Retail Marketing Internship Programme at Telkom

By on March 12, 2014

TELKOM has Retail Marketing Internship positions for 6 Sales & Marketing graduates within the Telkom Business unit in Centurion (NBSC). The internship programme will take place over 12 months, giving successful candidates exposure will to selling telecommunications solutions to large businesses. The candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competence once the internship is completed:

  • Craft ICT solutions,
  • Determine pricing,
  • Compile contract,
  • Close sales, etc.

Closing Date: 18 March 2014


  • A 3 year Degree/Diploma in Marketing and Sales.
  • Must have a driver’s license.

The core description of the functions to be performed by the “Young Guns” entails:

  • Manage a complex and diverse portfolio of customers in the Large Business Services (LBS) organisation;
  • Execute on the strategic objectives and tactical outputs as defined in the Strategic Alignment Framework (SAF) of the Large Business Services (LBS) organisation and
  • Qualify Customer needs and requirements and match these to the suite of Value Added Services (VAS) Telkom Business offers in terms of Voice, Data, Data Centre Operations (DCO) and Mobile services.

The key outcomes for the “Young Guns” are as follows:

  • Attain key performance indicators defined in terms of i) revenue and sales targets ii) Customer Loyalty Measurement (CLM) targets and iii) training and development objectives;
  • Build strategic relationships with Customers in a given portfolio and position Telkom as the ICT business, market and thought leader;
  • Develop a clear sense of the Telkom Business value proposition, the internal Customer Solution Process (CSP), with the relevant stakeholders, and apply this to the assigned Customer portfolio and
  • Understand processes associated with the Customer Management for Selected Segments (CMSS) business system.

Personal qualities-

  • Passion and desire to achieve
  • Good communications skills, i.e written and oral
  • Presentable and articulate
  • Performance driven
  • Business minded
  • Affinity for technology
  • Understand the ICT environment

How to apply

Click here to apply online

Closing Date: 18 March 2014


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