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Sales & Marketing Intern

Progressive Data Jobs

Progressive Data Jobs

Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

Position Summary

Location: REMOTE, US-based only

Salary: $15 per hour

Job Description:

As a Sales and Marketing Intern, you will be a crucial member of our Sales and Business Development teams as we engage with progressive organizations, Democratic campaigns, consultants, and polling firms to encourage their use of all of TargetSmart’s data, products, and technology tools. This role includes selling TargetSmart products and services to a broad range of Clients and prospective clients, researching sales leads and prospects, and playing an essential role in the overall day-to-day Sales and Marketing of TargetSmart.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new prospects and interact with existing customers, primarily by phone or email, to sell additional products and services
  • Analyze sales leads and move leads through the sales pipeline by qualifying prospects through outbound calls, emails, and research
  • Oversee and input data into the company’s Salesforce database for all sales and prospecting activities
  • Provide data and support to the Director of Sales Operations and Business Development team on sales forecasting, new sales opportunities, and requests for proposals
  • Work across company teams on marketing materials as well as internal and external product modifications, standardization, and documentation as needed


Skills and Qualifications:

· Excellent Communication Skills

· Must be highly self-motivated

· Ability to troubleshoot issues and solve problems requiring quick turnaround times

· Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and see them through to completion

· Attention to detail

· Comfortable learning new systems and using new technology

Nice to Have Skills:

· Experience with marketing or sales

· Experience working with political data (i.e.- voter files, donor lists, membership lists, etc.)

· Experience working with Voter Activation Network (VAN) software or other similar online data querying software

· Experience using Salesforce and Project Management software


About TargetSmart Communications

TargetSmart is a leading provider of political data and technology that enables campaigns and organizations to successfully communicate with large audiences, personalize outreach, and create lasting relationships. Our superior politically-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized multichannel marketing strategies. TargetSmart leverages over 25 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance, reliable data products and solutions.

TargetSmart Culture

TargetSmart thrives on a unique atmosphere and culture. Our professionals, at all levels, work primarily as virtual teams spread across the country. We encourage remote working and provide the necessary technology to facilitate it. We also foster an open environment (virtually, of course) where team members seek input from and are encouraged to collaborate and exchange ideas with their colleagues at all levels of the company. We decentralize decision-making wherever possible and put authority where the knowledge is. It’s our belief that this creates an atmosphere of respect and integrity where we all work together toward common goals. We believe that a diverse, inclusive staff is a fundamental strength. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, religions, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of untapped groups are welcome on our teams.