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FairFunders is seeking a (Remote!) Business Intern

Read about FairFunders on our website, here.

Purpose Statement

Are you looking for a remote internship with far-reaching, worldwide implications? FairFunders is seeking the best and the brightest to help us achieve our mission of redirecting significant capital funding to minority founders. We advocate for entrepreneurs that are overlooked because of the cliquey, predatory nature of the venture capital industry. Join us in making a difference in the start-up industry!

About

As a Business Intern for FairFunders, you are responsible for developing and updating content and setting-up the right channels to reach your internal audience. You will interpret different types of input, align with internal stakeholders and translate these insights into engaging news stories.

Responsibilities

  • Seeking out new investors, and partnering with our existing ones to raise funding.

  • Conducting outbound calls every day to set appointments and meet with clients, reporting daily to the rest of the team.

  • Learning and demonstrating the benefits of FairFunders services, and personalized business solutions for clients.

  • Developing and presenting tailored proposals.

  • Ensuring outstanding customer service through regular client follow-up and feedback.

  • Identifying and establishing relationships with key online media groups and networks new partners, attract clients, and strengthen partnerships with current clients.

  • Consistently closing sales and achieving monthly activity and revenue goals.

  • Creating and transferring content including social media, our website, meeting minutes, financial reports, and other business communication-type content.

Work Schedule

This is a 20 hour per week internship that is expected to last approximately 6 months. Internships will start in December 2021. Flexible schedules are permitted as long as you have a commitment to your set hours. For reference, we operate on Belgian time (C[E]ST).

 

This position will be 100% remote due to COVID-19 safety regulations.

Qualifications

  • Either currently enrolled in school and can take a semester to do the internship, or a Masters-level student in Business, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Communications, Gender Studies, Diversity Studies, or any other related fields.

  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, which enable you to present your ideas clearly.

  • Tenacious, with a desire to grow your industry knowledge as you build your career.

  • High-energy and committed to achieving your sales goals in a dynamic environment.

  • Interested in learning about start-ups, what it takes to build a successful company, and learning to provide clients with personalized feedback for impactful solutions.

  • Personable and enjoy networking at all levels to build business relationships.

  • Having the ability to think visually: (basic) knowledge of Google Suite (namely Powerpoint), Photoshop and photography/video experience is a plus!

If it sounds like you're a good fit for this position, please email layla@fairfunders.com with a resume, your availability to interview, and a paragraph detailing your expertise in relation to the duties outlined above. Subject: BUSINESS INTERNSHIP CANDIDATE: [YOUR NAME]

 

*Please note that at this time, we only offer UNPAID internships. There is no compensation for this role.*