LAUNCH New College Graduates Sales Program
- Munich, Germany
- Business Function: Sales (LAUNCH)
- Work Location: Munich Sales Office--LOC_HGST_724
At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.
At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.
We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.
Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.
We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.
Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.
The next big thing in data is you!
We create environments for you to thrive. Western Digital offers an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices, systems and solutions for business and consumers alike. We are the world’s largest data storage corporation with over 60,000 employees and revenues in excess of $16 billion per year.
The growing diversity of data creates exponential new possibilities – for the world, our company and you. You’ll be part of a team driving the innovations necessary to outpace new demands and challenges everywhere data lives, from sensors to mobile devices to the cloud. We’ve only started to scratch the surface of what data can do. You can help unlock its full potential.
At Western Digital, we have a strong commitment to growing our company in a sustainable way. This includes preserving and protecting the environment, valuing and challenging our employees and working to improve the communities in which we operate.
We also thrive on the power and potential of diversity & culture. As a global company, we believe that the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe that the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.
We are seeking highly motivated students to be a part of our LAUNCH Sales Rotation Program. These full-time paid roles are designed to jump start your career, offering on-the-job supplemental training and a robust mentorship program. You get to work alongside the brightest minds in the industry to drive the innovation necessary to outpace new demands and challenges created by data.
The LAUNCH sales program is an 8-month rotation through different teams within the sales functions. These roles will be located in Munich, Germany. After the rotation is over, you will graduate out into an agreed assigned role. Western Digital has multiple offices and locations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. There may well be opportunities to move to one of these other work locations after your rotation has finished.
Rotations will be offered in the following areas, after 1 month of general orientation to learn about the company and its sales/marketing organizations:
• Inside sales
• Channel sales
• Consumer sales (retail & etail)
• Enterprise sales
What is the LAUNCH Program? The LAUNCH Program is supplemental to your full-time role. You will be automatically enrolled in the LAUNCH Program during the first twelve months. In this program, you will take a deeper dive into professional life at Western Digital by getting exposure to different parts of the organization, in addition to the experience you gain from your day-to-day responsibilities. Supplemental LAUNCH Program elements include:
• On the job training and mentorship with industry professionals
• Supplemental professional development trainings
• Executive exposure
• Networking events with other Western Digital employees
• Competitive compensation and benefits package
QUALIFICATIONS for NCG’s:
• Current student, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Sales, Social Sciences, or related field and graduating between December 2020 and June 2021
• Minimum of 2:1 Hons. Degree
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, market research and marketing program management
• Problem solving skills
• Ideal candidate is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, exhibits confidence in social environments, and has demonstrated ability to work well with others through clubs, sports, and other extracurricular activities
• Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
• Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
• Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
Specifically, for the NCG enterprise role
• Strong technical skills in area of study
• Technically familiar in software & hardware environment
• interested in storage networks & applications
English and German both written and spoken REQUIRED
ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL®
The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.
We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, storage was the most important thing we could do for data. Now, we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.
The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and government organizations come to us for the technologies and solutions needed to bring meaning and value to their ever-increasing diversity of data.
But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your unique skills. You can be the next big thing in data.
Western Digital® data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.
Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.
Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.
Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at [email protected] to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.