Lead Generation Internship (12-months) - Illumina - Castle Donington - Wizbii

Lead Generation Internship (12-months)

  • By Illumina
  • Internship
  • Castle Donington (United Kingdom)
  • Marketing

Job description

Our focus on innovation has established us as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical and applied markets. Our products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging segments.

Each summer, over 75 undergrad, Masters and PhD students embrace our internship roles. The positions span all skill sets, from the highly technical to corporate functions: Finance, Bioinformatics, Engineering, Research & Development, Marketing, and Software, among others. Our 12-week program, iAspire, focuses on relevant project work, professional and personal development, in addition to networking opportunities.

When you join the high-performing team at Illumina, your work takes on new meaning—to an exponential degree. Our growth, our positive culture, and the impact our products are having in the world ignite a passion that drives our people forward. And together, we accomplish beyond expectations.

Important: Applicants will need to apply via our careers website and use the reference “6500BR”.

Illumina’s EMEA Corporate offices are based at Granta Park, Cambridgeshire. You will be mainly engaged in a variety of projects within the lead generation team, in an inside sales context. Further, there will be activities in the marketing department and projects in the operational team, as well.

Basic Function and Scope of the Position:

Gain knowledge about the Illumina offering as well as the markets addressed
Generation of lists of prospects, in various areas of expertise and markets; Searching in web and social media for relevant contacts and their details with a view to fill the sales funnel
Work on marketing programs (email campaigns, event follow up)
Integration and management of collected data into the Illumina Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
Reaching out to prospects via email and over the phone

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Ensures achievement of project goals and objectives, by working in close alignment with the lead generation, marketing programs and operational teams, aligned with the regional strategy and needs of the business. Assists in tracking optimal lead to opportunity process.
Provides regular reports on results of lead generation and marketing projects and activities. Represents the company professionally, ethically and morally at all times.

Seeked profile

Preferred Educational Background:
undergraduate with a recognised science related program
graduate (bachelor program or higher, 2:1 or above) preferred
English required, additional European language a plus

Preferred Experiential Background:
No prior working experience required
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of personality types
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Team goal-oriented and efficient time management skills
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