03 Feb, 2023

OCO Global, is a specialist advisory firm providing consulting services to public entities (Governments and Economic Development Organisations) and private sector (companies). OCO Global, founded in 2001, is specialised in trade, investment and economic development. We work with our clients to ensure that their international business thrives, by delivering innovative and sustainable outcomes and connecting them to opportunities across the world that create prosperity, employment and economic growth.

OCO has 160 highly trained staff with extensive experience in providing creative economic development and market research solutions. Headquartered in Belfast, we also have offices in Paris, London, Dublin, Frankfurt, Berlin, Dubai, Shanghai, and Melbourne.

Purpose of role

This position would be most suitable for University, Business School students seeking internship or professional experience (for 6 months) during their studies, for students who will be graduating end of 2023. The candidates should be fluent in French and English at least, another language is a plus. The candidate should have a strong interest in international business and must be open working within a multi-cultural environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting desk research on different markets (Europe and outside of Europe)
  • Analysing profiles of companies & screening
  • Preparing and drafting company research reports
  • Redaction of market reports, market studies, competition analysis, etc.
  • Contacting stakeholders and companies and developing outreach strategies
  • Coordination of meeting between French and foreign companies
  • Supporting OCO consultants in meetings with companies’ directors and during events such as international tradeshows
  • Maintain OCO’s databases and CRM tools

Essential criteria

  • Students in Higher Level Education (Master, Grados, Bachelor) studying a Business, Economics, International Relations, Politics or related (other disciplines will be considered where candidates can demonstrate core skills required)
  • Fluency in French and English essential, fluency in other languages is an advantage (Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch etc.)
  • Basics knowledge of international economics
  • Ability to locate key sources of information and to find key contacts
  • Ability to process large volumes of data and ability to synthesise
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, comfortable with cold calling (in several languages)
  • Ability to draft clear, concise, and accurate reports based on thorough research
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office programs, especially PowerPoint for presentations and reports and Excel for datas analysis

Closing Date

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to camille.serres@ocoglobal.com  by February 24th, 2023 in subject mention International Business Internship – OCO France

OCO Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer