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14 Jul, 2017
14 Jul, 2017
MBC Africa provides an enabling environment for agribusinesses in Africa by integrating the business services they need to grow onto one single platform. MBC Africa’s role is to identify, nurture and develop a critical mass of viable growth-oriented agribusinesses as a pipeline for sustainable and impactful investment in selected African economies. We aim to enhance the knowledge, skill, and performance of agribusiness
entrepreneurs and managers through innovative training, consulting and mentoring services. MBC Africa also aims to support youth to seize the vast opportunities in the agricultural sector. For more information, visit: www.mbcafrica.org
MBC Africa is currently seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Receptionist and Administrative Intern for a period of 6 months.
Position Title: Receptionist/Admin Intern
Reporting to: Operations Director
Location: Fourth Street, East Legon, Accra
Working Hours: 8am – 5pm (Monday – Friday, occasionally overtime and work on weekends will be required)
Start Date: 1st August 2017
End Date: 31st december 2017
The Receptionist/Admin Intern will be responsible for the overall front office activities, including managing the reception area, organizing booking of meeting rooms, handling general office purchasing requests and overseeing facilities management of the office.
This individual will organize office communication and activities on a day-to-day basis.
This individual’s primary responsibilities include handling incoming calls and welcoming visitors, handling queries while maintaining office common areas, and facilitating meetings.
The ideal candidate should have an interest in business (agribusiness) and entrepreneurship. Other responsibilities within the company will be added to this position with continued experience and growth.
The successful candidate must be reliable, punctual, organized, and demonstrate the ability to juggle multiple priorities in a very busy office.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, pleasant phone manner, typing ability and familiarity with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications are required.
To achieve the desired results, the receptionist/administrative Intern will be expected to do the following:
Provide Front desk reception duties for the office which includes handling of phone calls and managing internal & external customers in a timely and
Receive and greet all visitors in a professional and warm manner
Collect and distribute all incoming mail and office items
Develop and maintain a tracking system on all incoming & outgoing mails
Assist in general office administration.
Assist in the coordination of ad-hoc company functions/events
Assist in any ad-hoc duties, projects and activities as and when required
Required Experience and Skills
Fluent in written and verbal English communication
Exceptional communication and organizational skills and attention to detail, particularly in the preparation of documents such as minutes.
Strong research, analytical, and troubleshooting skills
Flexible and creative mindset coupled with a persistence to achieve results
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team and be held accountable for assigned work deliverables
Excellent interpersonal communication and rapport-building skills
High degree of professionalism
Computer literacy, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Desirable Qualifications and Skills
A graduate with excellent communication skills.
French speaker /knowledge of French is desirable but not essential.
Min 1-2 year’s relevant experience.
Possess good professional image, excellent phone mannerism and enthusiasm in customer service.
Significant work or volunteer experience in administration, communications/marketing, or a related field.
Proactive and highly resourceful with great organization skills
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications is highly preferred.
After a pre-determined period of 6 to 8 weeks, interns will be eligible to receive allowance to cover lunch and travel (T&T) based on satisfactory performance.
Work related expenses such as local travel for official duties will be covered by MBC Africa.
This position is open to all persons legally qualified to work in Ghana.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter stating why you are interested in this role and your CV in a single PDF document by email to [email protected]
Please send the email with the subject line “Surname, First Name – Receptionist/Admin Intern”
Application Deadline: 24th July 2017 at 12 noon. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will take place on
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will take place on
Interviews will take place on 26th July 2017
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