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SAP iXp Intern: Sales Development Associate for France, based in Barcelona, Spain



Requisition ID: 289302
Work Area: Education and Training
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Limited Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


About the SAP Internship Experience Program
The SAP Internship Experience Program is SAP’s global, strategic, paid internship program that provides university students with opportunities to find purpose in their careers. 


Three reasons to intern at SAP
1.    Culture of collaboration: meet with mentors, make new friends across the globe and create a thriving personal network.
2.    Project-driven experience: gain cross-functional skills from our virtual and in-person learning sessions, diverse subject matter experts, and project deliverables.  
3.    Gain visibility: with SAP Internship Experience Program in your title, you’ll have a global network of SAP leaders, entrepreneurs and career development opportunities at your fingertips. 


About the team

The Mid Market (MM) segment represents SAP’s fastest growth opportunity, particularly in Cloud. To accelerate market share in MM, the purpose of the SDA Team (Sales Development Associate) is to find new customers, and ultimately support Sales to turn them into SAP Customers. We do this by leveraging innovative, digital, sales tools to give our customers a great first experience with SAP. 


Who Are We?

We are a friendly, diverse, dynamic, and innovative team that works in Barcelona EMEA Digital Hub in a multicultural environment: We have some 28+ nationalities based here. So not only will you have an opportunity to gain highly valuable experience within a global IT Company, but you will also have access to a strong career development framework. Finally, not only will you gain a meaningful customer focused work experience you will also have the chance to development your understanding of other cultures. 


Our SDE Team Culture is driven and guided by our clear values, everything with Collaboration, Trust, Innovation, going the Extra-Mile, and always having a Growth-mindset. 

Learn more about the experience you will have working in the Barcelona Digital Hub by watching this https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=mSRdNKvstpg&feature=youtu.be

What you’ll do:

  • Position title: SAP iXp Intern: Sales Development Associate for France, based in Barcelona, Spain (F/M) 
  • Location: Barcelona Spain
  • Expected start date 6 month internship (flexible start dates)


In this role, you’ll:

Your mission as an SDA is to help your SDE and Sales Teams to engage with customers at the right time, with the right key decision maker and the right personalized content. Your actions will enable the Sales

Team to have an insightful next meeting with their customers and you will contribute to SAP’s revenue growth in our MM business segment.


In this role, you will impact this important part of SAP’s work by learning

•    How to engage with customer decision makers at C Level
•    Effective objection handling
•    Best practices in digital prospecting
•    SAP World Class Solutions


Take a look at this video, made by past Interns about what we do: https://sapvideoa35699dc5.hana.ondemand.com/?entry_id=1_mmvbnk20 

We invite you to follow our SDA LinkedIn Community Page https://www.linkedin.com/company/sap-barcelona  


And you’ll do this by 

•    Having plenty of customer facing time along with your SDEs and Account Executives
•    Planning digital engagement strategies and action plans in alignment with the SDA and Sales teams
•    Adopting and deploying the latest marketing and sales tools
•    Leveraging, nurturing, and accelerating Marketing digital signals to qualify accounts, identify prospects with the highest propensity to buy
•    Making sure decision makers, in targeted companies, have all relevant details and messages to drive decision process
•    Being at SAP’s cutting edge for driving digital transformation and innovation 
•    Looking for additional opportunities to further enhance prospect contact such as digital activities and events
•    Being proactively involved in your own succession planning by acting as a SDA Intern Program Advocate, such as promotion via social media, university, job boards, etc...


The Perks 

•    The internship is paid
•    Ability to grow within the company after your studies (90% of some teams are ex Interns and we have 64% Intern conversion rate!)
•    Dedicated Managers (Operational SDE Manager and Intern Program Manager)
•    Be part of a European wide SDA Community 
•    Specific onboarding and learning framework
•    Get familiar with key digital marketing and sales tools 
•    Experience in working at a big international company


Who you are

We’re looking for someone who takes initiative, perseveres, and stay curious. You like to work on meaningful innovative projects and are energized by lifelong learning.

•    You will ideally be in the last stages of your education and ready for your first career step, so you could be Bachelor or Master student, or even recently graduated (we will need to have an internship agreement with a university)
•    Your study field should have a commercial focus such as Business Administration, Management, Sales and Marketing, and IT/Digital Transformation
•    You are ready to commit to a fulltime internship for 6 months
•    You possess strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint
•    You pay attention to details as well as ability to deliver highly qualitive work and results
•    You are strongly driven, proactive with a problem-solver and adaptable mindset
•    You work well within a diverse team as well as being able to work independently
•    You have a capacity to listen actively to understand assignments, identify priorities to be able to deliver expected results


Language requirements

•    You will be fluent in French with a high level of Business English

So, as a Call-To-Action we expect you, with our support, to make your own success at SAP by owning your experience with us. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.


We invite you to follow our SDA Interns LinkedIn Community Page https://www.linkedin.com/company/sap-barcelona 

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Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

SAP iXp Intern: Sales Development Associate for France, based in Barcelona, Spain

Facility:  289302
Posted Date:  Jan 18, 2022
Work Area:  Education and Training
Career Status:  Student
Employment Type:  Limited Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Barcelona, ES, 08019

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