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Sales and business development intern
at Home Meals Ltd.

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  • London
  • parttime
  • National Minimum Wage

About the role:

You will be working directly with the founders. This is an early-stage startup environment which requires a sharp and self-motivated individual who can learn quickly and is not afraid to take the lead. You’ll be working fairly independently for a couple of hours in a day to meet your deliverables and there will be regular catch-ups to keep on top of things. We are looking for highly ambitious, entrepreneurial graduates and those at the start of their careers, to play a key part in the development of the business into a household name. In return, you will have the full experience of working in a startup and build the skills needed to succeed in this environment.

Your responsibilities:

Generally, you will be expected to:

  • Communicate constantly: you have the ability to connect instantly with people, build rapport and trust. You will be talking daily to prospective leads and are comfortable on Skype, phone calls and email.
  • Be inquisitive: you ask constructive questions and quickly build an understanding of a client’s situation.
  • Multitask: you are organised and can handle multiple relationships, enquiries, and ensure all gets done on time and to a high standard.
  • Handle difficult situations: if there are any inevitable difficult situations, you will need to handle these with care and understanding.
  • Be an achiever: you have a history of working hard and getting results.
  • Grow: you are someone who grows with experience and sets themselves high expectations.
  • Be a team player: you work seamlessly as part of the team, or on your own.
  • Have been successful in client-facing or customer serving roles within service or professional environments.
  • Have an entrepreneurial experience, or are hungry to innovate and grow in a start-up environment.
  • Have a desire to make an impact, seize the opportunity, learn quickly and grow with the business.

Specifically, you will be expected to

  • Generate leads, through inbound and outbound research, cold-call prospective clients, following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings, engaging and helping to close leads.
  • Become a GHM expert and learn the platform/ marketplace and services offered and evangelize it in the small food and catering business.
  • Nurture and manage leads until they are on-boarded and set up. 
  • Execute client registration and onboarding, build excellent relationships with, and support our community of clients and customers.
  • Evaluate/ iterate the outbound sales approach, test new strategies, and continually look for ways to improve.
  • Contribute to developing our marketing strategy based on observations and customer feedback.

What you will need:

  • Proficiency in English is mandatory.
  • Previous experience in sales and business development will be a huge plus.
  • MS Office skills are highly preferred.
  • Social media savviness and a passion for food and nutrition.

What you will receive:

  • Commission-based only at £10 per onboarded customer. This role is fully voluntary and does not provide a salary. 
  • Great opportunity for career and personal development with a suitable reference at the end of your internship.
  • We’re not pedantic on the number of hours worked. We honour work-life balance and prefer individuals who are efficient, can manage their own time, and deliver consistently.
  • Exposure to the frontline of a new startup with hands-on experience with all areas of sales and business development activities

To apply, please send us your CV, as well as a short covering letter explaining why you would like to apply for the role, and what skills you have that make you an ideal candidate!

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