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Barcelona, Spain 

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Job Description:

Preferred start date:  As soon as possible
Unpaid internship
About us:
Street Child is a major child-focused development agency, specializing in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Nepal and Sri Lanka. It has established itself as a leading organization providing quality and sustainable education to thousands of children. Managed out of our London headquarters, we have supported over 63,000 children to access education in the last five years. We have launched a very exciting new phase in Street Child’s development; the expansion into other European regions like the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden and Spain.
At Street Child, we are very proud of our volunteer-based approach, keeping overheads low so that as much funding as possible can go to our projects in West Africa and Asia. We are very lucky to have fantastic volunteers committed to our cause and are now looking for an innovative individual to support the expansion, marketing and growth in these new regions. We are looking for a business development intern to join us in our Barcelona office. The preferred internship duration is a minimum of  6 months, however shorter availabilities can be discussed.
Key Tasks:
You will be part of a small team. Below are some examples of your responsibilities:
  • Identifying ideas by researching the industry and related events, publications, and announcements; tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments.
  • Locating or proposing potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discover and explore opportunities.
  • Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments.
  • Develop negotiating strategies & positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners' needs and goals.
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Create new opportunities to increase financial support. This will involve identifying new sources of funding and potential corporate supporters and securing their involvement and collaborative partnership
  • Develop new income streams. This will include identifying potential new sources of income from corporates, sport clubs, organizations, universities, etc.
  • Build up media partnerships to promote our general work as well as our international challenges.

What are the benefits of an internship at Street Child?

The internship is unpaid but you will gain valuable experience in the third sector, resume content, great co-workers and the chance to work in our office in the heart of Barcelona’s old town, in addition to the experience of working to support a great

Job Requirements:


● Key characteristics we are looking for: very independent working style, highly motivated and driven, innovative thinking, identify yourself with the mission of Street Child.
● Areas of university studies include but are not limited to economics, business, marketing, international relations, human rights, development or global affairs.
● Lastly, excellent communication skills and knowledge of web, social media, Microsoft Office, etc. will be needed. English ​language skills are necessary. One or more other European languages skills are highly recommended. Spanish is a plus.
The office set-up we use recommends you to bring your own notebook to work from, but we do have an office computer.


If you want to apply for an internship at Street Child or if you have any open question, contact our HR department at eu.recruitment@street-child.co.uk.
For your application, please email your CV, a brief cover letter why you want to intern at Street Child, how you heard about us and the preferred dates of your internship.

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