A Great Learning Ground in Internet Marketing (Serbia and Macedonia)

INTERNET MARKETING ASSISTANT – INTERNSHIP – MACEDONIA (1 POST)
Position Code: 09-00-2012

INTERNET MARKETING ASSISTANT – INTERNSHIP – SERBIA (1 POST)
Position Code: 10-00-2012

This is a great learning ground for a bright and motivated person looking to progress into a paid part-time or full-time position in our company.

The social network Verbalisti has been created for language lovers and all those wishing to improve their communication skills. Verbalisti is a brand of Prodirekt, which is a certified representative and partner of prestigious schools and colleges in world renowned university centres. Since its launch in 2010, the communication network Verbalisti has gained the support of over 120 foreign language teachers in the region, while our social network today has more than 11,000 members. The two communication and foreign language blogs, in Serbian and Macedonian, were also promoted in 2011 (with 430 followers), and the Verbalisti YouTube channel crossed the magic mark of 100,000 video views in less than a year. All these results led to a notable recognition for our company – the network Verbalisti was proclaimed the fastest growing social language network in the Southeast Europe.

Verbalisti Speak Your Mind! media segment
Speak Your Mind! media segment, featuring celebrity interviews, is the most popular on the Verbalisti Facebook page

Position:

  • Social networks – monitoring of activity, question answering, trend analysing, issue resolving
  • Create content for internet-based communications. Write creative, engaging headlines, comments and blogs that increase traffic for Verbalisti media – Facebook page, blogs, YouTube Channel, Twitter, and PRODIREKT web site.

Requirements:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Efficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Photoshop a big plus
  • English fluency
  • Understanding of Internet marketing
  • Self-starter & quick learner; ability to learn new technical skills and good at multitasking.

We’re looking for a creative and inspired/inspiring person to contribute to a growth of our company and Verbalisti language network which is in the midst of expanding with additional media products and into new markets.

Please visit our Media Room and review our communication network Verbalisti and its social media (YouTube, FacebookLinkedIn, blogs) to learn more about our company. Candidates interested in applying for this job post, please email a letter of interest, as well as your CV in English and Serbian, with your most recent photograph, to recruiter@prodirekt.net

When applying, please quote Position Code 10-00-2012 (for Internet Marketing Assistant – Internship).

No phone calls please; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications will be dealt with in strict confidence.
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Dejan Trpkovic about Management Recruiting in Serbia and Montenegro in an Interview for Daily Politika

Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro – April 6, 2004 – The oldest and most prestigious daily newspaper in Serbia and Montenegro (SCG), POLITIKA, describes the growing management recruiting industry in the country in an interview with Dejan Trpkovic, the principal of Prodirekt, one of the leading management consulting and executive search firms in SCG.

PRODIREKT Dejan Trpkovic Interview in PolitikaMr. Trpkovic comments that Serbian experts living abroad are not returning in higher numbers to SCG since the gap in their salary expectations and market conditions are still too wide.

“Credit crunch and strained cash flow pose a major problem for fast growing small and medium size companies in attracting professional management,” says Trpković. He adds “Local managers are not interested in equity compensations.”

“It is not good to see that most local companies are still thinking that they are implementing strategic management when they plan three years in advance,” adds Dejan Trpkovic. “Senior managers should be able to predict market trends and be proactive in the positioning of their companies on the market.”

“Although we try to focus on the selection of senior executives, Prodirekt sometimes has to engage in the middle management searches. The market is simply not developed yet to the extent to make the searches for top management an exclusive business option,” explains Trpkovic why major international retained executive search firms are still not present in SCG.

Complete interview: Katarina Sekulic: “Turnkey solution for engaging the best professionals” in Politika (April 6, 2004, in the Serbian language). Download PDF version here.

About POLITIKA
Politika AD is the oldest newspaper publisher in the Balkans – founded in 1904. Politika Newspapers & Magazines, a part of Politika AD, was founded on March 1, 2002 as a joint venture between Politika AD and “Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung” (W.A.Z.) from Essen, Germany. Politika AD publishes three daily newspapers and 14 magazines – weeklies, bi-weeklies, and monthlies. Politika, a daily, is considered one of the most respectable newspapers in Southeast Europe.

About PRODIREKT
Prodirekt provides strategic management and human resource consultancy services to clients ranging from large corporations to emerging growth companies in southeast Europe, across a broad range of industries and sectors. The company has earned a reputation for successfully completing the most complex management searches in the region due to Prodirekt consultants’ in-depth knowledge of specific industry sectors and years of direct senior-level experience and long-standing relationships with top leaders.