Sales Excellence Intern (Summer 2021) at CrowdStrike

| Austin
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About the Role

Spend the summer as a CrowdStrike Sales Excellence Intern and gain hands on experience working side by side with top Cyber Security Sales Leaders! As a CrowdStrike Intern, you will master the sales development life-cycle, assist with converting opportunities into revenue as well as earn your CrowdStrike MBA in our solutions, sales cycle and culture!

Sales Certificate courses highly preferred, but all majors welcomed (Business, Communications, Marketing, etc).

Job Responsibilities/Projects Include (not limited to):

  • Learn go-to-market strategy by collaborating with fellow SDRs to generate business opportunities

  • Learn corporate selling strategies and gain Cloud sales experience while mastering our offerings

  • Understand the cybersecurity technology landscape through industry exposure

  • Utilize leading sales software tools to build processes to increase operational efficiency

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with marketing, product marketing, account management, channel, sales engineering, and other organizations to understand all moving parts of a successful growing company

  • Leverage social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) to drive business development

Who You Are:

  • A rising senior

  • Class courses in professional sales/selling are highly preferred

  • Previous experience with Salesforce, Outreach, LinkedIn Sales Navigator

  • Social media savvy (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)

  • Passionate about becoming a cyber security sales expert

  • Interested in mentorship from some of the top sales/business professionals

  • Highly analytical and a quick learner

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail, a commitment to quality, results driven and customer focused

  • Energetic, personable, resilient and responsive

  • Team player who is equally independent

  • Authorized to work in the US without restrictions

Perks of the Position Include (but not limited to):

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Fun company and social events

  • Assigned Mentor(s)

  • Executive exposure

  • Continuous constructive feedback to expand your skill sets


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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM


Fantastic downtown location walking distance to awesome restaurants and happy hour spots.

An Insider's view of CrowdStrike

What's something quirky about your company?

Our mascot is a falcon so the SDR team puts falcon in front of activities - for example when we do team stretches when everyone needs to get up from their chair and take a break we call it Falcon Stretch


SDR Manager

What does your typical day look like?

A corporate account executive is essentially a relationship manager between any organization that we're working with and CrowdStrike. We're strategic and we really dig into the current security environment of a company. Finding out what their pain points are, finding out what their goals are and then we consultatively position a solution for their


Corporate Account Executive

How does the company support your career growth?

I started off as an intern and then joined CrowdStrike as an SDR. I was quickly promoted to an SDR team lead and now I'm looking at my next possibilities. I have friends that work in other companies and their trajectory in their first entry level job can take 2-3 years. At CrowdStrike, if you prove yourself, you're fast tracked to the next role.


SDR Team Lead

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

My leadership style is to be supportive and a little bit experimental. We don't try to cookie cut our reps. We want everyone to find out what they are good at and then coach to those strengths, cover the weaknesses and help everyone find their own way to be successful.


Director Corporate Sales, East

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

There is real cohesion and teamwork here. We're all in this open setting sharing what is working for us in real time. So I would say it's very much a team and we have a tribal knowledge atmosphere. We all help each other succeed.


Corporate Account Executive

What are CrowdStrike Perks + Benefits

CrowdStrike Benefits Overview

We offer flex schedules, a comprehensive benefits package, health and wellness programs, fully stocked company pantry, company and team events, and commuter benefits. We also offer our people the chance to work on passion projects and innovation during our annual “Think Week” as well as peer recognition and reward programs like Team Bravo award for cross-functional collaboration and Hero award for those who embody our core values and live our culture.

Volunteer in local community
CrowdStrike supports employees in charitable efforts and community service for charities and causes important to the local team.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Competitive 401(k) plan.
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
RSU's are available as part of employee compensation.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
CrowdStrike provides 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caregiver and 8 weeks leave for the secondary care giver.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
We sponsor company-wide bring your child to work days as well as company events where family is encouraged to attend.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits.
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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