Business Development / Sales Intern

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Spa Utopia
 Virtual
Posted: December 30 2015
Company Location: Atlanta, GA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

Innovation and Entrepreneurial Internship (Non Paid)
Spa Utopia, LLC - Luxury Travel Spa,- RDU Area - Raleigh-Durham, NC
About Us: The Utopia Living Brand is a Wholistic Wellness & Luxury Lifestyle Concierge which encompasses Utopia Living (Executive & Lifestyle Coaching, Corporate Wellness Services & Retreats), Spa Utopia (The Luxury Travel Spa) and Utopia Body Products (An Organic Aromatherapy Bath & Body Line).

Position Summary: Innovation and Entrepreneurial Internship Are you seeking to learn the ins and outs of running a business. Well, there is nothing like working directly with the CEO of a growing spa and lifestyle start-up in the Durham area.
Candidates for the Innovation and Entrepreneurial Internship should be innovative, organized detailed-minded, diligent, tenacious and have strong social media and interpersonal skills. This is a non-paid internship, however, it offers significant professional and leadership experience that is difficult to obtain!
College students are preferred. The ability to expedite and follow-up on assigned tasks is essential. The nature of the work will require candidate to be flexible in assuming varied project-management and administrative tasks, as they may arise. We are looking for an energetic intern who can work a flexible schedule of and who enjoys the behind the scenes work of the luxury spa & wellness industry. The intern will report direct to, and assist the President/CEO. The intern will be held to very high job performance standards. In return, the intern will have the opportunity to learn about multiple aspects of running a business. The position will require working on location in a home office setting 1-2 days out of the week and virtually on the remaining days. The internship is not compensated; however there are many opportunities to receive excellent practical experience.The intern must be an effective communicator (both written and verbal). Proficiency in, excel, web-based research, social media, basic understanding of consumer marketing. The internship may be extended.

Responsibilities (not limited to):
*Project management and strategy development, in various business areas to include: Business Development, Social Media, Operations, Branding, HR, Finance, Marketing, and Social Entrepreneurship ventures.
*Assistance in strategy development for pitching to Investors and Venture Capitalists (VCs)
*Tracking sales projections and forecasting
*Assistance in Human Resources function to include Recruiting & Compliance
*Planning, organizing and managing lifestyle events
*Attending networking events/meetings as a company representative
*Managing Spa Utopia and Utopia Living’s social media (in coordination with other staff)
*Coordinate and track program and administrative calendar
*Expediting the Executive Director’s calendar
*Organizing and attending meetings and ensuring the director is well-prepared for meetings
*Taking dictation from the executive director
* Conducting state

Responsibilities

- Provide research on potential and existing clients and the competitive landscape
- Managing and following up on digital marketing campaigns
- Assist in identifying potential business opportunities
- Monitor news and developments relating to, or impacting, key clients/prospects
- Prepare periodic reports on screening, tracking, and monitoring clients and prospects

Requirements

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively as a team member
- Ability to communicate at all levels with internal/external clients by phone, email and face to face
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, and Power Point)
- A positive attitude with good organizational, presentation and writing skills
- Pursuing a Bachelors Degree or equivalent education

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