Business Developer Intern @ early tech scale-up in Belgium (min. 3 months)

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences
1 Oct, 2020 to 31 Jan, 2021
27 Sep, 2020

General information

3 months

What a former intern wrote: “Well, it doesn't feel like working at all. You get to schedule your own day (sprint) based on the tasks you have to fulfill. (...)” (


Do you want to:

  • Be challenged and learn a lot?

  • Experience what a fast-paced international startup environment is like?

  • Be part of an exciting young international team?

  • Work from an office located in Belgium's biggest accelerator (StartIt @ KBC) overlooking the river?

  • Have a chance at a job offer in a sales position by the end of your internship?

Then read on!


Absolute requirements:

  • Available minimum 3 full months

  • You  have performed some kind of sales or marketing activity before (as part of a school project or previous internship)

  • You are able to relocate to Antwerp, Belgium for the duration of the internship

  • Fluent English

  • Independent thinker (You don’t agree with another intern or one of the Founders? You say so. You don’t understand something? You ask.)

  • No 9-to-5 mentality


Who we are

At DESelect we help marketers at large companies save time and enjoy their work by creating intuitive software that allows them to target and segment with ease. Our app is already being sold and we are scaling up our activities.


Start of hidden message: If you want to apply you need to send an email with your CV and motivation to anthony.lamot @ and the email subject should be exactly ‘I love penguins (bd20)’. This is not a joke - this ensures that applicants have actually read the whole job description. Please also include your preferred start and end date. Applications received in any other way will be ignored. End of hidden message.


You will work with a very experienced and motivated team. To get an idea of our company culture, read 


What we are looking for

Your goal is to support Sales by doing market research and developing leads in order to fuel our growth.


As a Business Developer, you will:

  • Do market research to support Sales

  • Connect and communicate with prospects on LinkedIn

  • Communicate with customers via email (fluent English is a must!)

  • Help finetune our Sales & Marketing strategy based on concrete insights

  • Learn how to prepare for presentations and demos

  • Learn to work with a CRM

  • Report to the CEO, while also taking instructions from our Head of Sales and supporting other Sales professionals in the team


There may be other tasks that we cannot predict (we’re an early scale-up…) but would be fun and interesting. Past examples include: Creating a financial plan, helping prepare a pitch deck, attending a large conference and network event,...


No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: