Internship: Startups Hunter or Sales Development Representative

Business France

New York

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J-1 Internship
American work-authorized
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Sales & Marketing
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Job id:
Job type:
J-1 Internship
American work-authorized
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Internship: Startups Hunter or Sales Development Representative
Tech & Services Division
Business France North America

Commencement date: October 1st, 2017
Deadline for application: September 3rd, 2017
Period: 6 months
Location: New York, USA
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If youre passionate about tech and if you have what it takes to engage with the founders of the best French tech start-ups, join our talented 16-person team behind the most active acceleration programs, and make an impact.

We are looking for a dynamic, results-driven sales representative to actively seek out and engage with the most promising French Tech startups with a global ambition.
Your role is to recruit high-growth French Tech companies for the French Tech Tour and Impact USA, the NY, SF and Canadian accelerator programs that helped AB Tasty, Algolia, BIME, Cedexis, Criteo, eNovance, Giroptic, Ivalua, SevenHugs, etc. successfully launch and scale in North America.

You will provide complete and appropriate solutions to boost our customer acquisition.
Candidates with experience in sales, marketing or consulting are preferred. Academic background in engineering/technology considered an asset.

The position is based in New York and available as of October 1st


French Tech ecosystem market intelligence
Continuously update and increase our prospects database
Qualify inbound leads
Reach out to customer leads and work them through our sales funnel
Achieve agreed-upon lead and conversion quotas
Ensure our CRM is up to date
Coordinate sales effort with team members
Continuously improve through feedback


French & English: excellent oral and writing skills in both languages
Strong selling and communication skills
Excellent analytical and execution skills
Strong organization and prioritizing skills, attention to detail
Familiarity with CRM practices Salesforce is an asset
Highly motivated and target driven
Interpersonal skills: Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
Bac+3 minimum or equivalent

Candidates must:

Meet all the essential requirements stated above
Candidate must either be US citizen, green-card holder or French citizen currently studying in a French school

Submit a resume and a cover letter. The cover letter must specify, using concrete examples, how you meet the essential requirements for this position.

Business France is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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