Technically Media | Business Development Intern - Technical.ly

Business Development Intern

Technically Media |  Philadelphia | Sales / Biz Dev

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Technical.ly Coverage

The Business Development Intern will work with Technical.ly’s Business Development team to support ongoing sales efforts, outreach, processes, and post-sales customer service activities.

This intern will work with Technical.ly business team to execute its strategic business plan of establishing new as well as maintaining/growing existing business in our markets along the Northeast Corridor. This role will be based in our Philadelphia HQ.

Qualifications:

  • Great collaboration and communication skills
  • Interest in how Technical.ly fosters community and collaboration through sponsorship of our events, content, and digital media products across the 4 markets we cover
  • Interest in learning more about sales and building client relationships
  • Proficient at all Google Suite applications (Sheets, Docs, etc)
  • Familiar with CRM usage, specifically Hubspot a plus
  • Familiar with accounting/finance software, specifically QuickBooks a plus
  • Knowledge of and interest in local and national technology industries is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Research potential prospect leads
  • Generate actionable prospect lists
  • Initiate specific outreach campaigns with prospect lists
  • Create customer-facing decks with support from Business Development Director
  • Work cross-functionally with internal Technically Media teams to develop marketing campaigns and opportunities
  • Help maintain relationships with sponsors and partners
  • Provide customer support to client base as necessary
  • Work out of Philadelphia-based office for 12 hours a week, with flexibility around your schedule. This position is not eligible for remote work. 

What you will learn:

  • How to initiate and maintain client relationships
  • How to communicate business opportunities
  • How to develop proposals
  • Elements of the post-sales execution process

Please include a cover letter with your resume.

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Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Company Outings
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Special Discounts

Our Mission: We convene the smartest people and organizations in industries that matter for local communities to thrive in the future. To do that, we make connections with journalism, events and services. Presently, we publish two niche news sites: Technical.ly, which focuses on local tech communities, and Generocity.org, which focuses on the social impact community of Philadelphia.

Our Story: Founded in Philadelphia in 2009 by Temple University graduates with backgrounds in journalism, the media startup has grown to more than 23 full-time employees and a wider network of contributors. We produce regular and annual events including the widely-publicized Philly Tech Week, which in April 2017 welcomed 15,000+ people across 150 events and 138 partners, and Baltimore Innovation Week, which in September 2016 hosted more than 9,000+ at 50+ events.

Our Values: Technically Media is a sustainable community acceleration organization. We value entrepreneurship, creativity, inclusion, flexibility, transparency and those who do, act and create, whom we highlight through news and events. Our team members are public community leaders who pursue new thinking, cherish local communities and are willing to ask challenging questions in order to get better answers. We use communication as a means for conflict resolution and community betterment. We have high standards for ourselves and others and consider professional goals to be personal ones as well.

Our Location: We are headquartered in the historic Curtis Center on beautiful Washington Square in Old City Philadelphia, with additional team members working out of vibrant coworking facilities in Baltimore, Washington D.C., Delaware and Brooklyn.

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