Tech Sleeves is a start-up company in the Flexographic Industry. The what?! The flexographic industry is the bundle name for everything that has to do with the printing of packaging. All the products of Unilever, P&G and Danone etc. have to be packed and flexographic printed for branding. Started as a rubber stamp printing method, 60% of the printed packaging industry comprises of flexographic printing today. To know more about flexographic printing, check out the wikipedia page here.
Almost three years ago Tech Sleeves was founded by the Color Control Group, well known by the companies; AV Flexologic (mounting equipment) and Leapfrog (3D printers). Since the start, Tech Sleeves has been making flexographic printing sleeves, mounting adapters and pre-press supporting equipment. Due to a high demand and well-focused strategy the sales has been increasing and Tech Sleeves has not stopped growing since. Due to this success and worldwide expansion, Tech Sleeves is now looking for an intern to strengthen our team and help us in optimizing our best selling pre-press equipment - the sleeve storage system.
As an International Sales and Marketing intern you will join the Tech Sleeves commercial team and work closely together with the team of AV Flexologic. Both teams consist of young, hardworking, bright and most important; enthusiastic people. The innovative environment allows you to take control of your own actions as long as it successfully contributes to the rapid growth of the company.
The responsibilities as an international sales and marketing intern are mainly focused on creating strategies to approach new markets, agents and customers. This includes:
> Getting familiar with the product, a possible trip to Romania.
> Collaborating with the sales team to understand customer requirements and the market.
> Recognizing client needs, pro-actively creating new opportunities and following-up on these.
> Visiting potential customers and countries for new business.
> Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers and agents.
> Intercultural communications.
> Coordinating with Sales Managers and the production team to check the progress on existing orders.
> Adding value by being creative, there is always room for ideas, thoughts and strategies in this innovative company.