Job Title: Client Retention and Acquisition Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
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SUBJECT LINE: Application: Client Retention and Acquisition Intern
In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Role and Responsibilities
because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.
The Client Retention and Acquisition Intern will be a part of the Sales team. They will assist the Director of Speaking Engagements and senior staff by performing administrative and entry-level duties which may include conducting market research, identifying business opportunities, emailing perspective clients, making cold calls, participating in meetings, assisting the Sales department, and other duties as needed.
This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship with the possibility of some in-person meetings based on current response to pandemic. This is an unpaid internship.
The intern will work directly with the Director of Speaking Engagements who will oversee the intern program.
Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
- Working closely with the Manager or assigned staff member, and completing all allocated tasks.
- Conducting desktop research, gathering information, & list building.
- Identify Decision Makers within potential customer’s organizations.
- Identifying potential clients using Social Media and internet research.
- Cold calling & emailing potential clients.
- Updating documents and internal records using Salesforce.
- Building prospect lists to identify new business opportunities.
- Create outreach strategies.
The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have weekly meetings with other interns.
Any documentation or feedback can be provided on request.
Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.