WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING


Participants in the sales internship program support the daily sales team operations of 6AM City, a local media company connecting communities through conversation, and redefining the way news and events are shared locally through a daily morning email, web, and social content. Our brand aims to provide readers with everything they need to know to start their day.

 

Must be available 15-20 hours per week in order to qualify for the internship program. Typical office hours are M-F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This internship is paid and may qualify for college credit.


Through this internship, we are looking to find the next wave of talent to drive hiring efforts.


RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Identify, qualify and deliver new prospects as needed to support our sales strategy.

  • Develop qualified leads using established criteria and coordinate discovery meetings with our Sales Team.

  • Support our Sales Team in pursuing designated market segments.

  • Engage prospects using phone, email, and social media platforms.

  • Track and manage prospecting, qualification, and nurture activities in Hubspot (CRM).

  • Support the development and updating of case studies and sales proposals. 

  • Support the sales team in weekly initiatives.

  • Ability to take ownership of assigned projects and complete them in a timely manner.

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Pursuing a career in sales, media, marketing, communications, digital/social media, or similar.

  • Prior awareness of 6AM City or any of its local brands. 

  • Proven track record of hard work and team contribution. 

  • Self-starter with leadership skills and a passion for communicating information.

  • Skilled communicator and researcher. 

  • Passionate about the local community.

  • Work effectively with a team and individually in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines.

 

Additional internship opportunities are available in all southeastern 6AM City markets.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, severe/morbid obesity, medical condition, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

 

Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons. Those applicants requiring accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should contact a management representative.