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Looking to hire a sales internship and seeking advice.

Can't hire someone part-time until we finish closing our Seed round, and am looking for input on compensation.

If you were in college, would you take a sales internship if it only paid commission?
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🧒 Sales Management
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Beans
Politicker
+5
Account Executive
Pay people for the work they do.
msp_sales
Opinionated
+4
Full Cycle Sales
Commission only isn’t necessarily bad, because it sometimes comes with lots of autonomy and upside incentives. It all depends on the details, the big print giveth and the small print take it away.
girheakinna
Opinionated
+3
da best SDR
Almost did- glad I didn’t
Gyro25
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+6
BDR - Enterprise and Partnerships
Depends on contract length and whether you're actually closing revenue. I actually was a BDR intern my junior year and learned some cool things, but if I had to go back, I wouldn't do it because I was essentially a full cycle BDR and not getting comped for shit despite bringing in leads, prospecting, doing discovery calls, some demos and booking meetings . So if you're still raising cash and your seed round is your main source of capital, then I'd expect an hourly base + a % of meetings booked/closed or however they're going to be measured. Just my 2 cents as someone who was a sales intern in college.Β 
NoSuperhero
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+6
BDR
Yeah if it also gives credits.
GDO
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+7
BDM
Commission only can be fine as long as you teach them stuff as well.Β 
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