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Lami Technologies - Sales Intern

Catalyst Fund
Apply by 29 April 2021

Job description

Sales Intern

  • Company: Lami Technologies
  • Location: Remote, in a location that allows for collaboration with GMT+3 Time Zone
  • Internship length: 3 months
  • Internship start date: ASAP


Lami is a pioneer in the digital insurance space, on a mission to break the 3% insurance penetration barrier in Africa, and provide a safety net for every person in the continent. Lami is an insurance SaaS platform with customers that include insurance companies, banks, and digital platforms. Our headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya.

We are looking for motivated and talented individuals to join our team. The goal of this internship is to fill gaps in business to business (B2B) sales and better prepare you for a future career in business development. As an intern, you will be working closely with a supervisor and other colleagues who will provide you with real hands-on projects and daily tasks. Interns will be able to apply classroom-based knowledge to projects and gain essential workplace skills needed to be career ready. Lami Technologies is dedicated to developing successful leaders, and we strive to make this internship as realistic and informative as possible.

 Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Qualified Sales Leads with the goal of closing the deal
  •  Understand and assess the needs of the client to maximize sales potential 
  • Develop proposals and sales pitches to solve targeted issues of B2B partners
  •  Organize demos with leads; answer product and technical questions
  • Run Proof of Concepts (POCs)
  • Coordinate customer engagement with other teams
  • Identify business opportunities by finding prospects; research and recommend new opportunities; maintain relationships
  •  Recommend product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors

Qualifications and Skills

  • Research and investigative skills
  • Bachelor or MBA degree in management or related fields
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  •  Interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate efficiently with a remote team
  •  Understanding of technology and ability to simplify complexities 
  •  Experience in a sales / business development for SaaS products 
  •  Concept design and modeling skills


About Catalyst Fund

Catalyst Fund is the best growth partner for inclusive tech companies in emerging markets. They work with innovators in emerging markets who are building solutions designed to improve the lives of the underserved. Through their Inclusive Fintech and Inclusive Digital Commerce programs, Catalyst Fund provides startups with catalytic grant capital, bespoke venture building support from fintech experts, and access to a global network of investors and corporate partners, while sharing learnings and insights with the broader inclusive tech ecosystem.

Catalyst Fund has partnered with the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) to create an internship program that is designed to fill talent gaps within Catalyst Fund portfolio companies.

Through partnerships with universities and training programs in emerging markets, Catalyst Fund is looking for students and recent graduates who are passionate about building financial solutions and launching their careers in the tech space. This foundational experience prepares interns to take on full time roles at tech startups.

Interns will work directly with the startup for 6 months, while learning more about the industry through Catalyst Fund’s deep expertise in inclusive tech and individual support from CCAF.


Learn more about Catalyst Fund and see other open jobs on their career page.

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