Sales Intern - Summer

Chicago, IL, United States Posted 5 days ago

About Yelp: Since 2004, our mission has been connecting people with great local businesses. We’ve fundamentally changed the way consumers make buying decisions by taking word of mouth online. Yelp brings transparency to the local business market, and we believe in helping consumers make smarter and more informed decisions about where to spend their money.

Yelp is seeking Summer interns to work side-by-side with our passionate, hard-working Inside Sales team. That’s right, each intern will work on the sales floor to learn everything from prospecting new leads, to building relationships, educating clients about Yelp, and even closing deals.

We are looking for students who are seeking a career in sales, want to be part of a hard-working team, and are eager for professional development.

What You'll Do
  • Manage a high volume of leads, conduct introductory calls, educate clients on the power of Yelp, and help close deals Make a high-volume of outbound calls to local business owners, across all verticals, each day (80+)
  • Work within a fast paced team environment
  • 40 hours per week
  • 8 Week program
Must Haves
  • Currently a Junior pursuing a B.A. or B.S. in Business, Communications, or related field
  • Responsible for securing housing in the vicinity of your assigned office for the duration of the internship
  • Seeking a career within the sales field. Past sales experience relevant to this role is preferred, but not required
You Also
  • Are coachable, implement feedback, and are dedicated to consistent self improvement
  • Have demonstrated sales aptitude, with relentlessly high standards (you’re never satisfied with mediocrity)
  • Are assertive, persistent, a good listener, and persuasive
  • Are genuinely curious about people, local business, and possess the innate ability to inspire passion in others
  • Adapt to new situations quickly and think on your feet. When faced with new challenges, or tough conversations, failure simply isn't an option

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