Business Development Intern

Posted: 04/11/2022

EEO Group: Administrative Support Workers

Overtime Status: Non-exempt

POSITION TITLE: Business Development Intern


Division: Broadband
Department: Broadband
Section: Broadband
Reports To: Business Development Coordinator
Position Back-Up: Business Development Coordinator 

Position Summary: Assists the Business Development Coordinator by performing administrative duties while gaining work experience, conducting market research, updating customer record management (CRM), and various sales activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the observance and enforcement of CEMC safety rules, procedures, safety policies, and bulletins.

  2. Assists in qualifying leads by connecting with business members via outbound cold calls, email and by searching and creating target business lists.

  3. Participating in CEMC/Cumberland Connect events that increase brand awareness.

  4. Collecting and accurately recording business details in Lead Agent and CIS.

  5. Assists in creating sales reports that include qualified leads, opportunities, and

    activities/contacts goal metrics.

  6. Engage with Cumberland Connect and CEMC coworkers across departments to increase

    knowledge in areas related to job responsibilities.

  7. Performs other duties assigned to fulfill the company’s objectives and position.

Equipment Used:

Cooperative vehicle and personal computer

Software Used:

Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, and Excel) and NISC (CIS, iVue Connect, and Lead Agent)

Education Degrees, Certificates, Licenses, and Training:

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Driver’s License

Preferred: Post-secondary courses in business, accounting, marketing, or any other relevant field.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Proven ability to multi-task and plan/prioritize work to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Eagerness to take on responsibilities in a fast-paced, team-oriented business development and B2B sales environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Enthusiastic about helping educate prospects about Cumberland Connect services and offerings.
General knowledge of applicable software and equipment.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
Effective communication skills and the ability to work as a team player.


Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

Visual Acuity, manual dexterity, hearing, standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting up to 20 pounds, twisting, balancing, kneeling, crouching, and climbing.

Working Conditions:

Minimum of eight hours a day, five days a week.
Irregular working hours and pressure to meet various deadlines.
Works inside and outside, including working under inclement weather conditions. Frequently drives to multiple businesses and locations within the CEMC service area.

This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.

CEMC reserves the right to revise or change the description and specifications as needed. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. New March 2022

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Education: High School Diploma