yacht match consultancy

Internship: B2B Sales

Yacht-Match has one (1) opening for an exciting internship – a unique opportunity to be part of developing a growing start-up company within the yacht and travel industry! We are a small team with offices in Helsingborg (SWE), London (U.K) and Amsterdam (NLD). If you are looking for an amazing internship with great responsibility, we want you!

Looking for a rewarding internship?

Hands on experience in an international environment

We are a global company with partners all over the world, with various exciting commercial product and services, offering you an exciting and challenging test-ground to home your skills and learn from.

We give you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and gain practical skills in B2B Sales within leisure marine industry and international nautical business sector.

The internship suits you if you like to work with in a future KAM role and develop your strengths in concept selling, applying yourself in your clients business and  nurturing your clients interest. 

We’re looking for people work passionately apply themselves to challenging tasks and thrive in an environment where there are no manuals and a lot learn.

Because Yacht-Match is a small start-up company you will have a lot of responsibility and influence on our products and our client’s experience. You’ll need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a passion for the quality of your work.

Plan an execute a prospecting plan

You will be an important part in developing a company that provides consultancy and expert advice for yacht buyers that will invest in a motor or sailing yachts in the Mediterranean and various hotspot sailing destinations around the world.

Yacht-Match offers B2B Sales management and marketing services to our colleagues in our industry whom we cooperate and form partnerships to reach and convert more yacht buyers.

Together with your mentor/tutor and a marketing strategist your challenge will be to plan and execute a prospecting plan, lead the start-up process and develop sales material for the B2B sector.

We use inbound marketing methodology and use a state of the CRM tool to aid us in our lead management.

Tutoring and Mentorship

Viktor van Savooyen (Sales Manager) and Dirk Agter (B2B Sales Manager), will be supervising and supporting you throughout the internship period. Yacht-Match uses external consultants and mentors to develop its team on a continuous basis. You will be part of both a in-house team and an external team that will be contributing to your development. This means a continuous reconciliation between the student and the supervisor where we jointly manage work tasks and projects.

Your Opportunity and Success

We would like to welcome an energetic and enthusiastic marketing coordinator to join our small dynamic team in the travel -& yachting industry. The B2B Sales Intern will work closely alongside the B2b Sales Mgr, with the support from our CEO and external marketing manager. 

The successful candidate for this role should have genuine interest in international sales and KAM and thrives in an environment with high autonomy and professionalism. We believe that a keen mindset and a healthy dose of eagerness to learn is most important!  If you enjoy traveling, have affinity with sailing, like working in an international environment, aspire a job with high-level of freedom and responsibility, and you are a natural doer – the internship at Yacht-Match could open the doors to so much more! 😉

Through supervision, the student will primarily practice:

Key Account Management

Learn how to engage with our customer effectively and systematically and grow key accounts into profitable long-term relationships.

Linkedin Prospecting

LinkedIn is at the forefront of connecting B2B buyers and sellers. One of the most important sales techniques is to understand how buyer behaves – making prospecting easier with greater success.

Hubspot Sales & Marketing CRM

Set up Marketing processes and Marketing automation schedules – get full access to the leading digital sales & inbound marketing tool on the market!

Social Media Business & Sales

Facebook is a top-of-the-funnel B2B marketing tactic – use Facebook Storytelling for Customer Experience or Social Advocacy. 

Google Ads

An opportunity to focus on optimising ads and campaigns – as part of your own project or part of greater campaign strategy.

Google Analytics

Analyse data and develop processes for increased conversion – the never ending cycle of a well adopted content management.

The B2B Sales Intern

The internship will make your business language and comprehension to pitch and to do business across many European borders stronger. You will be practising pitching to concept-selling, developing trust that forms to relationships and a better understanding of our clients business and needs.

Our business and platform is international so you will eventually become well versed in the possibilities of digitalisation, learn to analyse, think strategically and understand business. You must understand where we are going to best utilise all the new opportunities that come with the rapid technological advancement.

You will be an important part of the team that works to roll out a prospecting plan and to get as many interested companies as possible to sign-up for a start-up marketing and sales services from Yacht-Match. The aim is to reach more potential yacht buyers through a wider network of partners that we have signed up to our sales and marketing services.

That is why we offer this internship for those who want to become leaders and develop proven methods on how to prospect, pitch and convert more of our colleagues in the industry to use modern ways of marketing themselves to their end clients.

Through supervision and in consultation with your tutor, you will also get the chance to practice:

- Instagram/Facebook/Youtube/Blog/LinkedIn: Understand how the world of social media can be used to gain more interest among our colleagues to sign up for our services.

-HubSpot Email/ Newsletters: Produce newsletters for both B2B for our global customer and partner network.

- Better Proposal/ Get Accept: Produce sales material and drive your leads to accept.

Duration of the internship & prerequisite

We are flexible with the time and arrangement of the internship. It must be at least two months.

As an intern at Yacht-Match, you will get valuable working experience for your future career. You get the chance to take on responsibility and put the theories you have learned into practice. In addition, you get to be part of an exciting journey and create success for a start-up company.

Good knowledge of English, both in speech and writing, is a requirement as much of the communication takes place in English. It is a merit (but no requirement) with language proficiency in German, French or any of the Scandinavian languages.

Skills and knowledge after completed internship

Do you have interest in our internship role?

Apply now and together we can create a customised internship for you – get the best out of your internship when working with your areas of interest!

Contact information​

Viktor Van Savooyen

Sales Manager, CO-FOUNDER, YACHT-MATCH

Dirk Agter

B2B Manager, CO-FOUNDER, YACHT-MATCH

We look forward meeting you!