Edu Farmers International Foundation Vacancy : Business Development Intern

 Profile Edufarmers:


Edufarmers Foundation was initially founded in 2015 and currently working on enhancing agricultural productivity for smallholder farmers in Indonesia while developing youth to become future talent in agriculture industry. Since our establishment, we have helped more than 1,370 youths and 6,295 beneficiaries.


Our flagship program, Bertani Untuk Negeri, was first piloted in September 2020 and had scaled up to reach 250+ poultry, maize, and horticulture farmers and 140+ youths per batch of implementation. In the program, we mobilize, train, and develop youths as Farmers Development Associates (FDAs) to be an agent of change for smallholder farmers. We encourage a transfer of knowledge and technology, supported by financing access through FDAs so that farmers are going to be able to adopt better farming practices, thus improving their agricultural productivity and income.


Edufarmers Foundation have an ambition to become the agriculture center of excellence in Indonesia to provide technical guidance and impact to as many smallholder farmers as possible. To achieve this vision, we are excited to announce an opportunity for a Business Development Intern to join our dynamic team. As a Business Development Intern, you will have the chance to gain invaluable experience in the field of sales and marketing while contributing to our growth and success. This role will involve working closely with our seasoned professionals, allowing you to learn from the best in the industry.


Basic Information and Responsibilities


Employment type: 6-months contract, extension based on performance


Work location: Jakarta, Indonesia


Function: Business & Channel Development


Reporting to: VP Partnership


As a Business Development Intern, you will play a crucial role in our organization’s growth and success. You’re expected to make a first call aimed at opening the opportunity for collaboration with other companies and donors.


To establish initial contact with potential collaborators or partners, and open the door for future discussion and opportunities, here are some responsibilities for the role:


· Research target company or individual to gather information about business, needs, and potential areas of collaboration.

· Make the initial contact to the designated contact person within the target and highlight your interest in exploring potential collaboration or partnership opportunities.

· Flexible and adaptable in finding mutually beneficial solutions and open to suggestions and ideas from potential collaborators.

· Propose the next step which may include scheduling a follow-up meeting, sharing more detailed information.

· Keep detailed including key takeaways and share relevant information and insights with the internal team for further evaluation.

· Deliver the report to the VP Partnership to proceed follow-up meeting and to propose next step for further discussion.


Requirements and Qualifications


· An eagerness to develop a career in business development and sales.

· Excellent time management and organizational abilities.

· A creative and innovative mindset to contribute fresh ideas.

· Willingness to take initiative and a strong work ethic.

· A positive and collaborative attitude.

· Love working on challenges and solving them together with the team;

· Ability to work independently and resourceful with minimal supervision;

· Strong written and spoken communication and presentation skills (English and Indonesian);


If you are interested to explore the role, feel free to reach out to

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Deadline: Nov 20, 2023