Business Development Intern

ProjectBay
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Overview

A boutique advisory firm is inviting applications for London-based Internship opportunity in business development within the education sector.

About Us

ProjectBay is an early-stage start-up platform for University students to find and work on consulting projects while pursuing their studies. Students can spend as much (or little) time as they wish on such projects to:

  • Sharpen their knowledge and concepts through real-world application
  • Strengthen their employability credentials
  • Connect with exciting companies and future employers.
  • Leading brands and academics have endorsed ProjectBay and we are currently working with them to shape new, exciting projects. Last week, we opened the platform to sign up students who wish to pursue such consulting opportunities.

    About the Opportunity/Role

    We are a London-based consulting firm and preparing to launch a new venture in online education and training space. We are looking for 2-3 rock-star interns to join our team and support us in business development activities. The role will entail:

  • Developing a database of addressable contacts in universities and companies based on online research (e.g. Linked-in, etc.)
  • Prioritising addressable contacts with inputs from the team
  • Reaching out to target contacts over email and telephone to present our service proposition and demos
  • Participating and presenting at relevant events
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and diligent intern to learn on the job under active guidance from an experienced team. The intern will have the opportunity to operate independently, where appropriate. Remote working is acceptable.

    Desired Profile

    The roles are particularly suited for students

  • Pursuing second or third year courses in an undergraduate program or fresh graduates
  • With proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Who are comfortable reaching out to other organisations to explore commercial opportunities
  • With exposure to computer programming and/ or website development (desirable)
  • This is a brilliant opportunity for students looking to gain experience before committing to a full-time job… and get paid!

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    • Opportunity: Internship
    • Duration: 3-6 months in the initial instance (extendable to 1 year depending on performance)
    • Salary (GBP): A monthly stipend will be paid to cover all related expenses; amount to be discussed with candidates
    • Industry: Online education
    • Others:Candidates may be considered for a permanent position at the end of the assignment based on performance