Business Development Intern // Civocracy

March 15, 2017
We’re a civic tech startup, which fosters participation, co-creation, and engagement in communities. If you’re interested in working in a dynamic environment with a diverse group of colleagues to solve a pressing and large problem, you should apply. We are a passionate, international team of 7. We are looking for a driven Business Development intern to help us with account management for the French market, and to hopefully grow into a biz dev rockstar long term.

Your responsibilities:

  • Client onboarding & training: on technological usage of the tool, participatory guidelines & best practices
  • Timeline planning & communication strategy: co-creating the campaign’s strategy together with the Manager & client – from tone to outreach activities and expected outcomes – setting deliverables & providing support
  • Curation: provide feedback and advice on citizen consultation formats; creating, editing and adding content; giving guidance and following up with citizen campaigners
  • Reporting & analytics: carrying out both quantitative and qualitative analysis of the projects for both customers and the team
  • Weekly customer support: helping with language, questions on site usage & bug reporting
  • Aiding with translations

What we offer:

  • A globally focused company with an international, interdisciplinary, and enthusiastic team
  • An attractive work environment & network
  • A highly collaborative group dynamic. Feedback and iteration are key to our work, and so reporting to and brainstorming with the team are weekly activities
  • An opportunity to experience and learn from a growing business, its challenges across different disciplines and an atypical organizational culture
  • Training in business development and sales
  • Opportunity to grow with the company, both in responsibility and role
  • Remuneration based upon commitment and experience
  • The opportunity to work in a social enterprise that craves to make the world a better place

Your profile:

  • Ambitious, Driven, Independent –
    • You yearn to exercise your abilities in a greater capacity,
    • You are able to manage and have ownership over your own work with little oversight,
  • Communicative, Creative –
    • You have experience working in a team, you know how to collaborate, take & give feedback,
    • You know how to communicate ideas clearly and get your point across,
    • You enjoy dynamic work and adapt to new processes,
  • Socially oriented –
    • You want to improve yourself and your surroundings. Your work is more than a salary,
  • Your are both analytical & a people person –
    • The majority of your work is about pedagogy and guidance. You will need to understand the structure you work with, and find the appropriate way to navigate it. You will have to create projects from the start in partnership with our customers, analyze results, create learning and iterate. Strategy and communication are paramount.
  • Fluent in French + English professional proficiency required –
    • You will carry out the majority of your work in French, but reporting and all team communication is carried out in English
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