Junior Sales Manager

  • Munich, Germany
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Sales (LAUNCH)
  • Work Location: Munich Sales Office--LOC_HGST_724

Company Description

Western Digital®

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.

Job Description

We are looking for school leavers or recent graduates to join the growing sales team in our Munich office. You will have excellent German (C2), and English.  Sales experience is not essential, but you will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, exhibit confidence in social environments, and have demonstrated an ability to work well with others through clubs, sports, and other extracurricular activities

The LAUNCH sales program introduces you to Sales at WDC.  After an initial month’s general orientation to learn about the company and its sales/marketing organizations you will undertake a 7-month rotation through the different teams within the sales functions:

•    Inside sales

•    Channel sales

•    Consumer sales (retail & etail)

•    Enterprise sales

Once the rotation is over, you will move 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Preferred

·       Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Sales, Social Sciences, or related field

 

Required

•    Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, market research and marketing program management

•    Problem solving skills

•    Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills

•    Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills

•    Relationship management skills and openness to feedback

Additional Information

Benefits

•    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 

 

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.

 

https://www.westerndigital.com/

Additional Information

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.