People Matter

Intern/Graduate in Sales



Sales & Business Development
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.

Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.

Your Role:

Are you keen to explore a career in sales with a global cybersecurity company? If so, read on!

Our Channel Sales team collaborate with an extensive channel community, helping our joint customers deliver on the rich digital experiences their customers expect from them. This is achieved daily through enablement and sales programs carefully crafted by F5's channel teams globally and locally.

This role will report to our Director of Channel Sales, providing you with an opportunity to learn from one of our inspiring senior leaders. You will also be supported by one of our locally based Channel Account Manager as your mentor whilst you are part of our development program.

Our traineeship program will give you the chance to have a real impact by helping making the internet a safer place for everyone.

Your Typical Day May Involve:

  • Continually investigate the partner landscape to identify trends and emerging partners. Use this knowledge to develop engagement plans to recruit and develop next generation partners for the F5 Ecosystem

  • Examine monthly, quarterly, and annual sales reports to identify business generation opportunities within F5’s Distribution layer. Manage productivity of Distribution BDM’s and support partner recruitment and enablement functions

  • Understand F5’s Partner enablement resources (people, systems, collateral) and judge its current and future effectiveness. Develop F5’s enablement strategy with and through our Distribution partners

  • Work with marketing teams to develop promotional materials and campaigns. Be responsible for ensuring Business Development budgets are spent on valuable activities and deliver revenue ROI.

You Are:

  • Currently studying for a bachelor’s or master’s degree, interested in Sales and Marketing and passionate about technology

  • Keen to use and further grow your communication skills and combine these with a commercial and relationship building role.

We’d Love to Hear from You If You:

  • Have an aspiration to work in a client-facing role within the software services industry

  • Have the aptitude to learn and adapt quickly to working in a constantly evolving environment and thrive with the pace and excitement of contributing to a high growth region

  • Obtain strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills and are able build collaborative and relationship-driven partnerships internally and externally

  • Are fluent in English, Arabic or French is an advantage

Why You Will Love Working For Us:

  • Training - You'll receive training to develop your technical as well as soft skills

  • Wellness Weekends - we give you additional two days off per quarter (Friday and Monday) for you to regenerate. It's an 8 additional days per year

  • Continuous learning - you'll have the responsibility and autonomy to learn every day as we provide many opportunities for learning

  • Mentoring - you'll get support from an experienced employee throughout the internship program

  • Annual intern showcase event - you'll get the chance to work with other interns within the EMEA region on projects, present them to our leadership team and other F5 employees, and have fun together

  • Permanent role - if you enjoy working with us there is the possibility of converting into a permanent employee as we are always trying to stay with our best interns

  • Flexibility - we offer an hybrid working environment including home-based work and collaboration time at our local office.

This will be a paid internship for 12-months duration commencing in October 23 or February 24 with the possibility for a permanent role. We are open to discussing your Internship needs: we can accommodate a recent graduate and are open to discussing if you are a student that may require a different working arrangement like part-time.

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with or

Equal Employment Opportunity