The IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software team is seeking highly talented students with a real passion for technology and sales to fill Technical Solution Specialist Co-op roles.
As part of IBM’s sales team, you will have the opportunity to work with clients as they transform organizations and entire industries. We’re motivated by more than just selling solutions. We want our clients to succeed. IBMers can access our entire organization to develop creative ideas that help clients build the world they envision.
Your Role and Responsibilities
THE START DATE FOR THIS CO-OP IS IN JANUARY 2021 (8-12 MONTHS)
WORK HOURS: FULL-TIME WITH FLEXIBILITY TO WORK PART TIME AS NEEDED
LOCATION: REMOTE OR OFFICE BASED OPTIONS AVAILABLE
As a Solution Sales Co-op for the Worldwide Technical Sales team, you will assist in the delivery of industry-centric technology solutions to clients of all sizes and markets. During your co-op, you will work directly with sales professionals on client opportunities and contribute to the team’s day-to-day sales operations. Co-op’s will gain an understanding of IBM sales practices and knowledge about IBM’s products to help develop business solutions. You will have the opportunity to shadow sales representatives and network throughout all robust IBM organization levels, which will enable you to form contacts and gain insights on future opportunities with IBM.
Sales Solutions Co-op applicants should:
- Demonstrate a strong passion for sales
- Have a capacity to grasp and communicate technical details
- Have customer sales/service experience
- Be a self-starter and have proven leadership experience
- Possess people and teaming skills
- Possess research and analytical skills
- Demonstrate strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills
- Ability to draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to carry out assigned duties
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Pursuing a degree in technology, business, or related field
About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
Your Life @ IBM
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IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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