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Business Development Intern - Summer 2024



Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Friday, September 8, 2023
Are you the kind of person who sets BIG goals for yourself? (and won't quit until you've achieved them?)Do you have a passion for helping people and making an impact in your work?Are you looking for a summer 2024 internship where you can have a real impact on a growing company?At Paradox, we believe when you get the people thing right, you can build teams that can change the world. We’re helping organizations around the globe reimagine hiring with our first-of-its-kind recruitment technology. From our Conversational ATS to our best-in-class hiring assessments, Paradox is laser focused on building world class products and a team that our clients love. Our high-performance culture and triple-digit growth have been recognized on Deloitte’s "Fast 500" technology companies, the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies, and as a Forbes Best Startup Employers. And we’re just getting started. We are looking for top performers who have a track record of success and want to build a company and create the future together.The Sales team at Paradox is all about helping and making an impact. We've seen how transformative our software has been for businesses around the world and we have BIG goals for expanding our client base even more. Our Business Development Representatives (we call them "Talent Experience Specialists") play a critical role in the growth of our company by researching and identifying prospective new clients who can benefit from our products, and building meaningful relationships as we move them through the sales process. In this internship, you'll learn the role of Business Development, receive professional development opportunities, and have a direct impact on Paradox and our clients.Sound like your perfect fit? We want to hear from you! In This Role, You Will As a Business Development Intern, you will be responsible for helping Paradox build relationships and drive business growth through new client acquisition.
  • Become an expert on our product and HR technology industry
  • Use creative prospecting strategies to build a pipeline of potential customers (we call them clients)
  • Cultivate sales leads through consultative, strategic conversations
  • Connect with potential clients through outbound cold calling, emailing, and building professional connections
  • Meet or exceed weekly goals by booking qualified meetings for Account Executives
Experience & Skills Required
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, graduating Winter 2024 or Spring 2025
  • Previous customer-facing work or internship experience, such as customer service, sales, recruiting, or similar roles
  • A track record of excellence and distinction, such as leadership roles, awards/scholarships, or other personal accomplishments
  • Excellent communication skills & professional phone presence
  • Driven to make an impact and exceed sales goals
  • The ability to work out of our Scottsdale, AZ or Chicago, IL office (out-of-state students are welcome!)
  • Authorization to work in the United States
Why You Should Work At Paradox
  • Work side by side with passionate, purposeful people - Talent is our DNA and we pride ourselves on having the best!
  • Ability to make a big impact on a growing organization and drive your own growth
  • The opportunity to be part of the team building the next big thing in recruiting technology
  • Internal and external professional development, coaching, and continuous education opportunities
Learn more about our full-time and intern career opportunities at https://careers.paradox.ai/students