Business Development / Sales Apprentice – Winter 2017 job – Salesforce – San Francisco, CA

Business Development / Sales Apprentice – Winter 2017

Salesforce

162 reviews


San Francisco, CA

Business Development / Sales Apprentice

Do you have what it takes to be the best of the best? Do you thrive on achieving goals? Taking on the role as an Apprentice in Sales at Salesforce provides a compelling opportunity to begin a career in technology sales. We are seeking talented individuals to join our team and to help support our teams with developing new business by leveraging the success of our loyal 95%+ customer satisfaction rated customer base.
We hire outstanding people who are passionate about using technology, place high expectations on themselves, understand the importance of flawless execution, and seek an environment where their talents can drive industry change.
Description: This is an exciting Apprentice experience that will take place over a 4-6 month time period. During this time, the Apprentice will take on the responsibilities of a Business Development Representative (BDR) and become part of the Sales Development Team.
Value of Placement
– Significant time will be spent working within the Salesforce application.
– Apprentice Candidates will assist the BDRs and their Account Executives (AEs) by strategically developing and identifying accounts that have the potential for revenue opportunities.
– Responsibilities include researching prospective clients, adding valuable data to new and existing accounts as well as acquiring high-level contacts by leveraging third-party databases and social networking sites to assist the Sales Development Team.
Required Skills
– Must have a college degree by the start date
– Team player with excellent oral and written communication
– Exemplary problem solving skills and ability to take initiative
– Superior attention to detail
– Exceptional organizational and planning skills
– Adaptable to change and enjoys learning in a fast-paced sales environment
– Long term interest in a sales, marketing, or operational role
– Very little or no prior sales experience
Preferred Skills
-Degree concentration preferred: Sales, Business Development, Business Administration, or Economics
-Previous internship experience in sales, consulting or a related field, or at a technology company
About Salesforce: Salesforce is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software. We pioneered the shift to cloud computing, and today we’re delivering the next generation of social, mobile and cloud technologies that help companies revolutionize the way they sell, service, market and innovate–and become customer companies. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World’s Most Innovative Company according to Forbes and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our “more human, less corporate” culture is built around doing work that matters, winning as a team and celebrating success. Join the #FutureForce team.
Start Date: Early 2017 (Jan/Feb/March)
Locations Hiring: San Francisco & Toronto

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