Duration: 6 months
Start date: January 2021
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application.
The position is aligned to VMware’s commercial field and channel sales organizations. By building strong relationships both internally and externally, our remit is to upsell and expedite the commercial sales cycles whilst improving customer experience and awareness. The intern will perform and gain exposure to pivotal support functions within the sales team.
Their role will be dynamic and cross-functional, encompassing campaign development and lead management, contacting and qualifying customer opportunities, and collaborating both within and outside of the commercial sales team to provide general sales and marketing support.
The role is designed to provide business-to-business prospecting skills and practice. Interns will leave with a full understanding of VMware prospecting methodology. This program is ideal for students passionate about professional sales roles and could potentially lead to a long term inside and/or field sales position.
To support VMware sales team of field and front line channel sales with lead management, campaign support, and business plan execution.
To support the Commercial Sales team in all activities aimed to design, develop and execute 2021 sales programs, campaigns, customer interaction, and professional development.
To ensure compliance of VMware sales metrics and key performance indices. Be a sales advocate & partner to internal organizations to both facilitate and understand complex sales issues.
To complete special project work and other reporting as needed.
University Bachelor/Master student
Fluency in French and English
Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines
Excellent communication and critical thinking skills
Strong work ethic and curiosity paired with enthusiasm for new challenges and a willingness to try new approaches
Comfortable with international, cross-functional teams
Willingness to develop business insight and interpersonal skills
Proven PC skills with Intermediate level Excel skills
Understanding of the IT market landscape is an advantage
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