Business Development Intern @TenderAlpha

Who we are:

Bizportal is a global data mining and analytics solution provider mainly focused on retrieving and aggregating government and open company data. Our mission is to provide accurate and relevant data tailored to the needs of our clients while also developing the first and only government procurement data product designated for investment and credit rating analysis. We strive to accelerate scalability of public sources coverage, while also automating data aggregation to reach an ever-evolving level of data analytics and insights.

Founded in 2013 as a local public procurement information portal, Bizportal JSC is headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria with permanent US presence in Washington D.C. area. The company has been rapidly developing as a global data vending business, currently operating as a public procurement information provider for large government vendors, leading credit rating agencies and investment professionals in Europe and the United States.

Our flagship product:

TenderAlpha is BizPortal’s main data product - the only global government contracting information product with more than 12 years of historical data and truly expansive geographical coverage. Its applications include, but are not limited to: investment analysis of publicly listed companies as well as credit rating of private companies (with high exposure to government contracting); green and sustainable procurement monitoring; global, regional and sectoral economic analysis; insights into institutional performance and public spending transparency; alert & intelligence services (catering to the needs of companies involved in the public procurement bidding process globally).

Given the breadth of use cases, our client portfolio includes a variety of large corporations, hedge funds and different research and public institutions.

Our culture:

At Bizportal, our success is powered by people and technology. Our culture is what makes Bizportal a sustainable, joyful and rewarding place to work. We don’t micromanage but encourage our employees to be autonomous and act like entrepreneurs. We champion diversity and we are always seeking new ways to amaze our customers. Success is celebrated and integrity is the core of who we are at Bizportal.

Give us your best and we’ll give you ours!

How would a typical week look for you:

  • Assist in the preparation of sales activities, such as content presentations to senior audiences
  • Support co-founders, bizdev and analytical team in creation of tailor-made pre-sales content and social media/ specialized marketplaces campaigns
  • Help generate targeted leads via LinkedIn and e-mail
  • Assist in working with alternative data vendors to determine business viability and help onboard them as partners
  • Assist in responding to client requests ensuring quick turnaround

What you will bring along:

  • Ability to work on parallel tasks and collaborate across teams
  • Knowledge of and interest in financial services and technology
  • Understanding of the alternative data sector (specifically sustainability and ESG)
  • Interest in B2B sales/ business development/ marketing positions ideally in either business data/ credit report/ analytics services or enterprise software area (experience would be considered as an advantage)
  • Aptitude to effectively prioritize and complete multiple tasks
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ambition, critical thinking skills and passion for collaboration
  • Self-motivation and drive by innovation and idea sharing

Must haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree or studying towards a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics or Social Sciences
  • Strong interest in sales (relevant client facing experience would be considered as an advantage)
  • Business fluency in English

Our Offer:

  • Paid internship program
  • Supportive and sustainable environment that values collaboration with great energy
  • Hybrid work mode and flexible working time
  • Growth potential (possibility for transition to employment contract)
  • Involvement in a growing and challenging project with global coverage
  • Team challenges and quarterly team buildings
  • Friendly and inspiring atmosphere

You believe to be the perfect fit for this role? Then we would be delighted to hear from you!