Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. – Field Sales Intern (Summer 2013)
Schwan’s Consumer Brands has a Field Sales internship opportunity in Manassas, VA. The Field Sales internship will prepare successful interns for full-time Field Sales positions upon graduation. Interns sell and merchandise Schwan’s frozen food to retail grocery stores in assigned territory. Interns establish positive customer relationships, maintain product and promotion displays in retail stores, and promote products at special events, along with completing a summer long capstone project. Interns will work closely with a Customer Sales Rep day to day, have close interaction with Management and expose to Sr. Leadership.
Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. markets and sells innovative brands like Red Baron®, Tony’s® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda Express™ specialties and Larry’s® potatoes.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Gains direct knowledge of retail and understanding of rotational schedules while experiencing Field Sales
- Shadows a variety of Field Sales positions to gain a thorough understanding of the business
- Interacts with employees, customers and consumers in a positive manner while managing leads, merchandising and building displays
- Work a fluctuating schedule, including nights and weekends
- Manage a field sales project from idea to implementation that makes a measurable impact on sales and present results to senior leadership
- Gains understanding of sales reporting and analysis
Education: Current enrollment in a college degree program; Sales, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Liberal Arts or related degree field preferred. Open to current sophomores and juniors. Must have interest in Sales career path. GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred.
Work Experience: 0-2 years
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Solid interpersonal skills, demonstrated leadership skills, and a willingness to work fluctuating schedule (some nights and weekends) is required. Must be flexible, motivated to succeed and have a valid driver’s license. Prior retail, sales and/or grocery experience preferred.
To view all locations and apply, please visit www.schwancampus.com. For Manassas, VA location opportunities, please search for job number 12007579.
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