Business Development Intern

 

Conferize is the world’s biggest social platform for events. We connect the world of events with speakers, people and media from any industry. We help event organizers build communities, websites and mobile experiences to increase the quality and attendance of their events. More than 6.5 million people, 55,000 speakers and 23,000 events are now using Conferize.

We are growing rapidly and are looking for a talented Business Development Intern to handle business development and inbound sales. Our clients include LeWeb, TEDx, Ad:Tech, The Guardian, Creative Business Cup, and thousands others.

 

Tasks and responsibilities

Your work area will be within conducting lead generation, which is the first step in our sales process. On a daily basis, you will:

  • Evaluate and manage new inbound business opportunities
  • Handle online product demos for new potential customers
  • Close and renew sales with larger accounts
  • Activate, engage and convert free users to paying customers
  • Assist in managing partnerships with e.g. TEDx and other key clients
  • Assist the CEO in various business operation tasks

 

What we look for

  • You are a Master student within international business, innovation management, marketing management, finance, service management, or similar background
  • You have experience from a similar customer centric position and want to strengthen your business development skills further
  • You have some experience interfacing with business and technology deployment
  • You are outgoing and proactive with a high level of drive and enthusiasm
  • You work independently and structured and take initiative and responsibility
  • You have excellent English and preferably Danish communications skills
  • You are tech savvy, love startups, and want to be part of a dedicated team, where you can make a true impact and develop your career within entrepreneurship.

The small print

The intern position is unpaid for 6 months after which a paid position may be offered to the right candidate. At least 15-20 flexible hours per week is required. We offer free lunch and a creative work environment located in the coolest startup coworking space Founders House at Islands Brygge, Copenhagen.

 

About Conferize

Conferize is founded by highly successful serial entrepreneurs and backed by danish and international investors. We have won several prizes and awards, e.g. Top Event Innovator 2014 in USA, and are proud to be official partners of TEDx and Eventbrite.

 

How to apply?

Sound interesting? Email us a short application and up-to-date CV (or link to your Linkedin profile). Send to Martin Ferro-Thomsen, jobs@conferize.com. Any questions? Just ask.