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Internship Details

About Internship:

Who Are We?
? SkillSphere Education is a Mumbai based pan Asia skill set development and knowledge enhancement organization with a simple motto – ‘Refining skills, defining futures…’. Through a plethora of educational programmes, knowledge-oriented initiatives and other endeavours, the organization’s main objectives are to develop essential life skills among individuals of all age groups, increase their general and global awareness, improve public speaking and communication skills, and most importantly, assist individuals in gaining the confidence to uninhibitedly express their views and display their talents.
? It fulfils these objectives by conducting numerous short-term and long-term educational programmes via both the online and offline interface. These focus on the development of soft skills such as public speaking, general knowledge enhancement, leadership etc. in an interactive manner. The programmes follow SkillSphere’s 3D Model of Learning (Develop, Disseminate, Display). Our educational programmes are primarily for students of Grades 3 to 12.
? In addition, SkillSphere has a range of other online initiatives such as Global Jigyasa, a weekly current affairs quiz launched every Sunday which is currently attempted by over 60000 individuals pan India. The Global Jigyasa app is also being launched very soon. SkillSphere also has a robust online general awareness resource base, and is at the forefront of spearheading innovative knowledge-oriented events such as quizzes, Model UN conferences etc.
? The organization was founded in 2013 by Anansh Prasad, a graduate from an Ivy League University (Cornell University, USA) and a Mumbai University gold medalist Chemical Engineer. With an eclectic, motivated and talented team, SkillSphere Education has expanded to over 29 cities since then and has positively impacted the lives of over 70000 students pan India
? Since the onset of the pandemic induced lockdown, SkillSphere’s online educational programmes have become extremely popular both among schools and in the B2C sector (directly to students and parents). It is rapidly expanding this vertical of its operations and is investing major resources into it as it continues to grow exponentially.
? Post the lockdown, SkillSphere envisages to be the largest integrated soft skill development organization in the K12 sector, both online and offline. We are already halfway there and believe it is time to take the next step!
? If you decide to join us in our mission, you will be joining a company and team that readily explores uncharted territories; dares to dream and is getting ready to soar!
? To know more about SkillSphere Education’s initiatives, please read the following:-
SkillSphere’s offline educational programmes and initiatives - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UVrofCPMy90W1qjmYg9ijimSb71M5xX2/view?usp=sharing
SkillSphere’s online educational programmes and initiatives (B2C) –
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TONYypzdzkbrEgiijRGGP3Ttkgl6DP8-/view?usp=sharing
SkillSphere’s online educational programmes and initiatives (for schools) -
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ubO9RKJPNrkDq3baEph-xAo8vLr5Cmrp/view?usp=sharing
You can also visit our website www.skillsphere.org. Please note that our website is undergoing a major revamp at the moment to exhibit our newer and exciting areas of operation including our online programmes and initiatives. Hence, it does not have details of our online programmes and initiatives at the moment.

Why Do We Do What We Do?!
SkillSphere Education is here to fill the void in soft skill development through its well-designed, structured and activity-oriented programmes and initiatives. We do what we do as we are passionate about developing future-ready and confident individuals, who are open to expressing themselves and their views about different global issues, and have the conviction in themselves to be leaders! We want to ensure that 100% of India’s graduates are considered employable by helping them from a young age itself!

Who Are We Looking For?
Marketing and Outreach Interns
As SkillSphere Education continues to grow and moves into its next large-scale phase of expansion, it has become imperative for us to hire individuals who help us increase our publicity, marketing and outreach. We need individuals who can assist the in-house marketing team in publicizing our online and offline educational programmes to more parents and students pan India.
We are thus looking for individuals for the position of Marketing and Outreach Intern. The individuals need to be students in their 2nd last/final year of graduate education or graduates who in any field of study

What Will You Be Doing?
- You will first undergo 10-15 hours of training by SkillSphere’s marketing and publicity department to learn the art of publicizing our educational programmes. During the process, you shall receive comprehensive training in the art of B2C marketing, tips and tricks, methodologies, systems management for marketing, and shall also be oriented about all of SkillSphere Education’s educational programmes. These training sessions shall be conducted online, and will involve some level of homework that needs to be done by you between sessions!

- Making calls to parents and students to acquaint them with SkillSphere Education and its programmes, convincing them to attend programme demos, and thereafter ensuring their conversion for a long-term or short-term educational programme. You will be given lists of numbers from SkillSphere’s database by the publicity team to contact for this purpose. Based on the systems established and targets given, you shall be making these calls on a daily basis and must adhere to deadlines. This is a very important part of your job role. Currently, you shall primarily be publicizing our online educational programmes. Post the lockdown though, if we continue to be associated, you shall also start publicizing our offline educational programmes.

- Working with SkillSphere Education’s marketing and publicity team to generate leads via different modes – online and offline publicity, social media etc. This will form a smaller part of your job role. If you are willing to learn and expose yourself to more areas of publicity and marketing, then we shall be equally supportive and ensure you get as much experience in this area as possible.

- Update publicity sheets/databases etc. based on the calls you have made and leads generated or as instructed by SkillSphere’s publicity team. These need to be done in a disciplined way to ensure that all systems are in place

- Assisting with publicity for knowledge oriented-events (online and offline) and other initiatives that SkillSphere Education conducts on a case to case basis

- You might be asked to assist with basic social media management


What Should You Be Good At?
- Communication skills: You must be able to speak freely and confidently with any person right from 8 to 80 years of age.
- Public speaking: While we don’t expect you to be a Barack Obama, you should not suffer from stage fright or a complete lack of confidence when it comes to speaking in front of crowds. If this is not a problem, don’t worry about other nuances of public speaking. You will be trained!
- You must be passionate about the field of education and teaching students: We are looking for people who are motivated about influencing social change through skill set development. You won’t be able to publicize our educational programmes if you don’t resonate with our larger objective!
- Inter-personal skills and confidence when meeting/interacting with individuals otherwise unknown to you. You must also have good presentation skills
- Systems management, collaboration and team work

How Do We Assess Work?
SkillSphere Education follows a system which monitors task completion by all employees/freelance associates as per pre-decided timelines on a weekly basis. We value efficacy and efficiency over everything else. In case you get selected for this position, your ability to make calls and generate conversions as per targets and deadlines, and your proactiveness with respect to suggesting outreach strategies and initiatives, shall be important parameters for work assessment.

What Can You Expect Your Stipend to Be?
We prefer making expectations of all potential applicants clear at the very inception. If you are selected for this position, then your compensation will be as follows:-
- Rs. 2000/- per month paid is a fixed part of your compensation
- 15% of the total amount generated by student conversions you make for our different educational programmes. This variable part of your compensation shall be paid to you on a monthly basis

What Is the Duration of this Internship?
- The initial duration of this internship is 2 months. However, if both us are happy with each other, SkillSphere is more than happy to further extend the internship duration!


What Is the Learning Curve You Can Expect?
SkillSphere Education is at a very unique position in its trajectory as it is in a rapid phase of expansion. Being associated with us during this period will give you tremendous exposure in areas of marketing, publicity and outreach. We are a training organization and hence ensure that our interns/associates/employees receive the same quality of training in their respective departments, as we provide to our student groups via our educational programmes! Hence, it is sure to be a great experience!

How Do You Apply?
You can contact us on any of the numbers mentioned below:
SkillSphere Recruitment Team - +91-7304126473/+91-7304277730
(Please call between 10:00 am and 6:30 pm only)
You can also e-mail your CV to the following id – info@skillsphere.org

Roles and Responsibilities:

What Will You Be Doing?
- You will first undergo 10-15 hours of training by SkillSphere’s marketing and publicity department to learn the art of publicizing our educational programmes. During the process, you shall receive comprehensive training in the art of B2C marketing, tips and tricks, methodologies, systems management for marketing, and shall also be oriented about all of SkillSphere Education’s educational programmes. These training sessions shall be conducted online, and will involve some level of homework that needs to be done by you between sessions!

- Making calls to parents and students to acquaint them with SkillSphere Education and its programmes, convincing them to attend programme demos, and thereafter ensuring their conversion for a long-term or short-term educational programme. You will be given lists of numbers from SkillSphere’s database by the publicity team to contact for this purpose. Based on the systems established and targets given, you shall be making these calls on a daily basis and must adhere to deadlines. This is a very important part of your job role. Currently, you shall primarily be publicizing our online educational programmes. Post the lockdown though, if we continue to be associated, you shall also start publicizing our offline educational programmes.

- Working with SkillSphere Education’s marketing and publicity team to generate leads via different modes – online and offline publicity, social media etc. This will form a smaller part of your job role. If you are willing to learn and expose yourself to more areas of publicity and marketing, then we shall be equally supportive and ensure you get as much experience in this area as possible.

- Update publicity sheets/databases etc. based on the calls you have made and leads generated or as instructed by SkillSphere’s publicity team. These need to be done in a disciplined way to ensure that all systems are in place

- Assisting with publicity for knowledge oriented-events (online and offline) and other initiatives that SkillSphere Education conducts on a case to case basis

- You might be asked to assist with basic social media management

No. of Positions

5

Skills Required

Application Deadline

Apply by: 16th Aug `20

Stipend

Rs. 2000-15000

About Company

 SkillSphere Education is a Mumbai based pan Asia skill set development and knowledge enhancement organization with a simple motto – ‘Refining skills, defining futures…’. Through a plethora of educational programmes, knowledge-oriented initiatives and other endeavours, the organization’s main objectives are to develop essential life skills among individuals of all age groups, increase their general and global awareness, improve public speaking and communication skills, and most importantly, assist individuals in gaining the confidence to uninhibitedly express their views and display their talents.

 It fulfils these objectives by conducting numerous short-term and long-term educational programmes via both the online and offline interface. These focus on the development of soft skills such as public speaking, general knowledge enhancement, leadership etc. in an interactive manner. The programmes follow SkillSphere’s 3D Model of Learning (Develop, Disseminate, Display). Our educational programmes are primarily for students of Grades 3 to 12. 

 In addition, SkillSphere has a range of other online initiatives such as Global Jigyasa, a weekly current affairs quiz launched every Sunday which is currently attempted by over 60000 individuals pan India. The Global Jigyasa app is also being launched very soon. SkillSphere also has a robust online general awareness resource base, and is at the forefront of spearheading innovative knowledge-oriented events such as quizzes, Model UN conferences etc. 

 The organization was founded in 2013 by Anansh Prasad, a graduate from an Ivy League University (Cornell University, USA) and a Mumbai University gold medalist Chemical Engineer. With an eclectic, motivated and talented team, SkillSphere Education has expanded to over 29 cities since then and has positively impacted the lives of over 70000 students pan India 

 Since the onset of the pandemic induced lockdown, SkillSphere’s online educational programmes have become extremely popular both among schools and in the B2C sector (directly to students and parents). It is rapidly expanding this vertical of its operations and is investing major resources into it as it continues to grow exponentially.  

 Post the lockdown, SkillSphere envisages to be the largest integrated soft skill development organization in the K12 sector, both online and offline. We are already halfway there and believe it is time to take the next step! 

 If you decide to join us in our mission, you will be joining a company and team that readily explores uncharted territories; dares to dream and is getting ready to soar!  

 To know more about SkillSphere Education’s initiatives, please read the following:- 

SkillSphere’s offline educational programmes and initiatives - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UVrofCPMy90W1qjmYg9ijimSb71M5xX2/view?usp=sharing

SkillSphere’s online educational programmes and initiatives (B2C) –

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TONYypzdzkbrEgiijRGGP3Ttkgl6DP8-/view?usp=sharing 

SkillSphere’s online educational programmes and initiatives (for schools) -  

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ubO9RKJPNrkDq3baEph-xAo8vLr5Cmrp/view?usp=sharing 

You can also visit our website www.skillsphere.org. Please note that our website is undergoing a major revamp at the moment to exhibit our newer and exciting areas of operation including our online programmes and initiatives. Hence, it does not have details of our online programmes and initiatives at the moment.   


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