Business Development Representative Intern

Gro Intelligence

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 06/07/2021
  • Website: gro-intelligence.com
  • Company Address: 12 E 49th St 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10017

About Gro Intelligence

Gro Intelligence has developed the world’s most extensive agriculture data platform. Gain a competitive edge through access to Gro's unparalleled data, analytics, and forecasts from a single platform.

Job Description

About Gro:

Gro Intelligence is tackling two of the biggest problems facing the world today: food security and climate change. We understand and quantify the complex interplay between food, weather, trade, agriculture, and macroeconomic conditions in a world upended by climate change, a growing population, and more. The team at Gro has built a platform that allows businesses, non-profits, and governments to better plan for and adapt to these changes. With offices in both Nairobi and New York, Gro has the financial backing of prominent investors such as TPG Growth, Intel Capital, Data Collective, and GGV. Gro is a diverse, intellectually curious team of technologists, scientists, and business professionals united by a shared commitment to build AI that addresses agriculture, food, and our climate on the most fundamental level.

Business Development Representative Intern - Climate & Agriculture

Business Development at Gro is at the intersection of sales and marketing, working across teams to build our go-to-market strategy. This summer we are looking for interns who want to kick start their sales and business development careers.

What you’ll do

  • Work with sales to research and identify new prospects & users while developing and implementing appropriate engagement strategies
  • Create client presentations and correspondence for account executives, while leading follow-up projects with existing prospects and clients
  • Help develop our go-to-market strategy including researching target companies and sectors and identifying market trends

What we’re looking for 

  • A positive, can-do attitude. Successful candidates are gritty and resilient
  • Passion for, or familiarity with, agriculture, commodities, food systems, SAAS platforms or the policy and financial environments around them 
  • Exceptional communication skills, especially as a writer and strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of either Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin languages is a nice-to-have

Paid internship, 10 weeks, June 15th start

 

Gro was founded in 2014 and currently has offices in Nairobi and New York City. The company was built on diversity and the knowledge that artificial intelligence is only as good as the human intelligence behind it. Gro’s team represents the world it is modeling. At the company, we speak more than 27 languages and we comprise a wide range of experts, from agronomists and crop scientists, to mathematicians, engineers, data scientists, market research analysts, designers, historians, and philosophers. Our culture fosters collaboration between people of extremely different backgrounds that allows us to accomplish things that would otherwise seem impossible. 

Gro Intelligence is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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