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Business Development Intern

The Programme

Carousell is the leading classifieds group in Greater Southeast Asia on a mission to inspire the world to start selling, and to make secondhand the first choice. Founded in August 2012 in Singapore, the group has a leading presence in eight markets under the brands Carousell, Mudah.my, Cho Tot, OneKyat and Ox Street, serving tens of millions of monthly active users. We have three technology development centres in Singapore, Taiwan and India, as well as offices in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Carousell is backed by leading investors, including Telenor Group, Rakuten Ventures, Naver, STIC Investments and Sequoia Capital India. 

As a team of passionate individuals working together to solve meaningful problems, there is so much more for you to discover in a career with Carousell. Our culture is made up of hiring, developing, and promoting people who embody our values of solving problems for our users; having a mission-first mindset; being relentlessly resourceful; caring deeply; and staying humble to constantly improve. Together as an organization, we make magic happen.

We are looking for a Business Development Intern to join our Recommence team to validate and bring to life the business models we are experimenting with.

The Recommence team is a cross-functional team working intensively to introduce new product features (such as InstantBuy), processes and business models to facilitate transactions, or more plainly, an e-commerce experience on Carousell.

A Carousell internship is unlike any other. Our interns are quick on their feet, resourceful, adaptable and learn a heck lot in a short amount of time. If you're looking to make an impact and get your hands dirty with a myriad of opportunities, this is the adventure for you.

This is a 6 months internship position. You should be able to commit full time (8 hours a day), and will be based in the Singapore office.

What You Will Do

You will:

  • Learn how to plan, execute, and pivot growth experiments with new business models in a start-up environment. 
  • Get hands-on experience in experimenting new business models.
  • Work cross functionally with representatives from product, engineering, marketing, customer support, legal, finance and sales and partnerships. 
  • Be an integral part of the team responsible for merchant success, supply, and listing quality within a new business area, and hence be part of the team who shapes how this experiment will translate into a finalized product within the selected categories in Carousell. 

Merchant success, supply, and listing quality:

  • Help drive merchants' success and listing quality in defined focus categories.
  • Support the teams planning the experiment to increase listing quality and conversion rates.
  • Train participating merchants to increase their performance.
  • Work closely with the team to identify, create, and execute playbooks in this category to drive merchant success. 

Shape the future product of Carousell:

  • Help pivot the experiments until we achieve product-market fit.
  • Assist in product development based on experiment learnings. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Good written and oral communication skills in English. 
  • Strong project management skills and ability to adhere to tight timelines. 
  • Organized, meticulous and detail-oriented.
  • Have good problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive and can-do attitude - not afraid to get your hands dirty.
  • Cultural sensitivity to work in a regional role with different country teams.
  • Background in fashion retail or interest in fashion is strongly preferred.
  • Previous internship experience in growth marketing/growth hacking, new product development, or from start-ups is a plus but not mandatory.
  • A Carousell user and/or familiar with using the Carousell app and its features (include your Carousell username in your application!).
  • (Bonus) Bought or sold something via Carousell Protection. 
Closed 10 days ago
Closed 10 days ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Business and Commerce, Marketing and Sales

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Singapore (Singapore)

  • Closing Date:13th Jan 2022, 6:00 pm

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