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Sales Development Summer Intern

Computer Science/Systems/Software.

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Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

You + Visa = Everywhere You Want to Be

At Visa, we’re driven to connect the world through the most advanced digital payment network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. This mission is powered by the people at Visa who bring our unique culture to life. Visa is a place where you can make an impact, invest in your career growth and development, and join a truly inclusive culture where you belong.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description and Responsibilities

At CyberSource we build the tools that helps businesses turn their ideas into reality. All across the globe merchants look to CyberSource for tools, knowledge and a passion for making payment acceptance safe, fast and easy. We are on an exciting growth journey and we are looking for individuals who echo our client obsession, enjoy delivering great technology (at a global scale) and creating success.

We started this business when the internet was just learning how to walk…now that it’s running at lightning speed, we’re excited about building the next generation of tools that will make starting or growing a company as easy as pie. And, we’re Visa…which makes it fantastic to scale with us since we’re already the #1 payments company in the world. We couldn’t do this without our people. That is at our core. It is our employees’ passion, initiative, creativity and innovation that drives our success and the success of every client we work with.

The CyberSource Sales Development team is a key pipeline development team aligned to sales in driving new business to the portfolio. Joining us as a Sales Development Summer Intern you will have an important role in the sales organisation, focusing on qualifying inbound net-new prospects as well as outbound prospecting to establish legitimate opportunities on behalf of the account executives. We are looking for candidates who are driven, energetic and enjoy working within a team.

  • Contact, qualify and cultivate leads/relationships via phone, email and chat to activity build a pipeline of qualified sales opportunities
  • Meet a quota of contacts per day and deliver consistently against quota of monthly Created Leads and Qualified Sales Opportunities 
  • Work together as a team with Account Executives to identify top prospects, identify personas, and create messaging that effectively articulates the ANET/Cybersource value proposition to prospective customers
  • Keep CRM up to-date with lead activity and qualification notes
  • Adhere to lead qualification standards
  • Proactively provide closed-loop feedback on programs, messaging and processes to ensure continuous optimisation and improvement 


Visa Europe is home to a talented team with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Our campaign YOUniqueness, Accepted Everywhere is all about allowing our team to unleash the talent and potential that is uniquely their own. We’re looking for the next generation of change-agents – dreamers and creatives - who are fascinated by new technology and want to be empowered to change the way business is done.

  • Current university student graduating in 2023 or after and available for an 11 week internship in June 2022
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Comfortably lead and control conversations with new and existing customers
  • Ability to explain technical product features at a high-level, highlighting value for the customer and benefits vs. competitors’ offerings
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritise and manage competing demands in fast-paced environment
  • Detailed orientated, highly organised, and efficient

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Job ID Number: REF40826G
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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 11 weeks
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