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• Starts May 29

Business Strategy Internship - Portland

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Greystar

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🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Portland

AI generated summary

  • You must have strong communication skills, build relationships, solve problems, improve sales experience, drive successful deals, and be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program. Reliable transportation required.
  • You will build relationships, conduct market research, communicate with potential partners, negotiate deals, collaborate with teams, and visit various locations to execute partnership initiatives.

Off-cycle Internship

Business, Operations & StrategyPortland

Description

  • As a Business Strategy Intern, you will play a crucial role in identifying, approaching, and establishing partnerships with local businesses that best meet the needs of our residents. Your primary focus will be on creating meaningful connections that benefit both our company and our residents, and curating deals our residents will love. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in business development, negotiation, and relationship management.

Requirements

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build relationships and drive successful deals
  • Passion for problem solving
  • Excitement to learn and improve sales and marketing experience
  • Ability to leverage on-site property experience to identify and implement partnerships
  • Proficiency handling ambiguity
  • Strong understanding of analytical storytelling and ability to pivot from lessons learned to improve partnership making
  • Enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program
  • Graduating between December 2024 and June 2025
  • Interns will need to have reliable transportation to various locations throughout the summer including properties, potential partner companies, and neighborhoods in the identified region.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Relationship Management: Cultivate strong relationships with the local community team to understand the top needs of the residents that will add value to the local deals network. Serve as a liaison between our company and residents, addressing inquiries and ensuring satisfaction in the deals available.
  • Market Research: Conduct thorough research to identify potential local business partners within the community and local area that would add value to our company and residents.
  • Outreach and Communication: Initiate contact with potential partners through various channels, including in-person meetings, email, and phone calls. Craft compelling messages and presentations to communicate the benefits of the partnership.
  • Negotiation and Deal-Making: Partner closely with the Head of Partnerships to develop proposals. Negotiate terms and agreements that align with the interest of both parties.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams and the local community team to execute partnership initiatives. Provide feedback and insights to improve partnership strategies.
  • Reporting to Various Work Locations: Interns will visit various local properties, neighborhoods, and potential business partner locations throughout the summer. This could include remote work, time spent canvassing local areas, or working from a specific local property.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Start date

May 29, 2024

Location

Portland

Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid sick time