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Business Development Internship, German Market (Oxford)

6 Months Business Developer, German Market Internship
LANBD2601

The Host Company
The company specializes in the sale of stoves and associated chimney linings, as well as installation services. They operate in 8 countries across Europe including the UK, Scandinavia, Italy, France, Poland and Russia. Although fierce competition occurs within its markets, this company succeeds due to highly mastered technical skills and quality products

Role
This company want to further develop its European markets especially the German-speaking markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Business developer role encompasses all commercial functions required to enhance revenue of a specific market. Within a friendly environment, the intern will be considered as a real business developer acting in support to the sales manager.
The successful candidate will be results driven, ready to develop his marketing as well as negotiation skills

Duration
6 months

Location
Birmingham, the second largest British city (about 1 million residents), is considered as the main city of industrial revolution. Besides its historical legacy, this city aims at taking into account the quality of life of its inhabitants as it was ranked 51th city in the world in Mercer quality of Living Survey Protected content . The company is based 25km south of the city centre.

Languages
A native German speaker. The student is required to be fluent in written and spoken English.

Start date
End April/beginning May

Tasks
 Targeted to research new markets and help arrange meetings with new clients.
 Create leads
 Translation and customer service support
 Manage the customer relationship
 Prepare meeting documents and note taking duties.
 Represent the company at key industry events, exhibitions and trade shows.
 General office administration

Personal Skills
Essential:
 Proven track record in marketing, business development.
 Excellent telephone manner
 Ability to find relevant information to address the target market
 Excellent communication skills
 Good organisation
 Ability to work on own initiative
 Willingness to travel to Germany
 Confidence to deal with and sell to business & retail customers

How to apply
STEP 1) Please, register with us at Protected content
STEP 2) Please, send an email to Protected content with the reference code LANBD Protected content your CV as a pdf file. A cover letter is always helpful.

Are you eligible?
ESPA vacancies are open to all EU passport holders able to travel to the UK for an educational work placement, without the need for visa documents.

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