Oxford University Press Internship: Digital Sales

Are you a graduate in your last year of study looking for exposure to work? Do you have an interest in the publishing industry and looking for available opportunities and vacancies? We have good news for you! The Oxford University Press is currently receiving applications for its Digital Sales Internship position. 

This position is perfect if you are passionate about education. They need someone who enjoys solving problems and coming up with fresh ideas in the fast-moving digital world. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and earn real job experience! Joining this programme will surely make you stand out when it’s time for you to start your career. 

If you are interested, please continue reading, we have all the important information presented for you below!

Oxford University Press Internship: Digital Sales
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Programme Description

Position: Digital Sales Intern

Recruiter: Oxford University Press

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Reference Number: Digital Sales Intern (WP)

Type: Internship Contract 

Duration: 12 Months 


While this is an internship position, you will still be able to learn and obtain work exposure to the real duties and responsibilities of a Digital Sales job description, under supervision and guidance. The key aspects of this Digital Sales Intern position are listed below:

  • Providing digital support for customers before and after closing a sale
  • Onboarding of customers 
  • Receiving and giving digital training by internal staff 
  • Planning and executing virtual workshops and webinars 
  • Virtual selling
  • Managing digital 3rd parties 
  • Managing data

Eligibility and Requirements 

Are you interested to apply for the available Digital Sales Internship vacancy? First of all, you need to have the following educational background to apply:

  • You must have an Undergraduate or Graduate degree/diploma. Strong preference will be given to degrees or diplomas in technology, digital marketing, ICT in Education or related fields
  • Must be a South African citizen

Aside from the educational background, these are some technical skills required for the Digital Sales Intern position, you should master them in order to be a better candidate: 

  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (from the student perspective)
  • Proficiency in using online collaboration tools such as Slack, Zoom, Google Docs, or Teams
  • Familiarity with basic computer hardware and software
  • Able to work with G Suite / Google Apps for Education or Office 365 for Education
  • Facilitation and digital skills

Finally, these soft skills and traits will help you stand out and increase your chance of being selected for the Digital Sales Intern position: 

  • Interest in the EdTech industry 
  • Effective time management 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Efficient when working collaboratively in a team
  • Innovative and agile 
  • A strong desire to continue learning and growing


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Do you feel like a perfect candidate for this Digital Sales Internship vacancy? Do not hesitate to apply! 

You must apply through the official website and fill out the available form. Please prepare the following documents as well:

  • A cover letter 
  • Your recently updated and comprehensive curriculum vitae 
  • Copies of your identification documents 
  • Copies of your related qualifications 

Go to the official website by following this link. https://jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/53748


If you have questions or need more information regarding Oxford University Press or the Digital Sales Intern vacancy, you can visit their official website by following this link https://www.oxford.co.za/

This are the contact information available on the Oxford University Press website: 

Telephone: +27 (0) 21 596 2300

Customer Services: +27 (0) 21 120 0104

Email:  [email protected]

Closing Date

Finally, the closing date for this Digital Sales Intern vacancy is November 25, 2021. Please submit your application before then. 

We wish you luck with your application! 


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