The Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Placement Student to join our growing team. As a technology start-up we are looking for a go-getter who is eager to learn everything there is about flood forecasting and how to improve resilience to floods globally. You will be focussed on developing and fostering relationships with insurance and commercial customers.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with our COO and Marketing Manager to create content on use cases for our technology, creating customer case studies and social media content
  • Working with our COO and Business Development Manager to generate new sales leads
  • Researching key target clients and preparing customer profiles
  • Organising and tracking sales relationships and ensuring targets are met
  • Keeping up to date on the latest technological developments in flood forecasting and resilience building
  • Other tasks in the sales and marketing team to support client growth

Person Specification

You should demonstrate competence in all the following:

  • Experience with understanding customer needs
  • Passion for reducing the impact of natural hazards globally
  • Interest in the latest science and technology
  • Creativity and enthusiasm to create new opportunities
  • A tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, and a personable telephone manner
  • Initiative and organisational skills to start things from scratch

Pay and working arrangements

  • Salary will be living wage plus commission
  • The position is based either in our Loughborough or London office although we will consider flexible working arrangements. The applicant will need to have the right to work in the UK

Equality and diversity

  • Previsico is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
  • *** NO AGENCIES PLEASE***

To apply

  • Please send a CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]. Please note we do not work with agencies
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