Business Development Intern

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Description

VerbalizeIt, TechStars alumnus, delivers instant access to a global community of human translators over the phone, through Skype and via the web. We are disrupting the translation landscape by providing superior quality translation than what is delivered by machine-based applications and at a fraction of the cost of traditional physical call center solutions. In doing so, we create meaningful job opportunities for multilingual individuals across the globe who translate from the comfort of their homes for our customers in need. Our mission is to drastically improve the way in which people communicate across languages by delivering high quality translation solutions to meet the growing needs of businesses and travelers worldwide.

As our Business Development intern, you will be responsible for evaluating, sourcing, and closing near-term business development opportunities. You will have the freedom to identify, close and deliver on short-term revenue generating opportunities sourced through your own initiatives and backed by the translation solutions of the Company. In doing so, you will work closely with other business development leaders and the rest of the VerbalizeIt team. Examples of near-term business development opportunities, include but are not limited to: responding to RFPs posted on Craigslist, LinkedIn, Proz, and other job boards.

Responsibilities

• Create your own business development pipeline leveraging existing job forums
• Use your creativity and initiative to source revenue
• Liaise between customer needs and product development initiatives
• Deliver market assessments based on your interaction with clients

Requirements

• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with a strong attention to detail
• Results-oriented
• “Just gets stuff done” – prides him/herself on always delivering, no matter how tough the challenge
• Entrepreneurial – flexible, optimistic and extremely hands-on problem-solving approach
• Leadership-oriented and wants to play a meaningful role in the development of a growing company

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