Sales Development Intern (6088 )

Administrative Services Minnetonka, Minnesota


Position at Taylor Communications Inc.

Taylor Communications is seeking a Sales Development Intern in our Minnetonka, Minnesota office to help build and execute highly complex, sophisticated pre-sales processes for our business development team. The position is responsible for conducting research on prospects and customers, identifying key decision makers in these companies, and then managing a multi-touch pre-sales effort focused on generating appointments for our sales team.

Shift Available

  • 8am to 5pm – Monday through Friday – Up to 40 hours/week

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify new leads through existing prospect identification processes, lists generated through company-wide marketing activities, and research.
  • Execute on multi-step prospecting campaign. Work with management to refine market penetration ideas, assemble business plans, communication plans and talk tracks.
  • Assist sales team by making contact with potential clients via email and phone.
  • Develop social media presence, specifically LinkedIn, for sales team.
  • Independently manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Junior, Senior or recent college graduate with B.A. in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • Interest in sales.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, tech savvy and enthusiastic.
  • Familiarity with research tools and practices, preferably in a business setting.
  • Social media expertise, especially LinkedIn.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office suite – Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, multi-task and problem solve conflicting priorities.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to discreetly handle confidential and time-sensitive information.

About Our Company

Taylor Corporation is a highly-regarded, premier provider of customer communication products, services, and technologies. You’ll see our solutions every day, performing important functions for major brands – new customer acquisition, customer retention, cross-selling, brand building and marketing supply chain optimization.

Taylor Corporation is one of the largest private companies in North America and unmatched in our range of capabilities and level of experience addressing complex customer communication challenges for large enterprises.