Sales / Marketing Trainee (f/m/d) - Cologne, Germany

eZ provides one of the leading open source content management systems (CMS) worldwide, and we’re looking for a talented, driven student to join us as Sales / Marketing - Trainee (m/f/d) in our Cologne, Germany office.

The Sales Trainee provides support to eZ’s DACH Sales Team and collaborates with the wider Marketing organization. This hands-on role is an excellent opportunity for you to help conceive, execute and optimize eZ’s regional marketing programs and improve growth of the DACH team’s sales funnel.

We’re an international software company with technology that powers some of the world's leading websites and apps. We’re passionate about what we do and we want to help you grow. Join us and get wonderful work experience to jumpstart your career!  

Essential Tasks in Sales & Marketing

  • Support the Marketing team to coordinate online and offline marketing functions including but not limited to: Marketing automation, email marketing, events, webinars, website content and social media to help build awareness and generate leads.
  • Oversee content on eZ German website ( taking advantage of content provided by Global Marketing and support by developing some original content as needed.
  • Help the Marketing team to execute social media activity on Twitter, interfacing with influencers and internal stakeholders to promote eZ news and content.
  • Support the Marketing team to coordinate events collaborating with Sales Lead, including theme, list segmentation, invites, catering, on-site logistics and post-event follow up.
  • Support and / or write original blog posts for the German audience related to digital marketing and content management with support from Global Marketing and Sales Lead.
  • Learn about the content management and digital marketing landscape including technology, tools and strategies.
  • Support the Sales team by gathering market and customer information.
  • Observes ales process by traveling with sales representatives; attending sales and service calls.
  • Practices sales process by calling on existing and then new accounts; adhering to established sales steps.
  • Accomplishes sales and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Support the Inside Sales team with inbound lead follow up and outbound cold calls and emails.

Your Profile:

  • Student with Focus on Marketing
  • Some experience with online and offline marketing and a thirst to learn more!
  • Basic HTML and design skills preferred but not required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, teamwork, writing, and project management skills


  • 6-21-month traineeship
  • Mentorship and support by an excellent Sales Lead and Marketeer
  • Flat hierarchy with great team spirit


Then we look forward to receiving your complete application in English with information on your starting date and your salary expectations via email to our VP Human Resources: