Business Development Intern ( MANDARIN SPEAKER) - UK Market

Job description

Are you passionate about startups? Does helping startups succeed excite you? Would you like to be part of a  cross-functional team focused on engaging with leaders and influencers in the startup and academic space? 

Uniplaces is an international, venture backed team, making it easy for millions of students worldwide to find and book their accommodation online. As part of our growth strategy, the company is looking for a Business Development Intern to work within our International expansion to new markets.

We are an internationally minded company with an extremely talented team and global ambitions. Our decisions are driven by our core values of Passion, Impact, Trust and Team Spirit - with which we aim at having a company where everyone feels accountable and empowered to achieve their full potential.


This is a great opportunity to be part of Uniplaces growth plan! From activities starting in Lead generation, Lead qualification and Market analysis, you will be able to work as part of the business development team, supporting sales pipeline development, 

Your day to day would be:

  • Engage and acquire new landlords by presenting our value proposition through outbound cold calls;
  • Liaise with other teams to ensure listings and property information is of high quality;
  • Generate and Follow new business opportunities to drive pipeline growth;


More than experience, we're looking for the right skills and attitude!

  • On track for or achieved a 2:1 or equivalent at Undergraduate level at University, we welcome applications from all backgrounds;
  • Applicants must have outstanding verbal communication skills, and have the capability and willingness to cold call and speak with senior level executives across industries;
  • Previous experience in a customer facing, sales or business development role would be advantageous, but is not essential;
  • Excellent English and Mandarin communication skills, written and spoken;