Sales Intern

SHIFT Business Festival Turku Internship
Salary Competitive
SHIFT Business Festival is a two-day Business Festival hosting 3000 radical innovators and decision makers who want to shape a better future through intelligent business and deep technology. SHIFT brings together groundbreaking technologies with leaders of traditional industries. The program provides glimpses of the future of intelligent tech and its business applications, as well as insight into how industries can utilize deep technology to accelerate sustainable change while making profit.

SHIFT Business Festival, Sales Intern, spring 2020


If you want to take the next step on your sales career and expand your network, SHIFT Business Festival is the place for you. We are looking for a salesperson to spice up our team. You don’t have to have tons of experience. Rather, you need to be ready to learn, ask and question, and develop our sales organization.


Our customers range from startups to scaleups & corporations in tech & industry. We offer commissions on successful sales.


Your role as the Sales Intern includes:

  • Selling tickets and partnerships to new and existing customers

  • Being a brand ambassador / occasional public speaking

  • Account management

  • Other sales related tasks

What we expect from you:


  • Fearless attitude towards reaching out to people and being analytical about their needs and demands

  • Drive to help SHIFT customers reach their business goals with the help of our product & service offering

  • You’re a team player and ready to support the other team members when needed

We expect you to be fluent in Finnish and English – spoken and written.

What you get from us:


  • You will receive commissions based on your performance. Other compensation will be negotiated.

  • Access to our partner network of over 200 forerunners of tech & industry companies

  • An opportunity to be part of building an unique event.

This position suits well for a:


  • Business students

  • Person interested in improving their sales and speaking skills

We expect you to work with us for a minimum of 3 months, but we'd be happy to have you until the event in August.


Interested? Don't leave it to luck, apply!


Application period ends on Friday 15 November.



For more information or questions please contact us at juha@theshift.fi

Working at
SHIFT Business Festival

SHIFT Events organizes the annual two-day SHIFT business festival and runs monthly meetings of SHIFT Investor Network. Behind SHIFT is a non-profit organization driven by volunteers and supported by network with firm supporters like Turku Science Park, Boost Turku, JCI, Creve, Turku Chamber of Commerce and Federation of Finnish Enterprises.

Read more about SHIFT Business Festival

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