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Flinja University Business Intern (Business Development), BTT Gateway Job ID 7087

Fri, June 7, 2013

Flinja University Business Intern (Business Development), BTT Gateway Job ID 7087

Flinja is seeking an Intern for the Business Development Group. Candidates should be passionate about technology, social media and business strategy. The ideal candidate will have a strong product background and business development experience in the consumer Internet space. Candidates should have experience with strategic negotiations and analysis. This internship role could involve negotiating agreements, sourcing partners, developing a strong understanding of partner strategy, managing internal process, and building relationships between Flinja and existing partners. Business Development at Flinja is responsible for negotiating strategic partnerships that drive new user growth, increased engagement, distribution of the Flinja brand, new revenue streams, and otherwise add value to the Flinja user experience. This position is based in our headquarters in Los Angeles. 

Negotiate deals with large media and technology companies to grow Flinja’s advertiser network worldwide 
Evaluate and explore strategic opportunities to support new user, developer and advertiser growth and distribution 
Work across product and marketing teams to build product priorities, identify potential partnerships, and manage product team requirements with partner requirements 

Working knowledge of online business models and Internet/consumer technology 
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships both inside and outside of Flinja 
Strong product background 
Ability to meet multiple objectives in an entrepreneurial environment within a dynamic organization 
Ability to collaborate and contribute across the organization with developers, product marketers, product managers, management team, etc. 
Proven negotiation experience, including comfort with legal aspects of negotiations 
Prior experience working in a high-growth or startup technology company preferred 

Featured on TechCrunch, VentureBeat, PandoDaily, Nibletz, Telefonica, Robert Scoble Live, Forbes, and PCMag. 

REQUIRED: HIGHLY RECOMMEND REGISTERING on and posting a service to understand how the site functions. Questions will be asked during the interview process that pertain to this, including but not limited to: user experience/user interface angles, design elements, call to actions, and information architecture and hierarchy. 

Investors include the co-founder of Activision (Howard Marks) as well as the CEO/Chairman/Founder of FedEx (Fred Smith) as well as various Silicon Valley notables. 

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To apply, visit and submit your resume. Application deadline is 6/7/2013.

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