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2023 Spring - Sales Proposals Intern

Company: Workiva
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

WHEN CAN YOU EXPECT TO HEAR BACK? We like to attend all career fairs and recruitment events before closing our positions. That means, this position may be open without response for a couple of weeks to give us time to wrap up the recruitment season. Please see our tentative timeline below so you know when to expect to hear back from us All postings close: September 25, 2022 at 11:59 CT Resume reviews: Week of Sept. 26-30th Interviews: Early October Offers: By end of October 2023 START DATE: This position has opportunities to start in the Spring, with potential to extend into the Summer. Please see our start date below and let us know your availability. Spring Internships: Monday, January 9, 2023 20/hours per week max (flexible around your class schedule) JOB DESCRIPTION The Sales Operations Intern - RFx assists the global proposal team in creating and developing high quality RFP responses. In this role, the intern will have an outstanding opportunity to work with our global sales team, as well as various internal stakeholders across the wider business. The intern works directly with the Proposal Manager to programmatically grow a scalable and repeatable proposals program at Workiva. The RFP team supports the sales team in winning new business through the submission of highly effective and visually appealing proposals (these include pre-qualification questionnaires, RFIs, RFPs, etc.) to clients around the world. The intern's involvement ranges from basic information gathering, data sourcing, drafting and formatting, to participating in various business initiatives. Through a rewarding work experience within an international environment, the internship will help develop valuable skills in customized proposal preparation, competitive analysis and project management. RESPONSIBILITIES Assist in regular product and content updates in RFP automation tool (Loopio) Creating new projects in Loopio for response collaboration and pre-populating questionnaires using content library Portal registrations for online RFP submissions Assist in organizing and maintaining library of archived RFP responses Updating RFx tracking requests in Salesforce with relevant project information Perform Sales Analytics and Reporting tasks to support RFP team performance metrics Assist with wordsmithing new response content from SMEs and other RFx stakeholders Assist with providing responses to informal customer requests Assist with final response editing, formatting, and proofreading WHAT YOU'LL NEED Skills Technically savvy with Excel, Word, Google Docs, etc. Strong communication and leadership skills Professional, outgoing, energetic personality with excellent interpersonal skills Ability to work independently and take initiative Attention to detail and follow-through are required Experience Experience using Excel, Word, and Google Docs, a plus Basic copy editing and writing skills Education Must be actively enrolled in a degree-seeking program in Marketing, Journalism, English or related field of study Travel Requirement Minimal travel Working Conditions & Physical Requirements Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office. MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AND NOT REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. HOW YOU'LL BE REWARDED Pay Rate in Colorado: $19 per hour WHERE YOU'LL WORK Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we've created. CUSTOMER SUCCESS: Always delight our customers. TRUST: Rely on each other. INTEGRITY: Do the right thing, every time. COLLABORATION: Share resources and work together. INNOVATION: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways. INCLUSION: Support a diverse community where we all belong. ACCOUNTABILITY: Be responsible for your success and failure. We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need-backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought-to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today's most challenging problems. AT WORKIVA, YOU'LL ENJOY: INTERN ENVIRONMENT: Workiva was ranked a top 100 internship program by WayUp and ranked 20 in Best Places to Work for a reason Our interns have the opportunity to participate in mentoring, professional development, networking, and flexible hours during their internship. We continually strive to provide numerous resources to build not just excellent interns, but excellent business professionals. REAL WORK EXPERIENCE: Workiva interns are treated as full-time employees and are allowed the freedom to contribute to real work that truly impacts Workiva and it's operations. From writing code in our production environment to directly supporting our customers' on our newest platform, our interns play a vital role in our company FANTASTIC PERKS: Being an intern at Workiva has benefits beyond just a paycheck. You can't beat the wellness discounts, 401k participation and match, casual dress environment, paid sick leave and countless other perks that Workiva offers INVOLVEMENT: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more OPPORTUNITY AT WORKIVA: At Workiva, we offer more than just a 12-15 week spring or summer program. 80% of our interns extend longer than just 1 semester with us to continue work on their projects. As long as you are enrolled in a degree seeking program, you could have the opportunity to be an intern at Workiva until you graduate LEARN MORE ABOUT LIFE AT WORKIVA: [https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/] Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic. Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email talentacquisitionworkiva.com . Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.

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