Position Description

Sales Internship - Business Development
Location International Headquarters - Lincoln, NE, USA
Job Code 219
# of openings 1
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  • Are you an over-achiever?
  • Can you build immediate relationships with just about anyone?
  • Are you a natural salesperson?
  • Are you fiercely competitive and hate to lose?
  • Do you consistently out-compete others?
  • Are you very dependable and reliable? Can we count on you to always show up and always follow through?
  • Are you a perfectionist?
  • Do you have more energy and drive than most other people?
  • Do you often produce twice the work of those around you?

If you can answer "YES!" to the questions above we may have a perfect internship for you.

Talent Plus, an international human resources consulting firm, is seeking a talented Sales Intern to join our team. The Sales Intern will work with our business development team to expand our business relationships and grow our business. The ideal candidate will be available approximately 20 hours per week during the school year with the potential of up to 40 hours a week during the summer. Top candidates will enjoy sales and have an entrepreneurial drive to grow a book of business. This is a 12-month long period or longer and have the potential to move to full time after graduation or at the conclusion of their internship given Talent Plus business needs.

We Offer:

  • An opportunity to work with those who appreciate and reward performance
  • Financial rewards that reflect your efforts
  • A stimulating growth environment and highly engaged company culture – we are a six-time winner by Great Place to Work® as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States
  • Outstanding opportunity for learning and growth
  • The potential to become a fulltime associate after your internship
  • An opportunity to be compensated for your hard work and successes

Apply NOW, or call to schedule a confidential interview with Stephanie Morrow or Kyle Bruss at 402-489-2000.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All financial, employment and personal references will be checked.

Disclaimer: We hate job descriptions! We believe every person has talent and we cater roles to the unique gifts of each of our associates. The description is meant to be a conceptual representation of this role. Every role at Talent Plus has the primary focus of serving our internal and external customers.

General Overview:
The Sales Intern will be responsible for providing Talent Plus services in a variety of roles to effectively enhance their learning and development in the field of human resources, management consulting and business development. The Sales Intern will play a critical role in starting a new client relationship for Talent Plus. This is a part-time role that requires an individual to work during regular business hours. The ideal candidate will be able to work through the academic year and into the summer.

Primarily, the Sales Intern will provide support in business development at Talent Plus. This associate will research and gather information around key issues for prospective organizations. In addition to researching prospective organizations, this associate will be trained to set sales appointments and help with follow-up for Business Developers (BD) as they strive to meet with key decision makers identified through the sales and marketing campaigns of Talent Plus. There will also be opportunities for the individual to help with the creation of marketing campaigns.  

Core Responsibilities:

  • Maintain sales appointment schedules for multiple business development professionals.
  • Establish a rapport with executive and executive assistants to break down barriers and set quality appointments with the proper decision makers.
  • Support the business development activities of Talent Plus that lead to closed sales opportunities and client growth.
  • Determine key issues specific to individual prospects to be used in outbound calls and use these “hooks” to set sales appointments for our business developers.
  • Work with the team to coordinate the delivery of sales materials to each prospect.
  • Maintain and update account and contact level data in Salesforce, a client relationship management database.
  • Collaborate with the Business Development team members to monitor progress of call campaigns, including success rates of targeted messaging, appointments and new client acquisition.

Skills Required for Success:

  • Ability to multi-task with strong detail-orientation
  • Naturally persuasive with a bias to action
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Possess strong problem solving skills and resourcefulness
  • Enjoy talking on the phone for extended time periods
  • Positive and optimistic attitude
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office suite