Intern Sales Development Representative (Paid Internship)

What You Will Do
Join the dynamic and innovative team at OCTIV, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in fitness management software. We’re on a mission to transform the fitness industry through our cutting-edge solutions and dedicated customer support. As we continue to expand our reach, we’re excited to welcome an enthusiastic and motivated Intern Sales Development Representative to our team. In this role, you’ll have the chance to contribute to our vision of revolutionizing fitness management while gaining hands-on experience in the fast-paced world of sales.

As an Intern Sales Development Representative, you’ll play a pivotal role in driving our sales efforts and nurturing valuable customer relationships. Collaborating closely with our seasoned sales team, you’ll assist in identifying and engaging potential clients, making initial contact, and setting the stage for successful sales interactions. This internship offers a unique opportunity to develop essential communication and sales skills, learn the art of effective relationship-building, and gain insights into the intricate process of driving revenue in a B2B SaaS business.

This position is perfect for you if you’re passionate about forging connections, dedicated to delivering exceptional service, hungry for responsibility, and eager to kickstart your career in a rapidly growing industry.


Your Responsibilities Will Include

Sales Support:

  • Assist in researching and identifying potential leads and prospects through various channels.
  • Initiate outreach to potential clients via email, phone, and social media to generate interest in our products and services.
  • Articulate the value of our offerings and effectively communicate how they address clients’ needs.
  • Collaborate with senior sales team members to strategize and optimize outreach efforts.

Sales Administration

  • Maintain detailed records of client interactions, inquiries, and transactional details.
  • Assist in tracking leads, opportunities, and sales activities using CRM tools.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to facilitate billing and invoicing processes for new clients.

Continuous Learning

  • Stay current with product knowledge, industry trends, and competitive landscape to provide informed insights to clients.
  • Participate in sales training sessions and skill development programs.
The Ideal Candidate For This Role Possesses The Following Qualities
  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a relevant degree program (Business, Marketing, etc.).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Enthusiasm for sales and a desire to learn and grow in a sales-focused role.
  • Comfortable with using technology and software tools, including CRM systems.
  • Self-motivated, organized, and able to manage time effectively.
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate across departments.
What We Offer
  • Paid position with excellent growth opportunities
  • A positive, performance-driven work environment in a young, dynamic team with a shared vision.
  • Ongoing training and mentorship.
  • Direct communication channels and encourage creative input.
  • Room for personal and professional development.
  • Working in a fast-growing company with international clients.
  • HQ in Cape Town with a hybrid home/office structure.
  • An open-minded and dynamic working culture.
  • A team culture that values people.
  • We work hard and play hard.