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Sales Internship

  • Irdeto
  • Hoofddorp, Netherlands
  • 12/08/2021

Job Description

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport, connected health and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber-services protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands.


People are Irdeto’s biggest strength and diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and support Irdeto’s success. With a unique heritage in security innovation, Irdeto is building a secure future where people can embrace connectivity without fear.


The Role:
As a Sales Intern in the Irdeto Connected Transport Team, you will be securing all the things that move on land. Your role will be to collaborate in an experienced, global team without tightly bound roles to nurture deals all the way through the Sales funnel from lead generation to contract signature. In this role you will be joining the Embedded Security Business Line. We work with cybersecurity software, services and solutions that are deployed within vehicles and their immediate ecosystem, including mobile applications and diagnostic testers to name a few examples. Our customers are leading brands within the automotive and rail rolling stock industries. 


Your mission at Irdeto:

  • Filling and converting the pipeline towards the business line’s objectives and our vision of a future, where people can embrace connected vehicles without fear of cyberattacks.
  • Working with the Business Development team, contributing to all phases of the Sales process, applying your existing talent, but also providing you with opportunity to learn and practice new skills.
  • Working with external consultants to turn their expertise and networks into actionable tasks.


How you can add value to the team?

  • Proven passion for Sales.
  • Patience for hard work that does not pay off immediately.
  • Tolerance for occasional bad humor and ability to make jokes, even at failures.
  • Flexibility to pick up random sh...tuff that needs to get done.
  • Familiarity with the B2B Sales process.
  • Familiarity with B2B Sales tools such as LinkedIn Sales Navigator and/or Salesforce.
  • Strong English language skills all around.
  • German, French and/or Dutch skills are seen as beneficial.
  • Understanding of basic concepts in Cybersecurity is seen as beneficial.
  • Understanding of the automotive and/or rail rolling stock industries is seen as beneficial.


What you can expect from us:

Irdeto is a people first organization where you can secure your future. Our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform our culture. We believe in connecting people and developing careers with a strong focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness among our globally diverse workforce.


In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer:

  • An international & multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced 
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program
  • Volunteer Day
  • State of the art office space
  • On the job coaching and mentoring
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy.
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together!
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day!
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few)


With over 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, and an exciting digital and connected future ahead of us, Irdeto is a progressive company to join. We are looking for people who will keep us at the forefront of innovation and creativity.


Welcome to Irdeto!


Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on identity or innate characteristics, instead we aim to build a diverse, inclusive culture where your talent counts.