Sales Intern (Position located in Utrecht, Netherlands)
KnowBe4, Inc. is the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform. KnowBe4 enables organizations to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering by helping them train employees to make smarter security decisions, every day. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide use KnowBe4's platform to mobilize their end users as a last line of defense and enable them to make better security decisions, every day.
We have ranked a best place to work for women, millennials, and in technology nationwide by Fortune Magazine as well as #1 or #2 in The Tampa Bay Top Workplaces Survey for the last six years.
Please submit your resume in English.
To learn more about our team and office culture in the Netherlands, visit the following links. Careers Page: https://www.knowbe4.com/careers/locations/utrecht Glassdoor: https://www.glassdoor.com/Location/KnowBe4-Utrecht-Location-EI_IE969384.0,7_IL.8,15_IC3045310.htm LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/knowbe4/life/netherlands/
This internship will be fully remote, and might offer the option to work in-office or hybrid, depending on the state of COVID restrictions in Summer 2022. The intern will not be required to work in-office or hybrid, as the remote option will always be available.
Dates of Program: June 27 - Sept 16, 2022 (12 weeks)
Application Dates: You should apply as soon as possible but understand that because of our large pool of applicants, the selection process can take a few months. We strive to create a diverse group of interns as we feel that it improves the overall internship experience.
Attention: This is a paid internship. Please note that in the case we offer an in-office or hybrid internship option, the intern would be responsible for relocation (if needed) and lodging for the internship. The intern will not be required to intern in-office or hybrid, as the remote option will always be available.
Internship Program Details: Join the best internship program around! Interns get unique insight into the minds of the CEO and senior executives during Ask Me Anything sessions. Interns will receive company training, onboarding and professional development training to help transition into the workplace. Interns will also engage in team building activities and awesome socials specifically designed for the interns. For more information on the internship program, visit www.knowbe4.com/careers/internships.
As a Sales Intern at KnowBe4, you'll see business through the lens of the provider of the world's largest integrated new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform as you grow your knowledge of KnowBe4's products, systems, business operations, and sales strategies. The sales internship program will give aspiring sales professionals exposure to real strategies and techniques applied in a working sales organization. They will be exposed to real sales cycles, sit in on a sales manager meeting, and get hands-on experience effectively prospecting.
Support the sales team in the day to day sales activities by performing set administrative tasks that will free up time for our sales team and allow them to remain focused on their customers and maximizing their effective selling time
Complete training on prospecting and successfully convert prospects to interest and handoff to sales team
Observe at least 3 demos of sales calls with prospective customers
Shadow KnowBe4 sellers from varying levels of tenure
Work with cross-functional teams to understand the KnowBe4 business model better
Work collaboratively with SMB sales leadership and team of sales representatives to observe a deal through the entire sales cycle
National Vocational Diploma or equivalent
Bachelor's Degree, a plus
Good verbal communication
Fluent in English
Driven and results oriented
Major/Field of Study - Marketing, Communications, Business Management/Administration
Learn sales cycle and how to forecast a sale
Get a full understanding of the SMB Roadmap to Success
Complete a successful sales handoff from prospecting efforts
Apply negotiating skills effectively
Translate classroom experience into practical application
during the internship
Internship Opportunities / Experiences:
Attend all scheduled professional development events for the intern program
On the job training to learn the best business practices related to prospecting and sales
Time with inspiring sales leaders who are committed to providing on-going training & mentoring
Note: An applicant assessment and background check may be part of your hiring procedure.
Individuals seeking employment at KnowBe4 are considered without prejudice to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please visit www.knowbe4.com/careers/request-accommodation.