Qantara Sports

Intern- Business Development

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Job Highlights

  • Valuable hands-on experience in business analysis within the sports consulting industry and European institutions.
  • Exposure to diverse and impactful sports projects and initiatives.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities.

Job Description

Are you passionate about sports and eager to explore opportunities in business development within the sports industry? Qantara Sports is offering an exciting internship opportunity in our business development department in our Portugal office, where you can gain hands-on experience and contribute to our growth initiatives.

Join us at Qantara Sports and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to driving innovation and growth in the sports industry. Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career in business development within the exciting world of sports!

Job Responsibilities:

As an intern in business development at Qantara Sports, you will have the chance to:

  1. Market Research and Analysis: Conduct market research and analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and potential areas for expansion within the sports industry. You will gain insights into consumer preferences, competitor strategies, and market dynamics to inform our business development efforts.
  2. Partnership Development: Assist in identifying and establishing strategic partnerships with sports organizations, brands, sponsors, and other stakeholders. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with team members to develop partnership proposals and negotiate agreements that align with our organizational objectives.
  3. Client Relationship Management: Support the management of client relationships by assisting in communication, follow-up, and coordination of meetings and presentations. You will gain exposure to client management practices and learn how to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  4. Sales and Revenue Generation: Contribute to sales and revenue generation activities by assisting in the development of sales strategies, prospecting potential clients, and participating in sales meetings and pitches. You will learn about the sales process and gain experience in identifying and capitalizing on business opportunities.
  5. Product and Service Innovation: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for product and service innovation within the sports industry. You will have the chance to contribute ideas and insights that drive the development of new offerings or enhancements to existing ones.
  6. Marketing and Promotions: Assist in the development and execution of marketing and promotional campaigns to promote our products, services, and brand. This may include creating marketing materials, coordinating promotional events, and managing social media campaigns to drive engagement and awareness.
  7. Strategic Planning: Participate in strategic planning sessions to contribute ideas and insights that support our long-term growth objectives. You will have the opportunity to learn about strategic planning processes and how they are applied within the context of business development in the sports industry.
  8. Professional Development: Engage in training sessions, workshops, and mentorship programs designed to enhance your business development skills and knowledge. You will receive guidance and feedback from experienced professionals to support your growth and development in this field.

Job Requirements:

  • Bilingual Portuguese & English.
  • Objective oriented.
  • Eager to learn.
  • Proactive.
  • Great Communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Project Management skills.

Additional Information


  • Prior internship or coursework related to Business administration, sports science, Marketing or any related field.
  • Level Portuguese C2.
  • Level English C2.

Educational Background

On-going/ recently graduated Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Business Administration, Finance, or other related fields.

About Qantara Sports

Qantara Sports is a global sports firm with significant expertise in the areas of Sports Education, Sports Consulting, Sports Facility Management, Sports Governance, Sports Policy, Sports Business, Sports Development, Sports Tourism, Sport Diplomacy, Sports Technology and Inclusivity. Qantara Sports uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to deliver and implement successful nationwide projects and help private and public sports organizations achieve practical results with real impact.

Qantara Sports works with Governments, International & National Federations, Private entities, and Nonprofit Organizations, advising and supporting them to implement strategies that reach their objectives. Qantara can work across different backgrounds, environments and is thoughtful of the local culture. Qantara’s leadership team composition is an added value to the firm.

Our understanding of stakeholder relationships, cultural differences, client needs and project objectives, leads us to deliver on budget and on time with exceeding quality, rigor, and ethics. Qantara’s leadership team are highly specialized experts in sports governance, sports education, sports development, inclusivity, sports policy, sports diplomacy and in project management and project implementation in a volatile, cross cultural international environment. Qantara Sports aims to provide social impact and to deliver sustainable projects.
Qantara Sports has offices in UAE, KSA and Portugal.

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