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PROJECT MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Remote • New York City / New York, NY, US • Posted 1/10/24

THE ROLE

 

The Project Management and Business Development Intern will collaborate with the Founder and team to optimize business operations, utilizing the company’s project tracking system and meeting strict deadlines. This individual will also collaborate with the Finance team to manage business expansion, including sourcing, building, and maintaining strong relationships with investors, Universities, Business Incubators, and employers.

 

See below for additional details regarding this role’s requirements:

 

  • Start date: March - August 2024

  • Job Type: Internship (Unpaid) – *College credit required*

  • Duration: Minimum 18 hours per week for 5 months.

  • Location: Remote (Zoom), based in New York, NY - Hybrid optional

  • Communication: Bi-weekly virtual team meetings and daily breakout rooms.

  • Working Hours: Self-schedule 9 AM - 9 PM EST Monday through Friday, Saturday-Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Project Management and Business Development Intern will collaborate with the Founder and team to optimize business operations, utilizing the company’s project tracking system and meeting strict deadlines. This individual will also assist with business expansion initiatives, including sourcing, building, and maintaining strong relationships with investors, Universities, Business Incubators, and employers.

 

  • Partner with the Founder, Team Leads, Human Resources, and Project Management to oversee operations, including tracking and monitoring the performance of priority projects and ensuring team members are meeting company expectations.

  • Collaborate with the Founder and team to maintain current relationships, as well as source and execute new partnerships, especially with universities, investors, and business incubators, to scale the corporation and brand, as well as support career development initiatives, such as the JBIER Fashion Internship Program and Career Acceleration Program (CAP) Workshop series.

  • Assist with creating meeting agendas, taking notes during meetings, writing recaps, and communicating priorities with the team.

  • Cross-collaborate with teams to analyze business operations, identify revenue-generating initiatives, and pinpoint areas of opportunity. Create strategies to maximize profit and execute plans to optimize accordingly.

  • Work with the Founder and team to build alternative means of revenue generation through fundraising initiatives, investor sourcing, CAP Workshop series, networking events, new partnerships, product sourcing, pop-up events, subscription boxes, as well as outsourcing opportunities.

  • Aid in the promotion and execution of JBIER Inc.’s fundraising initiatives, including optimizing the strategy of targeting, approaching, and positioning the company’s offerings. 

  • Assist with sourcing and applying for grants that align with organizational values, brand identity, and mission.

  • Partner with the Founder and team to create persuasive and visually appealing pitch decks, proposals, and presentations for high-level meetings, events, and webinars, tailoring content based on audience and ensuring alignment with brand guidelines.

  • Conduct research and create detailed reports to aid in the execution of JBIER Inc.’s Partnerships initiatives, business model, and overall business plan, defining the value of education and mission of increasing student job placement rate post-graduation.

  • Assist with creating, coordinating, planning, and executing in-person and virtual events, such as fundraisers, fashion shows, photoshoots, pop-up shops, and workshops. This includes  conducting research, creating event visions, ensuring content readiness, and assisting in the overall success of JBIER events.

  • Partner with the Photography and Videography team, as well as JBIER graduates to bring Alumni success stories to life.

  • Assist with data asset management by organizing and maintaining content on company's main communication platforms.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Project management, business development, finance, administration, and analytics experience are highly preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google Suite platforms, especially Excel and Sheets.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a strong sense of accountability.

  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a remote, entrepreneurial environment.

  • Eagerness to lead projects and manage multiple tasks under strict deadlines.

  • Clear and demonstrative understanding of how to manage competing priorities within a business setting.

  • Commitment and passion for JBIER’s mission.

  • A hunger to learn and a LOVE FOR FASHION!

BENEFITS

 

  • Highly-collaborative team. 

  • One-on-one career management mentorship. 

  • Accelerated experience in the fashion, beauty, and retail industries. 

  • Learn a collaborative approach to solving business problems in a fast-paced start-up environment. 

  • Develop an understanding of e-commerce platforms, business models, and target consumers. 

  • Collaborate with diverse team members globally to grow e-commerce platforms, such as our company website, Poshmark, and Instagram Shops. 

  • Opportunity to make an impact! Empowered to take risks, seek creative alternatives, challenge ideas, and solve complex problems.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT JBIER INC.

**Please note this application is for standard internships only. All Northeastern University students, pursuing Co-op opportunities are required to apply on the NUworks portal.**

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