Business Development Intern for Undergraduate Travel Segment

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WeTravel
 Virtual
Posted: May 04 2016
Company Location: San Francisco, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

About WeTravel

WeTravel (www.wetravel.com) is an early stage startup based in San Francisco, backed by 500 Startups, Foundation Capital, and others. The startup provides do-it-yourself group trip management tool, saving trip organizers tons of time and trouble. It is free for students, financially safe/secure, and easy to use. Yale, Harvard, UPenn, MIT, Columbia, Northwestern, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Dartmouth, Michigan and various other top tier schools have used the platform for their career/social treks to 20+ countries in groups as large as 500 people. An example trip page from our user: www.wetravel.to/trips/mba-japan-trek-nihon-e-ikimashou
Please see our 90-second Youtube video on how to easily organizing your trip on WeTravel: www.youtu.be/QAZkcj1EvIU

Job Summary

We are looking for a resourceful, independent, and personable intern to lead our outreach in the undergraduate market. This intern is in charge of growing the number of undergraduate student trip organizers that use WeTravel to manage their school trips and collect funds using the commission free payment processing tool.

Currently most of the users of WeTravel are graduate students. We have identified opportunities to expand to the undergraduate market. This intern will be working with the CMO/Co-Founder and the Director of Student Segment to reach out to the undergraduate market. The activities include identifying the leads, converting student trip organizers to WeTravel users, and onboarding them.

What We Offer

WeTravel is a young and very fast-growing startup. This means that you will see visible results of your work and everything you do will make a difference to the whole company.

WeTravel has a fantastic team and you will actively shape the culture of our company. You will influence why, how and with whom we do business. There are great career opportunities as we continue to grow if you prove yourself up to the task.

Last but not least, we are a travel company. We plan to send our intern to visit campuses to meet potential trip organizers in the undergraduate student segment.

Contact: Please submit your resume to studentjobs@wetravel.com

Responsibilities

Lead generation: identify and source trip organizers that organize student trips, utilize customer relationship management software to track and monitor progress

User acquisition: conduct sales meetings/calls with leads (with potential travel), generate and execute ideas to convert leads to users

Requirements

Knowledge/relationships within the undergraduate student network

Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills (in-person and over the phone); cold calling experience is a big plus

Proven experience to manage a project and execute multiple tasks at hand

Driven, hardworking, and self motivated

Passion for traveling and startups

Availability to travel and visit campuses

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