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Internship - Commercial Partnerships (Ireland)

Bloom & Wild

Bloom & Wild

Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Hi, we’re Bloom & Wild. We don’t just send flowers. We help our customers to care wildly. Caring wildly is celebrating the little things we all do for each other every day. Not just the big occasions. It’s being there for the highs. Stepping up for the lows.
We care wildly about people and our planet. Which is why we’re so proud to be a certified B Corp™ – committed to making long-term positive change for our community, and the world around us.
Founded in 2013, our mission back then was to make sending and receiving flowers the joy that it should be, by harnessing technology, brand and letterbox delivery. We announced £75 million Series D funding in 2021 and that same year acquired bloomon in The Netherlands and Bergamotte in France. Together, we’ve fulfilled and delivered over 20 million orders (and counting!), making us the largest direct to consumer flower business in Europe.
Now home to a family of 3 beautiful brands, we’re driven by our vision to create the destination for making life a little more thoughtful and beautiful. And we won't stop at flowers and plants. Starting with the Bloom & Wild brand, we're expanding our gifting offering to other categories like cakes, candles and cocktails. This is all part of our ambition to build Europe's #1 direct to consumer gifting destination.
🛠️ The Commercial Team @ Bloom & Wild
Our team cares wildly about delivering ambitious and profitable growth across all of our markets and brands. We’re firmly focused on operating profit, whilst also keeping an eye on the long term commercial view, and our wider business goals, in everything that we do.
This may sound like a cliche, but we really are a bunch of fast-thinking problem-solvers. Our Slack channels are full of problem solving and knowledge sharing threads, as we work together on our shared mission. We know where we’re headed, and we’re all ready to jump in to support each other to get there.
We’re a distributed team, with team members across the UK and Europe. We work with almost all other functions across the business, and are really proud of our ability to collaborate effectively. We're always looking for ways to connect and work together; making use of both our virtual tools and our lovely offices. We try to come together as a full team once a year in either London or Amsterdam for an offsite, and throughout the rest of the year we gather in our respective country teams as frequently as we can!
💻 What you’ll be doing
Reporting to our Head of Commercial for UK & Ireland, you’ll work closely with our Brand and Marketing teams, as well as a range of other stakeholders, to support the growth of our Bloom & Wild brand in Ireland! You’ll work on our strategy for Irish partnerships, with the goal of acquiring new customers and increasing our brand awareness in Ireland. This role could be based in London, or remotely in Ireland.

⚙️ Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and reaching out to new partners to seek new growth and brand building opportunities.
  • Deliver and evaluate the success of our campaigns.
  • Look for new ways to grow our e-commerce business
  • Work closely with peers across other markets, to share ideas and run cross-country campaigns.
  • Ad hoc projects & tasks, such as merchandising, elements of trading during peak, supporting B2B customers.

✅ You’ll love this role if you…

  • Are a recent or current graduate looking for a 9-12 month (full time) internship or placement
  • Have a strong interest in international business, marketing or economics
  • Have knowledge and some experience of the Irish market
  • Previous B2B sales, partnerships, or account management experience is a plus
  • You have collaborative style that enables you to work with a range of different people and teams and allows for open and inclusive discussion
  • You’re analytical and excited about problem-solving
  • You care about the detail
  • You’re enthusiastic, passionate and keen to deliver impactful results
  • You have a passion for startups and e-commerce
  • These are some of the skills and experience we think will enable success in this role, but please don’t worry if you are missing some of these. We’re committed to building a team made up of different strengths, skills and experiences, so if you’re excited about our values, passionate about what you do and would like to join us in doing things more thoughtfully, we’d love to hear from you.
🏡 Belonging @ Bloom & Wild
We know that we learn through our differences, and building a diverse team has always been central to creating the best experience for our customers. We value all backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences, and encourage everyone to share their opinions openly within our caring and inclusive team.
🧭 Our ways of working
We really believe in the power of connection. For us that looks different depending on the team you work in. Some of our teams work together in person every day, whereas others may connect in person every quarter.
We also believe in flexibility that supports you, the work you do, and your team. How much you work from home and from our office depends on a balance of those needs, and you’ll agree this with your manager.
Whether it’s through a shared project, a learning and development opportunity, or an afterwork social - we trust our teams to make the right decisions (for them and us) about where and how they work each day.
We’re big on collaboration, empathy, knowledge sharing and growth, and our values drive our priorities every day:
Lead change for good: we have the guts to try new things and step up to do what matters most
Think deeply, act swiftly: we make sure there’s thoughtful rationale behind our approach and always act swiftly to implement ideas
Care wildly: we pour care and creativity into everything we do and pay attention to the things that make a difference
Stay open, be curious: we’re open about what we’re doing and why, and we welcome challenges from each other
🫱‍🫲 Getting hired
We know that job searching can be daunting, and we want to do everything we can to ensure that your experience with us is a good one. Interviewing is a 2-way process, and we’re keen to answer all of the questions you have, so that you can be sure (and excited!) that we’re the right move for you.
Please apply below and take a moment to complete the additional questions. If your application is successful, you'll meet with Sam (our Head of Commercial for UK & Ireland), and this will be followed by a task based interview with some of our other Commercial team members.
We believe in leading change for good, so do let us know if there’s anything we can do to support your application process. Also, if you have any feedback, please help us to improve our candidate experience by sharing (anonymously) here.
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