Sales Development Intern


Washington, DC, US
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 03/28/2021
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  • Company Address: 1130 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 210, Washington, DC, 20036

About Virtru

At Virtru, we have an ambitious mission: to unlock the power of data by helping create a world where it is always under your control. Everywhere.

Job Description

About the job

This is a paid Summer 2021 Internship. This is a temporary, full-time internship. Candidates must be able to commit to a 10 week program.



In an era where every data transfer is a potential data leak, Virtru makes it possible for everyone to protect their content by offering easy email and file encryption. From individuals to large enterprises, Virtru lets people control who receives, reviews, and retains their information – wherever it travels, throughout its lifespan. Based on the open Trusted Data Format (TDF) created by Virtru Co-Founder Will Ackerly, the company’s Encryption-as-a-Service (EaaS) architecture, integrates powerful data security directly into the applications we use every day.


Are you a career driven student looking to take your first step into the world of software sales? Virtru is seeking a Sales Intern for a 10-week program for Summer 2021. Like a full time Sales Development Representative, candidates must be able to think on their feet, take initiative to assist their team, and be willing to contribute new ideas to already established processes. Interns will receive comprehensive training to prepare them for a rewarding sales career.


About the role: 

  • Facilitate identification and qualifying potential prospects
  • Connect with targeted prospects to deliver the Virtru value proposition
  • Outbound prospect and generate qualified sales opportunities for sales reps.
  • Use sales and marketing technologies to prospect and mange your outreach (,, ZoomInfo, LinkedIn, Hubspot)
  • Outreach - This role involves lots of calls, emails and LinkedIn messages everyday!
  • Provide prompt, accurate, and friendly customer service
  • Assist with providing product information to prospective customers
  • Assist Virtru’s and SDR Team Lead by organizing and carrying out sales-related projects, possibly including: cold calling prospects, building prospect list & carrying out email marketing campaigns alongside fellow Sales Development Representatives.
  • Perform sales operations and administrative duties as needed


Skills & Requirements

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s, must be a rising junior or senior 
  • Possess the ability to learn quickly and embrace change
  • A positive attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Desire to work for a high growth start up, and okay with the changes that come along the way
  • Ability to work approximately 40 hours per week for 10 weeks


Virtru is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Virtru is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.