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Future Opportunities Intern Field Sales - Midwest (Summer 2024)
Location: Columbus or Minneapolis or Chicago or Kalamazoo
Duration: May – December 2024 (Full time in the summer, part time in the fall)
*Must reside in Columbus or Minneapolis or Chicago or Kalamazoo area from May - December 2024.
We are seeking top talent that has a passion for winning and making a difference. The Intern, Field Sales position at The Hershey Company provides the opportunity to work with our customers and build upon your business acumen skills.
Your introduction to the consumer products industry and selling will be delivered through real world experience with our grocers, convenience, and mass merchandiser customers. You will sell and negotiate distribution of Hershey products through the use of weekly sales figures and market data with a territory of high volume chain grocers, convenience, and mass merchandiser customers.
Training is on the job and focused on developing skills in driving business at retail. As an intern with our field sales organization, you will be responsible for supporting the sales team’s efforts covering a geographic territory of established retail accounts.
Our interns possess strong selling and communication skills. In addition, critical thinking, leadership, and organizational skills are key to planning, prioritizing, and executing our business plan. Successful job performance comes from a commitment to generating results.
We offer a competitive hourly wage based on years of college completed and reimbursement for business mileage.
The qualified, successful candidate will possess the following:
Valid driver’s license in good standing
Reliable transportation to complete multiple sales calls per day
Willingness to learn and motivation to succeed
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and entering your Junior or Senior Year
**This internship is going to cover a territory in Columbus or Minneapolis or Chicago or Kalamazoo and will require a commitment of 40 hours per week during the summer and 15-20 hours per week during the fall semester. Candidates must reside in the area for the duration of the internship.
Please be advised that The Hershey Company welcomes all applicants to internships. However, Hershey will not provide immigration-related support for these internships.
Hershey also will not provide immigration-related sponsorship (such as H-1B) for entry-level roles should you later apply for one of those roles in the future.