Business Development Intern

Acelab Acelab Diversity Badge Employer:
Wed, Apr 27 '22Posted on:

Acelab is a product research library built for architects, designers & contractors. It's unbiased, transparent & 100% free. Founded by a team of architects, the tech startup is modernizing the product research and selection process for design professionals through an intuitive data-driven platform. Compare, specify and research thousands of products with just a few clicks.

Our mission is to help free up the time currently spent on manual documentation, so design professionals can get back to doing what they love. To learn more, visit

We’re looking for an entrepreneurial and driven Business Development Intern. Come join a team of interdisciplinary designers from Harvard, MIT, RISD, BU, RCA and Imperial College who are passionately building the architecture tools of the future!

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Your key metric is to increase Acelab's Daily Active Users (DAU) through whatever means necessary
  • Grassroots outreach to architecture and design firms across North America
  • Organize and provide product demos to architecture and design professionals
  • Attract and build a strong community on the platform
  • Content creation (blog posts, tutorials, demos, etc)
  • Identify and acquire a userbase that could become our most engaged users
  • Provide AIA lunch-n-learn style presentations to architecture firms across North America

Key Qualifications

  • Background or interest in Architecture / Design / Construction / Building Science
  • Hustle. Learn by trying attitude (you iterate very quickly)
  • Great communicator (clear, concise)
  • Self-Initiator (ability to work independently and stay on track)
  • Knack for marketing / sales / business development
  • Ability to talk and relate to design professionals
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Bonus Points

  • Strong subject matter expertise
  • Strong graphic design skills
  • Previous startup / early stage company experience


  • New York (preferred) or Remote


  • Full time or part time (hiring for multiple roles — so we’re flexible)


  • More than any architecture or design firm
  • Ownership in the company
  • Based on merit / willingness, not experience

Please email your resume and a short introduction to We'll get back to you with next steps in 1-2 business days.

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