Monday, 2 July 2018

Project Assistant Intern at Airbnb 2018

Airbnb is looking for an intern with excellent project management skills to help us deliver exciting work in South Africa. You must be a self-starter with top-notch project-management and analytical skills and a focus on delivery.

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 65,000 cities and over 191 countries.

  • Support with the implementation of the Airbnb Africa Academy
  • Assist with monitoring and evaluating the success of the Airbnb Africa Academy and identifying interventions to support the participants based on the results of the evaluation
  • Provide support to participants of the Academy after they have completed their training
  • Provide logistical support for both the Airbnb Africa Academy and the Africa Travel Summit which will include:
  • venue and event logistics;
  • delegate logistics and coordination before, during and after the event
  • Support the work of the Community team including organizing host meetups
  • Ad hoc support to the team based on upcoming priorities
  • Tertiary education. Bachelors degree, diploma or higher in a relevant field of study
  • Fluent in English & either Xhosa, Zulu or Sotho
  • First-rate project management skills & highly organised.
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, graphing and general advanced functions which will enable you to work in salesforce, prepare and interpret regular reports.
  • You have a can-do attitude, a hands-on approach, getting things done fast
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Ability to communicate quickly, effectively and accurately to various audiences
  • You are strategic and analytical in your thinking
  • You are able to work in a cross-functional environment
  • Passion for Airbnb and the sharing economy. Being a host on Airbnb is a strong plus

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