Business Administration Intern

Solana Beach, CA, US
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
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  • Company Address: 505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite 110, Solana Beach, CA, 92075


Ebay-like platform connecting pharmaceutical companies to the outsourced research services

Job Description is the world’s largest AI-powered marketplace for medical research. We take innovative marketing approaches to promote our platform to potential clients and suppliers, as well as providing systems for suppliers to showcase their solutions within the marketplace.

Our supplier relations team is focused on relationship management of our largest suppliers and connecting with our extended supplier network to create awareness of business development opportunities available to them.

We are seeking a detail-oriented leader with a desire to build their skill set in business development, relationship management, and marketing processes. This intern will work directly with the Senior Director of Supplier Relations, and will support top industry suppliers - Contract Research Organizations (CROs) - for account management and expansion. This role will include active engagement of CROs to assess their experience, challenges, and successes through our marketplace, and find creative ways to help them expand their reach to our client network of top pharmaceutical companies globally. This is a paid summer internship focusing on enabling the intern to advance their professional preparation through real-life work experience. This is not a remote position.

  What you’ll be doing…

    Learning specifics of our world-class business processes and workflows for clients (global pharma organizations) and suppliers (CROs) alike
    Identifying areas of opportunity for supplier growth based on their needs, and developing solutions
    Building out and presenting recommendations for supplier expansion and development within the marketplace
    Brainstorming to create new marketing pathways to increase net revenue
    Connecting and building relationships with supplier organizations by email and/or phone
    Reviewing data insights and making business recommendations, which can be used to create new internal strategies
    Assisting with outreach, contact, scheduling and management for Supplier Relations/Marketing teams
    Troubleshooting supplier questions and/or problems, with support from team members
    Building/Presenting summaries at routine Supplier Relations team meetings
    Collect and organize data that can be presented to senior leadership

 What you can expect to take away…

    A more developed sense of business acumen and how to address the varied needs of both clients and suppliers
    Relationship management skills and strategies to build trust
    Development of key tools and software used in all industries
    Building professional relationships and mentors across the leadership continuum
    Business development strategies and processes to grow any business
    Real-life experiences that can provide you with confidence as you consider your next professional step

 Qualifications you need…

    Undergrad majoring in a scientific field, Business administration, Marketing, or relevant field
    Self-starter with strong social skills capable of working independently but also collaboratively
    Proficient with Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word, and willing to learn how best to optimize these applications
    Ability to prioritize, manage, and execute multiple projects concurrently
    A proactive leader eager to expand their professional skillset, and willing to learn valuable tools that will assist through any professional career.
    Excellent team, collaboration, and organizational skills
    Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluent in written and spoken English
    Must be able to work in our Solana Beach, CA office - this is not a remote position

 Details & Perks…

    Available 15-30 hours per week Monday-Friday, with flexibility to schedule
    June 15, 2020 -- Sept 11, 2020 (flexible start and end dates)
    Dynamic, hot-desk office with a great employee community
    Named as one of Inc. Magazines Best Workplaces in both 2018 & 2019
    Kombucha, cold brew and foosball
    Company surfboards and “board meetings” weekly

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.