Internship Business Developer – Internship
We are looking for highly motivated, social-media savvy and sports oriented talent to come join our growing team
Our vision at Sponsorise.me is to allow all the people that have sports projects to live entirely their dreams by sharing it with their communities.
With 4500+ projects received since 2013 and more than 70% of our projects funded we are proud to say that we are Europe’s leading sports crowdfunding platform. For athletes, teams and sports’ organisations, Sponsorise.me is an alternative way to finance their projects and promote their activities. For brands it’s a way to re-think their sponsorship programs adapting it to the new trends in society.
Are you a true sports fan? Do you enjoy working in a competitive environment? Do you want to be a part of this fast-growing industry? If so, come join our highly motivated group.
After launching in France in 2013 we raised £ 2 M capital funding in April (The Coca-Cola Company is part of the investors !) and decided to expand abroad by opening in the UK (London) in May 2015 and launched in the US (Miami) in November 2015. Our ambition is to become the #1 sport crowdfunding site in the world by the end of 2016. As such, the US market, is part of a broader development across Americas and is a priority in terms of launch focus.
This position will be a member of the team tasked with developing the US market, but also supporting the rest of Americas.
We are looking for someone passionate for sport and entrepreneurship to join our team in Miami as Business developer intern.
Under the supervision of the Acquisition Manager, your full-time internship will focus on the following tasks:
- PROSPECTING PARTNERS
- BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT B to B
- DAILY TRACKING
- SERVICE CENTER
o Participate in the development of the B to B acquisition strategy.
o Prospecting new B to B partners: Sports Federations, Associations, Sports, Universities…
o Partnerships Servicing: Contractualisation, delivery, Daily management of the relationship between Sponsorise.Me and its partners.
- PROSPECTING SPORTS PROJECTS
- BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT B to C
- COMMUNICATION SKILLS – COPYWRITING
- DAILY TRACKING
- GROWTH HACKING
o Sports projects recruitment in accordance with the objectives of our partner brands.
o Recruit projects online by supporting our digital acquisition team (growth hacking, paid campaigns, community management)
o Represent Sponsorise.Me at events, conferences, workshops aimed at recruiting new projects.
- SPORTS MARKET KNOWLEDGE
- MARKET RESEARCH
- MARKET MONITORING
o Benchmarks and market research.
o Being pro-active to explore new acquisition methods.
o Measuring the efficiency of our acquisition tools.
o Daily tracking and evaluation
– American English as Native Language
– Desire to work in a start-up environment: entrepreneurial DNA is mandatory!!
– Ability to work independently and take initiative;
– Ability to approach new problems and challenges creatively;
– Exceptional oral & written communication skills;
– Good telephone manners;
– Knowledge in the sports’ industry;
– Strong understanding and interests in the sharing industry;
– Attention to detail;
– Student finishing his Bachelor, or Masters;
– Recent graduate with a minimum 2.1 degree from a top tier University;
– Ability to multi-task;
– Proactive and enthusiastic;
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