Team Assistant Intern - Aduna - London - Wizbii

Team Assistant Intern

  • By Aduna
  • Internship
  • London (United Kingdom)
  • Reception / Administration

Job description


Aduna is an Africa-inspired health and beauty brand and social business. Our products are made using exceptional and underutilised natural ingredients sourced directly from small-scale producers in Africa. Our mission is to breathe the vibrancy of Africa into the daily lives of people all over the world, creating a virtuous circle that feeds significant positive impacts back to the source. You can also listen to our founder Andrew launching Aduna at the International Herald Tribune Luxury Conference on “The Promise of Africa” in 2012.


Aduna is looking for a bright, enthusiastic and highly efficient intern to support our office over a three-month period. You will be working in a small team of energetic, passionate individuals in a collaborative, creative and fast-paced environment. This will be an opportunity to get hands-on experience in a number of administration and financial elements and to provide general assistance to the team. You will get to experience the excitement of working in a small, high-growth business, help us in our journey towards building a global brand and contribute to the creation of sustainable livelihoods for small-scale producers in rural Africa.

Responsibilities will include:

Fulfil e-commerce and Amazon orders: prepare, log and post.
Managing stock/samples held at the office– ensure sufficient stock held for orders and marketing purposes, record items, reorder when required, issue monthly report
Prepare and post sample requests
Book couriers and receive deliveries
Code and process invoices on software system
File POs/ invoices/ proof of delivery
Represent Aduna at consumer and trade shows
Order office supplies, manage filing & general office management
Book travel and accommodation
Assist with specific projects
General assistance to the Aduna team

Seeked profile


You need to be smart, confident and outgoing. This is a fast paced business where a proactive ‘can-do’ attitude is a must. You will have the opportunity to learn about the other areas of our business (marketing, sales, PR) if interested. Elements of the internship will require that you work independently and that you can prioritise your tasks.

Skills & Qualities:

Positive, friendly and outgoing personality
A fast learner and ability to adapt to any situation.
A passion for Africa and/or health, beauty and wellbeing
Highly organised, meticulous and dependable with ability to multi-task
Entrepreneurial, proactive and self-confident – you may need to spend periods of time working unsupervised/ with little management
High degree of initiative - ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise; problem solve, increase efficiency and streamline processes
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to filter information and assess priorities
Ability to be flexible as part of a small team
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Further longer-term opportunities at Aduna may exist for the right candidates.


Work days: Monday-Friday, 9.30am-6pm

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