Business Development Intern

Madison, WI

For 115 years, Demco has served libraries and schools as the leading provider of solutions that support lifelong learning and enrichment. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is excited about a career in sales, which includes building client relationships that are personally, professionally, and financially rewarding. We take pride in our personal, consultative approach to “finding solutions for our libraries and schools, not customers for our products.”

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Calling market professionals at K–12 schools and public libraries to prospect future booking activity
  • Understanding the customer’s buying process, key purchasing contacts, budget and funding availability, and upcoming opportunities
  • Providing information about identified opportunities to other Sales team members
  • Assisting the Sales team with other ad hoc projects and campaigns
  • Participating in education and job shadowing sessions within Demco for the purpose of cultivating a well-rounded career

Education & Experience Requirements

Qualified candidates are recent college graduates or college seniors looking to gain professional work experience. Schedules must allow for full-time or significant part-time work (40-20 hours/week) . The ideal candidate is:

  • Passionate about forging connections with customers
  • Tenacious when making phone calls
  • Persistent in the face of new challenges
  • Committed to doing their best work on every task
  • Comfortable multitasking and organizing several opportunities at once
  • Professional and able to represent Demco’s values to customers
  • Interested in growth opportunities and enthusiastic about learning
  • Skilled in Word and Excel

Work Culture

Demco is headquartered in Madison, WI. Our work atmosphere is collaborative, inclusive, and fun. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional services and solutions to our customers — our coworkers have a genuine interest in achieving total customer satisfaction. Our leaders are passionate about coworker engagement and embrace the growth mindset, taking a personal interest in investing in and developing the talent of our teams.