business development intern

Job Title: Business Development Intern
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: As Soon As Possible
Closing date: 07 February 2023

Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) is a collective of diverse urbanists—architects, landscape architects, urban planners, community organizers, and engineers—united by our shared commitment to building equity, justice, and resilience in communities through design. A BIPOC and woman-led firm founded in 2006, KDI comprises nearly 50 professionals working from four offices: Los Angeles, Eastern Coachella Valley, Nairobi, and Stockholm.

Job Decription 
KDI is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Business Development Intern to join the Business Development team. The position will be based in KDI’s Nairobi office and the internship period will be for six (6) months, with a possibility of extension or employment.

As a business development intern, you will play a key role in identifying and pursuing new funding opportunities for KDI. This is a hands-on position that will give you the chance to work closely with the business development team, learn about the industry, and develop your skills. From researching potential partners to assisting in the negotiation and closing of deals, this role will give you a well-rounded understanding of the business development process. If you have strong research and analytical skills, excellent communication abilities, and a desire to learn, we encourage you to apply for this exciting internship opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities 


How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications by email to no later than 7th February 2023 addressed to: Kounkuey Design Initiative, P.O. Box 21972-00505, Nairobi, Kenya. Send an electronic copy of your cover letter, CV, and three (3) references.
Subject heading: Business Development Intern: Your Name

KDI is a multi-ethnic, inclusive, anti-racist organization that reflects the countries and communities in which we work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, disability, marital status or medical condition.