Customer Acquisition Summer Intern - Italian Market

Job description

Uniplaces is looking for a native/fluent Italian and fluent English speakers who will take the company to the next level. This is a sales development & inside sales role that is tasked with building the sales pipeline and getting the word out about Uniplaces. We’re looking for someone who is hungry to sell, that wants to learn the ins and outs of how a sale should be done, from start to finish.


About Uniplaces

Uniplaces is building a trusted, global brand for students. We believe in empowering student mobility and we have started by making the process of finding accommodation easier. We’re solving real life pains and we’re backed by top tier investors such as Atomico, Octopus Investments, Shilling Capital Partners and Caixa Capital to help us achieve this better and faster.

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.

Do you want to have some work experience? Are you available only during the summer months? So, that's the right opportunity for you! This 8 to 12 weeks internship - between June and September - will allow you to take part of the Operations team at Uniplaces.

Come to Lisbon and enjoy:

Join us and access the same cool office perks that any Uniplacer has access to, from fresh fruit to free hot drinks, massages, in-house gym, and much more.






What can you expect from this experience?

You will be speaking with landlords, property owners, managers of student residences and property managers, to find out if they are interested in working for Uniplaces.

The nature of the work has to do with making calls and sending email to maximize the most out of your interactions with potential clients for Uniplaces. You are the start of the accommodation provider journey with Uniplaces. You will be accountable for understanding whether or not it will make sense for both parties to work together, by asking the right questions and getting all the needed answers from accommodation providers.


What will your mission be?


  • Engage and acquire new landlords by presenting our value proposition through outbound cold calls;
  • Follow and prioritise a list of leads previously generated by our Marketing department;
  • Follow-up landlords (through phone or email) from first call up until their offers are published in our platform;
  • Liaise with other teams to ensure listings and property information is of high quality.


What is the profile we are looking for?

  • Fluent in Italian and English (other languages are a plus);
  • Enrolled in university or recently graduated;
  • International-minded and able to cope with spending the summer working alongside talented people from 16 different nationalities;
  • Available to relocate to Lisbon or already living here;
  • A mix between an easy-going-communicative-proactive-dynamic-funky-positive person who is not afraid to jump into this amazing environment!
  • We also expect you to be flexible and have an eagerness to learn, since it’s the greatest recipe to thrive in a startup environment.

What else do you need to know?

  • The role is based in Lisbon;
  • An internship contract with a duration from 8 to 12 weeks, from June to September;
  • Internship grant: 450-550€ per month + 150€ for a meal allowance.
  • An amazing experience within an international environment, with people from more than 15 nationalities;
  • You must be available to work 40 hours a week.