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Cox Business Sales Intern (Herndon VA)

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Communications


  • 13900 Lincoln Park Dr, Herndon, Virginia
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Cox Business is more than part of a cable company – we are a technology solutions leader. In addition to offering phone, internet, TV and security services for businesses, we also consult with companies of all sizes to provide managed network services, cloud infrastructure, managed hosting services and other emerging technology solutions.

The Sales Internship position is designed to prepare an aspiring sales professional, with a positive outlook and attitude, for a rewarding and long-term career with Cox Business, in a very positive and engaging environment. This position will be based in Herndon, VA.


  • Join a highly accountable and results oriented team to continually drive development, professionally and personally
  • Shadow tenured and experienced reps at customer meetings and internal meetings to help reduce learning curve, impact results sooner, understand processes and gather best practices
  • Meet regularly with Cox Business leadership to develop individual growth plan that will allow focused approach to success
  • Engage with internal boundary partners to understand the big picture and impact partnering has
  • Develop a high level of working knowledge about our products, offerings and departments
  • Professionally represent Cox Business in the community
  • Generate new business leads for account executives by prospecting and making cold calls to help them achieve and exceed sales goals  
  • Help create and present customized sales presentations/proposals and successfully close negotiations

Attributes/Skills we seek:

  • Strong desire to learn
  • Customer focused attitude; strong people and customer skills
  • Self-motivation and accountability
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to take initiative


Minimum Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, collaborative and communication skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization
  • Requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, using the Internet
  • Currently enrolled in a related degree program such as Marketing, Management, Sales, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Innovation
  • All candidates must submit a resume, participate in an interview, and successfully pass a background check and drug screening

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, serving six million homes and businesses. That’s a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees. Our benefits and our award-winning culture are just two of the things that make Cox a coveted place to work. If you’re interested in bringing people closer through broadband, smart home tech and more, join Cox Communications today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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