HQ Internships

Join the HQ team! Applications due December 14th! Apply

HQ Greensboro is seeking a Sales & Business Development Intern for Spring 2020. This internship program provides the opportunity to work first-hand with a small team in a growing, downtown business and to engage with Greensboro’s entrepreneurial community. Hours are flexible, however, expectations will be high. The ideal candidates have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a high degree of proficiency with online tools, ability to multi-task, and a strong work ethic.

Requirements

We require all applicants to hold a Junior or Senior standing at a 4-year university in the Greensboro area, majoring in Business, Economics, Marketing, Communications, or a related field.

Description 

  • Assist in sales and lead tracking 
  • Cold calling potential clients, sponsors, or community partners
  • Coordinate with clients leading up to their events, send correspondence collecting information and confirming their event/meeting
  • Provide an excellent customer service experience to HQ members, tenants, partners and guests
  • Research GSO community events and prospect potential partners 
  • Dedicate 2 working hours per week to the front desk
  • Volunteer at two HQ-hosted event per month
  • Lead tours of HQ Greensboro

Time Commitment
The Spring Internship Program will commence in January 2020 and conclude in May 2020.  Interns will be asked to commit 10-15 hours per week working at HQ Greensboro.

Benefits
This is an unpaid work-trade position, but all interns receive the following benefits. We can also work with your university to coordinate university credit.

  • Instantly connected to a network of successful local and global entrepreneurs.
  • A full-time membership during your time here and for three months beyond the duration of your internship.
  • Full-time membership comes with access to the co-working area, conference room time, WIFI, complimentary coffee, and free access to all regular HQ events.
  • Regular meetings with the HQ team to review projects and work through challenges you face with your projects.
  • Experience in a booming industry.

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TO APPLY, please complete the application form by Friday, December 14.
Please prepare to provide the following documents with your application form:

  • A cover letter
  • Resume and/or C.V.
  • two (2) letter of recommendation