Inside Sales Intern

Contract type:  Internship
Job Category:  Sales
Business Unit:  Sales & Marketing


Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise is THE place to be, if you are interested in:


  • A multicultural and international company engaged in internal career opportunities for its employees and in corporate social responsibility.
  • Strong values accompanied by diversity and inclusion that lie at the heart of who we are and what we do.
  • Flexible and hybrid work environment on all our sites which grants a work-life balance.


Job Description:

The primary role of the Inside Sales Intern is to generate qualified leads for the field/channel organizations as well as partner organizations.  This is done using a combination of marketing/sales tools, research, and other programs that allow for a more targeted approach to lead development. The LOR will take leads from marketing, inside sales, and field sales research the lead/organization, make determination how to address the lead further.

There are three core elements of the Inside Sales Intern role:

  • Qualify inbound leads using a combination of internal and external resources
  • Be comfortable cold/warm call leads to gauge interest
  • Have enough proficiency in ALE products, services and messaging to garner next level interest of the lead


Essential Functions:

  • Ability to accurately determine lead quality based upon established criteria
  • Ability to effectively coordinate transition of leads through sales funnel
  • Assist in executing and optimizing the lead to close funnel
  • Partner across sales, channels, marketing, distributors and partners on call campaigns
  • Document calls to leads in SFDC, setup systemic reminders for follow up
  • Organize and manage call campaigns to achieve desired registration and attendance goals
  • Assess and determine required and/or necessary information from available data, research, outreach to improve lead score effectiveness
  • Expert in utilization/optimization of social media platforms and internet research


Job Requirements:

  • Strong sales skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Independent work skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to learn key software applications
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Other duties and assignments as required
  • Passion for learning
  • No fear in cold calling
  • Able to build rapport quickly over the phone
  • Technically minded (understands technology basics of networking)

Join a key player in digital innovation !

We are Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, our vision is to deliver the customized technology experiences our customers need. Our mission is to make everything connect by delivering digital age networking, communications and cloud solutions with services tailored to ensure our customers’ success. In the Cloud. On Premise. Hybrid. ALE is a trusted advisor to more than a million customers all over the world and active in 50+ countries. 

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