BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTThe Shark Group is a Marketing Consulting firm that offers branding solutions for its world‐class clients of top brands and celebrities founded by Daymond John, CEO & Founder of FUBU and star of ABC’s hit business show Shark Tank. It has perfected the methods to ingrain companies, brands, and products into the social consciousness. Using product integration, sponsorships, licensing and unique events, it organically promotes products in the hottest music videos, on the most popular television shows, and with the most influential celebrities.With over 30 years in the licensing industry focusing on brand extensions, The Shark Group has developed multi-million dollar programs with major fashion brands. Our powerful network of strategic partners— maintained at the senior level of our business—cross industries including apparel, electronics, sports, publishing, beverages, accessories, footwear, and entertainment.As a business development intern, you will work directly with the director of business development developing competencies in client development and customer service, project management, digital marketing management while strengthening your critical thinking, organizational, and strategic planning skills.Qualifications: Candidates must possess the following skills and abilities:Highly functional computing and social media skills, with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, with knowledge of both Mac and PC platformsStrong business writing and editing skillsSolid organizational, analytical, logical reasoning, oral and written presentation skillsAbility to speak and convey an idea and planPrior customer/client service experience preferred but not requiredMarketing, Communications, and/or Business Administration majors preferredBasic Design skills and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) preferred but not requiredMust be personable and comfortable around celebrities and top executivesMaximum amount of internship hours: 20 or less per weekResponsibilities/ Projects/ Assignments: Interns will be exposed to a variety of projects and assignments throughout the course of their internship, in line with their educational goals and career interests. Some of these responsibilities, projects, and assignments have been provided below:Support the Director of Business Development in any and all aspects of day-to-day operation of divisionCreate and develop 360 marketing plans under the guidance of the Director of Business DevelopmentConduct relevant quantitative and qualitative market researchAssist in the preparation or revision of client correspondences, status reports, improving business writing skills in the processAssist the department staff with other special projects, as neededRequirements:Must be currently enrolled in a college or university and able to receive credit for your internship at The Shark GroupMust provide an official school letter acknowledging proof of enrollment and eligibilityAll internships will be remote, candidates must have access to working wifi and a computer/ laptopThis is an unpaid internship; however, a $10 daily travel stipend will be provided. The Shark Group is in compliance with all State and Federal labor laws and guidelines.