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Kandua - Marketing Intern

Catalyst Fund
Apply by 13 May 2021

Job description

Marketing Intern

  • Company: Kandua
  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa 
  • Internship length: 6 months
  • Internship start date: ASAP


Kandua is a fintech startup looking for eager interns to support our growing business needs for 2021. Our flagship product, Kandua.com, is South Africa’s largest online home services marketplace. A seamlessly designed platform, that connects great home service providers to the people who need them, powered by pioneering technology and a passionate, talented team.

As an intern, you will be working closely with a Senior member of the Kandua team, as well as other colleagues who will provide you with real hands-on projects and daily tasks.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The marketer will work under the guidance of the Senior Manager to take ownership of the customer growth mandate of Kandua
  • Be the main point of contact for an external consultancy + Agency (Being the main liaison / point of contact between Agency and Kandua)
  • Monitor and improve marketing dashboard and rituals

Key Outcomes

  • 20% Month to Month growth of total direct customers by Q4 2021
  • Test and establish a new digital channel at least one new channel in marketing stack bringing in 5% (10% ideal, minimum 5%) new customers by Q4 2021uties and Responsibilities

Qualifications and Skills

Essential Skills

  • Relevant degree in marketing, product work, sales. Any experience in the technology and product world would be helpful
  • Inquiring attitude and excited to learn what it takes to make things happen - End to End - from concept, execution to measurement and reporting.
  • Creative, open and curious. You’re full of fresh ideas to generate user growth and promote the brand;
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Exceptional critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • An energetic team player and project manager with a collaborative spirit and the ability to influence and unify the cross-functional team, peers, and leaders
  • Action and skilled focus on ensuring results




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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