This host company is a leading producer of weft and warp knitted fabrics in the technical textiles sector and a key player in the European marketplace. The company has production facilities in the UK and in Poland in the heart of the EU. By pursuing innovative solutions from all staff members, they provide a unique customer focus where every employee has an input into helping achieve customer’s requirements.

Business Development Internship_ German Speakers

Beschreibung des Praktikums

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, customer focussed individual, to gain practical experience with this ambitious and innovative company that develops and manufactures technical textiles.  Mentored throughout, you will research, identify and develop their international customers portfolio with particular focus on the German market. This is a fast-moving environment and will require determination, tenacity and perseverance to follow up and gather feedback. For the selected candidate this will be a challenging and rewarding role both personally and professionally. Requirements You are eligible for an ESPA internship if you are a registered student or have graduated within the past two years and have access to some form of grant funding Benefits See website for details of all ESPA benefits. For all internships over 6 months, additional benefits will be paid. Details available at interview.

  • Research account leads to secure meetings and work with the wider sales team.
  • Develop relationships with potential new customers and follow up on potential business opportunities.
  • Research and organise social and promotional events, such as exhibitions.
  • Compose and post online content on the company’s social media and website.
  • Organise online marketing campaigns, for example, e-shots.
  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activity.
  • Update and maintain spreadsheets/databases (CRM).
  • Co-ordinate and participate in samples preparation and shipment.


Business Administration, IBMAN - International Business Management (engl.), IBAEX - International Administration (dt./engl.), DFS - Management International (dt./frz.)


Marketing, Management, Internationaler Focus


Außerhalb Deutschlands




While the internship itself is not paid for, benefits such as accommodation and travel commuting costs will be covered by the company.


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