Intern/Graduate Business Development
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.
Are you keen to explore a career in business development with a global cybersecurity company? If so, read on!
Your role is to help identify the sales pipeline for the EMEA market and engage on the frontlines with F5 customers and prospects to drive meaningful conversations which positively impact F5 EMEA revenue and sales development. This role also offers you the opportunity to join a team and company that is at the forefront of establishing new cutting-edge sales motions, techniques and practices needed for the new age of digital selling we live in today.
This role will report to the Head of Business Development EMEA, providing you with an opportunity to learn from one of our senior leaders. You will also be supported by one of our locally based team members as your mentor whilst you are part of our program.
Our internship will give you the chance to have a real impact by helping make the internet a safer place for everyone.
Your Typical Day May Involve:
As a critical part of our Sales pipeline, you will be developing outbound leads every day
Work closely and collaboratively with the sales team to develop and implement appropriate prospect communication plans
Strategize with team members to innovate & improve the overall sales development process
Be an authority in F5, and stay informed about current technologies and industry trends
Zealously updating CRM (Salesforce) to make sure our reports and data are kept up to date
Work internally with other departments to ensure proper feedback on the quality and quantity of the sales development process.
Currently studying for a bachelor’s or master’s degree, interested in Sales 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 a desire to learn new skills and develop yourself for future growth
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
Are highly motivated and goal-orientated to succeed both individually and as part of a highly successful fast growing team and company
You have excellent communication skills and are able to build collaborative and relationship-driven partnerships internally and externally
Fluent in English
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 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 a hybrid working environment including home-based work and collaboration time at our local office.
This will be a paid full-time internship for a 12-month duration commencing in October 23 or February 24. 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.
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 @f5.com) or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with f5.com or @myworkday.com).
Equal Employment Opportunity