22 June 2020

Amazon Account Manager Internship Opportunity 2020

As an Account Manager Intern at Amazon, you will have the exciting opportunity to help promote the growth and shape the future of an emerging technology. Your responsibility will be to increase the market penetration of the client in key customer accounts in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa.

The ideal candidate for this 12-month internship will possess both a business and technical background that enables them to engage an account at the CXO level as well as with software developers and IT architects. He/she should also be a self-starter who is prepared to develop and execute against a territory coverage plan.

Roles & Responsibilities:
· Support Senior Account Managers and Solutions Architects with the administrative tasks accompanied with stakeholder engagements
· Coordinate and prepare for customer engagements in accordance with best practice
· Identify and suggest process improvement practices
· Develop and execute against a comprehensive account/territory plan
· Maintain a projects pipeline
· Work with partners to extend reach & promote adoption
· Contribute to positive customer experience

Basic Qualifications
· A technical background in engineering, computer science, or MIS a plus
· Strong verbal and written communications skills
· Fluent in English, and ideally one other African language
· Interest in Sales and Marketing components

Preferred Qualifications
· BA/ Bcom in the IS/IT related field
· BSc in Computer Science

Location: Johannesburg

Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and broader based Black Economic Empowerment and the further diversification of ideas. The relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity and Black Economic Empowerment will be considered when appointing potential candidates.
We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa.
Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.

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