Sales & Operations Intern - DACH (3-6 Months)

Berlin, Germany
Internship
Sales
Deadline: October 31, 2021

Who are we?

Vanilla Steel is a digital B2B platform serving the European metal industry with data and innovation and the mission of simplifying how steel and other metals are traded today.

We are a team of passionate tech entrepreneurs that combine more than 50 years of digital experiences with a passion for solving existing challenges through digitization.

It is an exciting time to join Vanilla Steel as we recently raised our Seed financing from some of the best European VCs to grow our team and expand our business.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who wants to join an exciting early stage start-up in its growth phase as a Sales & Operations Intern to work closely with our senior management and a highly motivated team.

The role is based in Berlin.

Tasks

What are your responsibilities?

As Sales & Operations Intern, your responsibilities will be to support Vanilla Steel in their objectives of growing the business as well as building sustainable and profitable operations. You will be exposed to a broad range of areas of the company that will evolve in parallel with the needs of Vanilla Steel. Your first tasks will be to:

  • Support Vanilla Steel in their sales activity (pre-qualification of leads, preparation of meetings, market research etc.) in DACH
  • Perform outbound prospecting to companies via email, social selling tools (LinkedIn) and cold calls etc.
  • Structure sales operations and processes (customer database, customer onboarding, CRM reporting)
  • Support operational activities of the trading platform (prepare transactional data and order confirmations)
  • Support on administrative day-to-day tasks (invoicing, internal documentation, etc)

Requirements

What do you need to succeed in this role?

  • Recent grad or working towards a degree in a Business-related program
  • A self-starter with a track record of achievements
  • Ambitious, results-oriented and target-driven mentality
  • Strong quantitative skills, structured thinking and hands-on attitude
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in using large databases (Google-Suite, CRMs and LinkedIn)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • German (mother tongue/C2), proficiency in English/ Additional foreign language would be a plus

Benefits

Job Perks/Benefits:

  • First hand experience with an exciting Berlin tech startup on a steep growth curve
  • Work closely with an experienced team, keen to train and invest on you
  • Unrivalled autonomy and ownership on projects
  • Open and fun shared working environment/culture
  • Competitive compensation
Updated: 2 weeks ago
Job ID: 3082801
About Vanilla Steel
Vanilla Steel is a new digital B2B platform serving the European steel industry that is bringing data and innovation with the mission of simplifying how steel and other metals are traded today. We are a team of passionate tech entrepreneurs that combine more than 50 years of digital experiences with a passion for solving existing challenges through digitization. It is an exciting time to join Vanilla Steel as we recently raised financing from the best European VCs to grow our team and expand our business.
11-50 employees
Information Technology (IT)
Zimmerstraße 90, Berlin, Germany
Zimmerstraße 90, Berlin, Germany
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Simon Zühlke
Simon Zühlke
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