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Sales Fellowship @ VC-Backed Tech Startup - Chicago, IL #7375028

Company: Five to Nine

Date: 04/01/2020

City: Chicago, IL

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

We’re an award-winning VC-backed HR Tech startup looking to hire an Account Executive who wants to create a product that is influencing the future of work.

We’ve been invested in by top VCs such as Kapor Capital (who’s also invested in companies such as Uber and Twilio) and by financial institutions like Morgan Stanley. We’ve been featured in Vice, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, Marketwatch and others.

Our software helps companies manage and measure the impact of their employee engagement programs and events. (Think of us as large companies’ SurveyMonkey meets Eventbrite.) We’re based in Chicago and New York City.

We’re a B2B SaaS platform and our clients include universities, and public companies, among other large enterprises.

Job Description

YOUR DAY-TO-DAY: You’ll be helping the team to manage the prospecting sales cycle. You’ll communicate consistently with prospective customers, create outreach plans, understand the market, and seek to attain specific sales goals and targets while keeping detailed records of sales activities.

You’ll be joining an exceptionally talented team at a fast growing startup in a role with large growth potential. We are creating massive value for our customers and building a company that will change lives and the world for the better.


WHO YOU ARE: You’re a self-starter and enjoy taking ownership. You’re someone who can find business opportunities and manage customer relationships. You have a track record in sales and/or experience in customer service. You’re someone who can help own the preservation and expansion of our customer base. You’re customer-focused, organized, analytical, and results-oriented. You’re an effective communicator and enjoy an environment of collaboration.


  • Previous experience in sales or customer service role

  • Knowledge of market research, sales and negotiating principles

  • Knowledge of CRM software (eg. Pipedrive, Hubspot, Salesforce, etc.) is a plus but not required

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships

  • Organizational and time-management skills

Additional Information

This is an unpaid internship with option for school credit.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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