French-speaking Business Development Intern

Intern / Student, Full-time · Rotterdam

We are a parallel trading company specializing in the beauty sector, bringing high-quality beauty products to customers through alternative distribution channels. Collaborating with renowned brands, we are dedicated to providing authentic and affordable products.

We seek a French-speaking business development intern to strengthen our presence in the beauty market. As an intern, you'll gain hands-on experience and contribute to various business development initiatives. This is 5-month, full-time (Capelle aan den IJssel) internship.

Your mission
  • Conduct in-depth market research in the French-speaking wholesale and commodity trading industry, identifying trends, preferences, and opportunities.
  • Utilize French proficiency to develop business networks and build relationships with clients and suppliers in the French-speaking market.
  • Assist in building a portfolio of French-speaking suppliers and clients, understanding their specific needs.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders for seamless operations and account development/management in the French-speaking market.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team, converting business lead to prospects for business success.
  • Attend industry events to expand the network and enhance company accountability in the French-speaking market.
  • Stay updated on market dynamics, regulations, and competitors, providing insights to the team.
  • Identify growth opportunities, proposing innovative strategies for new segments or regions.
  • Adapt approaches to the cultural nuances and business practices in the French-speaking market.
Your profile
  • Fluent in French and English (written and spoken) with excellent communication skills.
  • Currently pursuing or recently graduated in business, marketing, or a related field.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about beauty industry trends and products.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, capable of working independently or in a team.
  • Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with CRM software is a plus.
  • Prior sales, marketing, or business development experience preferred but not required.
  • Currently live in or nearby the Rotterdam-the-Hague region is preferred.
Why us?
  • Monthly remuneration, including a 600 euro intern stipend for 40 hours/week.
  • Full commuting reimbursement.
  • 2 days of paid holidays per month (based on 40 hours/week).
  • Fun quarterly team excursions and regular outings.
  • Free daily warm lunch prepared by our in-house chef.
  • Diverse and driven colleagues in an engaging work environment (+company dog).
  • Room for ownership and initiative in a fast-growing scale-up.
  • Exciting and insightful position within an ambitious, young team.
  • Future career growth with a self-defined roadmap.
  • Weekly Friday drinks in Rotterdam, celebrating our success!
About us
B Futurist B.V. is an international trading company based in the Netherlands. We focus on product distribution in mainstream brands / niche cosmetics, perfume, hair care and other fields. With a good reputation we have established a long-term and stable cooperative reputation with brand owners, wholesalers and retailers. At present, we have a diversified brand portfolio. A wide range of procurement channels enable us to have competitive prices, but also build a stable and efficient logistics system.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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