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Business development internship

Internship at Sierra Tuition

Business development internship

Internship at Sierra Tuition

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 07 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

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.

About us
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

  1. Generating tutor applications
  2. Generating customer leads

Business operations – managing the recruiting and onboarding process for tutors. Responsibilities include:

  1. Screening CVs
  2. Interviewing tutors via Google Hangouts
  3. Processing Enhanced DBS Checks
  4. Ensuring a smooth process for each tutor

This role is perfect for a candidate who wants:

  1. Hands on experience in an early stage startup
  2. Expose to a startups journey from bootstrap to funding
  3. The responsibility to make a measurable business development impact
  4. Learn from our Founder about the experience of starting a business as a young entrepreneur

Person spec
No experience is required in any particular field. However, you must:

  1. Be a fast learner
  2. Have a strong work ethic
  3. Be efficient
  4. 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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