Internship Opportunities at Silverleaf Academy

By | November 2, 2018

Internship Opportunities at Silverleaf Academy
BACKGROUND: Silverleaf Academy is a new group of affordable, high-quality private schools in Tanzania. Our mission is to provide the highest quality learning at the most affordable levels. We have launched our first two primary schools in Arusha, Meru district and have plans to expand to at least 30 schools nationwide.
Job Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Intern
Description: Silverleaf academy seeks an enthusiastic, dynamic and self-starter to assist Sales and Marketing, Finance, M&E and Operations. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects while working for a well- known school chain organization.
Responsibilities:
Implement the overall M&E framework for Silverleaf Academy’s schools.
Develop data collection tools (including mobile-based survey tools) and design data management and reporting systems
Conduct market research, product and customer enquiries including client satisfaction surveys, desk reviews and other reviews on a needs basis
Create and monitor central office and level budgets
Bookkeeping for all operational transactions via online accounts
Tracking and managing all sales transactions and producing invoices for parents using internal systems called Xero
Management of all petty cash and stuff funding requests with weekly reconciliations
Preparations of monthly payroll for approval
Plan and monitor organizational and department cash flows needs
Training of head teachers on financial manuals and accompanying financial processes used throughout the company
Monitor rates of progress and standards children are making
To analyze and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
To record and preserve monitoring and evaluation information in a safe and accessible way
Collect data on marketing during marketing strategies implementations
Support the marketing team in daily Marketing administrative tasks
Attend different events as guided by the marketing officer
Organise and support any implementation of events within the schools.
Assist in marketing advertising and promotional activities
Help distribute marketing materials
Perform Market analysis and research on competitions
Monitor social channels and respond to feedback, questions, and concerns  Develop FAQs from concerns, questions, feedback and calls received.
Update and maintain Silverleaf’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook updates
Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter
Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major Silverleaf marketing events
Update the Silverleaf site website as required.
Reach out to the community organizations, general public and donors with the message about Silverleaf’s mission of quality education at an affordable price for all.
Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing  Plan and facilitate Marketing meetings
Qualifications:
Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g.,
Marketing/Communications or Public Relations, M& E, Finance)
Previous internship or related experience in the mentioned field
Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint,
Excel). Proficiency in Adobe, In Design and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of
HTML and graphic design a plus, Finance and M&E systems
An effective communicator, both written and oral
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for the mission of Silverleaf academy and the society we serve
Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6-month commitment.
Hours: 7 hours/day, 5 days/week
Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship


Positions: Operations Intern
Description: Silverleaf academy seeks an enthusiastic, dynamic and self-starter to assist Sales and marketing, Finance, M&E and Operations. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects while working for a well- known school chain organization.
Responsibilities:
Implement the overall M&E framework for Silverleaf Academy’s schools.
Develop data collection tools (including mobile-based survey tools) and design data management and reporting systems
Conduct market research, product and customer enquiries including client satisfaction surveys, desk reviews and other reviews on a needs basis
Create and monitor central office and level budgets
Bookkeeping for all operational transactions via online accounts
Tracking and managing all sales transactions and producing invoices for parents using internal systems called Xero
Management of all petty cash and stuff funding requests with weekly reconciliations
Preparations of monthly payroll for approval
Plan and monitor organizational and department cash flows needs
Training of head teachers on financial manuals and accompanying financial processes used throughout the company
Monitor rates of progress and standards children are making
To analyze and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
To record and preserve monitoring and evaluation information in a safe and accessible way
Collect data on marketing during marketing strategies implementations
Support the marketing team in daily Marketing administrative tasks
Attend different events as guided by the marketing officer
Organise and support any implementation of events within the schools.
Assist in marketing advertising and promotional activities
Help distribute marketing materials
Perform Market analysis and research on competitions
Monitor social channels and respond to feedback, questions, and concerns  Develop FAQs from concerns, questions, feedback and calls received.
Update and maintain Silverleaf’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook updates
Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter
Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major Silverleaf marketing events
Update the Silverleaf site website as required.
Reach out to the community organizations, general public and donors with the message about Silverleaf’s mission of quality education at an affordable price for all.
Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing  Plan and facilitate Marketing meetings
Qualifications:
Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g.,
Marketing/Communications or Public Relations, M& E, Finance)
Previous internship or related experience in the mentioned field
Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint,
Excel). Proficiency in Adobe, In Design and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of
HTML and graphic design a plus, Finance and M&E systems
An effective communicator, both written and oral
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for the mission of Silverleaf academy and the society we serve
Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6-month commitment.
Hours: 7 hours/day, 5 days/week
Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship


Positions: Accounts and Finance
Description:
Silverleaf academy seeks an enthusiastic, dynamic and self-starter to assist Sales and marketing, Finance, M&E and Operations. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects while working for a well- known school chain organization.
Responsibilities:
Implement the overall M&E framework for Silverleaf Academy’s schools.
Develop data collection tools (including mobile-based survey tools) and design data management and reporting systems
Conduct market research, product and customer enquiries including client satisfaction surveys, desk reviews and other reviews on a needs basis
Create and monitor central office and level budgets
Bookkeeping for all operational transactions via online accounts
Tracking and managing all sales transactions and producing invoices for parents using internal systems called Xero
Management of all petty cash and stuff funding requests with weekly reconciliations
Preparations of monthly payroll for approval
Plan and monitor organizational and department cash flows needs
Training of head teachers on financial manuals and accompanying financial processes used throughout the company
Monitor rates of progress and standards children are making
To analyze and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
To record and preserve monitoring and evaluation information in a safe and accessible way
Collect data on marketing during marketing strategies implementations
Support the marketing team in daily Marketing administrative tasks
Attend different events as guided by the marketing officer
Organise and support any implementation of events within the schools.
Assist in marketing advertising and promotional activities
Help distribute marketing materials
Perform Market analysis and research on competitions
Monitor social channels and respond to feedback, questions, and concerns  Develop FAQs from concerns, questions, feedback and calls received.
Update and maintain Silverleaf’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook updates
Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter
Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major Silverleaf marketing events
Update the Silverleaf site website as required.
Reach out to the community organizations, general public and donors with the message about Silverleaf’s mission of quality education at an affordable price for all.
Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing  Plan and facilitate Marketing meetings
Qualifications:
Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g.,
Marketing/Communications or Public Relations, M& E, Finance)
Previous internship or related experience in the mentioned field
Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint,
Excel). Proficiency in Adobe, In Design and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of
HTML and graphic design a plus, Finance and M&E systems
An effective communicator, both written and oral
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for the mission of Silverleaf academy and the society we serve
Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6-month commitment.
Hours: 7 hours/day, 5 days/week
Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship
To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to info@silverleaf.co.tz ( attach a passport size in the main body of an email, onces you get a reply from the email record 30 seconds video to explain why you want to join Silverleaf Academy and send it to +255 629 882 149 – Whatsapp)