Business Development Intern

Position Code: LDNBS03

Organisation Description:

This company is a UK and European market entry specialist who focus on creating opportunities for tech start-ups from around the world:

Our launchpad was built to solve the globalisation problem for growth stage tech start-ups looking to scale internationally to UK and to Europe. The program is designed to build an initial partner and client base by the end of the program that sets the basis for an effective and profitable on the ground UK presence with limited upfront risk.
Key aspects:
1. Product-Market Fit. Finding the right niche for the product
2. Identifying the right partners on the ground
3. Providing introductions to potential customers
4. Providing overseas Tech companies with an on the ground presence and support capability. “

Role:

Business Development Internship

Internship Description:

Possible tasks and projects include:

  • Gain first-hand knowledge of our current business partners and forms of cooperation, assist in identifying potential partners which would add value to our own business and create value for our clients.
  • Be involved in internal and external meetings, business negotiations and get familiarized with an entrepreneurial working environment.
  • You may be exposed to all facets of business development, including lead prospecting and generation, lead nurturing, business proposals, and negotiation.
  • Analyse the market and identify leads aligned to our industry and in high-growth markets. Projects may require initial research into which markets and key target areas, followed by generating lead lists through data mining and research.
  • You will be exposed to current sales cycle and outcomes to best identify the ‘most valuable customer profile’ as well as key traits for successful customers.

N.B. tasks and projects may vary depending on current priorities. Specific projects and responsibilities will be discussed during an interview.

Internship Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Got a degree or studying for a degree

Don’t exactly match these requirements? If you have the enthusiasm and want to learn – then speak to Pagoda about this position and we’ll see what is possible!