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- London, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 07 Nov, 2018
- Start date:
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Business development internship at early stage startup
This opportunity is perfect for a recent graduate looking to get hands-on business development experience and make an impact in an early stage startup. You’ll play a key role in our business development and business operations and report directly to our Founder.
Sierra is on a mission to disrupt private tutoring in the UK with an AI-based solution to in-home private tutoring that creates a truly personalised learning experience for every student. We provide well-paid, flexible, convenient and meaningful work for our tutors who are predominantly University students and recent graduates. We are lead by a young entrepreneur (that’s me, Nick – hi!) who started this business at age 17 in sixth form by recruiting classmates and landing a contract with a local secondary school. 2 years since completing A levels, skipping University and skipping a whole more sleep, we are at a tipping point where things could get really exciting.
During the internship you will also be with us on our journey to secure a seed round of investment, develop our platform and expand into new cities.
What you’ll do Assisting Founder/CEO – a wide variety of tasks to help drive our business forward
Business development – generating tutor and customer leads
- Generating tutor applications
- Generating customer leads
Business operations – managing the recruiting and onboarding process for tutors. Responsibilities include:
- Screening CVs
- Interviewing tutors via Google Hangouts
- Processing Enhanced DBS Checks
- Ensuring a smooth process for each tutor
This role is perfect for a candidate who wants:
- Hands on experience in an early stage startup
- Expose to a startups journey from bootstrap to funding
- The responsibility to make a measurable business development impact
- Learn from our Founder about the experience of starting a business as a young entrepreneur
No experience is required in any particular field. However, you must:
- Be a fast learner
- Have a strong work ethic
- Be efficient
- Independent and embraces personal responsibility
You will work with us for 30 hours per week at the Google Campus co-working space in Shoreditch.
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About Sierra Tuition
Sierra Tuition is a company shaking up the private tuition market. We provide affordable, 1-to-1, Maths and English tuition to ages 7 to 16. Most tutors we hire are students - either studying A levels full time or bachelors degree at university - who are passionate and talented at either subject. We are a startup entering the growth stage and
- Academia & Education
- Surbiton, UK
- Founded in 2016