Continental Utility Solutions, Inc. (CUSI) is a leading provider of comprehensive software solutions for utilities and local governments across the country.  With a focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, CUSI offers cutting-edge Utility Billing Products designed to streamline billing processes, enhance efficiency, and improve service delivery for our clients.

CUSI is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Sales Development Intern for Jonesboro, AR, and Fayetteville, AR, to support our B2B software sales efforts targeting utilities and local governments. As a Sales Development Intern, you will play a key role in generating leads, prospecting potential clients, and assisting the sales team in driving revenue growth for our Utility Billing Products.

This paid internship opportunity is thoughtfully curated for college students eager to refine their sales and marketing skills. Expect to sharpen proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and CRM management, while also honing essential internal and external business communication skills. Our overarching aim is to empower successful candidates to leverage their internship experience toward securing roles within the technology industry, specifically in Sales or Marketing domains, or to seamlessly transition into a full-time position with CUSI upon graduation.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Support and Assist Regional Sales Directors in Managing and Nurturing Client Relationships, including Follow-up Communication and Customer Inquiries
  • Developing and Executing Marketing Strategies to Meet Sales Targets and Drive Pipeline Growth
  • Conduct Market Research to Identify Potential Leads and Target Industries
  • Collaborate with Sales Directors to Develop Effective Approaches and Messaging
  • Lead Generation and Client Prospecting Using LinkedIn Outreach
  • Business-to-Business Cold Calling and Emailing
  • Utilize Written and Verbal Business Communication Skills
  • Update and Manage the CRM Database with Detailed and Accurate Notes about All Sales Activities
  • Collaborate with Other Departments to Facilitate Proactive Client Check-Ins and Product Testing
  • Stay Updated on Industry Trends, Market Development, and Competitor Activities to Maintain Competitive Edge in the Market
  • Participate in Sales Training Sessions and Workshops to Enhance Sales Skills, Product Knowledge, and Professional Development
  • Contribute to a Positive and Collaborative Team Environment by Actively Participating in Team Meetings and Sharing Insights and Best Practices


  • Currently Enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree Program, Preferably in Business Administration, Marketing, or a Related Field
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills, with the Ability to Engage with Prospects and Build Rapport
  • Highly Motivated and Goal Oriented, with a Proactive Approach to Achieving Sales Targets and Objectives
  • Excellent Organizational Skills and Attention to Detail, with the Ability to Manage Multiple Tasks and Priorities Effectively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Dynamics CRM Software Preferred.
  • Previous Experience in Sales, Marketing, or Customer Service Roles is a Plus
  • Passion for Technology is Desirable


  • Competitive Pay and Commission
  • Hands-on Experience in B2B Software Sales within the Utilities and Local Government Sectors
  • Opportunity to Work Closely with Experienced Sales Professionals and Gain Valuable Insights into the Sales Process
  • Professional Development and Training Opportunities to Enhance Sales Skills and Product Knowledge
  • Potential for Growth and Advancement within the Company based on Performance and Capabilities
  • Ultra-Flexible Schedule 15 Hour Minimum Open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Quarterly Goal Support and Mentorship within a Supportive Team Environment

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest in the Sales Development Internship position by emailing the Sales Development Manager using the emails below or by completing the form below.

Cole Miller – Sales Development Manager

CUSI is an equal opportunity employer.

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