Sales and Marketing Intern

We are looking for a PAID intern to work directly with the Sales and Marketing team on the execution of various strategic initiatives.

Reports to:  Director of Inside Sales 

Location: St. Petersburg, Florida

Role Description

Sohonet is on the search for our next rising star!

We are looking for a PAID intern to work directly with the Sales and Marketing team on the execution of various strategic initiatives.

This position will be hands-on allowing you to work directly with leadership and customers to help grow the business and sharpen your selling abilities and industry knowledge.

We are looking for a savvy go-getter, with attention to detail who is passionate about the film and entertainment industry and is looking to begin a career in sales or marketing.

Who are Sohonet

We are a young, entrepreneurial global expert in connectivity and data management services, focusing exclusively on the media and entertainment industry. In short, we allow film, TV, and advertising creatives to collaborate on content wherever they are in the world. We do this by providing an extensive range of SaaS/PaaS solutions backed up by unrivalled technical support which enables them to manage and transfer valuable and critical content quickly, securely, and effectively. Our media network is the largest and most established private, high-performance network for the media industry connecting the leading studios, production, and post-production facilities across the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Perform research and analysis in support of sales and marketing initiatives
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of competitive offerings and develop this content to be used in sales training and tools
  • Contribute to Sohonet’s various data science projects
  • Work with sales and marketing suppliers/vendors
  • Contribute to content creation and publication on Sohonet.com, advertisements, and social channels
  • Help prepare presentations of sales resources and marketing tools
  • Help organize marketing events
  • Manage and update company databases and CRM system
  • Help distribute marketing materials

Candidate Toolkit & Experience

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills
  • Proficiency in GSuite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments/project components simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Self-motivated with a strong drive and sense of urgency
  • Must be currently pursuing a BA/BS degree in sales, marketing, communications, computer science, or a related major

Candidate Profile

  • Responsible, self-motivated, and professional
  • Take a hands-on approach to tackle tactical as well as strategic work through creative problem-solving
  • Ability to operate effectively – and with velocity – in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial startup environment in which cross-functional teamwork and initiative are a must
  • A high level of energy with the ability and desire to work on advancing opportunities during standard working hours
  • Must be a citizen of the United States or eligible to work in the US.

Why work for Sohonet?

Sohonet is the global expert in connectivity, media services, and network security for the media and entertainment industry. We allow creatives to work on content wherever they are in the world by providing an extensive range of solutions that enable them to transfer and store valuable and
critical content quickly or to collaborate securely in real-time. And all of this is backed up by our unrivalled 24/7 technical support. The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most-established private, high-performance network for the media industry and connects over 500 of the leading studios, production, and post-production facilities around the world.

Sohonet enjoys strong partnerships within the broadcast and film industry, supporting organizations such as the BFC, The Production Guild, SIGGRAPH, HPA, SMPTE, The Digital Production Partnership, AMWA, UK Screen Association, The Production Guild, StudioSysAdmins, MESA, and MESA Europe, and The Visual Effects Society.

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If you think you’re up for the challenge we’d love to hear from you! Please send us your CV and Cover Letter describing why you think you would be the best person for the role. Since helping Storytellers tell their story, please use these techniques in your Cover Letter to tell us your story and really showcase your skills. Please keep the letter to one-page maximum.

Send your application to [email protected] copy [email protected]

Diversity Statement

Sohonet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on any basis and recognize all applicable legally protected characteristics

To apply for this job email your details to careers@sohonet.com.

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