Internship: Marketing & Business Development Coordinator

Internship: Marketing and Business Development Coordinator

The San Diego French American Chamber of Commerce supports entrepreneurs and companies in expanding or developing a business in the U.S. In order to do so, we provide a full range of services related to market research, promotion of the company, and assistance in efficiently operating the business.

Mission:

The intern will be involved in the process of supporting these companies and entrepreneurs by:

  • Identifying partners in the San Diego area, California and sometimes entire U.S.
  • Creating lists of partners or potential distributors
  • Calling customer, negotiating over the phone
  • Writing blast emails and follow-ups with potential customers
  • Conducting Market Research
    • Competitors
    • Regulations
    • Market size
    • Transportation / Importation regulations
    • Certification

Qualifications – Requirements

The intern will be trained and supervised by the Executive Director.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in Market Research
  • Ability to write sales pitches
  • Experience in creating list of companies
  • Exceptional writing and speaking skills in English

Required Qualities:

  • Resourceful — We provide the intern with the opportunity to propose ideas and lead projects in order to allow the intern to develop his/her own professional personality.
  • Team player with a friendly and dynamic personality
  • Comfortable with cold calls to obtain information
  • Business-oriented and capable of transforming problems into opportunities
  • Confident, trustworthy and honest

 

THE SAN DIEGO FRENCH-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Who are we and what is our mission?

The San Diego French-American Chamber of Commerce is an organization dedicated to creating and sustaining the growth of business relationships between France and the United States.
It’s a key organization in Southern California for French and American businesses.

Created in 1997, the French-American Chamber of Commerce in San Diego has four main missions:
• Support French companies willing to set up their activity in Southern California.
• Provide high quality services to its members through business services and networking opportunities
• Promote economic, financial and commercial relationships between France and the United States.
• Facilitate the development of trade relations between French and American companies.

Specialties:
Corporate services: Market Research, Regulatory Studies, Business Tour Organization, Immigration assistance, Incorporation, Office Leasing, HR Relocation, Partner Identification, Advertising, Web Marketing, Event Planning, Company-Investor matchmaking, Networking opportunities, J-1 Visa sponsorship process

Application process:

If you are willing to apply to this internship opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to axelle.depenoux@france-sandiego.org