Business Development Internship

Salary Unpaid

Join a Silicon-Valley backed scale-up in the heart of Aarhus

Are you ready to be part of WasteHero and help us to conquer the world? You will be part of an organization that is on a mission to redefine the modern-day waste management industry. Become part of a group of talented and like-minded people. We are on a mission to create a greener and cleaner future with smart waste collection worldwide!

Join our team as a Business Development Intern.


A business developer will be actively pursuing new business opportunities by researching new markets, building a pipeline of leads, and nurturing relationships. 

You will be making both inbound and outbound activities to prospects, scheduling demos for the account executive team. You will be qualifying leads and managing your customers through the pipeline yourself working closely with our sales and marketing team!


To be a good fit for this role, you should thrive in a dynamic work environment and be able to work autonomously and as part of a team. It’s important that you’re a self-starter and take initiative wherever possible.

  • You'll be generating new business opportunities to fuel the pipelines.

  • Help conduct market research that can support our business strategy, and growth

  • You’ll work closely with the entire sales and growth team to develop targeted lists, reach out strategies, and messaging to drive opportunities for new business

  • Conducting high-level conversations with target accounts to understand how fit they are for our business qualifying opportunities

  • Attending trade shows / in-person events

About You

We are looking for a candidate who is possessing the following personal competencies:

  • Fluent in English.

  • Good analytical skills as well as being innovative and solution-oriented

  • Good communication and coordination skills

  • Eager to learn and a desire to strive for the best result.

  • You are ambitious and want to make a difference where you work. You are eager to contribute to a positive and productive work environment.

About The Team

We are passionate product builders. We love to create high-quality software platforms that cities and companies can use to avoid wasting resources, overflowing bins, and emptying bins that are only half-full. 

At WasteHero, we believe that technology has the power to make waste collection efficient and sustainable. Our mission is to empower our customers to become greener, cleaner, and smarter. The company encompasses a highly diverse team (10+ nationalities) of 25 bright and friendly people working together in cross-functional teams ranging from sensor, cloud, sales, and growth!

Why apply 

We are a fast-growing and ambitious scale-up with a solution touching customers in 40+ countries back by Silicon Valley investors. We are determined to be a world-leading provider of the most sustainable and cost-efficient solution for modern waste management software. We are searching for talents who are looking to get valuable experience within sales and business development, who are willing to go the extra mile to learn and be part of a great team! The internship at WasteHero will allow you to gain and improve your skills, which are intended to end with a full-time position or a student job.


  • An incredible work environment located in the heart of Aarhus next to “Dokk1”

  • Flexible working hours – you’ll get rewarded upon your performance, not your timesheet

  • No vacation policy, take all you need, just plan around it with your team

  • Monthly team lunches and after-work parties

  • Great autonomy, strong responsibilities, and a career boost for any entrepreneurs

  • A young and dynamic environment surrounded by a great team in search of excellence

  • Continuous learning & development opportunities 

What you need to know

The internship position is unpaid.

We aim to have the position filled by 1 of September 2022. Interviews will be conducted in an ongoing manner throughout the recruitment process.

We look forward to hearing from you!


For more information or questions please contact us!

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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.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

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.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at

90% of the world’s waste is collected at the wrong time. At WasteHero, we help cities and businesses reduce their CO2 emissions and collection costs by as much as 50% by monitoring the fill level in containers in real-time so we can dispatch collections at just the right time. We are a fast-growing and ambitious scale-up with a solution touching customers in 50+ countries and are backed by Silicon Valley investors. We are determined to be a world-leading provider of the most sustainable and cost-efficient solution for modern waste management software 🚀 Are you ready to join our mission to redefine the category for modern-day waste management software to save the world? 🍀

Read more about WasteHero

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