Special Projects Intern

Responsibilities

Market Research
  • Identify potential partnership opportunities by researching market/industry and keeping a close eye on key developments in the market.
  • Through market research, develop forward-thinking, creative marketing strategies aimed at generating leads, growing sales, and driving revenue.
Relationship Management
  • Meet potential special projects clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging professional networks.
  • Assists special projects clients with any product-related or operational request.
  • Set up and maintain special project operations.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks assigned.

Requirements

  • Students currently pursuing a degree in Mass Communication, Marketing, Business Studies, Statistics or equivalent are welcomed to apply.
  • CGPA of 3.0 or above.
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Young, dynamic, fast learner, likes challenges, passionate about social media and online communities with a great team spirit!
  • Should speak and write English and Bahasa Malaysia fluently.
  • The ability to converse and write in Mandarin is a bonus.
  • Able to take initiative and to work independently and within a team.
  • Resourceful problem-solving skills; A quick learner with a strong sense of curiosity.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office & Google Suite.
  • Minimum internship period: 3 months.

Allowance:

  • RM500 (per month)

Quality Assurance Intern

Responsibilities

  • Hands-on experience in software testing.
  • You will be learning about manual & automated testing.
  • Hands-on experience on our real projects.
  • Experiment and try new things related to software testing.
  • Provide analysis of errors and feedback.
  • Work closely with the Product Manager for other ad-hoc tasks.
  • Recommend, suggest, and feedback on features of our platforms.

Requirements

  • Year 2 students or fresh graduates in engineering or similar relevant field.
  • CGPA: 3.25 and above.
  • Knows at least one programming language.
  • High interest in software development and software testing.
  • Passionate about e-commerce.
  • Able to take initiative and to work independently and within a team.
  • Eager to learn and willing to go the extra mile.
  • Resourceful and good problem-solving skills.
  • Speak and write English and Bahasa Malaysia fluently.
  • Minimum internship period: 3 months.

Allowance:

  • RM500 (per month)

Content Creator Intern

Responsibilities

  • Create video content for Instagram Reel and TikTok.
  • Design promotional materials for the company and its campaigns.
  • Write, review, edit, and update content for company social media.
  • Conduct research and interviews to learn more about current trends, developments, and perceptions about the subject matter, and then contextualize your findings.
  • Assist the creative team with the design of promotional materials.
  • Use social media to engage consumers, respond to questions or complaints, and promote company initiatives.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to establish campaign objectives, complete tasks, and identify and solve problems.
  • Monitor social media metrics.
  • Other tasks assigned by Community Lead and Management.

Requirements

  • Have experience in using Instagram and TikTok.
  • Young, dynamic, fast learner, passionate about social media and online communities with a great team spirit!
  • Should speak and write English and Bahasa Malaysia fluently.
  • The ability to converse and write in Mandarin is a bonus.
  • Creative-minded and able to take initiative to work independently and within a team.
  • Resourceful problem-solving skills; a quick learner with a strong sense of curiosity.
  • Positive attitude with good communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office & Google Suite.
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices.
  • Minimum internship period: 3 months.

Allowance:

  • RM500 (per month)

Product Manager

Responsibilities

  • Being the end-to-end owner of the feature and working with the development team to establish technical requirements for overall functionality (based on business requirements).
  • Create functional specifications and manage the build of the feature.
  • Ensure clear communication and coordination across all internal teams.
  • Help define and influence the long-term AVANA product roadmap.
  • Know customer needs through research and market data.
  • Develop product lines and appraise new ideas for market viability.
  • Assess competition by comparing products.
  • Create product marketing communications objectives.
  • Work with the business development team to create product sales strategies.
  • Create long- and short-term product sales forecasts and analysis for management.
  • Determine product pricing based on market research, production costs and anticipated demand.

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering / Math or equivalent.
  • 3+ years strong product experience.
  • Able to translate complex business goals into clearly understandable product specifications.
  • Create prioritization based on impact and effort.
  • Makes data-driven decisions and extracts insights from product metrics.
  • Has an entrepreneurial mindset and bias toward action.
  • Derives insights by immersing themselves into their customers’ frame of reference
  • Learns by quickly testing out new hypotheses.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects in a dynamic environment.
  • Has experience in achieving consistently good results in a development environment with remote team members.
  • Ability to build awareness with stakeholders, in terms of planning a product or feature
  • Has ecommerce and/or digital marketing experience (preferred).

Salary Range:

  • RM5,000 – RM7,000

Software Quality Assurance

Responsibilities

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts.
  • Work closely with the development team to improve existing products.
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.
  • Able to create good software documentation.
  • Able to create a good bug report and release report.
  • Ensure the software created by developers is fit for purpose and fewer bugs.

Requirements

  • Have at least 2 years experience as Software Quality Assurance.
  • Experienced using automatic testing, such as Selenium and Appium.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
  • Understand the software development life cycle.
  • Good understanding in compatibility browser behavior (chrome, firefox etc).
  • Familiar with automated testing tools and test scripts using python will be a plus.
  • Able to speak and write in English.

Salary Range:

  • RM3,000 – RM5,000

E-commerce Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Generate qualified leads by expanding sales funnel.
  • Sell AVANA as a platform by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions.
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Work collaboratively across departments, especially with the Product team to improve products and offerings for the target audience.
  • Contribute to the team’s effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Give sales presentations to a range of prospective leads.
  • Coordinate sales efforts with marketing programs.
  • Understand and promote company programs.
  • Monitor and evaluate the team’s progress and development through coaching and mentoring.
  • Empower team to be up-to-date with latest sales practices and strive to be a trendsetter in the social commerce and SaaS market for Malaysia.
  • Develop and manage the department’s budget.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Economics or related field.
  • Successful track record in planning, developing and executing sales strategy.
  • Experience in online sales, especially SaaS products.
  • Experience in managing a team and leading team to achieve individual and team goals.
  • Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Ability to speak and write in Malay and English. Mandarin is a bonus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have great presentation skills.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with leads.
  • Able to work comfortably in a fast paced environment.
  • Sales target driven and goal oriented.

Salary:

  • RM3,000 – RM4,500

If you’re interested, do send your resume to work@avana.asia

People & Culture Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for talent acquisition, growth and retention.
  • Identify the skill gap among employees and initiate training for the team.
  • Enhance Avangers wellbeing and morale via engagement activities and events.
  • Improve Human Resources processes including but not limited to meetings, on-boarding and off-boarding.
  • Oversee performance appraisal cycle.
  • Build strong organisational culture for the teams to grow towards Mission 2025.
  • Develop strong AVANA branding as an employer.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks assigned by the People & Culture team.

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in Human Resources.
  • Hands-on experience with the full cycle of recruitment.
  • Passionate towards talent and organisational development.
  • Excellent communicator and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Resourceful and good problem solving skills.
  • Training skills and culture building skills are good to have.
  • Expertise with labor law will be preferred.
  • Experience growing startup talents will be a bonus.

Salary:

  • RM2,800 – RM3,300

Business Development & Partnerships Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Identify potential partnership opportunities by researching market / industry and keeping a close eye on key developments in the market to onboard merchants to AVANA.
  • Meet potential partners and clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging professional networks.
  • Develop a professional rapport with new partners, and set targets for sales and provide support that will continually improve the relationship.
  • Grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to partners.
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.
  • Monitor, train and motivate the performance of BD team.
  • Provide proactive solutions, brainstorm new and innovative growth strategies.
  • Work closely with executives and operations specialists to improve operations planning and overall efficiency.
  •  Able to draft proposals and negotiate its terms with partners to achieve a win-win solution for both parties.
  •  Create reports to show and track the growth of the business.
  •  Represent AVANA in public events.
  • Other tasks requested by Group CEO and Group COO.

Requirements:

  • Min. 4 years experience in the same fields preferably have experience in startup (SME’s industry will be a PLUS).
  • Have an existing network of partners that cater to the same target audience as AVANA (great to have).
  • Hold a bachelor degree from a reputable university.
  • Strong analytic skills and data-driven thinking.
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • A problem solver with good communication skills.
  • Have good knowledge in social media and ecommerce.
  • Attention to details and resourceful in solving problems.
  • Passionate to help local businesses grow.

Salary:

  • RM4,500 – RM7,000

If you’re interested, do send your resume to work@avana.asia

Sales Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Build business by identifying and selling prospects; maintaining relationships with clients.
  • Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Sell AVANA as a platform by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions.
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to the team’s effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Give sales presentations to a range of prospective leads.
  • Coordinate sales efforts with marketing programs.
  • Understand and promote company programs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Economics or related field.
  • Experience in online sales.
  • Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have great presentation skills.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with leads.
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Able to work comfortably in a fast paced environment.

Salary:

  • RM2,300 – RM3,000

If you’re interested, do send your resume to work@avana.asia

Business Development Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Acquire, manage, and grow the partnership with digital marketing and/or ecommerce trainers, digital marketing agencies, communities and corporations related to SME growth and digitalization across Malaysia.
  • Construct, pitch, and negotiate offers that meet the expectations of the partners and merchants.
  • Manage and expand relationships with existing partners and proactively identify new business opportunities.
  • Work cross-functionally and serve as the liaison between our partners, merchants, and AVANA management: product, customer service, merchant growth, marketing, and sales teams.
  • Execute projects from start to finish, including implementing timelines, aligning stakeholders, marketing collaterals, scheduling, executing, and measuring results.
  • Build models and SOPs to evaluate the impact of partner merchant operations initiatives to improve service levels and merchant engagement/retention.
  • Represent AVANA in presenting social commerce solutions to partners and value add to partners’ current offerings.
  • Work closely with Business Development & Partnerships Manager for other ad-hoc tasks.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of working experience in Business Development or Sales.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field.
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to multitask and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proactive, go-getter with great attention to detail.
  • Able to take initiative and work independently and within a team.
  • Resourceful problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to speak and write in Malay and English. Mandarin is a bonus.

Salary:

  • RM2,500 – RM3,000

If you’re interested, do send your resume to work@avana.asia