Are you ready to kickstart your career in a dynamic global industry? Join Outokumpu, a leading stainless steel producer, as a Working Student in Sales Development based in Krefeld, Germany (Düsseldorf area). This role is perfect for students pursuing a degree in Business, Sales, or a related field, eager to gain hands-on experience.

  • Lead Management Support: Be the driving force behind our lead management efforts, supporting the Sales Development function in acquiring and managing new business leads.
  • Lead Process Development: Take charge of the lead process, acting as the go-to person for all lead-related internal topics, and continuously improve our approach.
  • Lead Qualification: Validate, enrich, and qualify incoming leads from various sources using our CRM system, ensuring we focus on the most promising opportunities.
  • Lead Engagement: Engage with potential leads to understand their needs, nurture relationships, and prepare them for a smooth handover to the Sales team.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with Marketing, Sales, and Technical Market Development teams to manage the lead pipeline effectively and sustainably.
  • Opportunity Identification: Spot and identify promising future business opportunities, and get involved in exciting development projects.
  • Performance Reporting: Use Power BI to follow up on and report lead performance, providing valuable insights to drive our sales strategy.

  • Current Student: Enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program.
  • Sales Experience: Previous experience in B2B sales within an international business (advantageous).
  • Sales Savvy: Strong grasp of modern sales organizations, tools, and opportunities.
  • Tech Proficiency: Experience with CRM, SAP, and Power BI is desirable.
  • Industry Insight: Knowledge of the stainless steel industry is a plus.
  • Driven & Business-Minded: Highly result-oriented with a strong business acumen.
  • Curious & Communicative: Naturally curious with confident communication and networking skills.
  • Self-Motivated: High degree of self-initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Bilingual: Fluent in both German and English.

  • Comprehensive Onboarding: Receive thorough training and support from day one.
  • Skill Development: Enhance your skills in a diverse work environment committed to continuous improvement and professional satisfaction.
  • Empowerment: Work in a company that trusts your ability to take responsibility, be proactive, and work independently.
  • Global Engagement: Collaborate with international stakeholders across various company functions.
  • Sustainable Impact: Participate in meaningful work that contributes to sustainable practices affecting future generations.
  • Flexible Benefits: Enjoy flexible work hours and other employee benefits.
  • Remote Work: Remote work options available for discussion.
  • Career Path: Opportunity for a full-time position upon graduation.

We promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in Outokumpu. We make every effort to ensure all employees feel welcome and that they are equally heard and have equal opportunities.