Business Development Manager at Award-Winning Sustainability Startup

Salary Unpaid

Looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to develop your career? Do you want to contribute to a better world without plastic pollution? Do you want to be part of the world’s most innovative sustainability startup? If yes, there is a great opportunity for you!


The Company

PlasticFri™ is a Greentech startup based in Sweden that has developed a ground-breaking technology offering bio-based alternatives for replacing disposable plastic products.

For its groundbreaking work, PlasticFri has been awarded as "the world's most innovative sustainability startup" in competition with 1400 companies worldwide!

The company was also awarded the prestigious “Startup Company of the Year in Sweden" and named “Most promising Impact company in Nordics and Baltics”.


The Role

As the business developer intern, you would be part of the Sales and Business Development team in order to generate new leads and attract partners and potential customers for our unique and environmentally friendly products.


Responsibilities include:

  • Working directly with the Founding team, supporting successful expansion of PlasticFri

  • Develop and implement strategies to establish PlasticFri on the market

  • Identifying and attracting new partners and customers

  • Weekly meeting with the executive team


Ideal Candidate

  • Passionate about environment and sustainability

  • Being Fluent in English. Swedish Language is a plus

  • Graduate or student in the field of sales, marketing, business development or communication with the passion to make a difference

  • You have a natural interest in business development and sales, where you show a persistence and relentlessness in closing a deal

  • Outgoing, social and have good communication skills

  • You can work independently and meet deadlines

  • You enjoy working in the startup environment

  • You are driven, competitive and not afraid to take risks or face rejections on the way to success

 

We Offer

  • Unique opportunity to be part of changing an entire industry and making a positive impact

  • Flexible and negotiable working hours (remote working)

  • Working with founder team featured on prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list

  • Professional and personal development

  • Giving you the opportunity to be the key person in developing the business for the local markets

  • Unique experience to participate in workshops and seminars of different accelerator programs worldwide where you have the opportunity to get support and highly-valuable knowledge

  • Unique experience of working with some of the world’s best-known brands

  • The position is an unpaid internship

  • Possibility of employment after the internship period


We are flexible and willing to consider the right candidate in other cities.

So even if you are located outside Stockholm and interested, please feel free to apply!


Interested?

Your application should include: CV and name/contact of at least 1 reference person.

To send your application or questions, please contact us.

Final date of application is 31st of July, but we are interviewing continuously with the aim of filling the position as soon as possible. Apply today!

For more information or questions please contact us at hr@plasticfri.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Unlimited holiday
Unlimited holiday

Take time to relax and reboot when you need it.

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Working at
PlasticFri

PlasticFri™ is a GreenTech company from Sweden with the vision to end plastic pollution catastrophe. Conventional plastics are made from petroleum and stay in the environment up to 1000 years! By 2050, the oceans could have more plastic than fish. We are on a mission to change that through our revolutionary technology by turning agricultural waste to bio-based alternatives for replacing disposable plastics. PlasticFri has been awarded as the “World’s Most Innovative Sustainability Startup” among 1400 companies Worldwide! The company was also awarded the prestigious “Company of the Year in Sweden" and named “Most promising Impact company in Nordics and Baltics”.

Read more about PlasticFri

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