Business Development Intern

Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date Posted: 03-21-2018
STARA Technologies

Business Development Internship

We are recruiting a highly motivated person to support the marketing activities, events organization and
communications in the Business Development Unit.

Are you target oriented, unwilling to take “no” for an answer and keen to gain experience in sales? Then the Business Development Internship position at STARA Technologies Corp. may be what you’re looking for.

The intern will be managed by the Business Development Manager and will support the work of the unit through the following tasks:

  • New acquisition (corporate sales in B2B):
  • Market research, generate leads, prospecting through cold calls, setting up and attending
  • sales calls and meetings, follow-up and CRM updates, direct sales of membership and
  • sponsorship (for the assigned accounts), building and retaining a relationship with existing clients.
  • Assist in developing and updating all marketing materials (in print and online)
  • General assistance and organizational support to the BD department
  • General assistance with STARA Technologies Corp. reception (phone and visitors): when required

  • Motivated to work with tight deadlines and ambitious targets
  • Passionate about closing deals under pressure and in a high pace environment (experience in corporate sales, customer-facing role, B2B environment, membership and sponsorship sales is a plus)
  • Outstanding communication skills (oral and written)
  • Able to process a large amount of information quickly and take decisions to solve problems
  • Capable to work effectively in a team and independently when required
  • Proficient in English (any other foreign language is an asset)
  • Currently a student or graduate with a degree in Business, Marketing, Sales Management or similar
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel (experience with CRM software is an advantage)
  • Eager to learn about the defense sector and B2B business development
  • STARA-C is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetics or any other protected status
  • In addition to Federal law requirements, STARA-C complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training
  • STARA-C expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of STARA-C’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
  • STARA C promotes a drug/ alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing
  • We participate in the E-Verify Employment Eligibility program
  • Position contingent upon contract funding/approval
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little-advanced notice
  • Due to the nature of work performed within our facility, U.S. citizenship is required
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