Business Development Internship

2023, November 15
Business Development Internship 15th November 2023

Business Development Internship


Venture Education empowers education in China. Headquartered in Beijing, Venture is an award-winning consultancy with a diverse team of innovative educators, researchers, business specialists and project leaders. We improve global education through sharing best practice, partnering leading organisations and developing creative new approaches.


Your job as Business Development Intern is to collaborate with Venture’s Partnership Team to support driving business growth through lead generation, creation of a robust client database, identifying of new business opportunities, and holistic support for a wide array of business writing needs.



Responsibilities include (but not limited to):


  • Assist in conducting market research to identify business opportunities in the education sector and compile database for potential clients
  • Assist in developing and implementing business development plan to expand our client base
  • Assist in the creation of marketing materials , sales proposals and presentations to promote our services
  • Collaborate with other team members to support the overall business development efforts
  • Provide administrative support as needed, including maintaining client databases and preparing documents
  • Support sales team in brainstorming, generating and follow up with leads, and perform other ad hoc tasks
  • Support/attend networking events and conferences to build business connections



Key requirements for the role:


  • Excellent English communication/writing skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Strong analytical/market research skills;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Native Chinese speaker preferred;
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, proactive, teamwork spirit;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.



Attributes that would give a candidate an edge:


  • Experience in business development
  • Experience in working in education sector and have connections and resources
  • Experience in translating business English and Mandarin
  • Experience in working on an international team
  • Understanding of CRM such as “Hubspot”



What will you get out of the role?


  • Valuable experience in working in international education sector and making business connections for future career path
  • Learning opportunities through various market research
  • Acquire knowledge and ability on entrepreneurship, creativity and business development
  • Opportunity to initiate, execute and manage a complete project
  • Ongoing professional development and company events
  • Enhance your communication and interpersonal skills



Reporting to: Partnerships Manager

Schedule: 9am-6pm; Monday to Friday

Period: Minimum 3 Months

Salary: 150RMB per working day

Location: Dongdaqiao Subway Station



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