This opportunity is open to all students in Canada including students enrolled in non co-op or co-op university programs.
Sales Excellence & Strategy Manager Intern
We live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses enables our customers to thrive in the digital world. Our sales professionals are the essential link between the potential of what's possible and build trusted advisor relationships with customers and technology vendors.
As the Small, Medium, & Corporate (SM&C) Sales Excellence & Strategy Manager Intern you will explore various ways to drive motions of new business creation through customer acquisition, upsell and cross-sell. You will help design new and creative ways to engage our sellers and partners to bring the best of Microsoft to our customers. You will have access to detailed analytics to derive insights on trends, behaviors, and areas for improvement. You will have exciting learning opportunities by helping the SM&C Sales Excellence COO in managing sales pipeline and developing innovative BI reporting and insights.
Partner closely with Sales Leaders to provide business management and operational support for ~$700M businesses, including the development of management dashboards, revenue forecasting and a variety of reporting and analytics.
Work closely with Account Teams to provide insight and ideas to enable new rhythms of business growth.
Drive business planning & strategy research for account planning and sales opportunities.
Partner and support projects across Sales Excellence, Customer Facing and Marketing ranging from developing manager dashboards, to Power BI insight reporting, to operationalizing and streamlining processes.
Currently pursuing abachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, IT, electrical engineering, management information systems, mathematics, data science, informatics, or related fields (with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship).
Available for an 8 month consecutive internship starting Fall 2021.
Demonstrated analytical, project management, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation, and oral communication skills.
Resourceful, and reliable with an ability to come up with innovative solutions and drive improvement when faced with ambiguity and challenging situations.
Demonstrated creativity, innovation and ability to think strategically and draw insights from many sources of data.
Exceptional Microsoft Excel skills with an ability to manipulate and analyze data (including the use of pivot tables, VLookup, etc.).
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
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