Rotterdam Internship

Business Development Internship in Rotterdam



Business Developer Rotterdam – Refugees Forward Internship

1st of May – 17th of June

About the challenge

The social start-up Refugees Forward offers 4 month incubator programs for early stage entrepreneurs with a refugee background, unlocking their potential to contribute to their new society. After our successes in Amsterdam with over €300.000 worth of investments in our entrepreneurs, we have just started our first incubator in Rotterdam. We are looking for someone who can continue the work of our business developer Friederike who is leaving end of April. Besides working on our core product, the incubator manual for Refugees Forward International, you would also be supporting entrepreneurs in the program as well as the core team in strategic and operational matters.

About the responsibilities

As a business developer, you will together with our team in Rotterdam be responsible for:

  1. Finishing our core product: the Incubator Manual for International expansion;
  2. Making your own suggestions on improvements for our incubator program; being in charge of (your own) improvements being implemented;
  3. Support of entrepreneurs in setting up the business, including financials, business plan, marketing strategy, customer validation and more;
  4. Support of core team in development of program, organization and team;
  5. Anything else you believe you can add!

About the requirements

Our team is looking for a high potential student with the following qualifications:

  • Independant and proactive;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Flexible with several interests and capabilities;
  • Takes responsibility and concrete actions themselves;
  • Complete understanding of the English language.

About the reward

The internship we offer is a seven week period where we teach you everything we can. Besides the monthly €300 imbursement we offer you the chance of starting something that is your own, and experience the challenges of social entrepreneurship. We offer you this challenge with our entrepreneurial culture, where everyone has equal input and can offer new ideas and solutions. We expect you to be part of a ride you will never forget, with our team and of course our talented entrepreneurs!



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