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Sales Development Intern - Public Sector

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Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most meaningfully to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Are you an undergraduate student interested in building a career in sales? Are you seeking to learn from an established, successful team in the software/IT industry? Splunk, one of the world’s most innovative and companies in Big Data, is experiencing high growth and seeking a Sales Development Intern to join its fast-growing Washington, DC-based sales team.

**Please note, eligible you are returning to full-time university study upon completion of the internship**

Responsibilities:

  • Qualify and develop inbound leads and create business pre-opportunities
  • Building intelligence and fostering client relationships through personalized contact, understanding of client’s needs, and ability to creatively communicate solution values of products and services
  • Schedule qualified discovery meetings/product demos for Inside Sales Reps to handle
  • Support attendance to all field marketing events to include, but not limited to Splunk Lives, our National Users Conference and all regional trade shows.
  • Meet quarterly business objectives aimed at growing revenue in accounts through developing consistent sales pipeline
  • Work closely both with sales and marketing to provide better insight into the success of the marketing activities that are being run at the same time as generate new pipeline.

Requirements:

  • You possess strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent phone manner and ability to build a rapport
  • You love and strive to improve sales effectiveness and business insight
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated and driven and keen to work in a team environment and have fun!

We value diversity at our company. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 
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For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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