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Business Development Intern

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Clara Foods Spring ’21 Internship Position – Business Development Intern

Position Description:

The Business Development Intern is responsible for researching and identifying leads, qualifying targets, communicating with customers and internal stakeholders, and providing market feedback, with an overarching goal of diversifying and expanding sales.

Important note:

** Must be currently a student during the duration of internship**

No Recent Graduates

Ideal Start Date: January 2021
Length of Internship: 3-6 months

Location: Remote

FLSA Status: Non-exempt, Part-time up to 20/hrs per week.

Hiring Manager: Commercial Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct customer segmentation and market research
  • Explore new product applications and and report on product / market fit
  • Support and manage pipeline of new and existing customers
  • Mine internet sites, databases and other sources for contact information
  • Conduct outreach to newly identified prospects, schedule appointments and manage sales-oriented logistics
  • Manage data entry into CRM database
  • Assess current processes to recommend and implement improvements in current way of working
  • Manage and monitor supply and demand forecasting

Background and Qualifications

  • Junior or Senior Undergraduate Student studying business, economics, marketing or finance related
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills and prior experience in customer facing roles
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as be a strong team player and contributor
  • A hands-on learner that is positive, results-oriented and success-driven
  • Exposure to CRM databases a plus

What we will provide:

  • Paid internship
  • Opportunity to join a fast-pace company with a dynamic team
  • An engaging and fulfilling way to make an impact in shaping Clara’s breakthrough technology
  • Program, learning objectives and duration customized to the candidate’s expertise and learning goals.

Additional Perks!

  • Monthly all-hands meetings; and cross-functional training opportunities
  • Company-provided electronic equipment and IT support
  • Weekly virtual happy hours & social events

Company – Clara Foods