Summer Sales Intern - Western Territories
The mission of Altria Group, Inc. is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products.
Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, the largest cigarette manufacturer in the United States, as well as U.S.
Smokeless Tobacco Company and John Middleton recently acquired companies that offer leading brands in the growing moist smokeless tobacco and machine-made cigar categories.
Altria Group Distribution Company s role is to provide sales, distribution and consumer engagement services
for Altria s tobacco operating companies.
We are currently seeking a highly qualified Territory Sales Manager to join our Field Sales Force in geographical areas of arizona
, and Las Vegas, nevada
As a Summer Sales Intern, you will work within a specified geographical market interacting with customers in retail outlets.
You will execute assigned duties requiring research, data collection and analysis.
You will also work on assigned projects to analyze aspects of AGDC business.
Typical activities Include: -- Sell and execute sales programs and promotions.
-- Assist retailers with inventory management -- Consult with retailers on profitability, presence (location, visibility, and advertising), promotion (type, quantity, quality, frequency).
-- Collaborate with sales force personnel to complete assigned projects.
-- Present findings and recommendations to AGDC management.
Working Environment: Retail/wholesale locations in assigned geography during their normal business hours Altria Group Distribution Company office facilities Overnight travel periodically, as business demandsIn order to be successful in the Sales Intern role, individuals must possess strong interpersonal, negotiation, planning and organization skills.
These skills in combination with a strong sense of work orientation and commitment to continuous improvement will result in successful job performance.
We are seeking undergraduate students in an accredited college/university, preferably, but not limited to the status of a rising senior.
You must have a valid driver's license in good standing as well as access to a vehicle; effective oral and written communication skills; well-developed mathematical and analytical skills.
Summer Sales Interns are paid hourly and receive business-related mileage for use of personal vehicle.Altria Group Distribution Co is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.
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