Job Title:

Business Development Assistant Internship


Applied Biological Material Inc.


Richmond, BC

Who we are:

Applied Biological Materials Inc., (abm) is a rapidly growing Vancouver-based R&D biotech company whose products and services are pushing the frontiers of Life Sciences research worldwide. We?re looking for talented individuals to join in our ambitious endeavors and bring our company to its next milestone of success! If you are a confident and articulate communicator with attention to detail, excellent writing and presentation skills, we?d love to have you on board.

What you?ll do:

  • Work with our associates to identify new lead opportunities
  • Initiate contact with possible business/developer/collaboration opportunities through emailing, site visits and other methods of communication
  • Make outbound calls to prospective customers
  • Assist our associates to complete the sales cycle including: setting up sales presentation appointments, developing customized proposals, and completing contracts
  • Work with our associates to analyze market trend and support corporate efforts to expand product portfolio
  • Assist with administrative projects including mailings, maintain and grow prospect lists
  • Possibility to participate in local and international trade shows and conferences
  • Gain invaluable insight into the industry and business operations

Who you are:

  • Completion of  Science program?bonus if you?ve taken business courses
  • Confident and articulate communicator ? You are expected to do presentations  and conference calls
  • Proactive and independent?you have unique ideas and you?re excited to put them into action
  • Multi-tasker and collaborator?you can work on many things at once on your own and as a team

Technical skills you have:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)

What we can give you:

  • Opportunities to learn about the biotechnology industry and the mindsets of researchers, collaborators, customers, and more 
  • A supportive and entrepreneurial environment where your ideas matter and can make a big impact

We welcome candidates with disabilities to apply for the position. We partner with BioTalent Canada and please see more information regarding to their program.


​This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a creative and dynamic environment. We offer remuneration based on experience and offer significant career development opportunities. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please forward your resume and cover letter to

We would like to thank all interested applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 2017-07-05

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