JOIN THE WORLD'S LARGEST eBOOK PUBLISHER

Duration and Start Date: 3-6 months, start date flexible

Location: London, Shoreditch (near Old Street Station)

Financial Support: £500 per month + relocation support or London travelcard + £100-600 commission per month depending on performance

ABOUT US:

Soft skills are more critical than ever as organisations struggle to remain competitive, but they are often undervalued. We are determined to change this.

We are the world’s largest eBook publisher in the are of soft skills and personal development. With our Corporate eLibrary solution, employees get direct access to hundreds of short, precise and easy-to-apply ebooks covering all of the important topics that sharpen emotional, intellectual and business skills and help people realise better versions of themselves. 

Here are just some of the great organisation we work with: SAP, Siemens, Audi, The Ministry of Defence, Vodafone, NHS, Lufthansa and many more.

 

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP

Join us on our mission to help organisations promote soft skills and learn first-hand from our sales experts how to pitch a product to potential new clients and how to turn a "no" into a "yes".

This internship will help you get a firsthand experience of what a career in sales involves, and if it is right for you. You will be given the opportunity to make relevant contributions to the growth of our business and you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager and colleagues.

This is a great opportunity for graduates, interns, career starters, career changers and others with a passion for success! 

What you'll be doing:

• Reach out to and network with senior HR directors and effectively communicate the benefits of our learning solution to their business

• Proactively schedule sales meetings through cold calling and marketing activities

• Help drive sales pipeline through high outbound activity

• Research and compile lists of prospect companies and contacts using search engines, social media, business networks, etc.

• Maintain database and work on other ad-hoc projects

What you'll learn:

• Sales Techniques: Cold Calling, Pitching, SPIN-Selling, Objection Handling

• Communication Skills: How to communicate effectively and put forth persuasive pitches, whilst improving your ability to analyse and understand each company's objectives 

• Business Management: You will join a medium-sized family business and get an insight into the exciting changes and challenges of a rapidly growing organisation

• Time Management: Handling multiple tasks simultaneously and how to prioritise workload to achieve set targets

• International Competencies: You will work closely with our international team in London as well as senior team members from our international offices (Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Munich, …)

 

ABOUT YOU

• You are curious by nature, confident and sociable.

• You have great communication skills and you are not afraid to pick up the phone.

• You have the ability to excite others and bring along tons of energy and persistence.

• Ideally you bring along some first experience in consulting businesses over the phone.

• German language skills are not required, but they're a big plus!