EF Education First is looking for a new Finnish Speaking Sales Trainee to join our Nordic Sales Trainee Program in Stockholm. Are you a traveler, innovator, doer, and thinker? Do you believe education can open the world? If so, this might be the role for you!
Our trainee program in Stockholm is a steppingstone to management in sales and marketing. This role teaches you the foundation of running a successful business, how to become a best seller and prepares you for an international career, whilst having fun at work. You will become part of a dynamic sales and customer service team and, depending on your results, you will have an opportunity to stay with the company after the completion of the 6 months’ program.
As a trainee, you will be an important part of the team and contribute to a fast-growing, international business and its development. You will be challenged to show creativity, extraordinary drive, entrepreneurial spirit and high ambition. EF will invest in your development and expects you to invest energy and enthusiasm in EF and the trainee program.
Your job includes a diverse set of tasks ranging from guiding customers to the right EF product, to giving excellent customer service - in person, online and by phone. You will be representing EF at fairs, events and info meetings as well as prepare and execute events and meetings for our students and their parents. This is a hands-on role to inspire, motivate, screen and coach potential customers for our language programs. Since your customers are often based far from the office, phone and email will be very important tools for you, when proactively reaching out to new leads.
If you, after completion of the trainee program, move on to the role as a Junior Product Manager you take on a more senior role in the team and expand your responsibilities further.
You will be reporting to the Country Product Manager for Finland.
The position requires you to be goal-driven with a can-do attitude and strong work ethic. You should be self-motivated, and you understand the fine balance between sales efficiency and first-class customer service! You enjoy doing daily administrative routines as well as using your communicative skills in pitching our programs.
- Full fluency in Finnish and English, both written and oral
- Sales experience and/or a great interest in learning proactive sales
- Team spirit combined with being competitive and results oriented
- Willingness to invest time and effort for the prospect of an international career
- Leadership abilities
- Experience of studying, working or extensive travelling abroad
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
EF Stockholm offers
- A friendly and international environment at a centrally located office.
- Free on-site gym.
- Staff discounts at gyms, restaurants, cafes, shops, language classes, etc.
- Be part of a company that encourages personal aspirations and hard work with many job opportunities around the world.
Aug/Sept 2021. Please mention your earliest availability in your application.
Application deadline: July 31, 2021
Applications will be reviewed on ongoing basis.
About EF Education First
At EF we believe that the world is better when people try to understand one another. Since 1965, we have helped millions of people see new places, experience new cultures, and learn new things about the world and about themselves. Our culturally immersive education programs—focused on language, travel, cultural exchange, and academics—turn dreams into international opportunities.
When you join EF, you join a multicultural and diverse community working across more than 600 schools and offices in 50 countries, all with one shared mission of opening the world through education. Whoever you are, whatever you are passionate about—we welcome you and want you to bring that to work every day. EF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to inclusion and belonging across race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, parental status, identity, experience and everything else that makes you unique.
Founded in Sweden in 1965, EF has school and offices around the world, including hubs in Boston, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Shanghai, Stockholm, Zürich, and more. Learn more at https://ef.com.