Business Development Intern

Location: Los Angeles | Team: Sales | Remote: OK

 

Who we are

Based in Los Angeles, Menikmati Labs is a digital strategy & product consulting group. We are a growth stage startup, and we’re moving fast.

Our solutions help transform brands, improve marketing impact, and cultivate business enterprise products. We’re helping create more visibility between technology delivery and performance based brand marketing. Our approach entails the smarts you’d expect from a traditional consulting firm with the execution you’d expect from a creative agency.

Some of our clients include: Compass, The Agency, Toyota, BirthplaceUSA, Style Station, Paulfigla, and EcoSmart RE.

Who we’re seeking

We are looking for a B2B Business Development Intern to help grow our clientele for special projects around real-time AI messaging. This program is an apprenticeship – you will work directly with the founder of the company to make instrumental decisions. Your main efforts will be to author and execute on new/existing outbound strategies for new business opportunities.

You have a passion for and have knowledge in research, technology, marketing, and solutions-first problem solving. The ideal candidate is an out-of-the-box thinker who does not take no for an answer. You will have the business acumen, poise, openness, and professional confidence to work as part of a small and growing team.

This is a remote position with weekly in-person meetings – hours vary.

Project focus

B2B Business Development in AI powered messaging. You can learn more here.

Key responsibilities

  • You will support BD by spearheading research efforts in different categories, including lead generation
  • Provide research on potential and existing clients, and the competitive landscape
  • Assist in identifying potential business opportunities
  • Assist with building and managing a sales funnel to support business objectives as identified
  • Monitor news and developments relating to, or impacting, key partners/prospects
  • Special projects as requested by management – i.e. reports and presentation decks

Our ideal candidate / requirements

  • You are resourceful and can operate independently with or without direction
  • You have strong written and oral communication skills – can write emails and make phone calls at scale with confidence
  • You are excellent at learning on the fly and willing to push the limits of your abilities for the sake of hitting goals
  • You have financial and business acumen
  • You have a passion for technology and understand its utility as a solution
  • You can handle the chaotic life of a startup, and possess the creativity to make a difference every day
  • You are patient yet motivated; you’re inspired by challenging tasks yet possess the ability to tackle simple ones with precision and diligence
  • You are an excellent communicator – can communicate at all levels with internal/external management teams by phone, email and face to face
  • You know and have experience with productivity suites – Microsoft Office, Apple iWork, Google G Suite

Compensation

  • Commission based on performance

To apply

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education. Recent grads ok.

No cover letter needed. Please send us an email with your resume. Title the subject “I want to help you grow”. Include a blurb about yourself that is no longer than 3 sentences. Hint: sell us on your value-add.

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