BAE Systems
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Business Development Summer Internship

Job description

Business development is responsible for identifying, developing and winning new business to drive and achieve growth aligned with the company strategy. The Business Development teams are at the forefront of winning new business that ensures BAE Systems remains a premier global defence and security company. Business development is about winning business. This includes sales and marketing as well as aspects of offset, customer relations, bid / proposal production, customer and market analysis, events and exhibitions. The products created by BAE Systems speak for themselves, however in this industry contracts can take years to materialise, require senior political influence and can be affected by countries’ foreign policies. As a result, stakeholder management and building customer relationships through professionalism and hard work are key parts of our ethos and only when these factors are aligned can success be achieved.

What you will be doing

Our Customers are key to the success of our business, we ensure our UK and international customers are at the forefront of what we do. You will have the opportunity to support many aspects of Business Winning across MAI, including providing support to our business winning campaigns, market development and competitor/ campaign analysis. We are actively pursuing export campaigns for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, Hawk aircraft plus other campaigns involving our training, future aircraft activities and defence information services.

Security / export control statement
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you.

What we are looking for


To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in marketing, international business, business and aAdministration or a social, political or marketing related subject.

Accepted degree subjects

  • economics
  • marketing and advertising studies
  • business and management studies
  • politics

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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