Start-Up Chile is Hiring: Client Management, Communication Interns


If you are a student, or recent graduate, bilingual in English and Spanish, the following opportunities could be for you.  The two positions that are open are for Communications and Client Management and their respective job descriptions, along with general details about working with the Start-Up Chile program, are as follows:

General Information: About Us
Employer: InnovaChile’s mission statement is to raise the competitiveness of the Chilean economy by (1) promoting innovation within existing companies, (2) encouraging entrepreneurship, and (3) strengthening the Chilean innovative mindset.
Area: Start-Up Chile is an initiative of the Chilean Government to attract world-class early stage entrepreneurs to start their businesses in Chile.
Location: Moneda 975, 12th floor, Santiago Centro.

General requirements: Working With Us
We are a group of young professionals, working hard to turn Chile into the innovation hub of Latin America. We speak fluent, if not native, English, we have at least 1 year of experience living abroad, we like technology, and we try hard to maintain an informal, dynamic and energetic office environment.

Positions available:
Client management intern, Communications Intern

Duration: Full time for 3 months (Dec-2010 to Mar-2011)
Salary included
Contact email:

Client Management Intern Duties:
– Propose and implement a small business CRM according to our organization’s needs
– Small workshop on how to use the CRM platform to the team
– Build a database of clients; loading and storing them according to different profiles/categories
– Search/update information relevant to our clients
– Retrieve different stats from our clients database

Specific Requirements:
– Fluent, if not native, English (oral and written)
– Management of Information Systems knowledge
– Oriented to customer relations and commercial relationship: clear and accurate oral expression
– Work and productivity focus on achieving goals
– In the final years of a College degree, no professional experience required

Communications Intern Duties
– Respond to general inquiries regarding the Start-Up Chile program.
– Assist in gathering information, filming short videos, and/or conducting interviews for online content and newsletters.
– Assist in small and large scale event planning.
– Gathering contacts for foreign press outlets.
– Research current events in Chile related to Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and/or Startups.
– Updating social media sites and internal communication networks.

Specific Requirements:
– Fluent, if not native, English (oral and written)
– In final year of, or with a degree in, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or Journalism with experience in writing, graphic design, and presentations.
– Advanced knowledge and proven use of social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, etc.
– Outgoing, inquisitive and detail oriented person who communicates well with people of many nationalities, backgrounds.