Sales Intern (2) – The CarbonNeutral Company

The CarbonNeutral Company is recruiting for two internship positions within its Sales team to start at its head office in Kings Cross on 7th January 2013. 

Established in 1997, we work with over 400 clients in 40 countries to measure and substantially reduce their carbon footprints. In-house teams run emissions assessments, source and provide carbon offsets, and design staff/customer engagement programmes.
This role demands initiative and creativity combined with strong analytical skills and the ability to work autonomously. The individual should thrive in a hardworking, delivery focused and dynamic environment. As an intern, you would benefit from exposure to a range of business functions and processes across a variety of our projects and activities. The internship will include the following activities:
  • Researching industry/market segments and businesses using company websites, press coverage, web-information resources and analytical software
  • Campaign research – competitive landscape review, collection of proof points and creating list of companies and contact details to support campaigns
  • Research specific business targets and their competitors to understand in greater detail the relative merits of each business on environmental positioning
  • Creation and presentation to sales team of PowerPoint summaries of company specific results including detailed environment and competitive positioning, key decision makers and information on them 
  • Updating the CRM system
The ideal candidate for this role will exhibit:
  • Fluent English, with excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • Good investigative skills and natural curiosity
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Solid reporting abilities
  • Excellent Word, Excel and PowerPoint computer skills
  • A positive ’can-do’ attitude
Interns will be expected to commit to working five days a week for three months. Expenses of up to £12 a day can be claimed back. 
Closing date for applications: 10am, Wednesday 12th December
Interviews: From Thursday 13th December
Internship start date: Monday 7th January
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification and why you want to work with The CarbonNeutral Company to 
Please note that we will not respond to any applications before 6th December.

Read more about the position here