Business Development Intern

Application deadline: 31/07/2022

Oxford Economics is a leading global economic research and consultancy firm and is looking to hire a Business Development Intern based in their London office.

The position will be responsible for supporting a Business Development Manager to grow Oxford’s corporate and government book of business across the UK and Ireland. The position will be an integral part of Oxford’s growth plans for the UK book of business and is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in a fast-growing company at the forefront of the industry.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the Business Development Manager in executing their strategy.
  • Book meetings with senior leaders of government departments and corporations for the Business Development Manager.
  • Use Custom Relationship Management software (Salesforce) to effectively manage lead lists and the sales process.
  • Support the Business Development Manager in all aspects of the sales process.
  • Create marketing content to be distributed to leads.
  • Lead on the execution of outbound campaigns with support of the Business Development Manager.
  • Develop business proposals in conjunction with Business Development Manager.
  • Attend market and client related webinars, seminars, and events
  • Articulate Oxford Economics full suite of solutions.
  • Work with marketing to organise client events and webinars.
  • Leverage tools such as LeadIQ and LinkedIn to generate leads.
  • Report on opportunities, challenges, and market conditions.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly/quarterly summaries of key KPI metrics.

Candidates will receive full training and will work Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm. Flexible working including WFH for part of the week is available.

How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role. 

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 500 full-time staff, including more than 300 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oxford Economics family.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

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