (basic, bonuses, and uncapped commission structure)

An exciting opportunity to spend six months working at our Ghana office


University degree or equivalent (any discipline)

South African residency or South African work permit

Keen interest in business on an African and international level

B2B sales experience applicable to East and West African markets is advantageous

Strong communication and relationship building skills

Fluent in English and other African business languages is advantageous (French, Portuguese, Swahili, etc.)


South African Resident/work permit

Fluent in English and other African business languages (French, Portuguese, Swahili etc)

Personal Skills/Attributes

Positive and passionate energy

Strong team work abilities

Interest in business and media - locally and in Africa

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