Internship Strategic Business Development (f/m/d)

Berlin, Germany
Internship
Operations

Our Company What if... your work would empower change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that - disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of more than 550 technology and logistics experts, forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain.

Our company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and currently has 12 offices across Europe and Asia, including Copenhagen, Hamburg, Ho Chi Minh, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Leading manufacturers and e-commerce brands are among the 2.500 customers using Forto’s digitally-focused offerings as part of their supply chain delivery. Among the fastest-growing logistic start-ups in Europe, Forto's recent investment round (June 2021) placed the company valuation at more than $1.2 billion.

At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill. We leave old paths and look for new roads. We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries. If you are looking for something extraordinary to work for - join the crew to become a part of our pioneer expedition.

Your Role As a Strategic Business Development Intern (m/f/d) you will support driving forward cross-functional projects aiming at efficiency increases, growth and scalability. Furthermore, you will analyse core business metrics to identify improvement areas to define and execute respective measures.

You will

  • Support on projects that span across all departments focusing on efficiency, growth and scalability
  • Define important KPIs for the management and investors to track the business success and build dashboards to track them
  • Analyze growth drivers of our business over different transport modes, products and segments to identify business opportunities
  • Support on investor relations including the preparation of board meetings and ad-hoc analysis

What you bring

  • You are a student or have recently completed your studies in business administration, economics, or a related field
  • You gained first experience during internships at a fast-growing start-up, top consulting firm, in banking or another fast paced environment
  • You have an outstanding work ethic and a strong sense of ownership for your tasks
  • You are analytical and a strong problem solver
  • You have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • You are fluent in English

Why Us - You can look forward to

  • Personal & Professional Development:Through strong ownership from the first day you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps to being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Impact:We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Team: Join a team of over 30 nationalities and different backgrounds from Tech, Logistics, Business and more. What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity.
  • Working culture: Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.

Culture Check out our video to see what it is like to work at Forto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4A7kaUaN4w.

At Forto we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities. Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Our Company What if... your work would empower change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that - disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of more than 550 technology and logistics experts, forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain.

Our company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and currently has 12 offices across Europe and Asia, including Copenhagen, Hamburg, Ho Chi Minh, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Leading manufacturers and e-commerce brands are among the 2.500 customers using Forto’s digitally-focused offerings as part of their supply chain delivery. Among the fastest-growing logistic start-ups in Europe, Forto's recent investment round (June 2021) placed the company valuation at more than $1.2 billion.

At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill. We leave old paths and look for new roads. We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries. If you are looking for something extraordinary to work for - join the crew to become a part of our pioneer expedition.

Your Role As a Strategic Business Development Intern (m/f/d) you will support driving forward cross-functional projects aiming at efficiency increases, growth and scalability. Furthermore, you will analyse core business metrics to identify improvement areas to define and execute respective measures.

You will

  • Support on projects that span across all departments focusing on efficiency, growth and scalability
  • Define important KPIs for the management and investors to track the business success and build dashboards to track them
  • Analyze growth drivers of our business over different transport modes, products and segments to identify business opportunities
  • Support on investor relations including the preparation of board meetings and ad-hoc analysis

What you bring

  • You are a student or have recently completed your studies in business administration, economics, or a related field
  • You gained first experience during internships at a fast-growing start-up, top consulting firm, in banking or another fast paced environment
  • You have an outstanding work ethic and a strong sense of ownership for your tasks
  • You are analytical and a strong problem solver
  • You have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • You are fluent in English

Why Us - You can look forward to

  • Personal & Professional Development:Through strong ownership from the first day you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps to being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Impact:We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Team: Join a team of over 30 nationalities and different backgrounds from Tech, Logistics, Business and more. What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity.
  • Working culture: Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.

Culture Check out our video to see what it is like to work at Forto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4A7kaUaN4w.

At Forto we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities. Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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Job ID: 2607863
About Forto
Wir sind eine digitale Spedition aus Berlin, geführt von erfahrenen Unternehmern und angetrieben durch herausragende Talente und führende Industrieexperten.
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