Technology Sales: Technical Specialist - 2022 Intake

by Microsoft

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Job Details

Deadline: 31st January 2022
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Customer Service, Information Technology, Sales
Location: South East
City: Reading

Technology Sales: Technical Specialist - 2022 Intake

Candidates must be in their penultimate year of university able to complete a 12 month internship for a July ’22 start.

Are you ready to join us and create the future? Come as you are, do what you love—start your journey with us today!

Role Descriptions

Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available Technology Sales intern roles, including but not limited to, those described below:

Technical Specialist

Technology Specialists (TSs) drive the technical motions within sales driving specific solution area revenue and market share. Based on the tremendous opportunity of digital transformation across every individual and organization, we focus our broad portfolio of assets and go-to-market efforts across four key solution areas: Modern Workplace, Business Applications, Apps & Infrastructure, and Data & AI.


  • Engages with and guides customers toward technical decisions to purchase and use Microsoft technology.
  • Leverages sales strategy to address customer digital transformation and align technology to customer business needs.
  • Understands customer needs, collects customer feedback, and provides strategic input to customers.
  • Demonstrates Microsoft solutions to prove capabilities, applies architectures to client scenarios, and engages in partner sell-with scenarios to scale through partners.
  • Acts as an orchestration point for technical resources and works to resolve blockers in order to achieve solution implementations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or have completed bachelor's degree in Compter Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business or related field.
  • In your penultimate year of study eligible for a 12 month placement starting July ’22.
  • Passion for technology and working with customers
  • Strong balance of both business and technical skills
  • Exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills
  • Technical consulting, technical consultative selling, product development, or related technical/sales experience is a plus

About Microsoft

At Microsoft, Interns work on real-world projects in collaboration with teams across the world, while having fun along the way. You’ll be empowered to build community, explore your passion, and achieve your goals. This is your chance to bring your solutions and ideas to life while working on cutting-edge technology. The internship is designed not only for you to do great work with the opportunity to learn and grow, but to experience our culture full of diverse community connection, executive engagement, and memorable events.

Imagine yourself as a Microsoft intern. Join Microsoft today and help us innovate and shape the business of tomorrow.

We’re a company of learn-it-alls rather than know-it-alls and our culture is centered around embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Does this sound like you? Learn more about our cultural attributes.

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