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SBMS Interns

Traders Connect


SBMS has established relationships with a number of universities including RMIT, Chisholm, Deakin, and Latrobe in providing opportunities for students to gain professional experience and practice the skills they are studying by working directly with QVM Traders. 


Coming from a broad category of backgrounds and personal interests, our interns share one thing in common:  their love for local small business.  They’re passionate about putting their skills to good use, each ready and eager to take up the challenge and help QVM traders.  The value they bring cannot be understated. Our Interns’ capabilities include photography, videography, graphic design, web design, SEO, communications and marketing.


Need help with any of the following? We can help for FREE

  • Digital Marketing - Google My Business, Facebook, Instagram, QVM website, Citations etc.
  • New website or update existing website (including e-commerce website)
  • Graphic Design (signage, business cards etc, re-usable bag design)
  • New Brand Design
  • Logo Update
  • Product Photography
  • Videos
  • Marketing Material Creation

Meet our Interns

SBMS Intern, Olivia Kron

Olivia Kron

Liv is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Business Marketing (Applied) at RMIT University and is extremely passionate about the marketing field, specifically digital marketing. She is an enthusiastic young woman who aims to gain valuable industry experience to further her knowledge and expertise in the field. She is looking forward to expanding her skills in SEO and website creation/design.

Alex Franz, SBMS Intern Alex Franz

Alex is a recent Business and Commerce graduate, with a focus on marketing and accounting. Alex gained a passion for marketing during his degree and has continued to foster new skills outside of university. His main interests are digital marketing, particularly in SEO and social media. He is excited to utilise and develop these skills while helping small businesses build their online presence.

 Alyssa Payne

Alyssa Pane

Alyssa is in her second year studying a Bachelor of Business Marketing (Applied) at RMIT University. Throughout her course, she has gained valuable skills in digital marketing, market research and economics.

Alyssa is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual and is passionate about helping small businesses build their digital platform.

Anindya Apsara, SBMS Intern Anindya Apsara

Anindya is a final year marketing and management student at the University of Melbourne with a demonstrated experience and extensive knowledge in design and multimedia having handled social media and design in organisations and committees, shaping  her into a dynamic team player with exceptional communication and creative skills.

Anindya is passionate about helping small businesses. Thus, she is looking forward to further sharpen her marketing skill sets by assisting small businesses to flourish through creative marketing strategies.
 Bailey Werner, SBMS Intern

Bailey Werner

Bailey is passionate about all things technology and spends much of his spare time exploring new and exciting products that can enrich businesses in their digital marketing activities. Bailey is currently in the final year of his Business (Marketing) degree and hopes to lead a meaningful career in the Marketing landscape. Originally from the Mornington Peninsula, you may find Bailey exploring nature with friends and family whilst indulging in the food and drinks that the local wineries, bars, and cafes have to offer.

 Sereena Furth, SBMS intern

Sereena Furse

Sereena grew up in Perth where she began her studies in 2018 at Curtin University studying a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Marketing and Advertising. With the ambition of seizing improved opportunities, she moved to Melbourne halfway through her degree to study a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing at RMIT University. She is now in her final year and excited to see what opportunities Melbourne creates.


Through studying at two different universities and working with different teachers, she has been able to gain a broad perspective on an array of marketing theories. This has only reiterated her passion to achieve a successful career in Marketing and help businesses achieve their goals. Sereena’s main marketing interests include marketing strategy, digital marketing, and website design, however, she is persistent to continue learning from her peers and teachers to gain new skills and insights into the world of Marketing.

 Josh Curtis, SBMS Intern

Josh Curtis

Josh is a driven business/marketing student at RMIT who has set out to take every opportunity he can to apply his learnings to real-world business problems.

With a history of working with a range of brands and products throughout the retail and startup space, Josh has developed a particular interest in consumer-centric value creation and is open to exploring innovative, strategic ways of achieving this. Josh is a hard worker and a fast learner who has experience in digital marketing strategy, market research, website design, copywriting and content marketing.

Outside of his career aspirations, Josh is a keen mountain biker, traveller, coffee connoisseur and entrepreneur.

Natalie Blazevski SBMS Intern

Natalie Blazevski

Natalie is a passionate undergraduate student studying a Bachelor of Business & Bachelor of Arts at Swinburne University. With specialisations in Professional Writing & Editing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Marketing, she houses a breadth of skills and knowledge that are translatable into the working world.

Natalie is confident in content development, digital marketing, social media and copywriting and editing. Combined with her worldly experience, Natalie looks forward to engaging with QVM businesses and expanding her skillset with SBMS. 

 Rachael Hatherley

Rachael Hatherley

Rachael is in her final year studying a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and Communication Design at Monash University. Throughout her course, she has grown a particular interest in digital marketing and branding.

Rachael is passionate about all things social media, SEO, content creation, and design. She is enthusiastic about helping businesses explore new and exciting ways to grow through creative marketing solutions.

Indiana Stanfield

Indiana Stanfield

Indiana is in her final year of studies at RMIT, where she is currently doing a Bachelor of Business with a double major in Management and Marketing. She has worked at Woolworths for the last 4 years and is interested in the inner workings of a business, small and large.

She wishes to pursue a career in marketing, with a long-term plan of managing her own business

Mikayla Burrell

Mikayla Burrell

Mikayla is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Marketing (Applied) at RMIT University. She is a hard working student and is passionate about helping small businesses. Through her studies and industry experience she has cultivated her skills in email marketing, SEO and social media management.  Mikayla is interested in yoga and reading.

Beatrice Nuti, SBMS Intern

Beatrice Nuti

Beatrice is a second year Bachelor of Arts, Media and Communications/Marketing student at the University of Melbourne. Throughout her course, she has gained valuable skills in digital marketing and has taken a particular interest in social media management, content creation, and website development. She is extremely passionate and enthusiastic about helping small businesses build a digital presence and wants to pursue a career in the marketing industry.

Annie Collison, SBMS Intern

Annie Collison

Annie is studying a Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) at RMIT University. Whilst studying she has grown a particular interest in digital communications, especially website development and social media. Annie gravitates towards social media, design, and content creation. She believes in supporting businesses with unique creative marketing strategies targeted at their desired customer base.

Shevaun Van-Hoff

Shevaun Van-Hoff

Shevaun commenced her studies in Diploma of Graphic Design at Swinburne University in 2017 where she gained interest in studying Motion Graphics and Digital Media after completing an Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design. Shevaun is in her second year of study Bachelor of Design at Swinburne University.

Jess Lee

JinHee (Jess) Lee

Jess is a recent Communication Design graduate from Monash University with an Advanced Diploma in Advertising. 

She is always up for a challenge, is innovative and likes to think outside the box.  She has extensive knowledge in Adobe Creative Cloud programs and a strong believer in team work and good communication skills. Jess is passionate about being able to connect and communicate to a wide audience through design.

Gabrielle Genato

Gabrielle Genato

Gabrielle is amidst her marketing studies at RMIT University and is motivated to develop skills and experience within her field. She is eager to jump into relevant opportunities presented to her as a means to consolidate her theoretical learnings and develop practical application to her knowledge.

With an extensive retail experience combined with a love for the arts and fashion, Gabrielle’s creativity and innovation thrives within the marketing space when creating content and potential marketing strategies.


Bowen Xu

Bowen is studying Bachelor of Commerce Major: Marketing Minor: Design at Australia National University (located in Canberra).

Shivangi Malhotra

Shivangi Malhotra

Shivangi is a final year Master in Information Technology student studying at Swinburne University in Melbourne. Throughout her course and previous professional experiences, she has gained knowledge in Data Analysis, Business Analysis, Web programming languages like HTML, CSS, etc. She is also familiar with digital platforms like Shopify and WordPress.

She also has a degree in English and has also worked as a content writer.

Shivangi is a highly motivated individual that is keen on working with small scale business and learn new skills and strategies.

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