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Business Development Representative (Francophone)

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2021
  • Cape Town
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2021
  • Cape Town

  • Location: Anslow Park, Sandton, JHB, RSA / Dock Road, Waterfront, Cape Town.

  • Application Deadline: 31 October 2021

  • Interviews: From 11 October 2021

  • Start Date: Immediate


  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluently at business-level in French, as well as having good communication skills in English.

  • Already based in and eligible to work in South Africa

Interested in working at a young, innovative and ambitious company in the heart of Cape Town/ Sandton?

Passionate about digital media and what it can do for businesses today?

Then we might be the company for you!

The Role

We are looking for a Business Development Representative to join our Francophone Department.

We are expanding our business into established markets in North and West Africa. One of the few remaining ‘startup’ markets within the Meltwater group, the Francohpne markets offer massive growth potential to those with the drive and stamina to make it work.

As a Business Development Representative you support the growth of new business within these markets.

Tasks can range from discovering opportunities, building searches and working with the Meltwater technology, though to conducting research, helping to tailor solutions and working on actual accounts. As well as much more. Very few days will be the same.

This is truly a rare internship opportunity.

In addition you will work closely with other departments within the company to gain a full view on the Meltwater business.

Skills & Requirements

What are we looking for?

As part of the role, you will be mapping out and profiling a wide range of companies and organizations – from universities and local government departments to Fortune 500 companies, and keeping up to date with current affairs and the sorts of organizations which may have an interest in different things being reported in the news.

This means we are looking for ambitious, and driven individuals.

Not only is this a paid internship, but you will also learn valuable skills that could land you a career working for Meltwater after you graduate.

The kind of person that is successful with Meltwater is hard working, intelligent, well organized and well rounded. We are inspired by people with executive business acumen, a good sense of humor, and a willingness to succeed. Experience in sales/business development is a plus but not a requirement.

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree;

  • 1 - 2 years working experience;

  • Strong drive and self-starter;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Strong team player

  • Solution oriented and client focused;

  • Attention to detail;

  • Ability to set priorities and execute to meet deadlines;

  • Fluent in French, proficiency in English.

Great Place to Work

  • Fun, cosmopolitan and international work culture

  • Continuous training throughout your career

  • Accelerated leadership and promotion program

  • Global career opportunities

  • Competitive salary model

About the company

Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. We believe that business strategy will be increasingly shaped by insights from online data. Organizations will look outside, beyond their internal reporting systems to a world of data that is constantly growing and changing. Our customers use these insights to make timely decisions based on real-time analysis.

More than 25,000 companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. With more than 50 offices on six continents, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise. Meltwater also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organization devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs.

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