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Internship | Junior Sales Manager | Head Office Rotterdam | full time

Publicerad 2017-03-13

Are you looking for an internship with possibility to stay at a quickly growing start-up? Did you study abroad and fell in love with the international life? Do you thrive in international environments, have the start-up spirit and are you hungry to make an impact in the world?

Look no further -- join us at Housing Anywhere and become responsible for launching and expanding our network of partner universities in your country.

Field: Sales & Marketing, Higher Education

Time period:

Start date: August 14th 2017 (flexible)
Duration: January 31st 2018 (flexible)
40 hours per week.

Your Responsibilities

Conquer your country and help us grow the Housing Anywhere network of University partners in your country.

You are working together with the Country Manager to grow Housing Anywhere in your country. You are working from our office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands - in an international and quickly expanding team. As Junior Sales and Partnership Manager you share and expand your knowledge of the higher education market in your country and approach universities to build relationship and to sell them Housing Anywhere services.

Cool Things

This is not your average internship: You are directly responsible for everything that will happen in your area of responsibility, which is cool if things go right (and which is not cool when your country underperforms…).
You will develop your promotion, negotiation, leadership, and business communication skills
You will instruct an online team of 5-16 people; Leading online teams is a skill that is very good to have, since a lot of international companies are moving from country teams to online teams as well.
Our team consists of 50 people, with 20 nationalities. with most people in our office being between 21-30 years old; also having this experience of working in an international work environment will be a good element to have on your CV.
If you like working with us, and we like working with you, we might offer you a full-time contract after your internship!


The internship allowance is 650€ per month (additionally, you can try to apply for the Erasmus+ grant).

Tasks of Junior Sales and Partnership Manager:

Main tasks:

Performing desk research and market analysis
Planning meetings with potential customers (universities). Mostly through the phone -- by calling calling calling.
Selling a Housing Anywhere services for universities in your country (mostly through video calls or in person if you go on business trips);
Launching our platform in these universities.
Other (supporting) tasks:

Website translation;
Calling users;
Preparing meetings at conferences;
Other tasks that could help improving the start-up.

Characteristics we are looking for:

Knowledge about the country: You are either a citizen or have lived in one of the following countries: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy.
Language: you should be able to speak 2 languages: English on an above-average level and be native or fluent in German.
Independent: You can work independently (you report directly to the Management) and you demonstrate leadership and are keen to grow in your responsibilities early on.
Structured: You work in a structured manner. You work according to specific checklists of our framework and develop the checklists yourself if they do not yet exist.
Persistent: You are part of a Sales Team. You are able to receive many rejections and still continue your job. You are keen to keep on improving your skills so selling new partnerships over and over again will become easier for you.
Productive and motivated worker: You are a hard worker and really passionate about Housing Anywhere - and ready to go the extra mile.
Energetic, optimistic and imaginative power: you are self-motivated, and keep your spirits high also during challenging and tough times.
Flexible: You are able and flexible to travel for consecutive periods of up to 1-2 weeks each month

Claire Chi

Interested? Please apply on our career page, or email Claire at

Housing Anywhere

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