Business Development Intern - Summer 2019

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Please send cover letter and resume to careers@veloxint.com (reference the position and number in the subject line)

Posted: February 2019

Position: Business Development Intern - Summer 2019 (C0041)

Veloxint Corporation, a dynamic Boston-area materials start-up, commercializes new nanocrystalline metals created through an MIT-developed powder metallurgy (PM) approach. Veloxint is entering an exciting growth phase, and is seeking a Business Development Intern as a member of the commercial organization.

Position Description:

We are looking for a high energy, highly motivated Business Development or Marketing Intern to work in Veloxint’s office (currently located in Framingham, MA but moving to Waltham, MA in mid-2019) and support the commercial organization.  The intern will provide a wide range of market research, competitive analysis, and project support as necessary.  The ideal candidate will be flexible with a broad set of competencies, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and be very interested in supporting and growing a new business.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor, research, and analyze requested information for projects.  Collect and synthesize data on topics such as industry & market trends, customer & supplier assessments, and competitor analysis.  Industries and end markets of interest include transportation (aerospace and automotive) lightweighting, 3D printing and advanced manufacturing, high performance tooling, etc.
  • Identify new business opportunities for Veloxint to pursue based on the benefits of the technology.  In collaboration with management, put together a business plan that summarizes the relevant markets, competitions, economics, risks, timeline, and market entry approach.
  • Research information to provide support to Management Team
  • Provide marketing support, including input to the company’s website and social media presence
  • Create ad-hoc reports for management as needed
  • Local travel to events/locations relevant to the essential functions

Core competencies for this role:

  • Previous experience conducting market research required.
  • Some experience or interest in the following:
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Analytic Thinking
    • Project Management
    • Financial Analysis
  • Sense of urgency and ownership of results
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Close attention to detail, with a flexible problem-solving mindset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience & Education:

  • MBA candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science) are highly preferred
  • Will also consider highly motivated undergraduate candidates with a business focus
  • Manufacturing industry experience is highly desired

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Veloxint is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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