Sales Internship-RI

Granite Telecommunications - Lincoln, RI2.9

Temporary | InternshipEstimated: $35,000 - $49,000 a year
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Granite Background & History

Granite is one of the premier communications services provider to businesses across the United States and Canada. We provide exceptional customized service with an emphasis on reliability and outstanding customer support and our customers include over 85 of the Fortune 100. Granite has over $1.3 billion in revenue with more than 1,700 employees and is headquartered in Quincy, MA just off I-93 and directly next to the North Quincy T Station on the Red Line. Our mission is to be the leading telecommunications company wherever we offer services as well as provide an environment where the value of each individual is recognized and where each person has the opportunity to further their growth and achieve success.

Granite has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Healthiest Companies” in Massachusetts. Our Quincy office has an onsite dining facility and a fully equipped state of the art gym that offers daily Cross Fit, Mixed Martial Arts, and Yoga classes available to employees at zero cost.

Granite’s philanthropy is unparalleled with over $6 million in donations last year to organizations such as Dana Farber Cancer Institute, The ALS Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association to name a few,

We have been rated a “Fastest Growing Companies” by Inc. Magazine past ten consecutive years in a row (2007-2016).

If you are a highly motivated individual who wants to grow your career with a fast paced and progressive company, Granite has countless opportunities for you.

General Summary of Position:
We’re looking for a talented sales intern to work alongside our sales professionals who will focus on new business development by selling our voice and data telecommunication products and services to C-level and Director level decision makers. If you are a highly driven, self-motivated individual, with a positive attitude, and competitive spirit, then Granite will provide you an exciting and lucrative career opportunity. You will get the training, support and environment needed to succeed. You will be the driving force for securing new customers and new business regionally for Granite across North America.

Position Status: Temporary

Position Duration: Fall Internship August-December (Flexible start and end dates)

Required Qualifications:
Working towards bachelor’s degree or relevant experience

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and MS Access

Duties and Responsibilities:
Prospecting, cold calling, and selling our products within designated Regions to multi- location Companies.

Responsible for selling traditional POTS – “Plain Old Telephone Services”: Local and Long Distance

Responsible for selling advanced Data services such as MPLS,VPN, VOIP, SIP Trunking, Cloud based PBX, and dedicated internet access.

Build and maintain a sales funnel and pipeline.

Explain and demonstrate the features and values of our business to C & VP level.

Optimally work with the Granite Engineers during the customer sales cycle.

Identify prospect needs and develop proposals.

Close deals and maintain positive relationships with clients