Salesforce.com, Inc Sales Strategy and Operations Trainee - Northern Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Job Title: Sales Strategy & Operations Trainee - Northern Europe
Preferred: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Secondary: Dublin, Ireland or other Northern Europe locations
Duration: 6 months
This is your time to shine! Salesforce.com is looking for a Strategy & Operations Trainee to support its Strategy and Operations team in Northern Europe. You will work closely with Senior Sales Strategy Analysts and Directors to support all steps of our business planning. By developing in-depth analyses and building reporting tools to track the performance of the business you will generate actionable insights for our sales leaders and assist on a number of transformational initiatives.
If you have a strong analytical and consultative mindset, this is a great start for your career. With such quick turnaround, we don’t want our trainees to sit on the sidelines and enjoy the view - we want you to change the way our customers connect their business to the world!
You will work closely with our sales forecasting tools: taking responsibility for updating and improving forecasting methodologies using Microsoft Excel, Salesforce.com and other Business Intelligence tools to track the business
You will assist other team members to execute all steps of Salesforce’s Go-to-Market strategy in EMEA (market segmentation, headcount planning, implementation of sales territories, quota setting)
You will help to drive quarterly business reviews, strategic projects and transformational initiatives through pulling & analysing data and summarising key findings into PowerPoint presentations
You will run different types of ad-hoc analyses to meet requests from other stakeholders inside the team or from sales leaders in the regions
Recently graduated in an analytical discipline such as business administration, economics, finance, engineering, computer science, commerce, etc.
Up to 2 years of experience (previous internships will be appreciated), ideally in management consulting or in business operations for an online / SaaS company
Ability to demonstrate strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; Experience with Business Intelligence tools would be a plus
Entrepreneurial drive and a “getting things done” attitude to achieve goals in a fast-paced environment
An outgoing, open personality with a clear desire to learn and develop
Fluency in English is required; ability to conduct business in another European language is beneficial but not required
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