Amazon South Africa: Sales & Account Management Internship 2024

Job Summary

Amazon Commercial Services (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd is recruiting for the 2024 Sales & Account Management Intern. This is a 6 month internship.

Closing date: on-going

Location: Cape Town

Job Description

We’re on the lookout for the curious, those who think big and want to define the world of tomorrow. At Amazon, you will grow into the high impact, visionary person you know you’re ready to be.

Every day will be filled with exciting new challenges, developing new skills, and achieving personal growth. How often can you say that your work changes the world? At Amazon, you’ll say it often. Join us and define tomorrow.

Amazon marketplace teams work to help improve the selection and shopping experience – our vision is to make Amazon the best place for third party selling partners of all sizes to grow and serve customers.

As an Account Rep intern, you will learn how Amazon handles its marketplace business whilst working amongst a team of account managers where you will learn the core skills required to launch selling partners and provide a suite of services designed to support Amazon’s most strategic brands.

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Your priority will be to work backwards from the customer, identifying inputs to grow brands and improve their performance.

At Amazon, you will define your goals, exceed them, and set new ones. We aim for the ultimate simplicity to make customers’ lives easier. That’s why we need people who are innovators and disruptors. People who dive deep and think big.

We want to you to feel welcomed, included and valued right from the start. We know that your experiences will help us build a better world.

Job Responsibilities

• Conducting sales pitches to key accounts
• Account manage selling partners you launch on Amazon and manage these opportunities concurrently
• Build an understanding of customer pain points, requirements, and potential value that can be delivered by advertising or merchant services

• Understand and utilise CRM tools as well as prioritising meeting/exceeding targets
• Learn the Amazon culture and ways of working
• Identify opportunities to improve our products, services, processes, systems, and tools
• Work with different parts of the Amazon business to deliver on a project, this may include working with category teams, product teams, and technical support teams

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The internship lasts 6 months.


Basic Qualifications

• Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, with an anticipated graduation date after the completion of your internship. You need to be enrolled as a student for all the duration of the internship.
• Fluent written and verbal communication in English (Level – C1 or higher).

Preferred Qualifications

• Studies within Business, Marketing, Economics, Engineering or similar fields.

How to Apply

Every day will be filled with developing new skills and achieving personal growth. Interested?
Submitting your application takes less than 10 minutes and cover letters are not required. You will just need to attach your CV and answer a questionnaire.

Selected candidates will be invited to a sales online assessment. If successful, you’ll attend to two rounds of virtual interviews, which take place on the same day.

Interviews consist of behavioural questions and a case study, focusing on our Leadership Principles. The entire recruitment process typically takes 3 to 4 weeks.

Do note that the selection process and timelines are subject to change, and vary with role and location.


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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