SMB Account Executive Placement Student // Box

December 9, 2021

12 month work placement as part of degree | Central London based (Old Street) | July 2022 start date | £25,000 per annum. 


Imagine you have just completed your 12 month placement with Box, what have you achieved? Well if you join Box in the Sales SMB team here a few things:  


  • You will be making a video similar to this as our 2022 Placement Student intake. Meet our 2020 placement students here:
  • You will understand sales methodologies which are highly desirable to employers (MEDDIC, BANTR)
  • Through ongoing training and experience, you will confidently able to hold a business conversations with a breadth of senior level B2B decision makers.
  • Being based in a EMEA HQ you get to experience from the inside on how a high growth cloud SaaS technology company works
  • Had a lot of fun along the way! #lifeatbox


What does an SMB Account Executive Placement Student actually do? 


You will work with the highest performing sales team in EMEA. Every day will be different and you will have the opportunity to work with Account Execs and Sales Directors on strategic and tactical projects. You will help support the team in sourcing opportunities, analysing territories and improving processes to help the team keep closing business!


 What does that mean day to day?

  • Supporting the team in finding up-sell opportunities.
  • Creating lead-generation campaigns for net new and existing customers alongside Account Execs
  • Involvement in account planning and mapping exercises with sales team.
  • Undertake campaigns with Marketing around specific business propositions and market awareness
  • Manage accurate administration of our lead/contact management system ( 


What is Box looking for ?


Communication – you are known for building strong relationships in and outside of your core studies.

Drive – demonstrates a level of resilience to overcome objections and have a “can do” attitude to delivering personal goals. 

Attention to detail: Everybody makes mistakes, even the most detail oriented employee. You will be detail oriented by nature, able to fail fast and prioritise effectively ensuring quality on sometimes tight deadlines.


To be eligible you must be an undergraduate student in a placement year course returning to study Autumn 2022, you also will need to have the right to work in UK already in place.


If you are studying something Business or Management related it would be a plus, however from experience you don’t need a specific degree background to be successful as a placement student in box. 


Have you hired placement students before? 

This year we have five placement students across Marketing, Business Development and Recruitment. 


Benefits : includes 25 days of vacation (plus your birthday off!), 3 x paid charity days, private medical,  exercise/wellness allowance and mobile phone allowance.   



How do I apply? 


  1. Submit CV and x 4 short video answers  
  2. Video Interview with a member of recruitment team
  3. Half day virtual assessment day 1st February
  4. Application deadline is 31st January. You will hear a response within two working days of your application.


About Box (NYSE:BOX): Box works with 70 percent of the Fortune 500 and our customers include AstraZeneca, General Electric, Spotify, and London Met Police. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit 



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