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Bath

European Student Placement Agency

6 Month Business and Innovation Internship (CASBI0702)

Company description

ESPA (European Student Placement Agency) is a recruitment agency whose goal is to find high quality internships for European students in the UK. We work closely with our host companies to ensure the positions provide students with a great experience, both professional and personal.

Job description

The Host Company
There is a significant opportunity to join a step out innovation and venture team within a major corporation, operating in the field of automotive and industrial lubricants.
The innoVentures team is looking for an intern, who will be part of an innovative team, which has been running successfully for over four years building up several emerging businesses as well as an investment portfolio covering automotive and industrial sectors.
With their investments, they bring their supply chain relationships, global industry networks and extensive engineering resources to really help push great ideas through to businesses and consumers.
The Role
This opportunity will be attractive to students, who wish to apply their specific skills and expertise in a progressive and challenging environment.
The suitable interns will have strong business strategy skills and technical ability. They will work closely with senior colleagues to implement significant change in order to maximise business success.
The team is looking for flexible thinkers, who can get to work quickly and can readily adapt to changing dynamics and situations.
Location
London.
Start Date
March 2017.
Duration
6 months.
Languages
Fluent in written and spoken English (C1 level minimum).
Fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese would be an advantage.
Tasks
 Analyse the business and market opportunities both globally and by market.
 Conduct research to identify Business needs.
 Identify and implement best practices, and ascertain customer's future requirements.
 Build a business driven and prioritised strategy plan to deliver an optimised customer experience.
 Build meaningful and actionable research on product development and enhance customer retention.
 Set up and run test trials to implement innovative ideas.
 Execute the business operations strategy through the teams.
Personal Skills
 Educational background in business related subjects (Economics, Business Administration, Business Management, etc.)
 Excellent data analysis skills, able to maintain focus on business goals during analysis / investigation.
 The ability to understand the motivation and behaviour of the target group.
 Intense customer focus.
 Excellent communication skills.
 “Can-do” attitude.
 Fast learner.
 Good organisation skills and the ability to work in teams.
 Experience in consumer insights (B2B) would be a plus, also experience in Chinese market.
 Experience with survey tools, SPSS, Google Analytics (or similar) would be helpful.
How to apply
STEP 1) Please, register with us at http://www.espauk.com/students/student-registration/
STEP 2) Please, log in to your account in http://www.espauk.com/students/student-application/ and then click on the button APPLY next to the vacancy name.
If you have any problems applying for this vacancy please email us at: innovate@espauk.com and in the subject please indicate the Name + the code of the vacancy you have issues to apply to.

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Personal Skills
 Educational background in business related subjects (Economics, Business Administration, Business Management, etc.)
 Excellent data analysis skills, able to maintain focus on business goals during analysis / investigation.
 The ability to understand the motivation and behaviour of the target group.
 Intense customer focus.
 Excellent communication skills.
 “Can-do” attitude.
 Fast learner.
 Good organisation skills and the ability to work in teams.
 Experience in consumer insights (B2B) would be a plus, also experience in Chinese market.
 Experience with survey tools, SPSS, Google Analytics (or similar) would be helpful

We offer

BENEFITS: All ESPA’s services are free for students and alumni. The benefits are:
1) Paid Accommodation
2) Paid Utility Bills (electricity, gas, water and council tax) + Internet Access
3) Commuter travel to work.
This will be sourced and managed on your behalf by ESPA. These benefits have an approximate value of 1200€ per month.
There is no salary over and above the benefits offered, unless specifically stated.
To know more, please visit: www.espauk.com.

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