VMware Intern - AMER Global Accounts in Chicago, Illinois

University Summary:

VMware recognizes that today’s students are tomorrow’s trailblazers and we value the opportunity to benefit from your fresh perspective. If you thrive in an open, innovative, technology-driven culture, VMware could be the place for you! You will be exposed to a wide range of software platform technologies that are utilized by customers all over the world.

Business Summary:

VMware is a global technology leader focused on accelerating enterprise customers’ digital transformation journey through a software-defined approach to business and IT. With VMware solutions, organizations are building extraordinary experiences by mobilizing everything. Our customers are responding faster to opportunities with modern data and apps hosted across hybrid clouds, and safeguarding customer trust with a defense-in-depth approach to cybersecurity.

At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Do you dare to do the stuff you’ve always dreamed about? Dare to explore at https://careers.vmware.com .

VMware offers the latest cloud infrastructure and security services to companies of all shapes and sizes. Our world is all about technology solving business problems, and that world is growing because the imagination, ingenuity and talent of our teams knows no bounds. We believe that creativity sparks innovation and inspires our employees to think of VMware differently and change the world around them.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

This intern will support the Americas VP Global and his Regional Directors for the Global Accounts team. This person will help build and execute the operating model for Global Accounts including duties that drive revenue opportunities with the Global reps such as managing Account Plans, Business Alignment Docs, e-value prompter execution, DT Select Alignment, etc.

The AMER Global Accounts Intern will be part of the Global Accounts Team. This is a significant and dynamic business with great complexity and opportunity given the high value and wide variety of business/IT maturity and potential of its customer base.

The Global Accounts team is responsible for its sales potential through excellent operational and strategic support. This role will be cross functional in nature, and the individual will be responsible for a range of projects and day-to-day activities within the many business management functions, including: driving sales analytics; business intelligence and modeling; sales productivity; forecasting and funnel analysis; and field automation initiatives.


The AMER Global Accounts Intern will be directly responsible for one or two projects directly aimed at enhancing the productivity and sales support for the Global Accounts team, as well as involvement in the ongoing monthly/quarterly/bi-annual planning activities driven by the Global Accounts team, including many of the following:

  • Proactively and continuously identify business areas where improvements can be made resulting in measurable savings of time, effort, and money

  • Assist in all facets of sales planning, inclusive of regular updates to quotas, headcount, and sales plan

  • Assist with weekly, monthly, and quarterly forecast analysis and consolidation

  • Executive heatmap reporting, forecast preparation, etc.

  • Understand aspects of overall Dell Technologies business (not just one entity), as our organization is highly-matrixed

  • Generate weekly metric reports and provide analysis for the Global Accounts team to monitor performance across a range of key business drivers

  • Monitor territory account updates and ad-hoc requests

  • Develop comprehensive pipeline reporting tools

  • Provide recommendations based on data analysis, in support of key business decisions that impact the Field Operations

Required Skills:

  • Currently pursuing an MBA or BS/BA in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing, Liberal Arts, or equivalent

  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration skills: must work well across Sales, Operations, Finance, Marketing, and etc.

  • Work well in a global virtual environment that is fast-paced and constantly changing

  • Knowledge of the MS Office package: Excel, PowerPoint, & Word

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Salesforce.com is a plus

  • Ability to drive results and manage multiple demands

  • MS Excel, Access, Oracle, or related systems and tools skills

  • Note to students from outside the U.S.: While any student with a legal right to work in the U.S. may apply for this role, you should be aware that VMware does not sponsor work visas for the entry-level roles these Internships may prepare you for.

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