Sales Intern (M/F/D) - with fluent German (6 months "Pflichtpraktikum")

  • Düsseldorf, Germany

We are Mintel, one of the leading market research companies in the world, headquartered in the heart of London. By analyzing consumers, markets, competitors and product innovation, we help over 5,000 brand name companies make better decisions, faster! Because we know what consumers want - and why. In our 15 offices around the world, more than 1,200 employees help our customers grow. And we want to grow, too: To put our expansion plans for the German market into action, we're looking for you! Do you want to join our team in the Medienhafen Düsseldorf and help shape the future of Mintel in Germany? Then apply now quickly and easily by submitting your CV!


As part of our German expansion, we are looking for a self-motivated and diligent Sales Intern to support our team in Dusseldorf. This six-month internship will suit a candidate who has to complete an internship as part of their studies ("Pflichtpraktikum"). The role will offer a great opportunity to develop your skills set across account management, business development and client service. It is an exciting time to join Mintel as we embark on a global expansion and are growing rapidly in the German market.


What We Offer


  • A lot of flexibility: hybrid working, flexible work hours, finish early on Fridays
  • A group of inspiring, fun, social and hard-working professionals
  • Security of an established international company but with a start-up atmosphere in the growing German office (personal responsibility, autonomous work and freedom for initiative)


What You’ll Be Doing


  • Implement strategic initiatives and take responsibility for projects in the area of account management and new business
  • Identify potential clients and support our goal of adding more international brands and local champions
  • Contribute your own valuable ideas to help us continually improve our strategies to bring out the best for our customers
  • Create email templates to drive our prospects interest
  • Support our accounts with tailor-made service plans
  • Shadow client trainings, presentations and negotiations

What We’re Looking For


  • Studies in business administration with a focus on sales, marketing, strategy, communication or a related field
  • Ideally one completed internship in sales, marketing or a related field
  • Interested in trends and innovations in the FMCG space (in particular in the food & drink, beauty, leisure and tech industries)
  • Fluency in German and English
  • An individual with an analytical, creative mindset
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Good with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Google Suite
  • A people person, you’re great with people on the phone and in person; you’re a team player and a great communicator

Hiring Conditions For This Internship


  • You will receive 1000 EUR per month
  • This internship can possibly evolve into a working student position or full-time position within Mintel Germany’s Sales department
  • An enrollment certificate is mandatory

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