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Business Development Trainee
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Industry

Media Intelligence

Category

Sales

Experience

Entry level

Application Deadline: July 26, 2019

Location: Cardiff

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Job Description
  • Start Date: August 2019
  • Salary: £16,500 per annum (full time)

6-month full time paid internship at a dynamic software company, with the option to convert to full time.

Please note: you must have completed your degree to apply!

  • Do you want to work for an entrepreneurial, international and ambitious company?
  • Are you passionate about technology and media, and how they can help organisations today?
  • Are you curious about getting your foot in the door to a high-tech sales career?

Our Internship opportunity will help you build valuable business acumen by learning business by doing business!

The Role

The role is both fun and rewarding. It focuses on teamwork and culture but also has a strong emphasis on business-to-business sales development.

The role will require you to:

  • Identify new business contacts for the sales team through prospecting
  • Attend to client requests
  • Assist with digital media reporting
  • Assist with varied administrative duties
  • Work as part of a very successful multi-disciplined team

You will be given all the necessary training and tools you will need to succeed in your role, and will be fully supported by the full Meltwater team.

We are offering:

  • A fun, cosmopolitan and international work culture
  • Internship level understanding of sales, prospecting and reporting
  • Continuous training and development
  • Knowledge and training on the media intelligence industry
  • Opportunity to shine and ultimately join the organization permanently, progressing into our International management trainee program where you get to run the whole 360 sales cycle yourself
Skills & Requirements

Skills needed:

  • University degree (any discipline), 2:1 or above (all applicants need to have completed their studies)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and hunger for success
  • Experience working in a professional environment (either full term or internships)
  • Demonstration of interests outside of work and study (travel, exchange, sport, volunteering etc.)
  • Keen interest in news, current affairs and social media
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Eligibility to legally work in the UK and Ireland
About the company

About Meltwater

Founded in Oslo in 2001 before moving our headquarters to San Francisco in 2006, Meltwater is the global leader in media intelligence, with over 1,600 employees and 30,000 clients globally. Our innovative products help businesses extract insights from billions of online conversations and articles – we call it Outside Insight!

Unique Culture

Like many entrepreneurially focused companies, Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit. Whether you meet an employee from San Diego or Hong Kong, you will likely discover many similarities in terms of their achievements, focus and superior communication skills.

Our office spaces are collaborative, open working environments in which teamwork, learning and fun are the day-to-day norms. Each office consists of a number of small teams, ensuring that all of our employees have easy and frequent exposure to their managers and can quickly learn from those around them.

Recent Awards:

  • Recognized as one of Britain’s Top Employers in 2017 by Great Places to Work
  • Named the 25th fastest growing company in Europe, by Europe’s 500
  • G2 Crowd’s Top 100 Software Companies
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