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Business Development Intern

  • Paris
  • Internship - 5 to 6 months
  • September/October 2024

You must have citizenship from a country of the European Union or NATO to apply to this position.

To expand its presence on the NewSpace ecosystem scene and on the shared satellite and payload hosting market, SpaceLocker is looking to expand its business development team.

Your Mission

In this position, you will work closely with the CEO and the Mission Manager to:

  • Provide in depth market analysis and Business Intelligence reports on the ecosystem.
  • Work on tender proposals, participate in the redaction of the company presentation, project management description, financial document etc.
  • Participate in sales calls and work on preparing slide decks to present the company to both prospective clients, partners or investors.
  • Exchange regularly with the Technical Team to keep track of the latest developments and maintain a coherence between the product and the commercial development.
  • Search for and contact new potential prospects, keep track of SpaceLocker’s pipeline.
  • Participate in the organization of our next satellite missions and flight opportunities.
  • Prepare for and attend Space Events and Forums with the Commercial Team to present our solution and answer questions.
  • Work on and implement SpaceLocker’s Communication Strategy.

Your Profile

This list is not exhaustive nor exclusive. No self-censorship here, if you think your profile fits, even if not ticking all the boxes, feel free to apply and explain to us why in your first email!

Hard skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field.
  • Proven experience in project management either professional or in university teams.
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with CRM Software and following a pipeline (Folk, Notion, Airtable, …) is a plus.
  • Good redaction skills in English (and French is a plus)
  • Experience in the aerospace industry is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Bid Management is a plus.

Soft skills

  • You like practical, hands-on projects, and show autonomy. The startup world is a bit messy sometimes, and we’ll need your help on unexpected topics to keep up with the swirl of things going on,
  • You have great communication and interpersonal skills to be able to effectively present the company and our technology and convey their interest to a non-technical public.
  • You have had a first experience of working in a leadership position in a team, and enjoy teaching and stimulating your peers
  • You are interested in the Start-up world and the Entrepreneurial adventure. In this internship, you will work in a start-up incubator with other extremely innovative companies in the heart of Paris’ city centre.  
  • You are passionate about space and have a general culture about the space sector.

About the Company

SpaceLocker aims to make satellite missions more efficient and sustainable.

To achieve this, we develop shared satellite missions or more technically in-orbit payload hosting. This hosting service enables any organization to launch easily and quickly sensors or experiments to harvest space data without having to hassle with the technical satellite and space segment part. On the other side, by sharing higher-end space infrastructure, our customers increase their performances and reduce the environmental impact of their missions both regarding emissions and debris production. Technically, this is made possible thanks to a technological stack combining proprietary hardware and cloud-inspired software into a “space USB for satellites” that enables this revolutionary plug-and-play effect.

We are not trying to build a dog picture blockchain nor a hotel on the Moon, but a rock-solid company that will provide the foundations for the next generation of space exploration. This intention is anchored to a strong technical expertise, a quick prototyping approach and a direct link to the market.

SpaceLocker is a company firmly engaged about diversity and inclusivity, of age, gender, origins, handicap or any other characteristic (and we are aware of the slight irony, the founder team being the most average white guys you can imagine 😀). Progress and inclusion are not just corporate speech: we are aware it needs actual efforts and compromises.

For the French speakers (or the one not afraid by a mobile app in French !) , if you like, you can send us a  video cover letter with Impress, the easy app for applicants who want to make a good impression ✨
👉 Go to https://impress-app.com, download the app and create a new application with the code SPK101

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