Forward SA is based in Lausanne (Switzerland) and is composed of a young and dynamic team. By publishing its monthly professional magazine BANCO and organizing B2B events, Forward SA is part of the Swiss & International mutual funds industry for institutional investors in Switzerland.
Forward Group, Lausanne, Switzerland, offers a 6 months internship as a
Business Development Assistant
Looking for an empowering internship that will enable you to acquire a broad range of skills and to launch your career? Would you like to participate in a company project and become a part of its success? Join our small multi-cultural team!
The scope of your internship
Our objective is to get you fit for your first job! In order to achieve that, we will introduce you to all the professional practices, processes and methods we think are important, and give you a sound experience in business development, with the keys to an outstanding customer service. Besides, this internship will offer you a close approach to the financial industry, as well as initiate you to the production of a monthly magazine.
As our Business Development Assistant intern, you will support our young team and access to all their day to day operations. Your tasks will include: data collection from key stakeholders, development of the potential and existing clients' and readers' database (with whom you will be in direct contact), promotional operations to potential clients, coordination and participation to B2B events, creation & improvement of marketing materials for Forward Group products/services, maintainance of Forward Group's websites and projects on social media to increase social sharing and grow the company’s social media follower base.
Who we are
For more than 20 years, Forward Group has established itself as a key player in the market. Many leading financial groups and companies have chosen our B2B monthly magazine "BANCO, the Swiss Asset Management Magazine" as their communication and marketing platform. Our success is linked to the quality of our teams and to our commercial policy based on responsiveness and quality. Our human size allows us to devote ourselves fully to each client by offering them the communication and marketing methods best suited to their needs and an irreproachable follow-up throughout our partnership with them.
Next to the magazine BANCO, Forward Group organizes professional events such as the BANCO Swiss Hedge Funds Awards (since 2006) and offers various services (financial translations, PR & communication, consulting). Those activities are organised within Forward Group, with the head office in Switzerland, a company in United Kingdom and (since 2013) a representative office in Indonesia.
What we offer
A 6 months internship (a minimum, to achieve the above-stated objectives)
Location: Lausanne (Switzerland)
Remuneration: CHF 700 a month
Please send your file (in English) with your application letter, CV, credentials, internship or job certificates (if any), mobile phone number (with the area code) and skype ID.