Business Development Intern

At MotionMetrics, we’re working to create digital sports coaching experiences. Our first product is Carv, a digital skiing coach that blends hardware, software and real-time audio instruction to teach people the sport of skiing - a world first across sports.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a fast growing sports technology start-up in London, alongside a fantastic team of hardware and software engineers, marketing and customer service experts who are all passionate about changing the paradigm of coaching.

More information about Carv

After breaking the Kickstarter sports wearables record in 2016, Carv launched in 2017 and has since coached tens of thousands of skiers.

Carv provides detailed post-run analysis as well as real-time audio instruction as you ski. The instructions are generated by real time analysis of data generated from the Carv pressure and motion inserts, which retrofit into any ski boot.

Developed alongside Olympians and the Professional Ski Instructors of America, Carv’s post-run analysis gives an overall Ski:IQ™, scores your ability against the best ski instructors in the world, and lets you compare your technique against the rest of the Carv community, allowing skiers to compete with family, friends and even professionals.

Advisors and investors include:

  • SOS Ventures
  • Steve Rechtschaffner (former CCO of EA Games Canada, creator of SSX Tricky and US Freestyle team member)
  • Jeremy Bloom (3x World Champion, 2x Olympian, and 11x World Cup Gold Medalist)

Here’s what the press are saying:

“The biggest testament to Carv’s coaching abilities is that I could see my skiing improving in only a few hours.”
- 5* review in Stuff Magazine

“Carv is surprisingly addictive”
- Financial Times

"The speed with which real-time coaching was ironing out the wrinkles in my technique was striking. There’s no other way to get feedback quite like this. Instructors can only give you a debrief after your descent — and even then it will be based on what they suppose is going on in your boots. Carv’s coaching comes straight from the sole."
- Sunday Times

About the role

Carv is looking for a high performance team player to join the team this season for a 6 month internship at the forefront of digital transformation in skiing.

Following a sellout season in 2020/21, for the 2021/22 season, Carv is launching and testing a number of new sales channels to allow us to reach even more customers, transform the way we work within resorts and have a huge impact on the future of the product and business.

The ideal candidate will have an intuition for new opportunities but also an eye for detail and will be working hand in hand with our clients to make sure the season is a success. The candidate will be outgoing and a great relationship builder who understands the importance of delivering a high quality service and going above and beyond to uphold the high standards of the Carv brand. The candidate will also be expected to have some analytical understanding and ability to think critically about success and failure of new channels.

Working alongside the Business Development Manager, this role will have excellent exposure to the market working directly with some of the biggest commercial brands and shaping exciting new ways for mountains and skiers to connect through world-class technology. The candidate will also be expected to travel extensively.

In the role, day to day activities will fall in to 3 key areas;


Nurturing New Opportunities:

  • Monitoring inbound requests from possible future partners

  • Conducting initial meetings to understand the opportunity

  • Selecting the best sales channel to suit the opportunity

Client Success:

  • Working directly with our partners to ensure they have everything they need to be a successful sales channel for Carv

  • Designing campaigns to drive partner satisfaction and make every partner feel like they are the number one priority

  • Spending time on site (in ski resorts) to assist partners with various projects / campaigns, speak directly to customers and build an understanding of channel effectiveness

Account Management:

  • Take orders from existing partners and ensure the smooth supply of units

  • Manage returns and warranties

  • Ensure invoices are paid on time and keep track of sales figures

Duration

Seven months, from September 2021 until March 2022

Location

Our London office is a short walk from Vauxhall. Assuming no COVID-related travel restrictions, the internship will include travel to our accommodation/office in Innsbruck, Austria, and other european bases during the ski season, when required.

Remuneration

  • Gain hands-on experience in a fast-growing tech start-up

  • UK National Living Wage

  • Opportunity to work/travel abroad

Applications

Please send your CV and a covering letter to team@getcarv.com.

Applications close on 31st June 2021.

Loved by every level of skier

  • “One of the best investments to improve my skiing I ever made.”

    Randy Babcock

    National Ski Patroller

  • “I got accurate feedback. The same type of coaching my coach would give. I was blown away.”

    Jeremy Bloom

    3x World Champion, 2X Olympian

  • “It did exactly what it said it would do. It has the potential of really educating people on what great skiing is.”

    Jonathan Ballou

    PSIA Alpine Examiner

  • “I could see my skiing improving in only a few hours.”

    Natalya Paul

    Stuff Magazine

  • “Carv shows the truth about how I stand and move vs how I think I move on skis.”

    Michael Rogan

    Head Coach, Pro Ski Instructors of America Demo Team

  • “It was the best purchase I have made in a long time.”

    Jonathon Parton

    Carv customer

  • “Best trainer ever. I learnt more in 1 hour than in one week with a real person. Can't wait for next winter.”

    Christian Müller

    Carv customer

  • “People with me commented on how much better I was skiing”

    Paula C

    Carv customer

  • “Carv was exactly what I was waiting for - instant feedback on my ski technique, and now I really understand the sensation of carving and how to improve.”

    Ruth Louise

    Verified Carv user

  • “Carv brings a new perspective to skiing. The pressure sensors allow you to see exactly what's going on. It really works!”

    Filip Filisar

    Olympian, Ski Cross World Champion

  • “I highly recommend CARV to anyone who wants to improve their skiing technique whilst hurtling down a snowy mountain every year.”

    Patricia Montgomery

    Carv customer

  • “A great and unique tool for any reasonably serious skier.”

    Richard Salzedo

    Carv customer

  • “It's something that not only can help the best racers in the world improve their time by the 1/100th of a second that matter but it can help a whole range of people ski better.”

    Alex Hoye

    Founder, Faction Skis

  • “It visualised a lot of things that you cannot see in the video. It's definitely next level!”

    Luka Krajnc

    Head coach, Slovenian Ski Cross Team

  • “I think that this is very evolutionary for Cross-Country Skiing!”

    Enrico Nizzi

    Olympian, Cross-Country Skier

  • “The whole concept of CARV is mind blowing. Amazing!!”

    John McQuaid

    Carv customer

  • “When I tested Carv, it was constantly analysing my form and reminded me to correct some of my old habits that had resurfaced!”

    Dominic Haffner

    Co-Founder, Unique Skis

  • “It’s not just what you can see, film, or even how the athlete feels. With Carv you actually know what’s happening.”

    Jernej Koblar

    3 Time Olympian, Alpine Skier

  • “The first week of use blew me away. The improvement (noted by my wife) was tremendous”

    Justin

    Carv customer

  • “Fantastic bit of kit - especially for intermediate skiers”

    Christopher Kenny

    Carv customer

  • “I found it useful for pinpointing weaknesses and easily and instantly know I was improving.”

    Xaghra R

    Carv customer

  • “A great way for skiers of any level to improve their technique”

    John

    Carv customer

  • “Instead of not understanding where the problems are coming from, it will be instant.”

    Denis O’Brien

    FFS National Ski Instructors Premier Degree France