Summer Intern, Sales Operations

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Informa Tech, we believe that technology innovation is key to driving positive change in our society. We believe that digital inclusion underpins progress. And we believe that diversity in tech is central to a thriving industry.   

Our aim is to inspire the global technology community to build a better world by informing, educating and connecting them through world-class research, training, events, and media.  

We sit at the heart of the tech community with specialisms in emerging tech/AI, enterprise IT, cyber security, service providers/NextG, critical communications, media & entertainment and marketing technology.   

Leveraging over 100 trusted brands, we offer an unrivalled global networking community and platform for technologists and innovators to be inspired and reach their full potential.   

Join us and reach yours! 

 

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Summer Intern, Sales to join our team based in Informa’s San Francisco office. Our Sales team is made up of colleagues from varying backgrounds located across the globe. As a member of the Sales team, you’ll be responsible for identifying information and process improvements that drive growth and revenue. If you thrive in a fast-paced team environment and are looking to gain broad experience in various aspects of the business, then we invite you to apply now for this exciting opportunity. 

 

In this role, you will: 

  • Own and deliver value-adding projects in service of the Sales team’s strategy and objectives 

  • Support with ad hoc requests as needed 

  • Provide a fresh perspective on department processes and procedures  

  • Participate in Internship Program activities including onboarding, information sessions, and social events 

  • Research companies across the IT industry to provide insights into how they are positioned, competitive set, marketing efforts, their revenue focus and more to aid the reps as they seek to be successful consultative sellers.  

  • Research and identity competitive and complementary events, sites, Linkedin groups and other avenues to provide net new prospects and potential products of interest. 

  • Work closely with our sales team to aid them in developing stronger value-based relationships with their clients and prospects.  

  • Investigate new and compelling advertising and marketing services opportunities that are applicable to our business.  

  • Seek new contacts and organizational charts of customers and prospects to enable reps to penetrate accounts more deeply. 

  • Support the implementation of sales systems and technologies that contribute to a unified Sales process. 

  • Ensure the integrity of data in Salesforce and inventory management systems across the business.  

  • Contribute to customer experience by ensuring successful fulfilment of sponsorship/exhibit programs for physical and virtual events. 

 

Qualifications

  • Legally permitted to work in the United States 

  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program pursuing a related degree at an accredited 4-year college or university 

  • Minimum of two years of relevant coursework completed 

  • Minimum 3.2 cumulative collegiate grade point average, on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent 

  • Demonstrated leadership experience through participation in on-campus activities, educational forums and/or prior work experience 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and possess the ability to quickly learn new software/platforms 

  • Ability to be analytical, solve problems and recommendation viable solutions 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Willingness to learn, ask questions, and collaborate with others 

  • Ability to move quickly, keep projects on track, and communicate effectively with all stakeholders 

Additional Information

What You’ll Gain: 

  • Hands-on experience providing solutions to real-world problems  

  • Support and guidance from your manager, buddy, and experienced team members 

  • Access to career development resources 

  • Experience presenting in front of senior leaders  

  • Expanded global professional network  

  • Flexibility through Informa Tech’s home/office balanced working 

  • Competitive Benefits with 401k match  

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.  

 

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