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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP

 

Business Development Internship

Reports to: Business Development Executive

EXTREME is a unique brand, community and purpose driven company that lives at the nexus of sports, entertainment, and lifestyle. Our Vision is to drive positive change through extreme and adventure sports. This is realised through our integrated approach that encompasses strategy, design, development, and management of some of the world's most innovative destinations, spectacular events, entertaining media, and engaging brand campaigns. 

Our impact is to drive and support an active and healthy lifestyle, sport participation, positive mental health, job creation, accessibility for all, sustainable infrastructure investment and tourism. Please see our brand video here:

​Our aim is to build the business into a world leading organisation that drives positive change through extreme and adventure sports. The Ideal Candidate will be passionate about these sports and have a strategic mindset that will ultimately help to build a new client portfolio across the EXTREME media & marketing arm of the business. Your will be responsible building target profiles and lists of potential partners, sourcing opportunities for new revenue streams and helping with ongoing client campaigns. You can look forward to responsibilities and involvement that will provide you with a rewarding and fast-paced day to day.

If this sounds like the ideal internship for you then keep reading...

The Ideal Candidate will:

Support the Business Development Executive on special projects by executing quantitative and qualitative analyses and synthesizing findings for senior management as:

  • Researching potential partners across all areas;

  • Creating Databases with contact details of potential partners;

  • Sending out development emails to potential partners;

  • Looking at market data and product categories to find opportunities;

  • Putting together trend boards and product development inspiration;

  • Preparing and working on pitches and sales materials;

  • Assisting with current client campaigns.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Degree in either Marketing, Business or Economics (nice to have)

  • General understanding of business development and sales;

  • The ability to interact with internal and external people at all levels from our CEO to every other internal or external stakeholders;

  • Be a good problem solver with effective analytical skills;

  • Strong attention to detail, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills;

  • Not afraid to pitch new ideas and constructive feedback to the Business Development team;

  • General knowledge of branding and strategies with good presentation skills and good attention to detail;

  • Be a positive and energetic team player – be someone we would want to go on a road trip across Europe; hang out at a mountain bike park with; and spend a day surfing!

If you are interested in this exciting and fast-moving role and you meet the selection criteria, please email joinus@extremeinternational.com with a short cover letter outlining why you are interested in joining EXTREME and what excites you about the role and the opportunity; how you fit with the specific role; and don’t forget your CV.