Business Development Associate
In order to apply, we require candidates submit both a resume that includes relevant information and a cover letter specifically addressed to the needs of our company.
We are a boutique company in international education with a big mission: we make US education accessible and affordable for international students (cogitoworldeducation.org) and lead educational trips around the world (colibriboston.org). Please check both websites to get a better idea of the company.
Based in Cambridge, we have several satellite offices and partners in over 50 countries, and in the US, work with more than 100 high schools and 300 colleges and universities. Cogito World Education helps international students find the schools here that fit best, negotiates scholarships, helps prepare and submit applications, and assists students with all aspect of their studies in the US. Colibri Boston has recently organized several Faculty-led trips for UMass Boston, Texas A&M and University of Kansas.
We are looking for an energetic Business Development Associate to help expand our sales and grow the business. You will attract new clients and build solid relationships with them while maintaining existing relationships. Other duties will include market research, developing business strategies, managing a variety of projects, and identifying new business opportunities. You will work with our overseas offices. The successful applicant will be resourceful, organized and motivated to increase sales, enhance the company's reputation, and look for new and creative ways to market our products.
This position is open to international or American students interested in paid internship position, recent grads interested in a full time position, OPT students.
Knowledge of American education system, experience with common application and familiarity with SAT and ACT scores, GPA conversions
Strong work ethic, impeccable honesty and trustworthiness, desire to learn (for us those are not just empty words: you love taking classes on self-learning platforms and get excited with opportunity to attend workshops and conferences).
Solid organizational skills, attention to detail - to the point where others notice those
Fluency in English, excellent writing skills and telephone and email demeanor
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), experience with maintaining social media pages, strong familiarity with Mail Chimp or other mail management platforms.
STRONG familiarity with WordPress, HubSpot, Facebook, Instagram,
Work with student applications to ensure completion of materials; prepare applications for submitting to schools
Why you will love working with us
Fun and gratifying to help young people from across the world advance in life
Boutique company work environment, great open office with free snacks, coffee, events
Fast growing; your role is limited only by your creativity, enthusiasm, and readiness to take on responsibility
Opportunity to travel domestically and internationally
Great conferences with attendees from almost every country in the world
Job Types: Part-time, Internship, Full-time
paid Internship, business, travel, education