Internship Business Intelligence & Foreign Direct Investment Attraction

Location: Frankfurt – February 2019

About OCO Global

OCO Global is an international leading economic development advisory firm with 80 employees across 6 offices in Belfast, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Dubai and New York. We have been successfully developing and implementing international expansion, export and foreign direct investment strategies for multinational companies, Economic Development Organizations and Governments since 2001.


OCO is looking for an ambitious intern to support our German office in their FDI and Trade promotion projects primarily through business intelligence and lead generation. Candidates should have an active interest in international business with an understanding of the FDI and Trade concept, a strong business/commercial acumen and possess communication (both verbal and written), analytical and team working skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research company information with regards to international expansion activities as well as growth signals to promote investments opportunities
  • Identify German companies with interest in new commercial relationships with companies from other European companies to facilitate cross-border business partnerships
  • Support the Germany office in the organisation of roadshows and events for economic development clients
  • Keep OCOs business intelligence software VELOCITI up to date


Key Requirements

  • Educated to degree level (BSc or MSc level) ideally in politics, business or economics related discipline. Other degree foundations will be considered if the candidate can demonstrate relevant commercial experience
  • First experience in consulting or sales roles, preferably in an international business, trade and/or FDI context
  • Fluency in German and English is a must, another language is desirable
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Flexible to new situations and challenges
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office programs, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the key requirements of the role to

In case of any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact:

Frau Sara Schneider-Hamaï

Senior Consultant

OCO Global GmbH

Marienstraße 15

60329 Frankfurt am Main

+49 69 244 04 25 11


OCO Global is an Equal Opportunities Employer