Working Student/Intern Sales Development (m/f/d)

Job description

Lay the foundation for a rocket start into your career in enterprise sales! Actyx seeks high-energy, execution-oriented, German native speaking working students and interns for Sales Development to become integral players in driving revenue and success. Actyx has best of breed technologies, a supercharged team and an important but complex mission: as a young tech company we want to disrupt a traditional IT industry to jumpstart the manufacturing Mittelstand into the digital era. At Actyx, working students and interns are treated with full respect and get a full stake at the table incl. ownership and responsibilities from day 1.

About The Position:

In your role as a working student/intern in Sales Development, you will get to know enterprise software sales from the ground up. After an intensive familiarization phase, you will be responsible for researching, identifying and preselecting potential new customers and strategic contacts. This includes being the first point of contact for outbound and inbound leads by engaging with these through cold calls, email and social networks. In addition, you will be attending customer events and trade fairs to meet new potential customers and qualify them. You will also be responsible for the maintenance of our CRM system and thus guarantee a smooth sales cycle, hand in hand with our solution sales managers and marketing.

Within this role we seek somebody that will play an integral role in actively shaping and improving sales processes and overall growth of Actyx to enable a great future for manufacturers in Europe. This role of the working student/intern in Sales Development is designed to be a perfect ramp up program to become a full-time member of the sales team at Actyx.

As a  successful candidate, you will demonstrate a history of tenacity, limitless energy, ruthless qualification, innovation and consistent hard work. If you’re ready to become an important part of a fast growing company that is the unequivocal change agent in production IT and Industry, please visit this link and get in touch with us today!

Your responsibilities

  • Get your hands dirty in the field and take responsibility starting on day 1
  • Engage with prospects over the phone, by email and through social networks
  • Follow-up in a timely manner with prospects that showed interest in Actyx solutions
  • Understand the prospect’s pain points and requirements in order to qualify and create a high-quality lead funnel 
  • Thorough handovers of qualified leads to Solution Sales Managers
  • Provide feedback to constantly improve the lead qualification process
  • Provide actionable feedback about customer needs to product management

More reasons to join us

  • Opportunity to directly impact the daily life of thousands of factory workers
  • Complex challenges across a wide spectrum
  • Ability to leverage state of the art technology (edge computing, IoT) in the real-world
  • Work hand-in-hand with a driven, talented, experienced, and diverse team
  • Great flexibility with the option of part time and partial home office
  • Exciting work environment, competitive compensation and equity package
  • Quarterly team events

Requirements

Preferred Skills

  • Previous experience managing multiple concurrent tasks in high-velocity environments
  • Entrepreneurial spirit seeking an opportunity to jumpstart your career
  • Commitment to accurately tracking all customer engagement and activity through a common CRM (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Smart, adaptable, open-minded and a team player with highest level of integrity
  • Entrepreneurial - willing to go the extra mile, strong work ethic, resourceful, “get it done” attitude
  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience, technical background would be advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills in German and English

Do you have the limitless energy, tenacity and love for the thrill of the hunt? We are looking forward to meeting you!