Business Development Internship

Does an opportunity to work with an international, fast-growing, technology company in the solar energy industry sound exciting to you? If yes, then read on.

Solargis is helping the solar industry take better decisions related to development and operation of solar power plants. We do this by providing bankable and actionable data on solar energy potential. More than 1,000 organisations worldwide, including large enterprises, are using our services.

The objective of this internship position is to give young talent the opportunity to learn in an international business environment. You will develop your business and communication skills, and have the rare chance to get a bird’s eye view into the renewables revolution.

We are looking for someone who can commit to work at least 20 hours/week over a period of 6+ months. Successful interns will be offered a full-time position on a permanent basis.

A few of your key experiences will include:

  • Handling the sales process from start to close. This will involve engaging with prospective and existing customers to understand their challenges, and propose meaningful solutions.
  • Develop business relationships and effectively demonstrate how our solutions are better than competitor products/services. In doing so you will practice effective communication with a global audience.
  • You will be the voice of our customers. You will help the product development team to improve our product portfolio by regularly collecting customer feedback, monitoring competitor and market trends.
  • Pitch in with new and creative ideas on how we could improve our processes, increase sales, and offer better support to our customers
  • Possibility to travel to solar energy tradeshows and conferences to promote our solutions and engage with existing customers

About you:

You are a student currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Masters programme at a University in Bratislava.

Did you graduate recently? In such case you may want to consider the full-time position of Junior Business Development Representative.

You also have the following qualities and skills:

  • A positive attitude, strong desire to be successful, and to make a difference.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral). You have good command of English. If you are fluent in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Mandarin, Arabic, or Japanese that is a huge bonus.
  • It is not necessary to have technical know-how in the field of solar energy. However, you should have an interest in this topic and ability to learn quickly.

What we offer:

Besides a very unique learning opportunity, we offer the following benefits:

  • You will have the opportunity to be part of something that is changing the lives of societies across the world
  • Competitive Pay – You will receive a competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Work-Life Balance – We offer flexible working hours and the possibility for occasional home-office
  • Opportunities for personal development – We offer personal growth opportunities by enabling participation at conferences, workshops, and language classes
  • International work environment – Our team of 40+ people comprises of 6 nationalities who speak several languages + we have customers from all over the world.

Solargis embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Place of work: Bratislava, Slovakia. For this position, we are currently unable to accept applications for students studying outside Bratislava.

Important: To apply for this position please submit your CV and cover/motivation letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

Is the above opportunity of interest to you?

Send us your CV/LinkedIn profile and motivation letter to jobs@solargis.com

Information on the conditions of personal data processing

Your personal data contained in the job application and its attachments (e.g. in the CV) will be processed in accordance with the applicable legislation, in particular the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) no. 2016/679 ("GDPR"). Please read the following information on the terms of processing of your personal data and on the possibility of granting the consent with the retention of personal data for future vacancies.

Controller, recipients of data:

Your personal data will be processed by our company Solargis s.r.o., with the registered office at Milana Marečka 3, 841 07 Bratislava, ID: 45 354 766 in the position of the controller. We send your application for employment and its attachments only to our internal employees and departments responsible for the application process. Your personal data will not be provided or made available to any third party.

Purposes and legal basis for the processing:

We will process and use your personal data only in connection with the processing of your application for employment in our company. Based on the data provided, we will decide on your suitability for the job. The legal basis for such processing of personal data is the adoption of steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract (pre-contractual relations) under Art. 6 (1) letter b) of the GDPR. In case your application is successful, the data you have provided can be used during the course of your employment relationship. The legal basis of such processing is the performance of the employment contract under Art. 6 (1) letter b) of the GDPR.

Storage period:

If we cannot offer you employment with our company, we will delete the data you have provided during the application process.

In case you would like your application to be considered also for future vacancies, you have the possibility to grant the consent with the retention of your personal data for the period of two (2) years. If you consent to this, we will contact you if you have the necessary qualifications for another position that is to be occupied during this period. You can revoke the consent at any time by sending an email to jobs@solargis.com. In case of revocation, we will immediately stop processing the respective personal data and delete them, unless there is another legal basis for their further processing. However, any processing performed before the revocation of your consent will remain lawful.

Rights of data subject:

In connection with the processing of your data you have the rights of data subject under Art. 15 et seq. of the GDPR, namely:

  • the right of access to personal data (providing a copy of personal data) and the right to information on the terms of processing of personal data within the scope of the Art. 15 of GDPR;
  • the right to request the rectification and completion of inaccurate or incomplete personal data;
  • the right to erasure the personal data for the reasons set out in the Art. 17 of GDPR,
  • the right to restrict the processing of personal data in the cases provided for in the Art. 18 of GDPR,
  • the right to transfer the personal data to another controller.

To exercise the rights described above, please send an email to jobs@solargis.com.

In addition, you have the right to file a complaint to the Personal Data Protection Office of the Slovak Republic, if you consider that the processing of your personal data is contrary to the GDPR.

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