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Full-Time Sales Representative Intern - Akron, OH

Req #: 1800967
Location: Akron, OH US
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Job Category: Sales
Job Description

With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we’re the world’s #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We’re Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.

 

Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.

 

As a part of Sales, you’ll put our customers at the heart of our business. By building strong relationships with every customer, big or small, you’ll help Mondelēz International become the supplier of choice and ensure we deliver world-class execution of our business plans in every store.

 

 

Primary Role:
An internship within Mondelēz International Sales & Customer Logistics organization is generally a 10-12 week assignment. The assignment, which closely mirrors experiences of a Nabisco Sales Representative, will provide a realistic preview of the Sales Representative's responsibilities and is geared towards developing knowledge of the Mondelēz International Field Sales & Customer Logistics organization. Individuals are exposed to sales (selling and merchandising), logistics, account teams, and human resources while growing the necessary skills to work independently and also function successfully as part of a team. Each intern is assigned a supervisor who designates projects, answers questions and provides guidance. Throughout the summer, the intern will be assessed on overall performance, including project management, and personal leadership skills.

 

Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop a knowledge of Mondelez products, sales systems and procedures including proper merchandising, sources of product and distribution, space management programs and uses, sales campaigns and promotions, sales brochures and order guides, and sales presentations
• Positively influence the sale of Mondelez products by exploiting selling opportunities at the store level consistent with company programs and strategies
• Maintain a timely and accurate call schedule. 
• Secure store-level support on special promotions, seasonal items, special product bookings and new items.
• Meet or exceed all shelving standards and ensure inventory needs are met.
• Develop strong business relationships with store management.
• Monitor and report on competitive activity and document all pricing activities.
• Provide order writing support on territories for Sales Representatives absent due to vacation or other reasons.
• Complete administrative reporting responsibilities.
• Provide specific feedback to Mondelez personnel while covering a Sales Representatives territory.
• Professionally represent the Mondelez organization, acting in accordance with company business standards and managing financial activities in an ethical manner.
• Present a project on customer or industry topics to senior management at end of summer.
• Identify and communicate individual store problems and opportunities to the appropriate Mondelez personnel. 
Mondelēz International is an employer of inclusion who partners with diversity groups which cater to people of all ethnicities, genders, ages and sexual orientations. Mondelēz International also works with military veterans to help hire our heroes who have served our nation, as well as partner with disability networks to include people of all abilities to help the company succeed for years to come.
 
Benefits and Compensation:
This position is a paid internship, but does not offer a benefit package, bonus incentives, or company provided vehicles/housing.
 

Qualifications
Key Competencies:
  • Learning on the Fly - Adaptable to new environments, quick learner, open to change
  • Intellectual Horsepower – Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably, intellectually sharp, capable and agile
  • Interpersonal Savvy – Relates well to all kinds of people, builds appropriate rapport and effective relationships
  • Peer Relationships – Team player, cooperative, easily gains trust and support of peers, encourages collaboration
  • Problem Solving – Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers, can see hidden problems, excellent at honest analysis
  • Perseverance - Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; Seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
  • Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard; Is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; Seizes more opportunities than others
  • Personal Learning - Picks up on the need to change personal, interpersonal, and managerial behavior quickly; Watches others for their reactions to his/her attempts to influence and perform, and adjusts; Seeks feedback


Requirements
• You must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and have access to the internet with a personal email account

• Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program
• A flexible work schedule is required, including being available to work weekends and holidays.
• Previous grocery, retail, sales, and/or customer service experience a plus
• Must be open to performing Merchandiser responsibilities, as needed
• Successful completion of drug test, MVR check, and general background check.

• Must be willing to relocate yourself for this position, if not a local applicant

  

 

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, uniform service, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.


Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

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