Market Development Internship
Our brands thrive in the connected world of retail. We are seeking a young & dynamically creative marketer to help develop and execute go-to-market strategies for our partner companies.
You will be presented with an existing brand and together with our distribution manager, will utilize marketing and branding as tools to build international distribution.
You will be responsible for data driven research & competitor analysis, market entrance strategies and their execution. You will have close interaction with our Chinese partner teams, while creating actionable strategies to expand their distribution.
The internship will have a real and measurable impact upon our partner companies and will present you with unique insights into the rapid development young Chinese startups.
The program will be predominantly located at our offices in Shenzhen, the “Silicon Valley of Hardware”, with many trips to our partner manufacturers within the city. Upon request, the internship can also be done remotely on a part-time basis.
Blue Bird Global/SmartiFi was founded by two international students (from the U.S. and Sweden) who met while studying together at Copenhagen Business School. You will have close interaction with the founders as well as the relevant Chinese and American stakeholders. More information about Blue Bird Global can be found at BlueBirdHQ.com
Our offices are located in the financial center of Shenzhen, a bustling startup city that is at the center of the world's hardware ecosystem. Located about 30 minutes from Hong Kong, Shenzhen is responsible for 90% of the world's hardware development & manufacturing, and is a thriving tech metropolis often referred to as the "Silicon Valley of Hardware".
To get a stronger impression of the dynamism of Shenzhen, see the following documentary Wired documentary called "Future Cities".
Blue Bird Global will help to find accommodation, sim cards, visas and all of the things necessary to live comfortably in Shenzhen. As Shenzhen is a startup city, there will be many opportunities arranged by Blue Bird Global to socialize with foreign and local entrepreneurs, while enjoying the city nightlife.
How to Apply:
Please send us an email with your resume, portfolio and one paragraph explaining how you can help both Blue Bird Global and SmartiFi enact global change through Scandinavian design. No cover letter is necessary, and although past experience is an advantage, we are open to all applications. The application should be emailed to and titled "Market Development Internship at Blue Bird Global".