Internship Placement Manager

Place interns into professional fields across Australia, Join a highly successful team with a collaborative culture, Milton Based - Attractive Package and Benefits on offer.

Due to growth and expansion, Australian Internships are seeking the expertise of an Internship Placement Manager to join our highly successful team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing relationships with Technical & Professional Services companies including IT, Digital, Engineering and/or Resources to provide internship opportunities across Australia.

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for developing strong relationships with Host Organisations to secure and grow revenue streams through strategic partnerships with the technical and engineering industry. This is a blended role split between business development and account management of a new and existing portfolio of Host Organisations.

The main duties are to:

  • Lead Australian Internships positioning, business development, negotiations and communications with the Technical and Engineering sector to achieve placement numbers;
  • Increase the number of Host Organisation within the Technical, Engineering and Professional Services industry to grow new business opportunities as part of a collaborative team;
  • Negotiate and develop strategic partnerships with Host Organisations to secure multiple internship placements with each company;
  • Understand how different intern program dates and project intakes interlink and overlap and work strategically with industry to develop a rollover system for intern placements;
  • Lead ongoing negotiations and engagements with the Technical and Engineering industry to increase recognition of the Professional Internships Program and Australian Internships and influence business growth both in Australia and abroad;
  • Perform end-to-end Intern placement duties with Host Organisations in the Technical and Engineering sector;
  • Ensure financial and business KPI's are exceeded as set by Operations Manager;

To be considered for this role you must have the following skills, qualifications, experience, and attributes:

  • Previous experience in a high performing sales environment;
  • Highly driven to perform sales and new business development activities;
  • Demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence and resilience;
  • Commercial and financial acumen;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills including active listening and probing questioning skills;
  • Exception self-awareness and the ability to manage high-pressure situations and work to tight deadlines;
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.

About Australian Internships

Founded in 1998, Australian Internships proud to be recognised as a leading internship program providers across the globe. With long-standing relationships with the top 100 Universities in Australia and around the World, combined with strong industry partnerships we provide over 1200 interns structured internships for almost all academic disciplines.

Salary and Benefits

In return, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package (including super and bonus), team rewards and the opportunity to grow your career in a fast-paced industry. You will have the opportunity to travel interstate to develop exceptional relationships with Host Organisations.

The role is open to candidates that require sponsorship or have Australian Work Rights.

10/03/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Sales
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