Business Development Internship_ German Speakers(CISBDD1607)

Business Studies and/or Management Science
United Kingdom
16 Jul, 2020 to 31 Jan, 2021
31 Aug, 2020

General information

12 months

Role This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and client focussed individual to be part of an exciting journey with this ambitious host company. Mentored throughout, you will  assist in the identification and development of German businesses,  for the Senior Team to offer their bespoke Innovation services to. Having already onboarded several German businesses you will play a key role in growing the marketplace to its full potential. This is  also a great chance to learn about innovation, patents, intellectual property, and other professional services, invaluable to your future business aspirations.  Tasks• Learn in depth about the innovation services provided by the host company• Using metrics provided identify companies mainly in Germany which could benefit• Using marketing collateral and bespoke techniques build a pipeline of interested prospects• Set up meetings for the Senior Team to present to interested companies• Deal with all potential clients in a timely and professional manner • Ensuring 100% customer satisfaction • Report to the Directors• Assist with preparation of German marketing material to develop that marketplace• Attend events throughout Europe to obtain and maintain customer relationships • Report on market and sales activity Desired Skills• Studying for a degree in Business, Marketing, Market Research or similar • Excellent communication skills • Commercially aware with hit targets and achieve success • Confident and proactive • IT literate • Strong time management and organizational skills • Project management skills • Ability and flexibility to travel and work outside regular working hours The Host CompanyThis host is an ambitious, new but rapidly growing venture capital company with a proven business model it is taking to new markets. Led by two of Northern Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs with successful business interests, they offer bespoke innovation business model to help companies access a variety of support services including R&D tax credits and tax efficient ways in which to operate as well as offering advice on patents and intellectual property. They have a passion for developing potential in people  who want to be future leaders in business on a global scale. So, if you want more from your career and want to be part of a unique entrepreneurial journey then this opportunity is for you!   

Start date
September 2020

6 or 12 months 

Fluent in German
Good spoken and written English levels are required 
(B2 onwards)

Belfast, Northern Ireland 
Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland and over recent years has seen a period of significant regeneration and growth. The birthplace of the Titanic, this vibrant city has a buzzing nightlife and social scene with many cultural events taking place throughout the year. Close to beautiful countryside including 10 Game of Thrones filming locations and the famous Giant’s Causeway, Belfast has something to suit all tastes.

Are you eligible? 
Are you a registered student? 
Are you eligible to participate in the Erasmus+ programme? 

See website for details of all ESPA benefits. For all internships over 6 months, additional benefits will be paid. Details available at interview. 

Financial compensation
Transportation costs
Years of Experience required: 

Additional Information

Benefits See website for details of all ESPA benefits. For all internships over 6 months, additional benefits will be paid. Details available at interview. BENEFITS: All ESPA’s services are free for students and alumni. The benefits are: 1) Paid Accommodation. 2) Paid Utility Bills (electricity, gas, water and council tax) + Internet Access 3) Commuter travel to work (accommodation will be found within an acceptable commuting distance from the workplace, if that requires more than a sensible walk then a bus/train ticket will be provided). This will be sourced and managed on your behalf by ESPA. These benefits have an approximate value of 700€-1000€ per month (depending on location). There is no salary over and above the benefits offered, unless specifically stated.
English: Independent User B2
Level of Studies: