Sales Intern- Summer 2024

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San Francisco , United States

Posted on: 2024-02-22

Category: energy

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About the company:

At SPAN, we believe that powering homes with clean energy should be a simple and delightful experience that is technology-forward and human-centered. 

SPAN is advancing clean energy adoption with innovative hardware that replaces the electrical panel and becomes the home's center for connected power. It’s easier and faster to install, and it completely transforms the customer experience with intuitive energy controls and customizable backup power.

Sales Intern

SPAN is seeking an enthusiastic intern to contribute to various functions within the commercial team. This internship offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, support the development of go-to-market strategy, and gain exposure to key areas such as sales, product marketing, marketing, and sales operations.


  • Collaborate with the sales team to identify and pursue new business opportunities.

  • Assist in the development and execution of go-to-market strategies for new products and sales channels.

  • Work closely with product marketing to create compelling sales collateral and messaging.

  • Analyze market trends and competitor activities to provide insights for decision-making.

  • Engage in sales operations tasks, such as CRM management and sales process optimization.

  • Support distribution field events, installer trainings, etc. as needed.

  • Participate in cross-functional meetings and gain exposure to various aspects of our commercial business.

As we are a startup, this list should be considered neither exhaustive nor complete. We are excited for people to explore responsibilities outside their normal areas of expertise if the need or interest arises.

About You 

We are seeking a dynamic individual who is not only passionate about sales and marketing but also possesses a proactive and adaptable mindset. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, eagerly embraces challenges, and is excited about contributing fresh perspectives to our dynamic commercial team. If you are a self-starter with a hunger for learning and a knack for creative problem-solving, we welcome you to join us in shaping the future of our industry.

Required Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient with email, Google suite, and CRM tools (Salesforce preferred).

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.

  • Positive mindset and attitude with a passion for rapidly scaling residential electrification.

  • Up to 10% travel may be required.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Previous internship or coursework in sales, marketing, or related fields.

  • Experience in conducting market research and competitive analysis.


The Internship position has a duration of 12 weeks and will start in May or June of 2024. Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and have not graduated prior to end of the Internship term.

The hourly rate for this role is $28/ hour. 


Life at SPAN

SPAN embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

Headquartered in San Francisco’s vibrant SoMa neighborhood, we are an eclectic group of creative thinkers who value open communication, teamwork, and a ‘make it happen’ approach to addressing complex challenges. 

We’re hiring talented individuals who are driven by success and are passionate about shaping the future of renewable energy. If that sounds like you, we’d love for you to consider joining the rapidly growing team at SPAN.

The Perks:

⚡ Great opportunity to begin your career at a mission driven climate focused company

⚡ Competitive compensation at a well-funded, venture-backed company

⚡ Comfortable, sunny office space located near BART and Caltrain public transit

⚡ Strong focus on team-building and company culture (events, meet-ups, clubs)

Interested in joining our team? Submit an application today and we’ll be in touch with next steps!

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