German speakers for Partnerships team

Title: German speakers for Partnerships team | £13/hour | 4 months | Central London

Industry: Sales

Role/Sector: Business development   |   German

Location: Central London

Placement: Internship (short-term)

Duration: 4 months

Salary: £27,040 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client is a specialist marketing agency helping global brands influence consumer choice by providing on-brand rewards to those who engage with the promotion.


This is a temporary contract lasting at least 4 months, with the potential to be extended, paying £13/hour.

How you can expect to spend your day:
  • To source and build relationships with new business partners and venues based in Germany, and secure new supplier contracts whilst maintaining good working relationships with existing partners.
  • To research and source the details of prospective suppliers in Germany, through a variety of channels including local contact points and the internet
  • Calling new and potential suppliers in Germany to develop effective relationships with the view to closing the target number of contracts that has been set
  • Re-contact previously interested venues on a daily basis
  • Provide information about the company to prospective partners and explain what the company does
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate communication with external partners at all times and that effective working relationships are maintained with all new, existing and previous company suppliers and venues
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records on external partners
  • Produce feasibility reports following research and communications with prospective suppliers and handle product requests
  • Manage a portfolio of partners across a wide range of products via a CRM system.
The ideal intern’s personality and qualifications:

Relationship Building
  • Experience of developing valuable, on-going relationships with key partners and venue contacts and can use the right methods and style of communication.
  • Speaks knowledgeably about the business and influences people at all levels resulting in productive long term agreements with partners.
  • Able to build effective relationships with internal work colleagues; provide support where needed; share information, knowledge and ideas; and treats people with respect.
  • Experience of working in unpredictable environment; can deal with unplanned changes to workloads and successfully handle several campaigns and tasks at any one time.
  • Prioritisation and time management are key to the success of this role.
Skills and Qualification
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to influence, presentation skills, degree educated or equivalent.
  • A sales/telemarketing background would be ideal and helpful within the role but not essential.
  • A fluency in German language is essential for this position.
Personal attributes
  • Natural ability to build good working relationships with people globally and is sensitive to the markets cultural differences.
  • An international mind-set and experience of having worked abroad or at least in an international environment.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and has a positive attitude to work – thinks solutions rather than problems.
  • Confident and has self-belief and takes the initiative to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Attention to detail and organisational skills are essential for this role.
  • Proactive, approachable, able to inspire confidence and enthusiasm.
  • Creative and innovative thinker, always willing to offer new suggestions and ideas.
  • Diplomatic and professional at all times.

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