Business Development and Event Planning Intern

Wise
Shanghai
Internship
Posted
6 days ago

 

**Location:** Shanghai (Remote/Part-Time)

**Duration:** 3-6 months (June - December 2024)

**Commitment:** Minimum 2 days per week

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### About Wise

Since 2011, Wise has had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend, and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

### Role Description

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic intern to join our team in Shanghai. As a Business Development and Event Planning Intern, you will support our expansion efforts in China. This is an exciting opportunity to gain first-hand insights into the payment industry, specifically cross-border remittance, while playing a crucial role in planning and executing events.

### Key Responsibilities

- **Business Development Support:** Assist in identifying and pursuing new business opportunities within China.
- **Event Planning:** Collaborate with business chambers, partners, and customers to plan and execute events that promote Wise's services and mission.
- **Market Research:** Conduct market research to understand the competitive landscape and identify potential growth areas.
- **Administrative Support:** Provide administrative support to the team as needed, including coordinating meetings and managing event logistics.

### What You’ll Gain

- **Industry Insights:** Learn about the payment industry and cross-border remittance through hands-on experience.
- **Networking Opportunities:** Build connections with industry professionals, business chambers, partners, and customers.
- **Professional Growth:** Develop your skills in business development, event planning, and market research.

### Requirements

- **Availability:** Minimum 2 days per week, with the flexibility to work remotely.
- **Interest in the Payment Industry:** Passionate about financial technology and cross-border payments.
- **Strong Communication Skills:** Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Mandarin.
- **Organizational Skills:** Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
- **Proactive Attitude:** Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.

### How to Apply

If you are excited about this opportunity and meet the requirements, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your interest in the position and your availability for the internship period.

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Wise is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Location
Shanghai, China.