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Business Development Intern

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๐ŸŒŽ Remote (Anywhere)

We are a tech start-up creating a new, multi-team, esports fan engagement platform: www.espo.io.

As we plan to launch the Espo platform at the end of October and enter our go-to-market phase, we are currently hiring for intern roles in our team (currently made up of 50+ gamers and esports fans). We are keen to receive applications from strong candidates from any location. Our internships are remote positions.

You will have the opportunity to join a team that understands the esports sector and brings together several years of experience in video gaming, tech, finance, talent management and sports sponsorship from prior positions held with companies including AT&T, Sociรฉtรฉ Gรฉnรฉrale, Sony PlayStation, Tesla Motors and TSM to name a few. This experience is further supported by our founders who have built successful companies over the past 10 years with company valuations over $80 million USD.

For this intern role, we are searching for candidates with the following personality traits. If this role doesnโ€™t seem a perfect fit for you, please also see our other internships listed on Hitmarker.

You should be:

  • Very driven to find and develop customer pipeline (either B2C or B2B)
  • Motivated to make a positive impact in the esports community
  • Excited to work for a professional, fast-paced and innovative start-up
  • Passionate about esports and want to use this passion at work
  • The opposite of an Internet troll โ€“ i.e. youโ€™re a great communicator, team player and always a positive thinker
  • Proactive, attentive, analytical and willing to go the extra mile
  • Committed to putting the customer at the heart of everything we do

You should ideally have:

  • Experience in sales, business development and lead generation
  • Deep knowledge in 1 or more of the esports titles listed below
  • Strong written and spoken English (+ a foreign language a bonus)
  • Proficiency using Discord, Facebook and Twitter

Internship duration:

A 3-month internship with the possibility to enter a full/part-time role with us in January.

Game titles of interest to us:

  • Call of Duty
  • Clash Royale
  • Counter-Strike: GO
  • Dota 2
  • FIFA
  • Formula 1
  • Fortnite
  • Hearthstone
  • League of Legends
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • Overwatch
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Rocket League
  • StarCraft II
  • Valorant
  • World of Warcraft

Above all, we are searching for candidates who are very hungry to gain business development experience in the esports sector and who are eager to contribute to the success of our company.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Additional application instructions:

Applications open 12 October and close 31 October 2020. A short cover letter including your motivation and relevant transferable skills is required. Please also specify which esports title you are most knowledgeable in.