Join the MyData 2023 conference team as a sales intern!
We are currently an international team looking for a sales intern to join our conference team! We are passionate professionals from diverse backgrounds and we’re looking for someone who will share our values of openness, co-creation, and accountability, and who will enrich our culture of dreaming big, getting things done, and having fun.
MyData 2023 is an international leading conference for and by personal data experts. We are the flagship event for the global MyData community, whose goal is to create a fair digital society for all. MyData 2023 will be held on May 31-June1 in Helsinki Finland.
Job title: Sales Intern
Employment type: Internship. Preferably three full months till early June.
Expected start time: Early March. (Dates negotiable)
Salary: 1500€/month. Applicants must have an university internship/traineeship grant to subsidise the employer 1800 EUR total (3 months) for the internship.
Location: Preferably Helsinki. Our office is in Helsinki but the position can also be remote as long as there is the ability to be in Helsinki, Finland at least once per week.
Application deadline: We will begin interviewing suitable candidates on a rolling basis. However, please send your application latest by 28 Feb 2023.
It’s a human-centric and ethical approach to personal data, which aims at a far, sustainable, and prosperous digital society for all. In this society, people get value from their data and set the agenda on how their data is used. In this society, the ethical use of personal data is always the most attractive course of action for organisations.
About MyData Global
MyData Global is an award-winning international nonprofit, based in Helsinki, Finland. The purpose of MyData Global is to empower individuals by improving their right to self-determination regarding their personal data. The MyData Declaration outlines the paradigm shifts and the principles that are needed to make this a reality. MyData is featured in the European Data Strategy presented by the European Commission in February 2020.
About MyData conferences
MyData conference started in 2016 as an international get-together for personal data specialists. It continues to become an annual event, mainly face-to-face, that gathers experts and professionals from all over the world to share insights, newest trends, latest developments of personal data management.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)
- Work with the CEO/Director of Sales and Business Development to develop and execute sales strategies
- Identify potential partners
- Assist CEO/Director of Sales and Business Development in delivering proposals and negotiations
- Liaison with partners and service providers
Additional tasks will depend on your interests, development goals, and skills.
What we value
- A proactive, independent and inclusive team player
- Relevant education and experience in sales
- Knowledge of human-centric approaches to personal data is a plus
- Comfortable with a fast-paced environment
- Fluent written and oral communication skills in English.
Flexible working hours
We offer a dynamic and exciting working environment based at the startup hub Maria 01 in Kamppi, Helsinki. You’ll also join an active and diverse global community who live and breathe ethical personal data. Daily working hours are flexible and working remotely is possible. We are a very flat organisation and you will be encouraged to give your input in all the different aspects of organising an international conference.
How to apply
Do you feel like you want to be a part of something great with us? We ask that you submit your application and CV in English as soon as possible to events(at)mydata.org with the subject line “Sales intern”. We will begin interviewing suitable candidates on a rolling basis. and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable person is found.
For more information, please contact:
CEO / MyData Events and Services Ltd
Director, Sales and Business Development, MyData Global
We’re also hiring a marketing and communications intern, check the job ad here.